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16.83°S 145.68°E 104m AMSL

Cairns Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 20°C
mostly_sunny

Now

27.1°C rising
Updated at 15:30 EST

Nth Cst Tableland for Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 37.

Currently at Cairns Ap

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Temperature 27.1°C rising
Dew Point 20.0°C steady
Feels Like 28.2°C
Relative Humidity 65%
Wind icon
N 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1012.9hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:47 EST
Sunset sunset
18:18 EST

Nearby Now

Mareeba Ap 30.0°C
Low Isles 30.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Cairns

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
27°C

9pm

Mostly clear
25°C

12am

Mostly clear
23°C

3am

Mostly clear
21°C

Nth Cst Tableland Weather Warnings

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Cairns 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Oct 19
Sun
Oct 20
Mon
Oct 21
Tue
Oct 22
Wed
Oct 23
Thu
Oct 24
Fri
Oct 25

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 32°C 32°C 30°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C
Minimum 21°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 70% 50% 60% 50% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 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 5
km/h
16
km/h
5
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
25
km/h
25
km/h
31
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
25
km/h
14
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SE 5km/h
SE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
ESE 5km/h
ESE
E 17km/h
E
SE 15km/h
SE
ESE 25km/h
ESE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 31km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 28km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 14km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 58% 59% 57% 53% 66% 61% 65% 55% 57% 54% 65% 56% 64% 57%
Dew Point 20°C 22°C 19°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 19°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 21°C

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:25 EST
sunrise
05:47 EST
sunset
18:18 EST
last light
18:40 EST
moon
rise
Sat 23:01 EST
set
Sun 10:27 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
Sat
Oct 19
20.2°C 30°C 0.0mm
Fri
Oct 18
21.7°C 29.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Oct 17
20.9°C 29.2°C 0.0mm
Wed
Oct 16
17.8°C 28.4°C 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 15
17.7°C 28.9°C 0.0mm

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
19.4°C
-1.2°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
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11:44 EDT

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Satellite images question how private dams filled during Murray-Darling pumping embargo

21:00 EDT

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