Cairns Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:55 am EST on Thursday 23 March 2017.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Summary
Max 31
Shower or two.
Chance of any rain: 80%

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from late this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection recommended from 8:50 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Cairns 31
Shower or two. Possible storm. Atherton 28
Shower or two. Cardwell 31
Shower or two. Cooktown 31
Shower or two. Innisfail 31
Shower or two. Possible storm. Mareeba 30

Friday 24 March

Summary
Min 24
Max 32
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 10 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Saturday 25 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 33
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 1 to 6 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme]

Sunday 26 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 33
Showers.
Possible rainfall: 3 to 8 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

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

Sun protection recommended from 8:40 am to 4:20 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

Monday 27 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 31
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 20 to 80 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending westerly 15 to 20 km/h later.

Tuesday 28 March

Summary
Min 25
Max 31
Showers. Possible storm.
Possible rainfall: 15 to 70 mm
Chance of any rain: 80%

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southwesterly 20 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning.

Wednesday 29 March

Summary
Min 27
Max 31
Shower or two.
Possible rainfall: 6 to 30 mm
Chance of any rain: 70%

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds northwesterly 25 to 30 km/h tending northerly 20 to 25 km/h during the morning.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:30 pm EST Thursday.

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