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  1. Cairns Local Weather

    16.93°S, 145.78°E

    Now in Cairns

    Updated at 00:40 EST

    25.1 °C

    Feels like 28.5 °C
    Dew Point
    23.0 °C
    Gusts
    11km/h
    Relative Humidity
    88%
    Pressure
     
    Wind
    SE 9km/h
    Rainfall
    1.4mm

    Cairns Friday Forecast

    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    25 °C
    34 °C
    30%
    < 1mm
    Cairns for Friday
    Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

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  3. Cairns 48 HOUR FORECAST

    TEMP WIND RAIN CHANCE
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  5. 7 day forecast

    Today: Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 24 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

    Forecast for Cairns (16.9254°S, 145.7752°E, 3m AMSL)
      Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
    Summary Possible shower Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Mostly sunny Sunny
    Minimum 25° 24° 24° 25° 25° 24° 23°
    Maximum 34° 34° 34° 34° 34° 34° 35°
    Chance of rain 30% 30% 50% 30% 10% 5% 30%
    Likely amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index 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)
    12
    (km/h)
    5
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    8
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    13
    (km/h)
    22
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    24
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    13
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    Wind direction NNW ENE ENE ENE SE E SSE ESE SE ESE SE ESE SE ESE
    Relative humidity 62% 60% 60% 59% 63% 58% 63% 56% 57% 49% 55% 49% 58% 48%
    Dew point 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C
  6. Sunrise and sunset times

    Sunrise / Sunset for Cairns (16.9254°S, 145.7752°E, 3m AMSL)
    First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon rise Moon set Moon phase First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
    5:12am EST 5:36am EST 6:43pm EST 7:07pm EST 11:23am EST Waxing crescent First quarter Dec 11 Full moon Dec 19 Last quarter Dec 27 New moon Jan 03
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  10. Cairns Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Sunday
    Dec 05
    21.6 °C 33.7 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Dec 06
    22.7 °C 33.7 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Dec 07
    23.9 °C 32.9 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Dec 08
    24.0 °C 33.4 °C
    2.0 mm
    Thursday
    Dec 09
    23.5 °C 34.3 °C
    0.0 mm
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  11. Almanac


    Cairns minimum temp history (16.9254°S, 145.7752°E, 3m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 34.8° 02/12/2021 Coldest this month 23.3° 05/12/2021
    Hottest on record 40.5 20/12/1995 Coldest on record 17.1 13/12/1972
    Hottest this year 34.8° 02/12/2021 Coldest this year 12.9° 21/06/2021
    Long term average 31.5° Long term average 23.4°
    Average this month 33.8° Average this month 24.7°
    Hottest December On Record Avg. max. temp. 33.2° 1971 Coldest December on record Avg. min. temp. 21.6° 1972
    Cairns rainfall history (16.9254°S, 145.7752°E, 3m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 2.8mm 08/12/2021 Total This Month 3.0mm
    2.0 days
    Long Term Average 173.7mm 13.7 days Wettest December on record 919.4mm 1973
    Driest on record 9.0mm 1951
  12. Cairns Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Dec 2001.3mm 154.8 day(s)
    Total For 2021 2372.0mm 153.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2020 1372.8mm 150.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 203.6mm Apr21
    Lowest Temperature 12.9°C Jun21
    Highest Temperature 34.8°C Dec 2