Weather in Whitsunday Islands, Australia in January

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January is a hot and very rainy time for sunbathing in Whitsunday Islands. January 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 January.

Temperature in Whitsunday Islands in January

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

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

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

Sunshine in Whitsunday Islands in January

The average day light hours per day in Whitsunday Islands in January are 13.2 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Whitsunday Islands in January is typically 15.7 during January. 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 January

The average sea water temperature in Whitsunday Islands in January is 28.3° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Whitsunday Islands in January

The average total rainfall in Whitsunday Islands in January is 196.8cm and on average there are 13.1 rainy days in January making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Whitsunday Islands in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Whitsunday Islands in January is 24° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 23° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Whitsunday Islands in January is typically 89.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.5% in the previous month and 90% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Whitsunday Islands in January is typically 78%. The average relative humidity is 71.6% in the previous month and 79.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Whitsunday Islands in January

The average maximum wind speed in Whitsunday Islands in January is typically 41kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 38kmh in the previous month and 42kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Whitsunday Islands in January is typically 27kmh. The average wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

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

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