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Cairns Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 32°C
possible_shower

Now

23.7°C steady
Updated at 03:40 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers in the north, medium chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north, with possible heavy falls from the late morning. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 23 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
Sunday Cloudy. High chance of showers in the north, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 30.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.7°C steady
Dew Point 21.6°C steady
Feels Like 23.7°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 21.4mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 23.6°C
Mareeba Ap 21.2°C
Low Isles 24.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

9am

Slight chance shower
29°C

12pm

Chance shower
31°C

3pm

Slight chance storm
32°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 15:33 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Tully and Murray Rivers

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24
Thu
Jan 25
Fri
Jan 26

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 60% 70% 60% 60% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 20-40mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 5-10mm
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
26
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
23
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 9km/h
SE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
E 7km/h
E
ENE 19km/h
ENE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
ENE 19km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 73% 66% 74% 69% 75% 66% 75% 70% 74% 69% 74% 69% 75% 70%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:35 EST
sunrise
05:58 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
rise
Sat 08:19 EST
set
Sat 21:10 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
Fri
Jan 19
23°C 27°C 26mm
Thu
Jan 18
22.9°C 31°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
Mon
Jan 15
23.0°C 33.6°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
390.2mm
18.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
395.0mm
12 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
360.2mm
17 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
32.3°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
142.4mm
17th
Total This Month
395.0mm
12 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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