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Cairns, Qld Weather

Cairns 02:00 EST

Current temp:
17.1°C
Feels like:
17.1°C
Dew Point 15.3°C
Humidity 89%
Pressure -
Wind S 7km/h
Gusts 11km/h
Rain since 9am 0.0mm
18°C
This morning:
31°C
Today:
Sunny

Nth Cst & Tableland for Thursday: Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Friday: Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.


Umbrella:
No
UV Level:
10 - Very High
Frizz Factor:
3 - Moderate

Sun

Sunrise
06:28 EST
First Light
06:06 EST
Sunset
18:02 EST
Last Light
18:24 EST

Moon

set: Thu 02:46 EST
rise: Thu 15:34 EST
Waxing gibbous

On this day in Cairns Ap - April 26

Highest maximum temperature 32.3°C 1996
Lowest minimum temperature 16.0°C 1963
Wettest 51.8mm 2000
Fire Danger:
High
  • Details

    Now:
    17°C
    Sunny
  • Radar

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  • Synoptic

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  • Next 24 Hours in Cairns

    DateTemperatureWind DirectionWind DegreesWind SpeedPrecip ProbPrecip RateIcon
    2018-04-26T03:00:00.000+10:00 20.1 S 180 10.5 5 0.0 clear
    2018-04-26T06:00:00.000+10:00 18.5 SSW 203 10.1 5 0.0 clear
    2018-04-26T09:00:00.000+10:00 24.5 S 180 10.9 5 0.0 clear
    2018-04-26T12:00:00.000+10:00 29.8 SE 135 17.9 5 0.0 clear
    2018-04-26T15:00:00.000+10:00 30.7 SE 135 21.5 5 0.0 clear
    2018-04-26T18:00:00.000+10:00 26.8 SE 135 17.0 5 0.0 clear
    2018-04-26T21:00:00.000+10:00 23.9 SSE 158 10.3 5 0.0 clear
    2018-04-27T00:00:00.000+10:00 22.7 S 180 9.1 5 0.0 clear
  • 7 Day Forecast for Cairns

    Thu
    Apr 26
    Fri
    Apr 27
    Sat
    Apr 28
    Sun
    Apr 29
    Mon
    Apr 30
    Tue
    May 1
    Wed
    May 2
    Summary
    Sunny
    Sunny
    Sunny
    Sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Maximum 31°C 30°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
    Minimum 18°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C
    Chance of Rain 5% 5% 30% 40% 60% 80% 90%
    Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
    UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High
  • Marine and Tides for Cairns

    Forecast

    Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre.

    Outlook Thursday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots, tending variable below 10 knots inshore south of Innisfail during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

    Outlook Friday: Southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10/15 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

    Outlook Saturday: Variable about 10 knots becoming southeasterly 10/15 knots during the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.


    Winds

    Thu:SE 10/15 kt
    Fri:SE increasing 10/15 kt
    Sat:SE 10/15 kt
  • Warnings for Queensland

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  • Cairns Ap Almanac

    Month to date »

    Past 5 Days

      Min Max Rain to 9am
    Wed 25/04 16.6°C 30.0°C 0.0mm
    Tue 24/04 20.4°C 30.1°C 0.0mm
    Mon 23/04 18.9°C 29.4°C 0.0mm
    Sun 22/04 18.6°C 30.4°C 0.0mm
    Sat 21/04 19.6°C 29.7°C 0.0mm

    Year to Date

    Average rainfall to Apr 1448.8mm 74.2 day(s)
    Total for 2018 1877.2mm 75 day(s)
    Total to this day 2017 1163.0mm 80 day(s)
    Wettest day 217.6mm Mar 26
    Lowest temperature 18.3°C Apr 25
    Highest temperature 36.3°C Jan 4
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    Climatology

    April minimum temperature
    Lowest this month 18.3°C 25th
    Lowest on record 13.0°C 15th 1994
    Average this month 23.0°C +1.3°C
    Long-term average 21.7°C
    April maximum temperature
    Highest this month 32.0°C 8th
    Highest on record 36.8°C 2nd 1988
    Average this month 30.8°C +1.5°C
    Long-term average 29.3°C
    April rainfall
    Wettest this month 11.0mm 17th
    Total this month 39.2mm 12 day(s)
    Long-term average 196.0mm 17.7 day(s)
    Wettest on record 634.6mm 2006
    Driest on record 13.0mm 2008
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