Cairns - Recent March Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the March weather in Cairns, Queensland Australia was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives March data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each March. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Cairns had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Cairns Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

March temperature averages by year in Cairns
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
88 75 2020 31 24
87 75 2019 31 24
87 74 2018 30 24
91 76 2017 33 24
89 75 2016 32 24
89 75 2015 32 24
86 74 2014 30 23
88 74 2013 31 23
86 75 2012 30 24
87 75 2011 31 24
88 75 2010 31 24
Number of days in March when the temperature in Cairns rose to at least 21 or 32 degrees Celsius
Year 21 °C
70 °F
32 °C
90 °F
2020 31 11
2019 31 3
2018 31 1
2017 31 19
2016 31 15
2015 31 13
2014 31 1
2013 31 3
2012 31 5
2011 31 2
2010 31 7

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Cairns during March in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.254 millimeters (0.01 inches) or more.

Total rainfall for March in Cairns
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
21 2020 5.3 134
21 2019 12.4 315
23 2018 34.7 880
13 2017 4.8 121
15 2016 10.1 256
11 2015 9.5 241
16 2014 16.5 419
22 2013 7.2 184
24 2012 35.7 908
21 2011 15.8 402
23 2010 17.2 436
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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