Cairns
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Cairns, Australia

April, the same as March, is a moderately hot autumn month in Cairns, Australia, with average temperature varying between 29°C (84.2°F) and 21°C (69.8°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in March - a moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). In Cairns, in April, the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

Rainfall

In Cairns, during 10 rainfall days, 232mm (9.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Cairns, Australia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 95 days and collects up to 2193mm (86.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In April, the average sea temperature in Cairns is 27.8°C (82°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 11.7h.

Sunshine

February through May, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Cairns.

UV index

In April, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 11 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in April in Cairns?

In Cairns, in April, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How many days does it rain in April in Cairns?

In Cairns, during April, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 232mm (9.1") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in April in Cairns?

In Cairns, Australia, in April, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Cairns have in April?

In April, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cairns?

Months with the least sunshine are February through May, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Cairns have in April?

The average sunshine in April in Cairns, Australia, is 6h.

How high is the UV index in April in Cairns?

In Cairns, Australia, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Cairns, Australia
  • Average high temperature in April: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 21°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February and December (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (16°C).

Average rainfall in April - Cairns, Australia
  • Average rainfall in April: 232mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (442mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (38mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Cairns, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (3 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Cairns, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in April: 27.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is January (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is July (23.8°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Cairns, Australia
  • Average daylight in April: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 6h

The month with most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April and May (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in April - Cairns, Australia
  • Average UV index in April: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).