Weather in Cairns in December 2018

  • 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

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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 2018/2019.

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The December weather guide for Cairns, Queensland shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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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).

Cairns sunrise & sunset times for December 2018

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cairns in December 2018. Select a month to view Cairns sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st December 2018 05:34 18:38
Sunday, 2nd December 2018 05:34 18:38
Monday, 3rd December 2018 05:34 18:39
Tuesday, 4th December 2018 05:35 18:40
Wednesday, 5th December 2018 05:35 18:40
Thursday, 6th December 2018 05:35 18:41
Friday, 7th December 2018 05:35 18:41
Saturday, 8th December 2018 05:36 18:42
Sunday, 9th December 2018 05:36 18:42
Monday, 10th December 2018 05:36 18:43
Tuesday, 11th December 2018 05:36 18:44
Wednesday, 12th December 2018 05:37 18:44
Thursday, 13th December 2018 05:37 18:45
Friday, 14th December 2018 05:38 18:45
Saturday, 15th December 2018 05:38 18:46
Sunday, 16th December 2018 05:38 18:46
Monday, 17th December 2018 05:39 18:47
Tuesday, 18th December 2018 05:39 18:48
Wednesday, 19th December 2018 05:40 18:48
Thursday, 20th December 2018 05:40 18:49
Friday, 21st December 2018 05:41 18:49
Saturday, 22nd December 2018 05:41 18:50
Sunday, 23rd December 2018 05:42 18:50
Monday, 24th December 2018 05:42 18:51
Tuesday, 25th December 2018 05:43 18:51
Wednesday, 26th December 2018 05:43 18:51
Thursday, 27th December 2018 05:44 18:52
Friday, 28th December 2018 05:44 18:52
Saturday, 29th December 2018 05:45 18:53
Sunday, 30th December 2018 05:45 18:53
Monday, 31st December 2018 05:46 18:54
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