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Cairns Ap Climate

Cairns Ap Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.5 31.2 30.5 29.2 27.6 26.0 25.7 26.6 28.1 29.5 30.7 31.5 29.0
Mean Min (°C)
23.7 23.8 23.1 21.6 19.9 17.9 17.1 17.4 18.7 20.6 22.3 23.4 20.8
Mean Rain (mm)
394.3 448.9 424.2 198.3 91.4 45.6 29.2 26.7 33.4 46.0 93.7 175.9 2003.1
Median Rain (mm)
339.0 402.8 377.7 166.9 84.8 34.0 24.1 17.6 18.7 28.2 62.8 124.8 1960.8
Mean Rain Days
18.4 19.0 19.4 17.7 13.8 9.6 8.9 7.9 7.5 8.3 10.5 13.8 153.2

Cairns Ap Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.4 38.9 37.7 36.8 31.3 30.8 30.1 31.4 33.9 36.0 37.2 40.5 40.5
Low Max (°C)
24.0 24.4 23.7 22.3 20.5 19.5 19.3 18.7 21.0 23.1 24.4 23.9 18.7
High Min (°C)
28.9 28.4 27.8 26.1 24.6 23.4 22.7 23.7 24.3 26.1 27.4 27.9 28.9
Low Min (°C)
18.2 17.9 17.7 13.0 10.1 6.2 7.3 7.8 11.1 12.4 14.6 17.1 6.2
High Rain (mm)
368.3 286.3 402.8 185.8 89.6 69.6 38.2 63.2 80.0 206.2 185.0 230.1 402.8

Cairns Ap Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.6 33.5 32.5 31.2 29.1 27.8 27.5 28.5 30.0 30.9 32.2 33.2 30.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.7 29.4 28.9 27.4 26.0 24.4 24.2 24.8 26.7 27.6 29.3 29.2 28.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.7 24.9 24.0 23.5 22.2 20.2 20.8 19.6 22.5 22.7 23.8 24.6 22.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.5 22.5 21.7 19.6 16.8 14.5 14.2 15.0 16.0 17.7 20.6 21.6 19.6
High Rain (mm)
1417.4 1287.0 1127.5 634.6 322.3 144.2 145.0 140.2 103.2 394.4 372.0 919.4 3148.8
Low Rain (mm)
86.1 30.4 27.8 13.0 3.2 3.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.2 9.0 721.0

Cairns Ap Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAIRNS AERO

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Cairns Ap Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 35.0°C
1.0 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.7 2.9
≥ 30.0°C
25.8 21.9 21.5 10.3 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.4 2.7 12.3 21.6 26.4 143.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Cairns Ap 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.1 32.9 32.2 30.8 29.1 27.7 27.3 28.0 29.5 30.9 31.9 32.9 31.8
Low Max
29.6 29.1 28.6 27.6 26.1 24.1 24.1 25.0 26.6 28.1 29.3 29.9 26.1
High Min
25.0 25.0 24.3 23.3 21.9 20.5 19.7 19.9 20.9 22.8 24.0 24.9 23.9
Low Min
22.3 22.6 21.7 20.0 17.6 14.8 13.7 14.7 16.3 18.6 20.5 21.8 17.3

Cairns Ap Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 72.1
Earliest Entry
1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1942 1942 1942 1942
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 72.0
Earliest Entry
1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1942 1942 1942 1942
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
72 72 72 72 72 72 72 72 73 73 73 73 72.3
Earliest Entry
1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

CAIRNS AERO
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
16.8736°S 145.7458°E 2m AMSL
Commenced 1941
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