Freshwater Weather


Cairns Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 19°C
sunny

Now

26.2°C steady
Updated at 16:40 EST

Nth Cst Tableland for Tuesday The chance of fog patches early this morning. Sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 36.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.2°C steady
Dew Point 18.3°C rising
Feels Like 27.9°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
NNE 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1011.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 4.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

more
Sunrise sunrise
05:49 EST
Sunset sunset
18:17 EST

Nearby Now

Low Isles 27.2°C
Mareeba Ap 30.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C

9pm

Mostly clear
23°C

12am

Mostly clear
21°C

3am

Mostly clear
20°C

Nth Cst Tableland Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

Weatherpulse

Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Oct 15
Wed
Oct 16
Thu
Oct 17
Fri
Oct 18
Sat
Oct 19
Sun
Oct 20
Mon
Oct 21

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 31°C 31°C 32°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 19°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 10% 5% 5% 40% 50%
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 4
km/h
14
km/h
3
km/h
16
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
15
km/h
26
km/h
Wind Direction NE 4km/h
NE
NE 14km/h
NE
NNE 3km/h
NNE
NE 16km/h
NE
ENE 4km/h
ENE
NE 14km/h
NE
E 7km/h
E
ENE 15km/h
ENE
ESE 9km/h
ESE
E 18km/h
E
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
SE 15km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 55% 48% 59% 54% 62% 55% 63% 56% 62% 56% 60% 52% 61% 53%
Dew Point 17°C 18°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:27 EST
sunrise
05:49 EST
sunset
18:17 EST
last light
18:39 EST
moon
rise
Tue 19:27 EST
set
Wed 07:20 EST
moon
Mon
Oct 21
moon
Mon
Oct 28
moon
Mon
Nov 4
moon
Wed
Nov 13

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Oct 15
17.7°C 29°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 14
19.4°C 29.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 13
20.0°C 29.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Oct 12
20.7°C 28.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Oct 11
19.8°C 28.9°C -

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
1725.5mm
130.8 Day(s)
Total For 2019
1935.0mm
135 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
2024.8mm
116 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

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
16.6°C
9th
Lowest On Record
12.4°C
1st 1946
Average This Month
19.2°C
-1.4°C
Long-term Average
20.6°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.3°C
1st
Highest On Record
36.0°C
24th 2002
Average This Month
29.3°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
29.5°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
26.2mm
4th
Total This Month
38.0mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
47.4mm
8.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
394.4mm
2011
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1962
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

IOD reaches new (dry) heights

13:48 EDT

  The strongest positive Indian Ocean Dipole of the last two decades is limiting rainfall in Australia this spring.

Feral cat in Simpson Desert eats entire kangaroo carcass, surprising researchers

06:48 EDT

A PhD student studying the environmental impact of animal carcasses has filmed a feral cat eating an entire kangaroo in the Simpson Desert.

Queensland's weather outlook for summer forecasts fewer cyclones, more severe bushfires

00:06 EDT

Fewer cyclones are forecast but the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned a "dangerous cocktail" is brewing for the remainder of Queensland's fire season.