Cairns Water Temperature

Cairns is a city close to Coral Sea. February is the month with the highest water temperature at 83.1°F / 28.4°C.
The coldest month is July with an average water temperature of 72.1°F / 22.3°C.
July is the driest at 0.2in / 4.5mm and February the wettest month with 12.5in / 318.2mm.
With an average air temperature of 78.8°F / 26°C, February is the warmest month in a year. July is the coldest with 68.2°F / 20.1°C average air temperature.
The Climate is described as tropical monsoon climate. Best time to Visit would be in May, June, September, October, November.

Cairns Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: February with 28.4°C / 83.1°F
Coldest Month Water Temperature: July with 22.3°C / 72.1°F
Warmest Month Air Temperature: February with 26°C / 78.8°F
Coldest Month Air Temperature: July with 20.1°C / 68.2°F
Wettest Month: February with 318.2mm / 12.5in
Driest Month: July with 4.5mm / 0.2in
Highest Humidity February with 83.8%
Lowest Humidity September with 74.3%
Best Time to Visit: May, June, September, October, November
Climate Classification tropical monsoon climate

Cairns water temperature by month

Coral Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

28.7 28.3 27.9

February

28.7 28.4 28

March

28.2 27.7 27.3

April

27.2 26.5 25.7

May

25.7 24.9 24

June

24 23.3 22.7

July

22.7 22.4 22.1

August

23.1 22.6 22.3

September

24.4 23.8 23.1

October

26 25.2 24.5

November

27.1 26.6 26

December

28 27.7 27.1

Coral Sea water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

83.7 82.9 82.2

February

83.7 83.1 82.4

March

82.8 81.9 81.1

April

81 79.7 78.3

May

78.3 76.8 75.2

June

75.2 73.9 72.9

July

72.9 72.3 71.8

August

73.6 72.7 72.1

September

75.9 74.8 73.6

October

78.8 77.4 76.1

November

80.8 79.9 78.8

December

82.4 81.9 80.8
February is the month with the warmest water temperature at 83.1°F / 28.4°C. The month with the coldest is July with an average water temperature of 72.1°F / 22.3°C.

Cairns weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Oct. 27
Few clouds
89 °F
68°F
32 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
64%
Oct. 28
Scattered clouds
90 °F
68°F
32 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
66%
Oct. 29
Scattered clouds
90 °F
67°F
32 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
Oct. 30
Few clouds
91 °F
68°F
33 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
71%
Oct. 31
Broken clouds
92 °F
68°F
33 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
72%
Nov. 01
Broken clouds
87 °F
70°F
31 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (2mm)
40 %
82%
Nov. 02
Thunderstorm with rain
81 °F
70°F
27 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (7mm)
70 %
88%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Nov. 03
Moderate rain
80 °F
69°F
27 °C
21°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (12mm)
80 %
84%
Nov. 04
Broken clouds
82 °F
67°F
28 °C
20°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (3mm)
50 %
77%
Nov. 05
Broken clouds
84 °F
68°F
29 °C
20°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (2mm)
35 %
75%
Nov. 06
Broken clouds
84 °F
66°F
29 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
20 %
80%
Nov. 07
Scattered clouds
85 °F
67°F
30 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
67%
Nov. 08
Few clouds
85 °F
67°F
30 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
Nov. 09
Few clouds
88 °F
65°F
31 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
70%
Nov. 10
Few clouds
91 °F
66°F
33 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
72%
Nov. 11
Broken clouds
90 °F
71°F
32 °C
22°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
10 %
71%

Cairns weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

28.9 25.9 24 294.9 23 82.6%

February

29.1 26 23.9 318.2 22 83.8%

March

27.9 25.2 23.3 268.8 18 83.1%

April

26.8 24.1 22 83.9 9 80.1%

May

25.4 22.5 20.3 22.6 0 77.4%

June

23.3 20.9 18.6 8.4 0 77.4%

July

22.5 20.1 18.2 4.5 0 75.6%

August

23.7 20.4 17.9 5.1 0 74.4%

September

24.9 21.9 19.5 6.4 0 74.3%

October

26.6 23.3 20.9 34.8 0 75.9%

November

27.5 24.7 22.2 60.1 2 77.9%

December

28.3 25.6 23.6 150.7 10 80.8%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

84 78.6 75.2 11.6 23 82.6%

February

84.4 78.8 75 12.5 22 83.8%

March

82.2 77.4 73.9 10.6 18 83.1%

April

80.2 75.4 71.6 3.3 9 80.1%

May

77.7 72.5 68.5 0.9 0 77.4%

June

73.9 69.6 65.5 0.3 0 77.4%

July

72.5 68.2 64.8 0.2 0 75.6%

August

74.7 68.7 64.2 0.2 0 74.4%

September

76.8 71.4 67.1 0.3 0 74.3%

October

79.9 73.9 69.6 1.4 0 75.9%

November

81.5 76.5 72 2.4 2 77.9%

December

82.9 78.1 74.5 5.9 10 80.8%
July is the driest at 0.2in / 4.5mm and February the wettest month with 12.5in / 318.2mm. With an average temperature of 78.8°F / 26°C, February is the warmest month in a year. July is the coldest with 68.2°F / 20.1°C average temperature.

Activities & POI in Cairns

Type of Activity List
Beach Nudey Beach, Welcome Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Marlin Marina, B Finger, C Finger, D Finger, E Finger, F Finger, G Finger, Marlin Marina-Private Access, H Finger
Attraction Raging Thunder Adventures HQ, Outer Reef Platform - Great Adventures, Dragonfly Zen, Cairns Night Markets, Magic Reef Plattform, Reef Teach, Down Under Diving, Crocodiles, Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome, Cairns Botanic Gardens
Golf Course Cairns Golf Club
Caravan Site Cool Waters, Big4 Cairns Crystal Cascades Holiday Park, Cairns Holiday Park, Cairns Coconut Caravan Resort, Cairns Villa and Leisure Park, First City Caravilla, Mindarra Holiday Village, Sunland Carapark, White Rock Leisure Park
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