Weather

Cairns Local Weather

16.93°S, 145.78°E

NOW IN Cairns

Updated at 00:35 EST

25.3°C

Feels like 26.3°C
Dew Point
23.5°C
Gusts
17km/h
Relative Humidity
90%
Pressure
-
Wind
S 11km/h
Rainfall
0.0mm

Cairns Wednesday Forecast

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24°C
33°C
60%
1-5mm
Nth Cst & Tableland for Wednesday
Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 34.
Thursday
Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.
Fire Danger
Moderate
WED
Dec 12
THU
Dec 13
FRI
Dec 14
SAT
Dec 15
SUN
Dec 16
MON
Dec 17
TUE
Dec 18
Summary
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possible shower
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possible thunderstorm
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mostly sunny
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mostly sunny
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possible shower
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Maximum 33°C 34°C 33°C 34°C 36°C 37°C 36°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 60% 50% 80% 40% 30% 20% 40%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
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Wind Speed 8
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16
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25
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26
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26
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14
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10
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15
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8
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18
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NNE
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Relative Humidity 70% 71% 73% 72% 74% 77% 72% 66% 57% 51% 52% 48% 54% 48%

Cairns Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set first quarter full moon last quarter new moon
first light
05:13 EST
sunrise
05:37 EST
sunset
18:44 EST
last light
19:08 EST
moon
rise
Wed 09:30 EST
set
Wed 22:39 EST
moon
Sat
Dec 15
moon
Sun
Dec 23
moon
Sat
Dec 29
moon
Sun
Jan 6

Cairns Past 5 Days

Day Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue, Dec 11 24.4°C 32°C 4.8mm
Mon, Dec 10 23.5°C 29.4°C 205.0mm
Sun, Dec 9 23.1°C 26.4°C 4.6mm
Sat, Dec 8 22.4°C 29.8°C 51.4mm
Fri, Dec 7 23.1°C 32.1°C 3.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

Average rainfall to Dec 1994.9mm 155.2 day(s)
Total for 2018 2271.2mm 131 day(s)
Total to this day 2017 1686.2mm 151 day(s)
Wettest day 217.6mm Mar 26
Lowest temperature 11.2°C Jun 5
Highest temperature 42.6°C Nov 26

Cairns Ap Almanac

December minimum temperature
Lowest this month 22.3°C 8th
Lowest on record 17.1°C 13th 1972
Average this month 24.2°C +0.8°C
Long-term average 23.4°C
December maximum temperature
Highest this month 34.9°C 1st
Highest on record 40.5°C 20th 1995
Average this month 32.2°C +0.7°C
Long-term average 31.5°C
December rainfall
Wettest this month 169.6mm 10th
Total this month 215.6mm 7 day(s)
Long-term average 176.7mm 13.9 day(s)
Wettest on record 919.4mm 1973
Driest on record 9.0mm 1951