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Cairns Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 24°C
possible_shower

Now

32.7°C rising
Updated at 15:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Sunday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the far north early this morning. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 32.7°C rising
Dew Point 23.9°C falling
Feels Like 38.8°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
E 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:13 EST
Sunset sunset
18:49 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 32.3°C
Mareeba Ap 32.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
28°C

9pm

Mostly clear
26°C

12am

Mostly clear
25°C

3am

Mostly clear
25°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 32°C 32°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 29°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 40% 20% 50% 70% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 20-40mm
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 7
km/h
17
km/h
5
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 7km/h
SSE
E 17km/h
E
WSW 5km/h
WSW
ENE 16km/h
ENE
NW 8km/h
NW
NE 15km/h
NE
NNW 8km/h
NNW
ENE 12km/h
ENE
E 8km/h
E
E 14km/h
E
ESE 8km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
E 9km/h
E
ENE 14km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 76% 72% 71% 66% 70% 68% 79% 76% 79% 80% 84% 80% 82% 82%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 26°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:51 EST
sunrise
06:13 EST
sunset
18:49 EST
last light
19:11 EST
moon
set
Sun 20:31 EST
rise
Mon 08:48 EST
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Feb 18
23°C - 35mm
Sat
Feb 17
23.4°C 33°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 16
- 34.7°C -
Thu
Feb 15
23.1°C - 0.2mm
Wed
Feb 14
21.4°C 33.0°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
837.3mm
37.3 Day(s)
Total For 2018
877.0mm
31 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
749.6mm
33 Day(s)
Wettest Day
142.4mm
Jan 17
Lowest Temperature
19.6°C
Feb 12
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.6°C
12th
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
1st 1975
Average This Month
22.8°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
23.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.6°C
17th
Highest On Record
38.9°C
12th 1969
Average This Month
30.8°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
31.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
71.6mm
6th
Total This Month
212.4mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
447.1mm
18.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
30.4mm
1990
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