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Cairns, Qld Weather

Cairns 12:40 EST

Current temp:
30.3°C
Feels like:
33.9°C
Dew Point 22.2°C
Humidity 62%
Pressure -
Wind ESE 13km/h
Gusts 13km/h
Rain since 9am 0.0mm
31°C
Today:
23°C
Tonight:
Mostly sunny

Nth Cst Tableland for Friday: Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower in the morning and afternoon. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h.


Umbrella:
Maybe
UV Level:
11 - Extreme
Frizz Factor:
4 - Moderate

Sun

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

Moon

rise: Fri 23:53 EST
set: Sat 13:08 EST
Waning 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:
Moderate
  • Details

    Now:
    30°C
    Mostly sunny
  • Radar

  • Satellite

  • Synoptic

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  • Next 24 Hours in Cairns

    DateTemperatureWind DirectionWind DegreesWind SpeedPrecip ProbPrecip RateIcon
    2019-04-26T15:00:00.000+10:00 29.8 ESE 113 19.9 6 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-04-26T18:00:00.000+10:00 27.2 SE 135 14.8 5 0.0 clear
    2019-04-26T21:00:00.000+10:00 25.2 SSE 158 9.9 6 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-04-27T00:00:00.000+10:00 24.3 S 180 10.2 9 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-04-27T03:00:00.000+10:00 23.5 S 180 13.4 15 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-04-27T06:00:00.000+10:00 23.0 S 180 12.8 21 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-04-27T09:00:00.000+10:00 26.4 SSE 158 15.8 29 0.0 mostly_clear
    2019-04-27T12:00:00.000+10:00 29.7 SE 135 22.8 37 0.1 possible_shower
  • 7 Day Forecast for Cairns

    Fri
    Apr 26
    Sat
    Apr 27
    Sun
    Apr 28
    Mon
    Apr 29
    Tue
    Apr 30
    Wed
    May 1
    Thu
    May 2
    Summary
    Mostly sunny
    Mostly sunny
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Showers
    Showers
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Possible shower
    Maximum 31°C 30°C 29°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C
    Minimum 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C
    Chance of Rain 30% 60% 80% 60% 70% 70% 30%
    Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
    UV Index Extreme Very High Very High Very High Very High
  • Marine and Tides for Cairns

    Forecast

    East to southeasterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre outside the reef.

    Outlook Friday: Southeasterly 10/15 knots. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

    Outlook Saturday: South to southeasterly 10/15 knots increasing to 15/20 knots in the late morning and reaching up to 25 knots in the evening. Light southerly winds inshore early in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres outside the reef. Swell: Easterly below 1 metre.

    Outlook Sunday: Southeasterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times north of Cairns. Winds inshore south of Cairns southerly about 10 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Easterly around 1 metre outside the reef, increasing to 1/1.5 metres during the evening.


    Winds

    Fri:SE 10/15 kt
    Sat:S/SE 25 kt
    Sun:SE 25 kt
  • Warnings for Queensland

  • Cairns Ap Almanac

    Month to date »

    Past 5 Days

      Min Max Rain to 9am
    Fri 26/04 22.0°C - 0.0mm
    Thu 25/04 23.4°C 31.0°C 4.2mm
    Wed 24/04 - 30.7°C -
    Tue 23/04 21.6°C - 0.0mm
    Mon 22/04 23.3°C 29.8°C 0.0mm

    Year to Date

    Average rainfall to Apr 1448.8mm 74.2 day(s)
    Total for 2019 1693.6mm 81 day(s)
    Total to this day 2018 1877.2mm 75 day(s)
    Wettest day 276.8mm Jan 27
    Lowest temperature 20.6°C Jan 4
    Highest temperature 39.5°C Feb 21
    Full climatology »

    Climatology

    April minimum temperature
    Lowest this month 21.0°C 18th
    Lowest on record 13.0°C 15th 1994
    Average this month 22.6°C +0.9°C
    Long-term average 21.7°C
    April maximum temperature
    Highest this month 31.6°C 1st
    Highest on record 36.8°C 2nd 1988
    Average this month 29.8°C +0.5°C
    Long-term average 29.3°C
    April rainfall
    Wettest this month 116.8mm 4th
    Total this month 211.6mm 16 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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