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Cairns Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 32°C
possible_shower

Now

23.3°C falling
Updated at 05:00 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 34.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.3°C falling
Dew Point 20.1°C rising
Feels Like 23.3°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
SE 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1010.4hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EST
Sunset sunset
18:44 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 26.8°C
Mareeba Ap 19.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

9am

Mostly clear
29°C

12pm

Mostly clear
31°C

3pm

Clear
31°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 12
Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 5% 20% 20% 30% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 22
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
12
km/h
23
km/h
14
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 12km/h
SE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 13km/h
SE
E 20km/h
E
Relative Humidity 62% 52% 61% 50% 60% 50% 62% 52% 60% 52% 64% 54% 67% 53%
Dew Point 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:13 EST
sunrise
05:37 EST
sunset
18:44 EST
last light
19:08 EST
moon
set
Tue 13:45 EST
rise
Wed 02:03 EST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 11
24.6°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
24.1°C 33.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
24.2°C 33.7°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 8
25.0°C 32.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 7
22.9°C 31.5°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1994.9mm
155.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1686.2mm
151 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1426.0mm
154 Day(s)
Wettest Day
135.2mm
Oct 19
Lowest Temperature
12.6°C
Jun 8
Highest Temperature
36.2°C
Mar 28

Cairns Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.4°C
6th
Lowest On Record
17.1°C
13th 1972
Average This Month
23.5°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.2°C
5th
Highest On Record
40.5°C
20th 1995
Average This Month
32.5°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
19.0mm
5th
Total This Month
24.4mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
176.7mm
13.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
919.4mm
1973
Driest On Record
9.0mm
1951
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