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Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia

Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef

When to visit Cairns & the Great Barrier Reef

Introduction

For almost guaranteed sunshine, head to the islands of the Great Barrier Reef between May and September, when the weather is warm, the skies are cloudless and the underwater visibility is at its best. In the north, the wet season runs from October to March, although the temperature throughout Queensland is warm year round.

Climate for this destination

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Average rainfall (mm)
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  • 320
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  • 0

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