Cairns Weather


Cairns Forecast

Tonight 20°C
Tomorrow 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

20.1°C steady
Updated at 23:10 EST

Nth Cst Tableland for Tuesday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers and drizzle near the coast, slight chance elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h during the morning and early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 20 to 27.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers near the coast, slight chance elsewhere. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

Currently at Cairns

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Temperature 20.1°C steady
Dew Point 17.1°C falling
Feels Like 20.4°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
S 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:45 EST
Sunset sunset
18:02 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 21.0°C
Mareeba Ap 18.0°C
Low Isles 22.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
20°C

3am

Mostly clear
20°C

6am

Mostly clear
20°C

9am

Mostly clear
23°C

Nth Cst Tableland Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 22:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Torres Strait, Peninsula Coast and Cooktown Coast

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jul 23
Wed
Jul 24
Thu
Jul 25
Fri
Jul 26
Sat
Jul 27
Sun
Jul 28
Mon
Jul 29

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 26°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C
Minimum 18°C 20°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 50% 70% 50% 50% 60% 90% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 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 24
km/h
26
km/h
25
km/h
29
km/h
26
km/h
27
km/h
20
km/h
24
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
SSE 29km/h
SSE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 22km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 80% 75% 70% 52% 70% 56% 72% 57% 71% 60% 79% 63% 78% 68%
Dew Point 19°C 19°C 17°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 19°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:22 EST
sunrise
06:45 EST
sunset
18:02 EST
last light
18:25 EST
moon
set
Wed 11:28 EST
rise
Wed 23:59 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 25
moon
Thu
Aug 1
moon
Thu
Aug 8
moon
Thu
Aug 15

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jul 23
17.8°C 23°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 22
12.3°C 26.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 21
14.4°C 24.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jul 20
8.9°C 24°C -
Fri
Jul 19
9.5°C 23.9°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1617.9mm
106.9 Day(s)
Total For 2019
1868.4mm
123 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
2000.6mm
106 Day(s)
Wettest Day
276.8mm
Jan 27
Lowest Temperature
11.3°C
Jul 19
Highest Temperature
39.5°C
Feb 21

Cairns Ap Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.3°C
19th
Lowest On Record
7.3°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
16.4°C
-0.7°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.2°C
7th
Highest On Record
30.1°C
18th 1964
Average This Month
25.8°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.8mm
9th
Total This Month
36.4mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
29.9mm
9.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
145.0mm
1969
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1958
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Weather News

The week ahead for NSW

15:11 EST

A cold front is passing over southern parts of New South Wales, with cold air in its wake and unusually warm air ahead of the system over central and northern areas.

Dry winds elevate the risk of fire in the Top End

13:07 EST

With strong winds and temperatures on the rise, there has been severe fire danger declared for the Darwin and Adelaide River and Northern Fire Protection Area fire forecast areas.

Country towns close to reaching 'day zero', as water supplies dry up in the drought

12:19 EST

Across New South Wales and Queensland's southern downs, country towns are approaching their own 'day zero', as water supplies dry up in the drought.