August weather forecast and climate
Cairns, Australia

What is the temperature in August in Cairns?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Cairns, is 26°C (78.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Cairns?

In Cairns, during August, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 38mm (1.5") of precipitation.
Average temperature in August - Cairns, Australia
  • Average high temperature in August: 26°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 August: 17°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 August - Cairns, Australia
  • Average rainfall in August: 38mm

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

Average rainfall days in August - Cairns, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4 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 August - Cairns, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 24°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 August / Average sunshine in August - Cairns, Australia
  • Average daylight in August: 11.6h

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 August: 8h

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 August - Cairns, Australia
  • Average UV index in August: 9

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).

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