Cairns Climate

Cairns Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.7 31.3 30.5 29.2 27.4 25.9 25.5 26.3 28.0 29.6 30.8 31.8 29.0
Mean Min (°C)
23.4 23.3 22.6 21.1 18.9 17.3 16.3 16.3 17.8 19.7 21.3 22.7 20.0
Mean Rain (mm)
428.6 412.0 443.6 269.3 110.1 65.5 35.6 38.2 36.7 48.4 94.5 188.4 2154.9
Median Rain (mm)
400.5 379.4 384.5 209.0 92.0 49.3 31.4 29.1 24.3 32.4 60.4 120.9 2097.8
Mean Rain Days
16.7 16.1 18.1 15.4 12.4 9.1 7.6 7.7 6.3 7.0 9.3 11.6 132.9

Cairns Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.2 42.2 37.8 34.7 33.3 33.3 35.0 31.7 37.4 36.7 37.2 40.6 43.2
Low Max (°C)
23.3 23.3 23.2 22.8 20.0 14.7 14.3 17.3 21.3 23.2 23.9 23.9 14.3
High Min (°C)
28.9 29.4 26.7 26.0 24.7 23.1 24.2 23.3 25.0 25.4 26.8 27.7 29.4
Low Min (°C)
18.8 17.8 15.7 12.2 9.4 7.0 6.1 6.2 7.8 12.5 11.1 15.7 6.1
High Rain (mm)
354.1 385.3 343.2 512.1 137.2 156.2 44.5 69.9 48.8 213.9 240.0 204.2 512.1

Cairns Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
35.6 33.6 32.1 32.0 31.8 29.2 27.8 29.0 30.7 31.7 33.2 34.9 30.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
29.4 28.8 28.5 27.3 25.3 23.8 23.8 24.4 26.2 27.5 28.6 29.9 27.8
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.4 24.7 23.7 22.6 20.8 20.7 19.3 18.7 20.4 21.5 22.8 24.3 21.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.2 21.1 20.8 18.0 15.1 14.1 12.8 12.8 14.2 16.7 18.2 21.3 18.9
High Rain (mm)
1093.7 1052.6 1236.7 1328.6 333.8 226.7 98.3 140.0 136.5 446.5 523.9 719.8 4031.1
Low Rain (mm)
83.5 50.2 82.7 5.6 2.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.9 1119.5

Cairns Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAIRNS POST OFFICE

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

Cairns 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 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
2.1 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 1.5 5.0
≥ 30.0°C
25.2 22.2 20.7 10.6 2.5 0.5 0.1 0.7 3.8 13.5 20.4 26.4 142.6
≤ 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 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.9 33.3 32.4 31.2 29.3 27.8 27.5 28.3 29.8 31.6 32.7 33.6 32.2
Low Max
29.4 29.2 28.3 27.2 25.6 23.9 23.8 24.4 26.1 27.8 28.9 30.0 25.6
High Min
24.8 24.4 24.0 22.9 21.1 20.2 19.3 19.1 20.2 22.1 23.1 24.2 23.4
Low Min
22.1 21.9 21.1 18.9 16.1 13.9 12.8 13.1 15.2 17.2 19.4 21.1 16.1

Cairns Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
56 57 56 56 56 56 56 57 57 56 56 56 56.2
Earliest Entry
1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1897
Latest Entry
1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1952 1952 1952 1953
Years of Maxima
63 61 63 63 63 61 63 62 63 60 61 63 62.2
Earliest Entry
1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1889 1889
Latest Entry
1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1952 1952 1952 1953
Years of Rainfall
70 70 70 70 71 72 71 71 72 71 71 71 70.8
Earliest Entry
1888 1887 1888 1888 1887 1882 1887 1887 1883 1887 1887 1887 1882
Latest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957

Station Details

CAIRNS POST OFFICE
North Coast & Tableland, Queensland
16.9333°S 145.7833°E 2m AMSL
Commenced 1882 / Closed 1957
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