Mackinnon Weather


Cairns Forecast

Today 34°C
Tonight 22°C
mostly_sunny

Now

31.0°C rising
Updated at 10:00 EST

Nth Cst Tableland for Friday Mostly sunny. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h tending NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 38.

Currently at Cairns

24-hour graph
Temperature 31.0°C rising
Dew Point 20.9°C rising
Feels Like 33.3°C
Relative Humidity 55%
Wind icon
ESE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 6.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EST
Sunset sunset
18:45 EST

Nearby Now

Cairns Ap 30.8°C
Mareeba Ap 29.9°C
Low Isles 30.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
34°C

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

6pm

Mostly clear
30°C

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

Nth Cst Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 13
Sat
Dec 14
Sun
Dec 15
Mon
Dec 16
Tue
Dec 17
Wed
Dec 18
Thu
Dec 19

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 34°C 34°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 32°C
Minimum 23°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 30% 40% 5% 40% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
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
17
km/h
3
km/h
14
km/h
4
km/h
16
km/h
6
km/h
17
km/h
5
km/h
22
km/h
19
km/h
26
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction SE 6km/h
SE
E 17km/h
E
N 3km/h
N
ENE 14km/h
ENE
NE 4km/h
NE
NE 16km/h
NE
ESE 6km/h
ESE
E 17km/h
E
ESE 5km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 26km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 60% 58% 53% 58% 61% 62% 61% 60% 56% 54% 61% 61% 65% 64%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 20°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 21°C 24°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 22°C 24°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:13 EST
sunrise
05:37 EST
sunset
18:45 EST
last light
19:09 EST
moon
rise
Fri 19:45 EST
set
Sat 07:11 EST
moon
Thu
Dec 19
moon
Thu
Dec 26
moon
Fri
Jan 3
moon
Sat
Jan 11

Cairns Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 13
22°C - 0.8mm
Thu
Dec 12
24.9°C 33°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 11
25.1°C 32.5°C 4.0mm
Tue
Dec 10
23.5°C 31.6°C 21.2mm
Mon
Dec 9
19.5°C 32.5°C -

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1994.9mm
155.2 Day(s)
Total For 2019
1986.6mm
149 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
2271.6mm
132 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
23.7°C
+0.3°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
32.7°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
31.5°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.0mm
10th
Total This Month
20.0mm
4 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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