Annual average weather for Airlie Beach, Whitsunday, Australia

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Annual Average Weather for Airlie Beach, Whitsunday, Australia

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 25.7°C (78.3°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 25.2°C (77.4°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods. Annually there are on average 9.4 days of rain per month and 7.9 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Airlie Beach?

The best months to visit Airlie Beach are August, September, October, November, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The weather is perfect for sunbathing in the months from October to April when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

The sea is best for swimming between November and May when the sea temperature is above the average 25°C (77°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Can you sunbathe in Airlie Beach year round?

No, you can't sunbathe in Airlie Beach all year round. Some months are too cold for sunbathing, however you might enjoy other beach activities such as taking a walk, going hiking along trails or just enjoying the scenery.

The weather is best for sunbathing in the months from October to April when the maximum temperature reaches above 26°C (72°F)

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Can you swim in Airlie Beach year round?

Yes, you can swim in Airlie Beach all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Airlie Beach are found in January when they peak at 28°C (83°F) and lowest in August when they dip to 22°C (72°F).

The sea temperature is above average for swimming between November and May when the sea temperature is above 25°C (77°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

For perfect swimming and lounging all day, try the months from December to April when the sea temperature is above 26°C (79°F)

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When is the hottest month in Airlie Beach?

The hottest month in Airlie Beach is December when the average maximum temperature is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days 29°C (85°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 24°C (76°F).

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When is the coldest month in Airlie Beach?

The coolest month in Airlie Beach is July when the average maximum temperature is 21°C (70°F), average temperature is 19°C (67°F) and average minimum temperature is 18°C (64°F).

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When is the sunniest month in Airlie Beach?

The sunniest days in Airlie Beach are in October which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In October the sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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When is the least sunny month in Airlie Beach?

March has the least sunshine. In March the sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the driest month in Airlie Beach?

The driest month in Airlie Beach is September with 2cm (0.8inches) of rain and October has the fewest days of rain with 4.1 days with some rain, a very dry time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Airlie Beach?

The wettest month in Airlie Beach is March with 31.2cm (12.3inches) of rain and February has the most days of rain with 16 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the sea the coldest in Airlie Beach?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Airlie Beach are found in August when they dip to 22°C (72°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the sea the warmest in Airlie Beach?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Airlie Beach are found in January when they peak at 28°C (83°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

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When is the most humid month in Airlie Beach?

The most humid month in Airlie Beach is February with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 24°C (76°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

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When is the least humid month in Airlie Beach?

The least humid month in Airlie Beach is July with a dew point of 17°C (62°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some.

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When is the windiest month in Airlie Beach?

The most windy month in Airlie Beach is March when the average maximum windspeed is 46KM/H (29MPH) and the average wind speed is 33KM/H (21MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Airlie Beach

The hottest month in Airlie Beach is December when the average maximum temperature is 29°C (85°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 24°C (76°F).

The coolest month in Airlie Beach is July when the average maximum temperature is 21°C (21°F), average temperature is 19°C (67°F) and average minimum temperature is 18°C (64°F).

Annual Sunshine for Airlie Beach

The longest days in Airlie Beach are in December, with an average of 13.3 hours of daylight per day. June has the shortest days with an average of 10.9 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Airlie Beach are in October which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

March has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in January when it reaches 15.7 and lowest in June when it reaches 6.3.

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.

Annual Sea Temperature for Airlie Beach

The warmest sea water temperatures in Airlie Beach are found in January when they peak at 28°C (83°F) and lowest in August when they dip to 22°C (72°F).

The sea is best for swimming between November and May when the temperature is above 25°C (77°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Annual Rainfall for Airlie Beach

The wettest month in Airlie Beach is March with 31.2cm (12.3inches) of rain and February has the most days of rain with 16 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Airlie Beach is September with 2cm (0.8inches) of rain and October has the fewest days of rain with 4.1 days with some rain, a very dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Airlie Beach

The most humid month in Airlie Beach is February with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 24°C (76°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in Airlie Beach is July with a dew point of 17°C (62°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some.

Annual Wind Speed for Airlie Beach

The most windy month in Airlie Beach is March when the average maximum windspeed is 46KM/H (29MPH) and the average wind speed is 33KM/H (21MPH).

The least windy month in Airlie Beach is August when the average maximum windspeed is 34KM/H (21MPH) and the average wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH).

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