Weather in Whitsunday Islands, Australia in December

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December is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Whitsunday Islands. December is an excellent month for swimming in Whitsunday Islands with very 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 December.

Temperature in Whitsunday Islands in December

The average maximum temperature in Whitsunday Islands in December is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average temperature in Whitsunday Islands in December is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Whitsunday Islands in December is 24°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

Sunshine in Whitsunday Islands in December

The average day light hours per day in Whitsunday Islands in December are 13.4 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Whitsunday Islands in December is typically 14.8 during December. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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 December

The average sea water temperature in Whitsunday Islands in December is 27.1° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Whitsunday Islands in December

The average total rainfall in Whitsunday Islands in December is 87.8cm and on average there are 7.3 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Whitsunday Islands in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Whitsunday Islands in December is 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 21° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Whitsunday Islands in December is typically 83.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 82.6% in the previous month and 89.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Whitsunday Islands in December is typically 71.6%. The average relative humidity is 70.2% in the previous month and 78% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Whitsunday Islands in December

The average maximum wind speed in Whitsunday Islands in December is typically 38kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 36kmh in the previous month and 41kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Whitsunday Islands in December is typically 25kmh. The average wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

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

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