Cairns Weather in April

What's the weather like in Cairns (Queensland) in April 2023?

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.

Cairns weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 70%
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.

April temperatures in Cairns

Cairns average temperature in April

April rainfall

Cairns average rain in April

April hourly sunshine

Cairns average rain in April

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.

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Cairns weather stats

Cairns weather statistics
Hottest month: January 30.8°C 87.4°F
Driest month: August 38mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: October 9hrs
Coldest month: July 24.6°C 76.3°F
Wettest month: March 442mm 17.4ins
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