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Cairns Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 21°C
mostly_sunny

Now

25.3°C falling
Updated at 16:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower along the coastal fringe. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.3°C falling
Dew Point 18.5°C falling
Feels Like 26.3°C
Relative Humidity 66%
Wind icon
SE 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 4.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:23 EST
Sunset sunset
18:11 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 25.8°C
South Johnstone 25.0°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
24°C

9pm

Slight chance shower
23°C

12am

Slight chance shower
22°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Sep 1
Fri
Sep 2
Sat
Sep 3
Sun
Sep 4
Mon
Sep 5
Tue
Sep 6
Wed
Sep 7

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 70% 30% 30% 80% 70% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 19
km/h
23
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
2
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
24
km/h
31
km/h
24
km/h
30
km/h
Wind Direction SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
E 7km/h
E
NE 15km/h
NE
E 2km/h
E
E 16km/h
E
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 29km/h
SE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SE 31km/h
SE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 30km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 75% 64% 77% 65% 75% 65% 77% 67% 77% 69% 76% 68% 77% 68%
Dew Point 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:02 EST
sunrise
06:23 EST
sunset
18:11 EST
last light
18:32 EST
moon
set
Thu 18:04 EST
rise
Fri 06:46 EST
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23
moon
Sat
Oct 1

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Sep 1
20.8°C 28°C 0.4mm
Wed
Aug 31
20.3°C 28.0°C 1.2mm
Tue
Aug 30
20.2°C 28.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 29
14.4°C 27.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 28
15.0°C 25.5°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Sep
1692.0mm
122.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1200.0mm
122 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1378.4mm
110 Day(s)
Wettest Day
118.0mm
Jan 28
Lowest Temperature
13.7°C
Aug 5
Highest Temperature
37.9°C
Feb 17

Cairns Ap Almanac

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September Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
1st
Lowest On Record
11.1°C
3rd 1948
Average This Month
21.2°C
+2.5°C
Long-term Average
18.7°C
September Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
33.9°C
7th 1976
Average This Month
29.0°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
September Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
33.4mm
7.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
103.2mm
1951
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1948
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