Cairns Weather


Cairns Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 24°C
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Now

27.1°C steady
Updated at 15:20 EST

North Coast & Tableland for Monday Cloudy. Very high chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Winds SE/SW 35 to 55 km/h increasing to 40 to 60 km/h in the evening. Damaging wind gusts exceeding 90 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Kimi. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 31.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.1°C steady
Dew Point 24.4°C steady
Feels Like 32.0°C
Relative Humidity 85%
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ESE 5km/h steady
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:57 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 27.2°C
Mareeba 25.7°C
Low Isles 28.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

9pm

Slight chance storm
27°C

12am

Chance shower or storm
25°C

3am

Slight chance storm
24°C

North Coast & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Mon 13:48 EST
Tropical Cyclone Warning for Innisfail to Ayr, including Lucinda, Palm Island & Townsville. Tropical Cyclone Watch for Ayr to Bowen

Qld - Mon 11:09 EST
Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Cairns and Ayr

Qld - Mon 10:58 EST
Storm Force Wind Warning for Cairns Coast. Gale Warning for Townsville Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Cooktown Coast

Qld - Mon 10:11 EST
Initial Minor Flood Warning for the Tully River

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

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
05:34 EST
sunrise
05:57 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
set
Mon 22:47 EST
rise
Tue 11:03 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 21
moon
Fri
Jan 29
moon
Fri
Feb 5
moon
Fri
Feb 12

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jan 18
24.0°C 27.5°C 40.0mm
Sun
Jan 17
25.2°C 30.4°C 2.0mm
Sat
Jan 16
22.8°C 32.2°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 15
25.2°C 31.7°C 14.8mm
Thu
Jan 14
24.5°C 29.7°C 32.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
400.6mm
18.6 Day(s)
Total For 2021
432.2mm
15 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2020
124.8mm
12 Day(s)
Wettest Day
87.2mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
23.3°C
Jan 16
Highest Temperature
32.7°C
Jan 12

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
23.3°C
16th
Lowest On Record
18.2°C
10th 1943
Average This Month
24.5°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
23.7°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
32.7°C
12th
Highest On Record
40.4°C
29th 1967
Average This Month
31.0°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
87.2mm
6th
Total This Month
432.2mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
400.6mm
18.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1417.4mm
1981
Driest On Record
86.1mm
1967
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15:25 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Kimi has intensified to a category two as it moves south, with a Cyclone Watch now declared to Bowen.

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