Cairns Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:30 pm EST on Tuesday 24 January 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Tuesday

Summary
Showers increasing.
Chance of any rain: 70%

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, more likely later this evening. The slight chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme]

Wednesday 25 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 33
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 5 to 20 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southeasterly 20 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Cairns 25 33
Possible shower. Atherton 19 31
Shower or two, increasing late. Cardwell 25 33
Showers. Possible storm. Cooktown 25 34
Shower or two, increasing late. Innisfail 25 32
Possible shower or storm. Mareeba 22 32

Thursday 26 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 8 to 25 mm
Chance of any rain: 90%

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of shower. The chance of a thunderstorm with possibly heavy falls. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 17 [Extreme]

Friday 27 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 33
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:30 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 18 [Extreme]

Saturday 28 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 33
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 5 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening.

Sunday 29 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 33
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 2 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

Monday 30 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 32
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 5 to 15 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southeasterly 20 to 25 km/h during the morning.

Tuesday 31 January

Summary
Min 25
Max 31
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 6 to 25 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm later in the day. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:55 am EST Wednesday.

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