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Cairns Current Weather

Temperature, wind, rain and more for Cairns

Queensland, Australia

Weather conditions from closest available locations;


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Lat: -16.88 Lon: 145.75 Alt: 3m
Tue 09th August 16:00UTC
18°C / 64°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
73%
1017mb
SSE (6 mph/9 km/h)
Lat: -19.25 Lon: 146.75 Alt: 6m
Tue 09th August 16:00UTC
16°C / 61°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
77%
1019mb
SE (9 mph/15 km/h)
Lat: -20.67 Lon: 139.47 Alt: 342m
Tue 09th August 16:00UTC
15°C / 59°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
33%
1017mb
E (8 mph/13 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Wed 10
Aug
01:00

SSE
SSE

11 / 21 mph 61 / 61°F 78% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 11%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
11%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
04:00

SE
SE

12 / 19 mph 65 / 65°F 68% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 5%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
5%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
07:00

SE
SE

12 / 21 mph 65 / 64°F 68% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 17%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
16%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
10:00

SE
SE

14 / 16 mph 77 / 78°F 60% 1019 mb
Low level cloud: 54%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
54%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
13:00

SE
SE

14 / 17 mph 78 / 79°F 56% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 39%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
38%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
16:00

SE
SE

15 / 17 mph 77 / 78°F 61% 1016 mb
Low level cloud: 40%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
40%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
19:00

SE
SE

12 / 20 mph 66 / 66°F 80% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 57%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
57%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
22:00

SE
SE

11 / 17 mph 67 / 67°F 76% 1019 mb
Low level cloud: 60%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
60%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
Thu 11
Aug
01:00

SE
SE

10 / 17 mph 66 / 66°F 79% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 48%
Mid level cloud: 3%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
49%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
04:00

ESE
ESE

12 / 17 mph 68 / 68°F 80% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 79%
Mid level cloud: 2%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
79%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
07:00

ESE
ESE

11 / 18 mph 68 / 67°F 80% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 83%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
83%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
10:00

ESE
ESE

14 / 17 mph 71 / 71°F 74% 1019 mb
Low level cloud: 89%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
89%
Expect 0.02 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.02 In
13:00

ESE
ESE

15 / 17 mph 78 / 80°F 63% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 80%
Mid level cloud: 1%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
80%
Expect 0.01 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.01 In
16:00

ESE
ESE

13 / 15 mph 79 / 80°F 59% 1016 mb
Low level cloud: 45%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
45%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
19:00

SSE
SSE

9 / 18 mph 66 / 66°F 75% 1017 mb
Low level cloud: 59%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
58%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
22:00

SSE
SSE

9 / 14 mph 66 / 66°F 80% 1018 mb
Low level cloud: 39%
Mid level cloud: 19%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
45%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In

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The 2 day current weather summary for Cairns:

The forecast for Cairns in the coming week is predicting the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 26°C, with a high for the week of 26°C expected on the afternoon of Thursday 11th. The mean minimum temperature will be 18°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Wednesday 10th at 16°C. The week will have mostly dry days although Tuesday 09th and Thursday 11th are likely to see a little rain. The indicators are that Tuesday 10th will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 2.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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Dir

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Speed/
Gust

Temperature from our forecast perspective are fairly well defined, they are what we would expect to measure in a standard meteorological screen (in other words, shaded and well ventilated) at 2 metres above ground level.
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Temp/
Feels Like

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Humidity

The value given is a total predicted for the previous 3 hrs and includes the time of the forecast being looked at.
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Precip Amount

The total amount of cloud as a percentage is derived from looking at cloud cover throughout the atmosphere and estimating how these combine when looked at from the ground.
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Cloud Amount

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Weather

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