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Cairns Forecast

This morning 21°C
Today 26°C
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Now

21.0°C falling
Updated at 00:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Friday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers and patchy rain, increasing to a very high chance near the coast. Winds southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.
Saturday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers and drizzle areas, increasing to a very high chance near the coast. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 27.

Currently at Cairns

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Temperature 21.0°C falling
Dew Point 19.5°C falling
Feels Like 21.0°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
S 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.6mm / -

Sun on Fri

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

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 22.1°C
Mareeba Ap 19.2°C
Low Isles 23.2°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

6am

Mostly clear
22°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
24°C

12pm

Mostly clear
26°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Thu 22:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Area: South East Gulf of Carpentaria

National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jun 30
Sat
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Jul 2
Mon
Jul 3
Tue
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Wed
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Showers

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Possible shower

Possible shower

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Mostly sunny
Maximum 26°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 21°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 70% 60% 70% 40% 40% 10% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High 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 18
km/h
27
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23
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19
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16
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23
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16
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23
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15
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23
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23
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Wind Direction SSE 18km/h
SSE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SSE 29km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 15km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 78% 73% 81% 74% 82% 73% 81% 73% 75% 63% 73% 61% 71% 57%
Dew Point 20°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 17°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:23 EST
sunrise
06:47 EST
sunset
17:55 EST
last light
18:18 EST
moon
rise
Fri 11:43 EST
set
Fri 23:59 EST
moon
Sat
Jul 1
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Jul 9
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Jul 17
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Jul 23

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Jun 29
20.8°C 24°C 4mm
Wed
Jun 28
19.5°C 27°C 0.4mm
Tue
Jun 27
17.3°C 26.7°C 3.0mm
Mon
Jun 26
16.8°C 26.9°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 25
18.8°C 26.8°C 3.6mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
1588.0mm
97.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1265.6mm
106 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1075.8mm
97 Day(s)
Wettest Day
102.0mm
Feb 5
Lowest Temperature
12.6°C
Jun 8
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

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June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.6°C
8th
Lowest On Record
6.2°C
23rd 1946
Average This Month
18.8°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
17.9°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.7°C
18th
Highest On Record
30.8°C
17th 2002
Average This Month
26.2°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
26.0°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.8mm
5th
Total This Month
30.2mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.7mm
9.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
177.6mm
2015
Driest On Record
3.2mm
2002
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