Cairns Weather


Cairns Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 25°C
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Now

26.1°C falling
Updated at 15:10 EST

Nth Cst Tableland for Sunday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, with areas of rain in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible heavy falls from late this morning. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.1°C falling
Dew Point 25.2°C rising
Feels Like 30.9°C
Relative Humidity 95%
Wind icon
S 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr - / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:02 EST
Sunset sunset
18:57 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 28.5°C
Mareeba Ap 24.5°C
Low Isles 30.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Slight chance shower
29°C

9pm

Chance shower
28°C

12am

Intermittent rain
27°C

3am

Slight chance shower
26°C

Nth Cst Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Jan 26
Mon
Jan 27
Tue
Jan 28
Wed
Jan 29
Thu
Jan 30
Fri
Jan 31
Sat
Feb 1

Showers

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Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 60% 80% 80% 80% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 40-80mm
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 4
km/h
9
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction S 4km/h
S
ENE 9km/h
ENE
NNW 5km/h
NNW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
E 7km/h
E
ENE 12km/h
ENE
ESE 8km/h
ESE
E 12km/h
E
SSE 8km/h
SSE
SE 15km/h
SE
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 74% 78% 80% 80% 82% 82% 82% 82% 80% 79% 78% 73% 76% 71%
Dew Point 24°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 25°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:39 EST
sunrise
06:02 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:20 EST
moon
set
Sun 20:04 EST
rise
Mon 07:46 EST
moon
Sun
Feb 2
moon
Sun
Feb 9
moon
Sun
Feb 16
moon
Mon
Feb 24

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Jan 26
24.4°C - 33.0mm
Sat
Jan 25
24.2°C 31.0°C 114.2mm
Fri
Jan 24
26.1°C 34.2°C 1.4mm
Thu
Jan 23
25.4°C 33.5°C 0.2mm
Wed
Jan 22
26.3°C 33.6°C 1.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
390.2mm
18.5 Day(s)
Total For 2020
164.8mm
15 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
315.4mm
19 Day(s)
Wettest Day
33.4mm
Jan 5
Lowest Temperature
22.6°C
Jan 1
Highest Temperature
37.5°C
Jan 18

Cairns Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.6°C
1st
Lowest On Record
18.2°C
10th 1943
Average This Month
24.4°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
23.7°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.5°C
18th
Highest On Record
40.4°C
29th 1967
Average This Month
32.7°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
33.4mm
5th
Total This Month
164.8mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
390.2mm
18.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1417.4mm
1981
Driest On Record
86.1mm
1967
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12:30 EDT

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15:24 EDT

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