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Cairns Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

30.8°C steady
Updated at 15:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Monday Mostly sunny. Winds E 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.8°C steady
Dew Point 19.8°C rising
Feels Like 32.7°C
Relative Humidity 52%
Wind icon
SE 24km/h falling
Wind Gusts 30km/h
Pressure 1011.5hPa steady
Fire Danger 10.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:41 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 30.1°C
Mareeba Ap 32.6°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
29°C

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

12am

Mostly clear
26°C

3am

Mostly clear
25°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 5
Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 33°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 10% 10% 50% 60% 30% 90% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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 24
km/h
27
km/h
23
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction SE 24km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
E 14km/h
E
E 20km/h
E
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 58% 54% 58% 53% 53% 53% 68% 64% 63% 59% 66% 61% 67% 63%
Dew Point 21°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 19°C 21°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:11 EST
sunrise
05:35 EST
sunset
18:41 EST
last light
19:04 EST
moon
set
Mon 23:08 EST
rise
Tue 11:03 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 5
24.0°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
23.9°C 33.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
18.0°C 32.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
18.3°C 32.6°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
21.2°C 32.0°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
2007.6mm
154.8 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1337.6mm
147 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1566.0mm
148 Day(s)
Wettest Day
118.0mm
Jan 28
Lowest Temperature
13.7°C
Aug 5
Highest Temperature
37.9°C
Feb 17

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.0°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
17.1°C
13th 1972
Average This Month
21.1°C
-2.3°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.8°C
4th
Highest On Record
40.5°C
20th 1995
Average This Month
32.6°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
175.9mm
13.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
919.4mm
1973
Driest On Record
9.0mm
1951
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