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Cairns Weather in July

July is an excellent time to visit Cairns, as it falls during the winter dry season begins.

You can expect pleasantly warm weather and sea breezes with around seven hours of sunshine daily with occasional rain showers that mainly fall at night. Daytime temperatures see an average high of 26°C (79°F) with a low of 17°C (62°F) at night.

July weather conditions are great for rainforest tours, white-water rafting, game fishing and diving the Great Barrier Reef. This is also the whale season, so it’s a good time to watch minke and giant humpback whales on their annual migration.

July sees hotel rates rise in Cairns during the popular winter high season.

Cairns – July Weather Averages

Ave Temp (°C) Temperature icon  21°C (70°F)
Ave High Temp (°C) Temperature icon  26°C (79°F)
Ave Low Temp (°C) temperature icon  17°C (62°F)
Sunshine (Hrs daily) sun icon  7 hours per day
Daylight (Hrs daily) 11  11 hours per day
Comfort Level Low heat & humidity icon  Low heat & 75% humidity
UV Index 7  High
Days with some Rain umbrella icon  8 days
Ave Rainfall (mm) rain cloud  30mm
Sea Temp (°C) swimming icon  24°C (75°F)
Cairns, Queensland

Best time to visit Cairns

The best time to visit Cairns is during the winter dry season from June to mid-October, when the skies are invariably blue and the days warm and sunny, with a gently breeze.

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Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology in Australia.

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Latest update: Cairns Weather in July: 12 December, 2018

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