Weather in Cairns, Australia in April

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April is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Cairns. April is an excellent month for swimming in Cairns with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Cairns in the months of August, September, October, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for April.

Temperature in Cairns in April

The average maximum temperature in Cairns in April is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cairns in April is 25°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cairns in April is 22°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Cairns in April

The average day light hours per day in Cairns in April are 11.7 and there are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during April making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Cairns in April is typically 11.6 during April. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Cairns in April

The average sea water temperature in Cairns in April is 28.3° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Cairns in April

The average total rainfall in Cairns in April is 45.5cm and on average there are 20 rainy days in April making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cairns in April

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cairns in April is 22° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cairns in April is typically 93.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.9% in the previous month and 91.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cairns in April is typically 77.2%. The average relative humidity is 79.8% in the previous month and 74.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cairns in April

The average maximum wind speed in Cairns in April is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cairns in April is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cairns in April is from the South-Southeast.

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