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Cairns Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 19°C
increasing_sunshine

Now

26.3°C rising
Updated at 15:10 EST

Nth Cst & Tableland for Friday Mostly sunny. The chance of morning fog in the south. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.3°C rising
Dew Point 19.2°C rising
Feels Like 27.5°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
NNE 16km/h steady
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1014.0hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:34 EST
Sunset sunset
18:08 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 28.1°C
Mareeba Ap 30.8°C

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
24°C

9pm

Clear
21°C

12am

Mostly clear
21°C

3am

Mostly clear
20°C

Nth Cst & Tableland Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Aug 18
Sat
Aug 19
Sun
Aug 20
Mon
Aug 21
Tue
Aug 22
Wed
Aug 23
Thu
Aug 24

Increasing sunshine

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 29°C 30°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 29°C
Minimum 19°C 19°C 19°C 17°C 19°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 30% 20% 10% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High 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 10
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
28
km/h
22
km/h
30
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
15
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
24
km/h
16
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 10km/h
SSE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 30km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
SE 15km/h
SE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 67% 51% 66% 51% 50% 40% 53% 47% 67% 52% 65% 52% 62% 52%
Dew Point 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 15°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 18°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:12 EST
sunrise
06:34 EST
sunset
18:08 EST
last light
18:30 EST
moon
rise
Sat 03:58 EST
set
Sat 15:37 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Aug 18
16.4°C 28°C 0.0mm
Thu
Aug 17
18.2°C 28.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
Aug 16
15.6°C 28.5°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 15
18.4°C 28.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 14
19.1°C 28.6°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1644.8mm
114.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1321.4mm
120 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1201.2mm
118 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

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.6°C
16th
Lowest On Record
7.8°C
7th 1953
Average This Month
19.4°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
17.4°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.0°C
8th
Highest On Record
31.4°C
29th 2000
Average This Month
28.5°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
26.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.0mm
10th
Total This Month
1.4mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
26.9mm
7.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
140.2mm
1995
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1990
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