Weather in Cairns in December 2017

Expect 31°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in Cairns in December. Check more long-term weather averages for Cairns in December before you book your next holiday to Queensland in 2017.

Key weather averages for Cairns in December

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Cairns31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in December in Cairns8
    8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 9 days with some rainfall in December in Cairns9
    9 days with some rainfall
  • 23°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Cairns23
    23°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in December in Cairns13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • High heat & humidity in December in CairnsH
    High heat & humidity
  • 188 mm monthly rainfall in December in Cairns188
    188 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Cairns11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 28°C sea temperature in December in Cairns28
    28°C sea temperature

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec All months

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

  • Browse lowest fares on Qantas flights from Glasgow
  • Save on flights to Australia, New Zealand & Dubai
  • Return flights from £457 including taxes/charges

More about Cairns

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec All months

Guide to Cairns weather in December

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cairns in December is a hot 31°C (88°F) with high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 23°C (73°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 59% of the 13 hours of daylight.

Expect 188mm (7.4 inches) of rainfall across the whole of December with 9 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11+ UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Cairns in December is 28°C (82°F).

The weather in Cairns in December is represented by Cairns.

Cairns sunrise & sunset times for December 2017

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cairns in December 2017. Select a month to view Cairns sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st December 2017 05:34 18:38
Saturday, 2nd December 2017 05:34 18:38
Sunday, 3rd December 2017 05:34 18:39
Monday, 4th December 2017 05:35 18:40
Tuesday, 5th December 2017 05:35 18:40
Wednesday, 6th December 2017 05:35 18:41
Thursday, 7th December 2017 05:35 18:41
Friday, 8th December 2017 05:36 18:42
Saturday, 9th December 2017 05:36 18:43
Sunday, 10th December 2017 05:36 18:43
Monday, 11th December 2017 05:37 18:44
Tuesday, 12th December 2017 05:37 18:44
Wednesday, 13th December 2017 05:37 18:45
Thursday, 14th December 2017 05:38 18:46
Friday, 15th December 2017 05:38 18:46
Saturday, 16th December 2017 05:38 18:47
Sunday, 17th December 2017 05:39 18:47
Monday, 18th December 2017 05:39 18:48
Tuesday, 19th December 2017 05:40 18:48
Wednesday, 20th December 2017 05:40 18:49
Thursday, 21st December 2017 05:41 18:49
Friday, 22nd December 2017 05:41 18:50
Saturday, 23rd December 2017 05:42 18:50
Sunday, 24th December 2017 05:42 18:51
Monday, 25th December 2017 05:43 18:51
Tuesday, 26th December 2017 05:43 18:52
Wednesday, 27th December 2017 05:44 18:52
Thursday, 28th December 2017 05:44 18:52
Friday, 29th December 2017 05:45 18:53
Saturday, 30th December 2017 05:46 18:53
Sunday, 31st December 2017 05:46 18:54
  • Explore the latest offers on holidays to Australia
  • Filter deals by departure airport, price & star rating
  • Holiday prices shown are per person

Back to top

Cairns weather by month

Check Cairns weather for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

Back to top

More Queensland destinations

All destinations (A to Z)

Can't see your chosen destination? Use our A to Z search to find your required the holiday weather guide:

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  

More destinations

Related posts

Popular travel offers

Top ^