By Tourism Town Cairns
Cairns is located in beautiful Far North Queensland is an amazing holiday destination. This Northern part of the country is well known for its tropical climate, World Heritage protected Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef, which draws thousands of visitors to the region every year to experience what locals consider their piece of paradise.
Queensland is a large state and there is a significant weather variation in rainfall and climate across the state. To the west low rainfall and hot summers are typical, on the coast warm temperatures are common and in the Far North including Cairns, you will find a monsoonal wet season and hot humid summers. The best part of travelling to a tropical region is that you are going to find a great holiday destination that can be enjoyed all year round.
The Seasons in Cairns
Like the rest of Queensland, Cairns experiences two distinct weather seasons each year. A winter season that falls between April and September, with slightly cooler but warm temperatures and minimal rainfall and a summer season between October and March with hot, sticky temperatures and heavy rainfall periods.
The most popular time to visit Cairns is in the winter months, particularly in school holiday periods that fall in the middle of the year for Australian and New Zealand visitors. This is a great time to experience the best of the tropical region with clear skies and comfortable temperatures perfect for exploring the region.