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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 26°C
Tomorrow 31°C
possible_shower

Now

28.3°C falling
Updated at 18:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls near the coast. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.3°C falling
Dew Point 24.5°C falling
Feels Like 32.9°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
SSE 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 EST
Sunset sunset
18:53 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 28.5°C
Mareeba Ap 26.8°C
South Johnstone 28.1°C
Low Isles 28.6°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

12am

Chance shower
28°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

6am

Slight chance shower
26°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 15:50 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Cairns, Townsville, Mackay, Capricornia, Fraser Is & Sunshine Coasts, Moreton Bay & Gold Coast

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 9
Wed
Feb 10
Thu
Feb 11
Fri
Feb 12
Sat
Feb 13
Sun
Feb 14
Mon
Feb 15

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 32°C 31°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 34°C
Minimum 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 30% 40% 30% 5% 5%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 18
km/h
25
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SSE 7km/h
SSE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 77% 69% 74% 69% 71% 61% 67% 53% 63% 49% 60% 49% 56% 41%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 19°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:47 EST
sunrise
06:10 EST
sunset
18:53 EST
last light
19:15 EST
moon
set
Tue 19:19 EST
rise
Wed 07:27 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 9
24.2°C - 12.8mm
Mon
Feb 8
26.5°C 34.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 7
26.0°C 36.2°C 0.6mm
Sat
Feb 6
25.9°C 35.2°C 5.2mm
Fri
Feb 5
25.8°C 33.2°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
843.2mm
37.4 Day(s)
Total For 2016
290.0mm
23 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
615.4mm
28 Day(s)
Wettest Day
118.0mm
Jan 28
Lowest Temperature
20.6°C
Jan 7
Highest Temperature
36.1°C
Jan 6

Cairns Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
24.0°C
9th
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
1st 1975
Average This Month
26.1°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
23.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
38.9°C
12th 1969
Average This Month
33.0°C
+1.8°C
Long-term Average
31.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.0mm
6th
Total This Month
12.4mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
448.9mm
19.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
30.4mm
1990
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