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Cairns Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 18°C
sunny

Now

24.1°C rising
Updated at 09:40 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Saturday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 23 to 29.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.1°C rising
Dew Point 14.8°C rising
Feels Like 24.1°C
Relative Humidity 56%
Wind icon
S 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1016.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:29 EST
Sunset sunset
18:00 EST

Nearby Now

Mareeba Ap 22.0°C
Low Isles 24.7°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
27°C

3pm

Mostly clear
27°C

6pm

Mostly clear
24°C

9pm

Clear
21°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3
Thu
May 4
Fri
May 5

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 27°C
Minimum 18°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 30% 70% 80% 60% 30% 90% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 13
km/h
24
km/h
10
km/h
22
km/h
12
km/h
21
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
17
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 13km/h
SSE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
S 10km/h
S
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 29km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 55% 50% 74% 69% 78% 70% 74% 68% 73% 65% 74% 73% 78% 72%
Dew Point 14°C 16°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 20°C 22°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 21°C 21°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:06 EST
sunrise
06:29 EST
sunset
18:00 EST
last light
18:22 EST
moon
set
Sat 20:44 EST
rise
Sun 10:04 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Apr 29
17°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 28
22.6°C 29°C 0.0mm
Thu
Apr 27
19.1°C 29.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 26
19.9°C 28.9°C 3.2mm
Tue
Apr 25
22.4°C 28.3°C 1.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1465.7mm
74.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1163.0mm
80 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
808.6mm
63 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
17.0°C
Apr 29
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.0°C
29th
Lowest On Record
13.0°C
15th 1994
Average This Month
22.2°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
21.6°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.2°C
1st
Highest On Record
36.8°C
2nd 1988
Average This Month
29.8°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
29.2°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
64.6mm
5th
Total This Month
183.2mm
23 Day(s)
Long-term Average
198.3mm
17.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
634.6mm
2006
Driest On Record
13.0mm
2008
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