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Cairns Forecast

Tonight 19°C
Tomorrow 29°C
possible_shower

Now

23.6°C rising
Updated at 20:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Sunday Mostly clear. Light winds.
Monday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.6°C rising
Dew Point 19.9°C falling
Feels Like 23.6°C
Relative Humidity 80%
Wind icon
NW 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:26 EST
Sunset sunset
18:10 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 23.7°C
South Johnstone 22.2°C
Mareeba Ap 19.3°C
Low Isles 24.0°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
23°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

3am

Mostly clear
20°C

6am

Slight chance shower
19°C

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Aug 30
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 1
Wed
Sep 2
Thu
Sep 3
Fri
Sep 4
Sat
Sep 5

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 29°C
Minimum 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 40% 60% 60% 40% 10% 10% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 8
km/h
17
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
4
km/h
16
km/h
4
km/h
17
km/h
10
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 8km/h
SSE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
SSE 7km/h
SSE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
SE 8km/h
SE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
ESE 4km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
SSE 4km/h
SSE
E 17km/h
E
SSE 10km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 67% 52% 67% 55% 71% 53% 66% 50% 62% 43% 61% 41% 53% 33%
Dew Point 18°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 16°C 18°C 15°C 15°C 11°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:03 EST
sunrise
06:25 EST
sunset
18:10 EST
last light
18:32 EST
moon
set
Mon 07:16 EST
rise
Mon 19:43 EST
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21
moon
Mon
Sep 28

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Aug 30
16.7°C 29°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 29
16.5°C 28.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 28
16.1°C 28.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 27
16.5°C 29.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 26
16.5°C 27.8°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1658.6mm
114.7 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1379.0mm
113 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1700.4mm
130 Day(s)
Wettest Day
247.2mm
Feb 8
Lowest Temperature
9.6°C
Aug 7
Highest Temperature
36.5°C
Feb 22

Cairns Ap Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.6°C
7th
Lowest On Record
7.8°C
7th 1953
Average This Month
16.5°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.0°C
24th
Highest On Record
31.4°C
29th 2000
Average This Month
27.1°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
26.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.8mm
24th
Total This Month
17.6mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
26.7mm
7.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
140.2mm
1995
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1990
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