Average Cairns temperatures: 23.6ºC / 31.4ºC
Summer in the tropics is when nature comes alive. Like a time-lapse before your eyes, the landscape can quickly transform from the warm tones of spring to fresh green tones of summer with warm, therapeutic rain.
Local tropical produce including sweet mangoes and tangy lychees fill markets; and with native fruit in abundance, so is the incredible and unique wildlife.
Due to lower winds and calmer seas, water clarity on the Great Barrier Reef is amazing through summer.