Cairns Weather


Cairns Forecast

This morning 21°C
Today 31°C
mostly_sunny

Now

24.7°C rising
Updated at 08:00 EST

Nth Cst Tableland for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 34.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.7°C rising
Dew Point 18.2°C rising
Feels Like 25.8°C
Relative Humidity 67%
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SSE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:27 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 26.4°C
Mareeba Ap 22.3°C
Low Isles 27.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
28°C

12pm

Mostly clear
31°C

3pm

Clear
30°C

6pm

Mostly clear
27°C

Nth Cst Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 21°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 10% 10% 20% 10%
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 11
km/h
17
km/h
5
km/h
13
km/h
2
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
12
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 11km/h
ESE
E 17km/h
E
E 5km/h
E
ENE 13km/h
ENE
ENE 2km/h
ENE
E 14km/h
E
ESE 9km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 11km/h
SE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
SE 12km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 52% 49% 54% 52% 57% 54% 58% 56% 58% 54% 57% 57% 61% 54%
Dew Point 18°C 19°C 18°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 21°C 21°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:13 EST
sunrise
05:35 EST
sunset
18:27 EST
last light
18:50 EST
moon
rise
Tue 18:12 EST
set
Wed 05:59 EST
moon
Wed
Nov 13
moon
Wed
Nov 20
moon
Wed
Nov 27
moon
Wed
Dec 4

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Nov 11
19.5°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sun
Nov 10
15.7°C 34.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Nov 9
17.2°C 31.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
Nov 8
17.5°C 30.3°C 0.0mm
Thu
Nov 7
21.0°C 31.3°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Nov
1818.2mm
141.3 Day(s)
Total For 2019
1966.6mm
145 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
2050.6mm
121 Day(s)
Wettest Day
276.8mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
8.9°C
Aug 23
Highest Temperature
39.5°C
Feb 21

Cairns Ap Almanac

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November Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.6°C
10th
Lowest On Record
14.6°C
26th 1947
Average This Month
20.3°C
-2.0°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
November Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.6°C
10th
Highest On Record
37.2°C
15th 1971
Average This Month
31.6°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
30.7°C
November Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.4mm
1st
Total This Month
0.6mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
92.7mm
10.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
372.0mm
1989
Driest On Record
3.2mm
1990
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