Cairns Weather in October

What's the weather like in Cairns (Queensland) in October 2024?

The climate in Cairns during October can be summarized as hot and reasonably dry.

October is in the spring in Cairns and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

Cairns weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 29°C 84.1°F
Nightly temperature 19.9°C 67.7°F
Average temperature 24.4°C 75.9°F
Daily sunshine 9 hrs
Avg rainfall 45 mm 1.8 ins
Rainy days 4 days
Sea temperature 26.1°C 78.9°F
Humidity 60%
Windspeed 16.9kph 11 mph

On average October is the 4th driest month of the year in Cairns with around 45mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Cairns

Cairns average temperature in October

October rainfall

Cairns average rain in October

October hourly sunshine

Cairns average rain in October

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 October 2024.

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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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