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Cairns is hot and humid during the summer months (January – March) but experiences mild, dry winters.

The best months to visit Cairns is between June and August, during the winter, when the skies are blue and the weather is just warm enough to enjoy a light breeze.

While many tourists come to Australia during the months of December, January, and February to escape their cold snowy weather, Cairns experiences the monsoon during these months.

Climate in Cairns

Know weather for your travel dates:

15-Aug-2018
Today 15 Aug

80

66

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:4.54 m/s

Humidity:63%

Precipitation:0.09%

  • Thu 16 Aug
    83 | 67

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Fri 17 Aug
    84 | 68

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Sat 18 Aug
    82 | 68

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Sun 19 Aug
    83 | 68

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Mon 20 Aug
    78 | 65

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Tue 21 Aug
    77 | 64

    Partly cloudy until evening.

Month wise Weather in Cairns

Average Temperature in Cairns by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Feb

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Mar

Average temperature: 82℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Apr

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

May

Average temperature: 75℉

Minimum temperature: 63℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Jun

Average temperature: 71℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Jul

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 63℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Aug

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Sep

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Oct

Average temperature: 77℉

Minimum temperature: 63℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Nov

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Dec

Average temperature: 81℉

Minimum temperature: 63℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Highest temperature in Cairns is recorded as 95℉ in February and March.

Lowest temperature in Cairns is recorded as 55.4℉ in June.

Average Humidity in Cairns by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Feb

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Mar

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Apr

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

May

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Jun

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Jul

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Aug

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Sep

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Oct

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Nov

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 65%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Dec

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 61%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Most humid month in Cairns is January.

Least humid month in Cairns is August.

Best time to visit Cairns Attractions in August

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