Cairns & Port Douglas Weather

Because of our superb winter temperatures you will always find there are a lot of visitors from both overseas and other parts of Australia in Cairns during this time just to escape the very cold temperatures of the northern hemisphere and our southern cities. The reef is good at this time of year and is always extremely busy with many people taking advantage of the idyllic conditions.


Even though the summer (the 'wet' or as we prefer to call it - the "green" season) is a lot more humid and there is a higher likelihood of rain the conditions on the reef are pretty close to perfect with the best underwater visibility in the summer. There is usually very little wind making conditions for people travelling out to the reef very comfortable. So if you are considering travelling here at this time of the year you must remember that most of our yearly rainfall does occur in the summer months usually early morning, late afternoon and through the night. It pays to carry an umbrella or other rain protection with you during these periods.

 

Monthly Averages

Max Temp °C Max Temp °F Humidity % Min Temp °C Min Temp °F Rainfall mm Rainfall inches Water Temp °C Water Temp °F

January

31° 88° 74 24° 75° 413 16 29° 84°

February

31° 88° 79 24° 75° 435 17 29° 84°

March

30° 86° 78 23° 73° 442 18 28° 82°

April

29° 84° 78 22° 72° 191 7 27° 81°

May

27° 81° 77 20° 68° 94 4 26° 79°

June

26° 79° 75 18° 64° 49 2 24° 75°

July

25° 77° 74 17° 62° 28 1 22° 72°

August

26° 79° 72 17° 62° 27 1 23° 73°

September

28° 82° 68 19° 66° 36 2 24° 75°

October

29° 84° 66 21° 70° 38 2 26° 79°

November

30° 86° 68 22° 72° 90 4 28° 82°

December

31° 88° 69 23° 73° 175 6 28° 82°

As you can see any time of the Year is a great time to Visit Cairns! If you'd like some ideas about whats on and things to do in Cairns, as well as detailed weather info for specific months check out the below pages.

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

 

 

 

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