Fairfax Media Network

Smithfield Heights Weather


16.83°S 145.68°E 104m AMSL

Cairns Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

30.3°C steady
Updated at 09:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Monday Mostly sunny. Winds E 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.3°C steady
Dew Point 20.2°C rising
Feels Like 32.2°C
Relative Humidity 54%
Wind icon
SE 29km/h rising
Wind Gusts 35km/h
Pressure 1014.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 10.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

more
Sunrise sunrise
05:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:41 EST

Nearby Now

Mareeba Ap 27.4°C
Low Isles 29.3°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
33°C

3pm

Mostly clear
32°C

6pm

Mostly clear
29°C

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 33°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 10% 20% 50% 60% 40% 90% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 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 24
km/h
27
km/h
23
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SE 24km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
E 14km/h
E
E 20km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 58% 54% 58% 53% 53% 52% 69% 64% 63% 59% 66% 61% 67% 63%
Dew Point 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 19°C 20°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:11 EST
sunrise
05:35 EST
sunset
18:41 EST
last light
19:04 EST
moon
rise
Mon 10:10 EST
set
Mon 23:08 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 5
24°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
23.9°C 34°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
18.0°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
18.3°C 32.6°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
21.2°C 32.0°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
2007.6mm
154.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1337.6mm
147 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1566.0mm
148 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

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.0°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
17.1°C
13th 1972
Average This Month
21.1°C
-2.3°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
4th
Highest On Record
40.5°C
20th 1995
Average This Month
32.7°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
175.9mm
13.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
919.4mm
1973
Driest On Record
9.0mm
1951
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Storm warning text issued after cells had already hit Brisbane

09:55 EDT

Text messages that are supposed to warn Brisbane residents of incoming destructive storms were sent out too late on Saturday, Brisbane Mayor Graham Quirk has said.

Thunderstorm asthma advice issued as storms loom in Victoria

21:33 EDT

Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma have been advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state.

Queensland storms: Lockyer Valley, Ipswich clean up after night of destruction

19:24 EDT

Two homes in south-east Queensland were destroyed by fire during yesterday's super cell storms, which also overturned caravans and saw a teenager struck by lightning.