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Cairns Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 19°C
clearing_shower

Now

25.0°C rising
Updated at 15:30 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near the coast, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 21 to 27.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.0°C rising
Dew Point 17.0°C rising
Feels Like 26.0°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
ESE 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 5.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:47 EST
Sunset sunset
17:55 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 25.3°C
Mareeba Ap 24.0°C
Low Isles 24.6°C
South Johnstone 23.5°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
23°C

9pm

Clear
21°C

12am

Mostly clear
20°C

3am

Mostly clear
19°C

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 2
Fri
Jul 3
Sat
Jul 4
Sun
Jul 5
Mon
Jul 6
Tue
Jul 7
Wed
Jul 8

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C
Minimum 20°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 20% 40% 70% 50% 40% 50% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index High High Very High Very High 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 19
km/h
27
km/h
18
km/h
27
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
19
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction S 19km/h
S
SE 27km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
S 20km/h
S
SSE 26km/h
SSE
S 19km/h
S
SSE 24km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 70% 53% 65% 50% 68% 56% 77% 59% 74% 55% 77% 64% 74% 57%
Dew Point 17°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 15°C 16°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:23 EST
sunrise
06:47 EST
sunset
17:55 EST
last light
18:19 EST
moon
rise
Thu 18:11 EST
set
Fri 07:23 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 9
moon
Thu
Jul 16
moon
Fri
Jul 24
moon
Fri
Jul 31

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jul 2
15.2°C 26°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 1
18.9°C 26.2°C 3.0mm
Tue
Jun 30
20.5°C 25.2°C 33.2mm
Mon
Jun 29
19.4°C 25.6°C 22.4mm
Sun
Jun 28
18.4°C 25.6°C 4.6mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1631.9mm
106.8 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1339.2mm
94 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1656.2mm
112 Day(s)
Wettest Day
247.2mm
Feb 8
Lowest Temperature
14.6°C
Jun 6
Highest Temperature
36.5°C
Feb 22

Cairns Ap Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.1°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
7.3°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
19.2°C
+2.1°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.0°C
2nd
Highest On Record
30.1°C
18th 1964
Average This Month
26.8°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
25.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.8mm
1st
Total This Month
0.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.2mm
8.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.0mm
1969
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1958
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