Cairns - Recent October Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the October weather in Cairns, Queensland Australia was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives October 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 October. 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

October temperature averages by year in Cairns
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
88 70 2020 31 21
85 68 2019 30 20
87 70 2018 30 21
86 70 2017 30 21
86 70 2016 30 21
84 68 2015 29 20
87 67 2014 30 20
87 70 2013 31 21
86 69 2012 30 20
86 70 2011 30 21
85 72 2010 30 22
Number of days in October when the temperature in Cairns rose to at least 21 or 32 degrees Celsius
Year 21 °C
70 °F
32 °C
90 °F
2020 30 4
2019 30 0
2018 31 7
2017 31 0
2016 31 1
2015 31 0
2014 31 1
2013 31 0
2012 31 1
2011 31 2
2010 31 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Cairns during October 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 October in Cairns
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
7 2020 0.3 7
9 2019 2.7 69
5 2018 0.6 15
8 2017 7.3 185
7 2016 2.8 72
16 2015 2.6 65
5 2014 0.5 14
5 2013 1.7 42
7 2012 1.1 29
6 2011 7.4 188
18 2010 7.3 185
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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