Weather in Whitsunday Islands, Australia in August

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August is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Whitsunday Islands. August is a good month for swimming in Whitsunday Islands with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Whitsunday Islands in the months of August, September, October, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Whitsunday Islands in August

The average maximum temperature in Whitsunday Islands in August is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in Whitsunday Islands in August is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 19° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Whitsunday Islands in August is 18°. The minimum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Whitsunday Islands in August

The average day light hours per day in Whitsunday Islands in August are 11.4 and there are 5 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Whitsunday Islands in August is typically 8.7 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Whitsunday Islands in August

The average sea water temperature in Whitsunday Islands in August is 22° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Whitsunday Islands in August

The average total rainfall in Whitsunday Islands in August is 16.1cm and on average there are 4.8 rainy days in August making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Whitsunday Islands in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Whitsunday Islands in August is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 17° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Whitsunday Islands in August is typically 88%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.1% in the previous month and 86.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Whitsunday Islands in August is typically 74.1%. The average relative humidity is 75.6% in the previous month and 73.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Whitsunday Islands in August

The average maximum wind speed in Whitsunday Islands in August is typically 34kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 37kmh in the previous month and 34kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Whitsunday Islands in August is typically 23kmh. The average wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Whitsunday Islands in August is from the South East.

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