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Visiting Airlie Beach, Whitsunday, Australia in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 27.8cm (10.9inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are only 13.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Airlie Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Airlie Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Airlie Beach in the months of August, September, October, November, for the best beach weather.

Airlie Beach in January experiences warm and humid weather, with frequent rainfall. This is the wet season, so expect tropical showers and occasional storms. Swimming, sunbathing, and beach activities are still popular, but be prepared for possible interruptions due to rain. Snorkeling and diving are great during this time, as the water visibility is good and marine life is abundant. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Airlie Beach in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Airlie Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 27.8cm (10.9inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are only 13.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Airlie Beach in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Airlie Beach with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (83°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Airlie Beach?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Airlie Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 27.8cm (10.9inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are only 13.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Airlie Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Airlie Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Airlie Beach warm in January?

Yes, Airlie Beach is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Airlie Beach in January is 29°C (84°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (85°) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Airlie Beach in January is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Airlie Beach in January?

The average day light hours per day in Airlie Beach in January are 13.2. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

More about January sunshine.

Crowds in Airlie Beach in January

January is the peak of the summer season in Airlie Beach, with many tourists visiting the area for the warm weather and school holidays. The beach tends to be quite crowded during this month, especially around Australia Day (January 26th), which is a public holiday.

Temperature in Airlie Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Airlie Beach in January is 29°C (84°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (85°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Airlie Beach in January is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Airlie Beach in January is 25°C (76°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Airlie Beach in January

During January the average day light hours are 13.2 per day in Airlie Beach. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Airlie Beach 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 Airlie Beach in January

The average sea water temperature in Airlie Beach in January is 28.2°C (82.8°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Airlie Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Airlie Beach in January is 27.8cm (10.9inches) and on average there are 13.1 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Airlie Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Airlie Beach in January is 24°C (75°F) 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°C (73°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Airlie Beach 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 Airlie Beach 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 Airlie Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Airlie Beach in January is typically 41KM/H (25MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 38KM/H (23MPH) in the previous month and 42KM/H (26MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Airlie Beach in January is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average wind speed is 25KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Airlie Beach in January is from the East.

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