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Cairns

By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Our Editorial team's advice

A small pleasant city with 130,000 inhabitants, Cairns is an excellent point of departure for discovering the Great Barrier Reef (with Townsville more to the south). Treat yourself to a flight over the Great Barrier in a helicopter (it is less expensive to return in a boat). Do the rounds of the beginning of the century pubs in the centre of Townsville. Go to Magnetic Island from Townsville, and also to Hinchinbrook Island - the largest national island-park in Australia.

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Weather Cairns

These indicators are used as a set of criteria to predict overall weather conditions in Cairns . The different indicators are there to help you prepare for your trip to Cairns so you can make plans based on the weather forecast, whether it be a trip to the beach, walking, visiting attractions and museums or winter sports... Here you'll find a precise, overall weather score for each week in Cairns , which takes into account temperature indicators, bad weather predictions, sunshine levels and wind speeds.

Weather October
Overall rating 86/100
  • Temperature indicators 100% Hot / Optimal

    The maximum temperature is <24°, temperature felt between 30°C and 33°C.

  • Bad weather indicators 74% Light showers

    Light showers - averaging between 10.5mm and 17.5mm per week.

  • Sunbathing indicators 66% Good weather

    Mostly sunny (60% to 80% sunshine).

  • Swimming indicators 88% Very pleasant / Optimal

    High air temperature (>24°C), high sea temperature (>24°C), light to moderate winds (between 7 mph and 12 mph).

  • Wind indicators 78% Light warm breeze

    Near optimal comfort: moderate to light winds (between 6 mph and 7 mph) in a warm enviromnment (>24°C).

  • Humidity indicators 68% Normal

    Slight feeling of discomfort due air humidity registering higher than 65%.

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