Fairfax Media Network

Meringa Weather


Cairns Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 22°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

22.8°C falling
Updated at 10:40 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, becoming less likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the west. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening then becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 29.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.8°C falling
Dew Point 20.9°C falling
Feels Like 22.8°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
S 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.6mm / -

Sun on Tue

more
Sunrise sunrise
05:48 EST
Sunset sunset
18:17 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 22.9°C
Mareeba Ap 21.7°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower
27°C

3pm

Rain
27°C

6pm

Intermittent rain
25°C

9pm

Intermittent rain
24°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Oct 17
Wed
Oct 18
Thu
Oct 19
Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C
Minimum 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 80% 80% 80% 90% 90% 80% 70%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 12
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SSE 7km/h
SSE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SE 8km/h
SE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 74% 73% 70% 67% 73% 69% 77% 72% 74% 69% 72% 68% 64% 58%
Dew Point 21°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 20°C 21°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:26 EST
sunrise
05:48 EST
sunset
18:17 EST
last light
18:39 EST
moon
set
Tue 16:08 EST
rise
Wed 04:42 EST
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Oct 17
22°C - 0.8mm
Mon
Oct 16
21°C 28°C 13mm
Sun
Oct 15
22.2°C 32°C 0.0mm
Sat
Oct 14
- 30.9°C -
Fri
Oct 13
20.8°C - 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
1725.5mm
130.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1379.8mm
125 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1390.0mm
146 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
12.6°C
Jun 8
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.8°C
1st
Lowest On Record
12.4°C
1st 1946
Average This Month
22.2°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
20.6°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.0°C
15th
Highest On Record
36.0°C
24th 2002
Average This Month
30.9°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
29.5°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.0mm
16th
Total This Month
8.0mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.4mm
8.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
394.4mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1962
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Man's body found after being swept away in floodwaters near Gympie as wife watched

10:40 EDT

A man's body has been found after his car was swept off a flooded causeway near Gympie in south-east Queensland overnight.

Storm damages WA homes, brings down power lines as winds reach up to 100 kph

10:36 EDT

A strong cold front over the southern half of Western Australia has brought wind gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour to coastal areas of Perth.

BOM says deluge across Queensland at levels not seen since Cyclone Debbie

10:25 EDT

The massive downpour across southern Queensland is at levels not seen since Cyclone Debbie hammered the coastline last March, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.