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Cairns, Qld Weather

Cairns 19:40 EST

Current temp:
21.4°C
Feels like:
21.4°C
Dew Point 16.8°C
Humidity 75%
Pressure -
Wind SSW 6km/h
Gusts 7km/h
Rain since 9am 0.0mm
18°C
Tonight:
28°C
Tomorrow:
Sunny

North Coast & Tableland for Thursday: Clear. Light winds. Friday: Sunny. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.


Umbrella:
No
UV Level:
8 - Very High
Frizz Factor:
2 - Low

Sun

Sunrise
06:30 EST
First Light
06:08 EST
Sunset
17:57 EST
Last Light
18:19 EST

Moon

rise: Fri 02:39 EST
set: Fri 15:18 EST
Waning crescent

On this day in Cairns Ap - May 6

Highest maximum temperature 31.2°C 2015
Lowest minimum temperature 12.7°C 1944
Wettest 20.6mm 2003
Fire Danger:
Moderate
  • Details

    Now:
    21°C
    Sunny
  • Radar

  • Satellite

  • Synoptic

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  • Next 24 Hours in Cairns

    DateTemperatureWind DirectionWind DegreesWind SpeedPrecip ProbPrecip RateIcon
    2021-05-06T21:00:00.000+10:00 21.8 S 180 9.3 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2021-05-07T00:00:00.000+10:00 20.4 SSW 203 7.1 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2021-05-07T03:00:00.000+10:00 19.0 SSW 203 6.3 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2021-05-07T06:00:00.000+10:00 18.0 SSW 203 7.2 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2021-05-07T09:00:00.000+10:00 23.2 S 180 8.8 5 0.0 clear
    2021-05-07T12:00:00.000+10:00 26.8 SE 135 11.6 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2021-05-07T15:00:00.000+10:00 27.5 ESE 113 14.7 5 0.0 mostly_clear
    2021-05-07T18:00:00.000+10:00 24.0 SSE 158 8.5 5 0.0 mostly_clear
  • 7 Day Forecast for Cairns

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    Summary
    Sunny
    Sunny
    Sunny
    Sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
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    Maximum 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 29°C
    Minimum 18°C 18°C 19°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 21°C
    Chance of Rain 5% 10% 30% 30% 30% 40% 30%
    Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High
  • Marine and Tides for Cairns

    Forecast

    Southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Cairns. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: East to southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

    Outlook Friday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

    Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Cape Grafton in the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef by early evening. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

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


    Winds

    Thu:SE 20 kt
    Fri:S/SE 10/15 kt
    Sat:S/SE 20 kt
    Sun:S/SE increasing 15/20 kt
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  • Cairns Ap Almanac

    Month to date »

    Past 5 Days

      Min Max Rain to 9am
    Thu 6/05 17.4°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
    Wed 5/05 18.9°C 29.7°C 0.2mm
    Tue 4/05 22.1°C 28.9°C 1.8mm
    Mon 3/05 19.2°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
    Sun 2/05 21.4°C 28.7°C 0.0mm

    Year to Date

    Average rainfall to May 1544.6mm 88.1 day(s)
    Total for 2021 2064.6mm 81 day(s)
    Total to this day 2020 1021.8mm 71 day(s)
    Wettest day 203.6mm Apr 21
    Lowest temperature 18.3°C May 6
    Highest temperature 33.8°C Mar 4
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    Climatology

    May minimum temperature
    Lowest this month 18.3°C 6th
    Lowest on record 10.1°C 26th 1953
    Average this month 21.3°C +1.4°C
    Long-term average 19.9°C
    May maximum temperature
    Highest this month 30.2°C 5th
    Highest on record 31.3°C 1st 2020
    Average this month 29.4°C +1.7°C
    Long-term average 27.7°C
    May rainfall
    Wettest this month 0.6mm 4th
    Total this month 0.8mm 2 day(s)
    Long-term average 91.5mm 13.8 day(s)
    Wettest on record 322.3mm 1964
    Driest on record 3.2mm 2001
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