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Cairns Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 22°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

25.5°C rising
Updated at 10:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 31.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.5°C rising
Dew Point 21.0°C falling
Feels Like 26.7°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
SE 20km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1011.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:47 EST
Sunset sunset
18:18 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 25.3°C
Mareeba Ap 25.8°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Chance shower or storm
27°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
27°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
24°C

9pm

Chance shower or storm
23°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Oct 18
Thu
Oct 19
Fri
Oct 20
Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 30°C
Minimum 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 70% 80% 80% 70% 60% 70% 50%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 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 14
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 12km/h
SE
E 16km/h
E
S 6km/h
S
ESE 15km/h
ESE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 12km/h
SE
E 18km/h
E
Relative Humidity 69% 69% 79% 75% 77% 73% 73% 70% 73% 68% 61% 57% 62% 56%
Dew Point 20°C 21°C 22°C 24°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:25 EST
sunrise
05:47 EST
sunset
18:18 EST
last light
18:40 EST
moon
set
Wed 17:00 EST
rise
Thu 05:23 EST
moon
Fri
Oct 20
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Oct 18
20.5°C - 9.2mm
Tue
Oct 17
22°C 25.5°C 1mm
Mon
Oct 16
20.8°C 28°C 7.2mm
Sun
Oct 15
22.7°C 31.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Oct 14
22.1°C 31.1°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
1725.5mm
130.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1389.2mm
126 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
20.5°C
18th
Lowest On Record
12.4°C
1st 1946
Average This Month
22.1°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
20.6°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.9°C
5th
Highest On Record
36.0°C
24th 2002
Average This Month
30.5°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
29.5°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.2mm
16th
Total This Month
17.4mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.4mm
8.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
394.4mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1962
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Weather News

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22:08 EDT

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Flooding rain continues in Queensland

17:03 EDT

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