Cairns weather averages

Going to Cairns? Find the best month to visit Cairns based on the weather.

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Check Cairns weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2018/2019. Today's maximum temperature in Cairns is expected to be 30°C, while the average maximum temperature in December is 31°C.

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More about Cairns

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The weather for Cairns, Queensland shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Cairns weather averages: best month

Cairns Best month Averages
Warmest January, February & December 31°C
Sunniest October 9 hours per day
Least rain September 3 days
Warmest sea January & February 29°C

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Tropical storm risk: Cairns, Australia cyclone season

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The Cairns, Australia tropical storm risk chart above shows the cyclone season. The chart was processed from data supplied by the US Meteorological Agency (NOAA). Find out more about our data sources.

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Cairns weather averages by month

Check Cairns holiday weather averages 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.

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Compare Cairns weather with the USA

Below the Cairns weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Cairns, Queensland, Australia and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

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