The climate in Cairns during April can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
April is in the fall / autumn in Cairns and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (83°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||28.5°C 83.2°F|
|Nightly temperature||21°C 69.7°F|
|Average temperature||24.7°C 76.5°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||232 mm 9.1 ins|
|Rainy days||10 days|
|Sea temperature||27.6°C 81.7°F|
|Windspeed||20.2kph 13 mph|
On average April is the 4th wettest month of the year in Cairns with around 232mm 9.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Cairns in April 2023.
|Hottest month:||January||30.8°C 87.4°F|
|Driest month:||August||38mm 1.5ins|
|Coldest month:||July||24.6°C 76.3°F|
|Wettest month:||March||442mm 17.4ins|