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Cairns Forecast

This morning 17°C
Today 25°C
showers_increasing

Now

20.7°C falling
Updated at 23:50 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the coast, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.7°C falling
Dew Point 19.2°C rising
Feels Like 20.7°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
S 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 3.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:44 EST
Sunset sunset
18:03 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 20.7°C
Mareeba Ap 18.7°C
Low Isles 22.7°C
South Johnstone 20.8°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

3am

Chance shower
19°C

6am

Mostly clear
17°C

9am

Slight chance shower
21°C

12pm

Mostly clear. Windy
24°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jul 29
Thu
Jul 30
Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4

Showers increasing

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 26°C
Minimum 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 80% 30% 10% 10% 30%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very 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 29
km/h
35
km/h
25
km/h
30
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
23
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 29km/h
SSE
SSE 35km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 30km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 27km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 15km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 82% 66% 75% 56% 76% 61% 73% 55% 73% 52% 74% 52% 67% 49%
Dew Point 18°C 18°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 15°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:21 EST
sunrise
06:44 EST
sunset
18:03 EST
last light
18:26 EST
moon
set
Wed 04:13 EST
rise
Wed 15:55 EST
moon
Fri
Jul 31
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jul 28
18.2°C 27°C 0.2mm
Mon
Jul 27
17.7°C 27.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 26
18.2°C 27.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jul 25
17.1°C 27.4°C 0.2mm
Fri
Jul 24
21.2°C 28.3°C 2.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1631.9mm
106.8 Day(s)
Total For 2015
1348.6mm
101 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1670.2mm
119 Day(s)
Wettest Day
247.2mm
Feb 8
Lowest Temperature
9.9°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
36.5°C
Feb 22

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.9°C
15th
Lowest On Record
7.3°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
17.2°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.5°C
24th
Highest On Record
30.1°C
18th 1964
Average This Month
25.9°C
+0.2°C
Long-term Average
25.7°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.4mm
24th
Total This Month
12.2mm
9 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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