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

February weather forecast and climate
Cairns, Australia

February, the last month of the summer, in Cairns, is another hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 23°C (73.4°F) and max 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

Rainfall

In Cairns, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 431mm (17") of accumulated precipitation. In Cairns, during the entire year, the rain falls for 95 days and collects up to 2193mm (86.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Cairns, Australia, in February, the average water temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°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.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Cairns is 12.6h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Cairns. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Cairns?

Warmest months are January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the temperature in February in Cairns?

In Cairns, in February, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Cairns in February?

In Cairns, Australia, during February, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 431mm (17") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in February in Cairns?

In February, the average sea temperature in Cairns, Australia, is 29.3°C (84.7°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in February in Cairns?

In Cairns, Australia, the average length of the day in February is 12.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cairns?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Cairns have in February?

In Cairns, the average sunshine in February is 6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Cairns?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in February in Cairns?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Cairns is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Cairns, Australia
  • Average high temperature in February: 31°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 February: 23°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 February - Cairns, Australia
  • Average rainfall in February: 431mm

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

Average rainfall days in February - Cairns, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in February: 14 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 February - Cairns, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in February: 29.3°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Cairns, Australia
  • Average daylight in February: 12.6h

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 February: 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 February - Cairns, Australia
  • Average UV index in February: 12

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).