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Cairns 21:20 EST

Current temp:
27.5°C
Feels like:
30.3°C
Dew Point 22.7°C
Humidity 75%
Pressure -
Wind NW 7km/h
Gusts 9km/h
Rain since 9am 0.0mm
23°C
Tonight:
33°C
Tomorrow:
Mostly sunny

Nth Cst Tableland for Friday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm inland south of Cairns during this afternoon and evening. 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 evening. 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 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.


Umbrella:
No
UV Level:
14 - Extreme
Frizz Factor:
2 - Low

Sun

Sunrise
05:35 EST
First Light
05:11 EST
Sunset
18:41 EST
Last Light
19:04 EST

Moon

set: Sat 02:02 EST
rise: Sat 14:25 EST
Waxing gibbous

On this day in Cairns Ap - December 6

Highest maximum temperature 39.1°C 1991
Lowest minimum temperature 18.1°C 1998
Wettest 210.8mm 1964
Fire Danger:
High
  • Details

    Now:
    28°C
    Mostly sunny
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  • Synoptic

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  • Next 24 Hours in Cairns

    DateTemperatureWind DirectionWind DegreesWind SpeedPrecip ProbPrecip RateIcon
    2019-12-07T00:00:00.000+11:00 26.0 NE 45 1.9 5 0.0 mostly_cloudy
    2019-12-07T03:00:00.000+11:00 23.8 NE 45 1.0 5 0.0 mostly_cloudy
    2019-12-07T06:00:00.000+11:00 23.8 NNW 338 0.6 5 0.0 mostly_cloudy
    2019-12-07T09:00:00.000+11:00 30.4 ENE 68 4.2 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-12-07T12:00:00.000+11:00 33.0 ENE 68 15.2 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-12-07T15:00:00.000+11:00 31.7 ENE 68 15.5 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-12-07T18:00:00.000+11:00 29.3 ENE 68 9.6 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-12-07T21:00:00.000+11:00 26.8 ESE 113 1.8 5 0.0 mostly_clear
  • 7 Day Forecast for Cairns

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    Mon
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    Fri
    Dec 13
    Summary
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Sunny
    Sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Maximum 33°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 34°C
    Minimum 23°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
    Chance of Rain 5% 30% 50% 70% 40% 70% 50%
    Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm
    UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
  • Marine and Tides for Cairns

    Forecast

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

    Outlook Saturday: North to northeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

    Outlook Sunday: East to northeasterly about 10 knots tending southeasterly north of Cairns. Winds throughout becoming east to southeasterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

    Outlook Monday: East to southeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots north of Innisfail in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres north of Cairns during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef.


    Winds

    Fri:N/NE 10/15 kt
    Sat:N/NE 10/15 kt
    Sun:E/SE 10/15 kt
    Mon:E/SE increasing 15/20 kt
  • Warnings for Queensland

  • Cairns Ap Almanac

    Month to date »

    Past 5 Days

      Min Max Rain to 9am
    Fri 6/12 24.3°C 33.0°C 0.0mm
    Thu 5/12 25.2°C 33.5°C 0.0mm
    Wed 4/12 23.3°C 33.4°C 0.0mm
    Tue 3/12 23.1°C 35.7°C 0.0mm
    Mon 2/12 22.9°C 32.7°C 0.0mm

    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 2059.8mm 126 day(s)
    Wettest day 276.8mm Jan 27
    Lowest temperature 8.9°C Aug 23
    Highest temperature 39.5°C Feb 21
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    Climatology

    December minimum temperature
    Lowest this month 21.3°C 1st
    Lowest on record 17.1°C 13th 1972
    Average this month 23.9°C +0.5°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 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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