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Cairns Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 19°C
mostly_sunny

Now

25.7°C falling
Updated at 12:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the north late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27.

Currently at Cairns

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Temperature 25.7°C falling
Dew Point 16.0°C rising
Feels Like 26.5°C
Relative Humidity 55%
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SSE 22km/h steady
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 7.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:44 EST
Sunset sunset
18:03 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 26.3°C
Mareeba Ap 24.3°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
26°C

6pm

Mostly clear
22°C

9pm

Mostly clear
21°C

12am

Mostly clear
20°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 28
Fri
Jul 29
Sat
Jul 30
Sun
Jul 31
Mon
Aug 1
Tue
Aug 2
Wed
Aug 3

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 28°C
Minimum 20°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 20% 60% 50% 70% 40% 10% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very High
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 30
km/h
34
km/h
27
km/h
27
km/h
24
km/h
26
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 30km/h
SSE
SSE 34km/h
SSE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 15km/h
SE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SE 17km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 69% 55% 68% 60% 77% 64% 79% 66% 77% 60% 78% 62% 73% 57%
Dew Point 17°C 16°C 16°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 19°C 19°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:21 EST
sunrise
06:44 EST
sunset
18:03 EST
last light
18:26 EST
moon
set
Thu 12:54 EST
rise
Fri 01:59 EST
moon
Wed
Aug 3
moon
Thu
Aug 11
moon
Thu
Aug 18
moon
Thu
Aug 25

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 28
18°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 27
20.1°C 26°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 26
17.6°C 27.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 25
15.7°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 24
17.4°C 28.1°C 0.2mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1631.9mm
106.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1159.2mm
109 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1348.8mm
102 Day(s)
Wettest Day
118.0mm
Jan 28
Lowest Temperature
14.5°C
Jun 6
Highest Temperature
37.9°C
Feb 17

Cairns Ap Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
14.9°C
8th
Lowest On Record
7.3°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
19.2°C
+2.1°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.9°C
11th
Highest On Record
30.1°C
18th 1964
Average This Month
27.2°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
25.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
30.6mm
20th
Total This Month
83.4mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.2mm
8.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.0mm
1969
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1958
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