Cairns Weather


Cairns Forecast

This morning 19°C
Today 29°C
mostly_sunny

Now

19.4°C steady
Updated at 03:00 EST

North Coast & Tableland for Sunday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
Monday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers about the coast and ranges, slight chance elsewhere, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm inland in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

Currently at Cairns

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Temperature 19.4°C steady
Dew Point 18.1°C steady
Feels Like 20.8°C
Relative Humidity 92%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:31 EST
Sunset sunset
17:55 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 22.6°C
Mareeba 18.2°C
Low Isles 23.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
19°C

9am

Mostly clear
24°C

12pm

Mostly clear
28°C

3pm

Mostly clear
29°C

North Coast & Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:09 EST
sunrise
06:31 EST
sunset
17:55 EST
last light
18:18 EST
moon
rise
Sun 04:15 EST
set
Sun 16:26 EST
moon
Wed
May 12
moon
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May 20
moon
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May 26
moon
Wed
Jun 2

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
May 8
18.3°C 28.6°C 0.0mm
Fri
May 7
16.5°C 28.1°C 0.0mm
Thu
May 6
17.4°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 5
18.9°C 29.7°C 0.2mm
Tue
May 4
22.1°C 28.9°C 1.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
1544.6mm
88.1 Day(s)
Total For 2021
2064.6mm
81 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2020
1036.0mm
74 Day(s)
Wettest Day
203.6mm
Apr 21
Lowest Temperature
17.6°C
May 7
Highest Temperature
33.8°C
Mar 4

Cairns Ap Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.6°C
7th
Lowest On Record
10.1°C
26th 1953
Average This Month
20.6°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
19.9°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.2°C
5th
Highest On Record
31.3°C
1st 2020
Average This Month
29.2°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
27.7°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.6mm
4th
Total This Month
0.8mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
91.5mm
13.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
322.3mm
1964
Driest On Record
3.2mm
2001
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16:37 EST

Parts of South Australia's south have received their first decent rain in months, a welcome dampener to a parched state despite it falling on a weekend.

Mother's Day weather forecast

12:53 EST

Nobody wants a rainy picnic! What will the weather around Australian capitals hold for the celebration day of Mothers this Sunday? 24 hour rainfall expected to fall on Mother’s Day: troughs bringing inland precipitation and a cold front over the Southern Ocean approaching southern states.  Starting in the east, Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra, as well as Hobart are in for a partly cloudy day with generally dry and warm conditions.

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