Weather in Cairns in January 2018

Expect 31°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in Cairns in January. Check more long-term weather averages for Cairns in January before you book your next holiday to Queensland in 2018.

Key weather averages for Cairns in January

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Cairns31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (51% of daylight hours) in January in Cairns7
    7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 13 days with some rainfall in January in Cairns13
    13 days with some rainfall
  • 23°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Cairns23
    23°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in January in Cairns13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • High heat & humidity in January in CairnsH
    High heat & humidity
  • 423 mm monthly rainfall in January in Cairns423
    423 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Cairns11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 29°C sea temperature in January in Cairns29
    29°C sea temperature

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Guide to Cairns weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cairns in January 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 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 51% of the 13 hours of daylight.

Expect 423mm (16.7 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with 13 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 January is 29°C (84°F).

The weather in Cairns in January is represented by Cairns.

Cairns sunrise & sunset times for January 2018

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


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st January 2018 05:47 18:54
Tuesday, 2nd January 2018 05:47 18:54
Wednesday, 3rd January 2018 05:48 18:55
Thursday, 4th January 2018 05:49 18:55
Friday, 5th January 2018 05:49 18:55
Saturday, 6th January 2018 05:50 18:55
Sunday, 7th January 2018 05:50 18:56
Monday, 8th January 2018 05:51 18:56
Tuesday, 9th January 2018 05:52 18:56
Wednesday, 10th January 2018 05:52 18:56
Thursday, 11th January 2018 05:53 18:57
Friday, 12th January 2018 05:53 18:57
Saturday, 13th January 2018 05:54 18:57
Sunday, 14th January 2018 05:55 18:57
Monday, 15th January 2018 05:55 18:57
Tuesday, 16th January 2018 05:56 18:57
Wednesday, 17th January 2018 05:57 18:57
Thursday, 18th January 2018 05:57 18:57
Friday, 19th January 2018 05:58 18:57
Saturday, 20th January 2018 05:58 18:57
Sunday, 21st January 2018 05:59 18:57
Monday, 22nd January 2018 06:00 18:57
Tuesday, 23rd January 2018 06:00 18:57
Wednesday, 24th January 2018 06:01 18:57
Thursday, 25th January 2018 06:01 18:57
Friday, 26th January 2018 06:02 18:57
Saturday, 27th January 2018 06:02 18:57
Sunday, 28th January 2018 06:03 18:56
Monday, 29th January 2018 06:04 18:56
Tuesday, 30th January 2018 06:04 18:56
Wednesday, 31st January 2018 06:05 18:56
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