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Cairns Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 30°C
showers

Now

23.8°C steady
Updated at 05:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Sunday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers and rain areas in the north, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the north in the late morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 24 to 30.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.8°C steady
Dew Point 22.4°C steady
Feels Like 23.8°C
Relative Humidity 92%
Wind icon
SSE 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.6mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:59 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 23.8°C
Mareeba Ap 21.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Heavy rain
23°C

9am

Heavy shower
28°C

12pm

Intermittent rain
31°C

3pm

Intermittent rain
30°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sat 09:03 EST
Final Flood Warning for the Tully and Murray Rivers

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26
Sat
Jan 27

Showers

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

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Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 70% 80% 60% 70% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 20-40mm
UV Index 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 19
km/h
27
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
13
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 12km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SSE 8km/h
SSE
E 15km/h
E
SSE 10km/h
SSE
E 18km/h
E
SSE 12km/h
SSE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 78% 71% 75% 71% 77% 71% 77% 72% 77% 72% 77% 73% 80% 72%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:36 EST
sunrise
05:59 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
rise
Sun 09:10 EST
set
Sun 21:51 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Jan 20
23°C 30°C 21mm
Fri
Jan 19
23.5°C 27°C 26.4mm
Thu
Jan 18
22.9°C 31.2°C 12.4mm
Wed
Jan 17
22.0°C 28.3°C 128.6mm
Tue
Jan 16
22.9°C 32.1°C 21.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
390.2mm
18.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
426.8mm
13 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
363.8mm
18 Day(s)
Wettest Day
142.4mm
Jan 17
Lowest Temperature
20.8°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

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January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.8°C
14th
Lowest On Record
18.2°C
10th 1943
Average This Month
23.7°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
23.7°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.3°C
4th
Highest On Record
40.4°C
29th 1967
Average This Month
32.2°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
142.4mm
17th
Total This Month
426.8mm
13 Day(s)
Long-term Average
390.2mm
18.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1417.4mm
1981
Driest On Record
86.1mm
1967
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