Cairns weather in January 2023

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Cairns31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 13 days with some rainfall in January in Cairns13
    13 days with some rainfall
  • 23°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Cairns23
    23°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in January in Cairns13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • High heat & humidity in January in CairnsH
    High heat & humidity
  • 423 mm monthly rainfall in January in Cairns423
    423 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Cairns11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 29°C sea temperature in January in Cairns29
    29°C sea temperature
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The January weather guide for Queensland (Cairns) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Cairns in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 31°C in Cairns in January with high heat and humidity, falling to 23°C at night.

How sunny is it in Cairns in January?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Cairns in January - that's 51% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Cairns in January?

The average sea temperature around Cairns in January is 29°C.

Does it rain in Cairns in January?

There are usually 13 days with some rain in Cairns in January and the average monthly rainfall is 423mm.

What is the chance of a cyclone in Cairns in January?

On average 1.1 days in January in Cairns are likely to be affected by the passage of one or more tropical storms.

Cairns January sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Cairns in January 2023. Select a month to view Cairns sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st January 2023 05:47 18:54
Monday, 16th January 2023 05:56 18:57
Tuesday, 31st January 2023 06:04 18:56

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