Cairns, Queensland, Australia Climate

Weather: 25.06°C/77.11°F, Wind SW at 8.23 km/h, 56% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Cairns Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 0.25 meters (0.82 feet) above sea level, Cairns has a Tropical monsoon climate (Classification: Am). The district’s yearly temperature is 25.14ºC (77.25ºF) and it is 4.77% higher than Australia’s averages. Cairns typically receives about 39.1 millimeters (1.54 inches) of precipitation and has 50.37 rainy days (13.8% of the time) annually.

CountryAustralia
CityQueensland
Longitude145.7780548
Latitude-16.9185514
Attitude/Elevation0.25m (0.82ft)
Local timeThursday 02:35
Annual high temperature27.25ºC (81.05ºF)
Annual low temperature21.74ºC (71.13ºF)
Average annual precip.39.1mm (1.54in)
Warmest monthFebruary (30.58ºC / 87.04ºF)
Coldest MonthJuly (17.62ºC / 63.72ºF)
Wettest MonthJanuary (110.78mm / 4.36in)
Driest MonthAugust (7.57mm / 0.3in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)50.37 days (13.8%)
Days with no rain314.63 days (86.2%)
Humidity76.95%

Climate Cairns: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)35.0(95.0)35.0(95.0)32.0(89.6)29.0(84.2)28.0(82.4)26.0(78.8)26.0(78.8)27.0(80.6)29.0(84.2)32.0(89.6)37.0(98.6)34.0(93.2)37.0(98.6)
Average high °C (°F)29.82(85.68)30.58(87.04)28.58(83.44)27.79(82.02)25.43(77.77)23.87(74.97)23.61(74.5)24.51(76.12)25.79(78.42)27.78(82.0)29.23(84.61)29.97(85.95)27.25(81.05)
Daily mean °C (°F)28.03(82.45)28.47(83.25)26.96(80.53)25.78(78.4)23.38(74.08)21.81(71.26)21.28(70.3)21.95(71.51)23.48(74.26)25.52(77.94)26.98(80.56)28.04(82.47)25.14(77.25)
Average low °C (°F)25.03(77.05)25.22(77.4)24.4(75.92)22.86(73.15)20.54(68.97)18.68(65.62)17.62(63.72)17.78(64.0)19.53(67.15)21.42(70.56)22.96(73.33)24.8(76.64)21.74(71.13)
Record low °C (°F)23.0(73.4)21.0(69.8)22.0(71.6)21.0(69.8)11.0(51.8)15.0(59.0)14.0(57.2)15.0(59.0)15.0(59.0)17.0(62.6)18.0(64.4)22.0(71.6)11.0(51.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches)110.78(4.36)71.85(2.83)90.06(3.55)17.04(0.67)26.74(1.05)13.87(0.55)11.87(0.47)7.57(0.3)10.25(0.4)9.47(0.37)24.2(0.95)75.54(2.97)39.1(1.54)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)6.914.917.04.094.913.733.02.02.822.643.05.364.2
Average relative humidity (%)79.5477.4481.9979.7279.6678.8776.7472.8372.3873.9273.0477.2876.95
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.2510.59.5710.257.337.29.310.7710.7112.2312.4112.010.29

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Cairns in recent years.

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Cairns Temperature by Month

February
28.47°C | 83.25°F
December
28.04°C | 82.47°F
January
28.03°C | 82.45°F
November
26.98°C | 80.56°F
March
26.96°C | 80.53°F
April
25.78°C | 78.4°F
October
25.52°C | 77.94°F
September
23.48°C | 74.26°F
May
23.38°C | 74.08°F
August
21.95°C | 71.51°F
June
21.81°C | 71.26°F
July
21.28°C | 70.3°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature25.0°C (77.0°F)23.7°C (74.66°F)20.0°C (68.0°F)
Avg Temperature23.0°C (73.4°F)21.67°C (71.01°F)19.0°C (66.2°F)
Min Temperature21.0°C (69.8°F)18.9°C (66.02°F)16.0°C (60.8°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point20.0°C (68.0°F)16.73°C (62.11°F)9.0°C (48.2°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation11.8mm | 0.46in2.19mm | 0.09in0.0mm | 0in65.7mm | 2.59in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind24.0kmh | 14.91mph17.8kmh | 11.06mph11.0kmh | 6.84mph
Gust Wind32.0kmh | 19.88mph24.67kmh | 15.33mph17.0kmh | 10.56mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure11.8mb2.19mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
June° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2019-06-0122 | 71.619 | 66.28618 | 11.1830.03 | 10174.8 | 0.19
2019-06-0222 | 71.618 | 64.48421 | 13.0530.03 | 10171.9 | 0.07
2019-06-0322 | 71.618 | 64.48120 | 12.4330.0 | 10160.4 | 0.02
2019-06-0421 | 69.811 | 51.85321 | 13.0530.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2019-06-0519 | 66.29 | 48.25422 | 13.6730.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2019-06-0619 | 66.213 | 55.47123 | 14.2930.12 | 10203.0 | 0.12
2019-06-0722 | 71.619 | 66.28723 | 14.2930.12 | 102011.8 | 0.46
2019-06-0823 | 73.420 | 68.08524 | 14.9130.09 | 10193.5 | 0.14
2019-06-0923 | 73.419 | 66.28520 | 12.4330.03 | 10172.8 | 0.11
2019-06-1023 | 73.420 | 68.08319 | 11.8130.03 | 10173.0 | 0.12
2019-06-1123 | 73.419 | 66.28119 | 11.8130.06 | 10181.9 | 0.07
2019-06-1222 | 71.619 | 66.28616 | 9.9430.06 | 10185.8 | 0.23
2019-06-1322 | 71.619 | 66.28615 | 9.3230.0 | 10166.4 | 0.25
2019-06-1423 | 73.419 | 66.28416 | 9.9430.0 | 10163.5 | 0.14
2019-06-1522 | 71.618 | 64.48115 | 9.3230.0 | 10162.0 | 0.08
2019-06-1623 | 73.419 | 66.28213 | 8.0830.0 | 10160.6 | 0.02
2019-06-1723 | 73.418 | 64.48111 | 6.8430.0 | 10161.7 | 0.07
2019-06-1822 | 71.617 | 62.67813 | 8.0830.0 | 10160.6 | 0.02
2019-06-1921 | 69.817 | 62.68015 | 9.3230.0 | 10160.9 | 0.04
2019-06-2021 | 69.815 | 59.07315 | 9.3230.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2019-06-2121 | 69.813 | 55.46615 | 9.3230.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2019-06-2220 | 68.014 | 57.27417 | 10.5630.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2019-06-2320 | 68.014 | 57.27414 | 8.730.0 | 10160.0 | 0.0
2019-06-2421 | 69.812 | 53.66514 | 8.730.03 | 10170.0 | 0.0
2019-06-2521 | 69.816 | 60.88119 | 11.8130.06 | 10180.3 | 0.01
2019-06-2621 | 69.817 | 62.68020 | 12.4330.06 | 10180.6 | 0.02
2019-06-2722 | 71.617 | 62.68121 | 13.0530.06 | 10180.9 | 0.04
2019-06-2823 | 73.419 | 66.28620 | 12.4330.03 | 10173.8 | 0.15
2019-06-2922 | 71.619 | 66.28419 | 11.8130.06 | 10185.4 | 0.21
2019-06-3021 | 69.815 | 59.07416 | 9.9430.03 | 10170.1 | 0.0

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