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Cairns Forecast

This morning 18°C
Today 27°C
mostly_sunny

Now

17.4°C steady
Updated at 03:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Saturday Partly cloudy. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 30.
Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 30.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.4°C steady
Dew Point 15.9°C steady
Feels Like 17.4°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
S 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:46 EST
Sunset sunset
18:01 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 19.3°C
Mareeba Ap 15.9°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
19°C

9am

Mostly clear
23°C

12pm

Mostly clear
26°C

3pm

Mostly clear
27°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Jul 22
Sun
Jul 23
Mon
Jul 24
Tue
Jul 25
Wed
Jul 26
Thu
Jul 27
Fri
Jul 28

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 27°C 28°C 28°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C
Minimum 18°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 10% 40% 40% 30% 50% 20% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High 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 18
km/h
25
km/h
17
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
29
km/h
24
km/h
29
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 29km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 29km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 70% 57% 69% 56% 69% 61% 72% 63% 70% 57% 73% 58% 66% 53%
Dew Point 17°C 18°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 17°C 16°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:23 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
18:01 EST
last light
18:24 EST
moon
rise
Sat 05:12 EST
set
Sat 16:50 EST
moon
Sun
Jul 23
moon
Mon
Jul 31
moon
Tue
Aug 8
moon
Tue
Aug 15

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 21
15°C 26°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 20
15°C 27°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 19
17°C 29°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 18
16°C 27°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 17
15.3°C 27°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1617.9mm
106.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1315.8mm
115 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1159.0mm
108 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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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.0°C
20th
Lowest On Record
7.3°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
19.3°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.0°C
19th
Highest On Record
30.1°C
18th 1964
Average This Month
27.2°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
27.0mm
3rd
Total This Month
45.8mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.9mm
9.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.0mm
1969
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1958
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