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 31.3 30.6 29.3 27.7 26.1 25.8 26.7 28.2 29.6 30.7 31.5 29.1
Mean Min (°C)
23.7 23.8 23.1 21.7 19.9 18.0 17.1 17.4 18.7 20.6 22.3 23.4 20.8
Mean Rain (mm)
403.2 443.1 416.3 191.7 91.5 46.9 30.5 25.9 33.1 48.2 91.1 173.7 1993.1
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
18.6 18.8 19.3 17.6 13.8 9.9 9.0 7.7 7.5 8.5 10.4 13.7 154.4

Cairns Ap Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.4 40.0 37.7 36.8 31.3 30.8 30.1 31.4 33.9 36.0 42.6 40.5 42.6
Low Max (°C)
24.0 24.4 23.7 22.3 20.3 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 25.0 23.4 22.8 23.7 24.3 26.1 27.8 27.9 28.9
Low Min (°C)
18.2 17.9 17.7 13.0 10.1 6.2 7.3 7.8 9.3 12.4 14.6 17.1 6.2
High Rain (mm)
368.3 286.3 402.8 185.8 119.7 69.6 38.2 63.2 80.0 206.2 185.0 474.0 474.0

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 29.3 27.8 27.5 28.5 30.0 31.0 33.7 33.2 30.1
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 24.3 23.5 22.6 20.3 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 20.7 21.6 19.6
High Rain (mm)
1417.4 1287.0 1127.5 634.6 322.3 177.6 145.0 140.2 103.2 394.4 372.0 919.4 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 0.6 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 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
1.1 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7 3.3
≥ 30.0°C
26.0 22.3 21.8 11.0 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.4 2.9 12.6 22.0 26.5 147.1
≤ 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
79 79 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 79 79 78.0
Earliest Entry
1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1942 1942 1942 1942
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
79 79 78 78 77 77 78 78 78 78 79 79 78.0
Earliest Entry
1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1942 1942 1942 1942
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
79 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 79 78 78 78 78.0
Earliest Entry
1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1943 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

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