Weather in Cairns, Australia in July

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July is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Cairns. July 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 July.

Temperature in Cairns in July

The average maximum temperature in Cairns in July is 26°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cairns in July is 21°. The average temperature ranges is 22° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cairns in July is 17°. The minimum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Cairns in July

The average day light hours per day in Cairns in July are 11.2 and there are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during July making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Cairns in July is typically 8 during July. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 July

The average sea water temperature in Cairns in July is 25.1° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Cairns in July

The average total rainfall in Cairns in July is 4.5cm and on average there are 12.5 rainy days in July making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cairns in July

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cairns in July is 18° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 19° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cairns in July is typically 90.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.1% in the previous month and 90% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cairns in July is typically 71.8%. The average relative humidity is 73.1% in the previous month and 69.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cairns in July

The average maximum wind speed in Cairns in July is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cairns in July is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

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

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