Macalister Range Weather


16.83°S 145.67°E 366m AMSL

Cairns Forecast

Tonight 22°C
Tomorrow 33°C
sunny

Now

27.4°C falling
Updated at 18:50 EST

Nth Cst Tableland for Saturday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland in the late morning and afternoon. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 36.
Sunday Sunny. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

Currently at Cairns Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.4°C falling
Dew Point 21.4°C steady
Feels Like 30.7°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
N 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1011.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:41 EST

Nearby Now

Mareeba Ap 25.1°C
Low Isles 28.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

12am

Mostly clear
25°C

3am

Mostly clear
23°C

6am

Mostly clear
23°C

Nth Cst Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 7
Sun
Dec 8
Mon
Dec 9
Tue
Dec 10
Wed
Dec 11
Thu
Dec 12
Fri
Dec 13

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 33°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 34°C
Minimum 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 20% 20% 60% 60% 60% 40% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 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 6
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
29
km/h
20
km/h
27
km/h
12
km/h
22
km/h
4
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 6km/h
NNE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 29km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 27km/h
SE
SE 12km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 4km/h
SE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 58% 59% 55% 52% 53% 54% 69% 70% 67% 66% 62% 60% 58% 58%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 20°C 21°C 19°C 21°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 22°C 24°C 22°C 24°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:12 EST
sunrise
05:36 EST
sunset
18:42 EST
last light
19:06 EST
moon
set
Sun 02:38 EST
rise
Sun 15:13 EST
moon
Thu
Dec 12
moon
Thu
Dec 19
moon
Thu
Dec 26

Cairns Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Dec 7
23.7°C 32°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 6
25.6°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 5
25.5°C 33.1°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 4
23.9°C 33.1°C -
Tue
Dec 3
23.7°C 33.6°C 0.0mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1994.9mm
155.2 Day(s)
Total For 2019
1966.6mm
145 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
2060.6mm
127 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
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.3°C
1st
Lowest On Record
17.1°C
13th 1972
Average This Month
23.8°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.6°C
3rd
Highest On Record
40.5°C
20th 1995
Average This Month
32.6°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
176.7mm
13.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
919.4mm
1973
Driest On Record
9.0mm
1951
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