Cairns
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Local time: 20:15 AEST
Sunrise: 05:35
Sunset: 18:42
Monday
00:00
75°F 24°C
03:00
73°F 23°C
06:00
75°F 24°C
09:00
82°F 28°C
12:00
88°F 31°C
15:00
88°F 31°C
18:00
81°F 27°C
21:00
77°F 25°C

Cairns, Australia: Annual Weather Averages

January is the hottest month in Cairns with an average temperature of 82°F (28°C) and the coldest is June at 71°F (22°C) with the most daily sunshine hours at 9 in December. The wettest month is February with an average of 380mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in January when the average sea temperature is 84°F (29°C).

Average Temperature: Cairns

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 28 27 27 25 24 22 22 22 23 25 27 28
°F 82 81 81 77 75 72 72 72 73 77 81 82

Average High/Low Temperature: Cairns

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High °C 31 30 30 28 27 25 25 26 27 28 30 31
High °F 88 86 86 82 81 77 77 79 81 82 86 88
Low °C 24 24 24 22 21 18 18 18 19 21 23 24
Low °F 75 75 75 72 70 64 64 64 66 70 73 75

Average Rainfall: Cairns

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 320 380 360 190 110 50 30 20 40 50 130 130
Days 19 19 19 19 16 12 11 10 9 10 12 16

Average Daily Sunshine Hours: Cairns

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hours 7 7 7 7 7 8 7 8 8 9 9 9

Average Sea Temperature: Cairns

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 29 29 29 27 26 25 24 24 25 26 27 28
°F 84 84 84 81 79 77 75 75 77 79 81 82

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