CURRENT CONDITIONS FOR:
CAIRNS
Temperature Dew Point Rel. Humidity Feels Like Wind Gusts Pressure Rainfall
25.4°C 24.9°C 97% 26.5°C S 7km/h 11km/h - - / -<
Cairns Ap 25.5°C  Mareeba 24.1°C  Low Isles 27.8°C 

North Coast & Tableland for Wednesday Cloudy. High chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening.

7-DAY WEATHER FORECAST: CAIRNS 28 DAY RAINFALL FORECAST: CLICK HERE

WED
Jan 20
THU
Jan 21
FRI
Jan 22
SAT
Jan 23
SUN
Jan 24
MON
Jan 25
TUE
Jan 26
Summary showers
Showers
showers
Showers
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain
Likely Amount
80%
20-40mm
80%
5-10mm
60%
1-5mm
30%
< 1mm
50%
1-5mm
60%
1-5mm
80%
20-40mm
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 12km/h
SSE
18km/h
SSE
19km/h
SSE
25km/h
SSE
22km/h
SSE
26km/h
SE
22km/h
SSE
24km/h
SE
18km/h
SSE
22km/h
SE
13km/h
SSE
17km/h
SE
7km/h
SE
15km/h
E
Relative Humidity 79% 83% 80% 79% 73% 69% 74% 63% 73% 71% 73% 68% 74% 71%
Dew Point 26°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 24°C
RADAR Cairns
SATELLITE Qld
synoptic
SYNOPTIC AUSTRALIA

North Coast & Tableland Weather Warnings

Qld - Tue 10:33 EST
Final Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Cairns and Ayr

Qld - Tue 09:10 EST
Final Flood Warning for the Tully River

Next 12 hours in Cairns

possible thunderstorm

9am

Chance shower or storm
30°C
possible thunderstorm

12pm

Chance shower or storm
32°C
possible thunderstorm

3pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C
possible thunderstorm

6pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C
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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
05:35 EST
sunrise
05:58 EST
sunset
18:57 EST
last light
19:21 EST
moon
rise
Wed 11:50 EST
set
Wed 23:56 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 21
moon
Fri
Jan 29
moon
Fri
Feb 5
moon
Fri
Feb 12

Cairns Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 19
23.3°C 32.1°C 0.2mm
Mon
Jan 18
24.0°C 27.7°C 40.0mm
Sun
Jan 17
25.2°C 30.4°C 2.0mm
Sat
Jan 16
22.8°C 32.2°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 15
25.2°C 31.7°C 14.8mm

Cairns Ap Year To Date

average rainfall to Jan
400.6mm
18.6 day(s)
total for 2021
432.4mm
16 day(s)
total to this day 2020
136.6mm
13 day(s)
wettest day
87.2mm
Jan 6
lowest temperature
23.3°C
Jan 16
highest temperature
33.2°C
Jan 19

Cairns Ap Almanac

January minimum temperature
lowest this month
23.3°C
16th
lowest on record
18.2°C
10th 1943
average this month
24.4°C
+0.7°C
long-term average
23.7°C
January maximum temperature
highest this month
33.2°C
19th
highest on record
40.4°C
29th 1967
average this month
31.1°C
-0.4°C
long-term average
31.5°C
January rainfall
wettest this month
87.2mm
6th
total this month
432.4mm
16 day(s)
long-term average
400.6mm
18.6 day(s)
wettest on record
1417.4mm
1981
driest on record
86.1mm
1967

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