Cairns town is situated in beautiful far North of Queensland and is an amazing destination for your holiday. This Northern area of the country has been known for its World Heritage secure Rainforests, tropical climate as well as Great Barrier Reef that annually attracts thousands of tourists to the region to experience the piece of paradise enjoyed by the locals. To travel to Cairns town you have to take a flight to Queensland country then a car hire to travel to Cairns town as well as touring the place.
Cyclone season usually come from November to May in Cairns. Everyone has to be keen during this season since it may lead to unnecessary damages and injuries. In February 2011 Queensland Coast was hit by Cyclone Yasi that caused significant damage to southern towns, however very little damage was caused to Cairns town.
Cairns current water temperature is: 72°FThis water temperature is warm enough for water sports
Cairns experiences two different weather seasons annually, as the rest of Queensland does. Winter season falls from April to September while summer season falls from October to March.
The winter is cool with warm water temperature of 24°C (75°F) and minimal rainfall while summer has heavy rainfall and sticky water temperatures of 29°C (84°F). It’s always wise to check weather charts before visiting the place to ensure you enjoy the best water temperatures in the coastal region.
Climate for Cairns
|Average high °F||Average low °F||Avg. Rainy days||Avg. Sunny hours|
14 Days Weather Forecast for Cairns
↓ 65 / ↑ 78 °F
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↓ 67 / ↑ 79 °F
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↓ 32 / ↑ 79 °F
Patchy rain nearby
↓ 70 / ↑ 78 °F
Patchy rain nearby
↓ 71 / ↑ 75 °F
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↓ 66 / ↑ 76 °F
Activities around Cairns
Once in Cairns town, you can tour any place irrespective of whether it is raining or not. Heavy rains fall overnight, giving you an opportunity to visit the Great Barrier Reef during the day. You can also take a tour to Kuranda and White Water Rafting rainforests. Additionally, you can have amazing photo sessions around the Barron George waterfalls after rainfall. Take this opportunity and tour the place.
Picture Copyright: Flickr CC 2.0 Sue Waters