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Cairns Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 32°C
showers

Now

25.5°C falling
Updated at 04:20 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Cairns Ap

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Temperature 25.5°C falling
Dew Point 23.7°C steady
Feels Like 26.8°C
Relative Humidity 90%
Wind icon
SSE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1009.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:14 EST
Sunset sunset
18:47 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 26.7°C
Mareeba Ap 22.8°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
24°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
29°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
32°C

3pm

Chance shower or storm
31°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 21
Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27

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Maximum 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 1-5mm 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 4
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
30
km/h
23
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 4km/h
ENE
E 16km/h
E
SE 9km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 71% 70% 76% 70% 75% 71% 74% 71% 75% 73% 71% 66% 76% 70%
Dew Point 24°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:52 EST
sunrise
06:14 EST
sunset
18:47 EST
last light
19:09 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:18 EST
rise
Thu 02:56 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 20
24.3°C 32°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 19
24.7°C 31.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 18
24.1°C 31.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 17
23.8°C 31.2°C 17.8mm
Thu
Feb 16
25.1°C 32.2°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
843.2mm
37.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
749.6mm
33 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
299.4mm
25 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
22.6°C
Jan 19
Highest Temperature
35.5°C
Feb 14

Cairns Ap Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.5°C
11th
Lowest On Record
17.9°C
1st 1975
Average This Month
24.7°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
23.8°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.5°C
14th
Highest On Record
38.9°C
12th 1969
Average This Month
32.0°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
31.2°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
102.0mm
5th
Total This Month
374.8mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
448.9mm
19.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.0mm
2000
Driest On Record
30.4mm
1990
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