Weather in Queensland, Australia in August

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Visiting Queensland, Australia in August

August is one of the best months to visit Queensland for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

August has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 49.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.6 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). August is a good month for swimming in Queensland with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Queensland in one of the other best months of September, October, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Queensland in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Queensland.

August has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 49.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.6 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Queensland in August?

Yes, August is a good month for swimming in Queensland with warm sea temperatures 22°C (72°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Queensland?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Queensland.

August has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 49.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.6 hours of sunshine per day. August has total rainfall of 4.5cm (1.8inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). August is a good month for swimming in Queensland with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Queensland warm in August?

Yes, Queensland is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Queensland in August is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Queensland in August is 18°C (65°F). The average temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

More info about the August temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Queensland in August?

The average day light hours per day in Queensland in August are 11.3. The sunshine percentage is 49.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Queensland in August

The average maximum temperature in Queensland in August is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Queensland in August is 18°C (65°F). The average temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Queensland in August is 14°C (56°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Queensland in August

During August the average day light hours are 11.3 per day in Queensland. The sunshine percentage is 49.4% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Queensland in August is typically 7.8 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 Queensland in August

The average sea water temperature in Queensland in August is 22.3°C (72.1°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Queensland in August

The average total rainfall in Queensland in August is 4.5cm (1.8inches) and on average there are 6.7 rainy days in August making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Queensland in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Queensland in August is 15°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Queensland in August is typically 90.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.6% in the previous month and 90% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Queensland in August is typically 69.5%. The average relative humidity is 71.4% in the previous month and 70.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Queensland in August

The average maximum wind speed in Queensland in August is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Queensland in August is typically 15KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Queensland in August is from the South.

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