Whitsundays Weather - The Whitsundays QLD
The Whitsundays, Queensland.
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Whitsundays weather is sub-tropical, which means a tropical climate of hot summers, warm winters and bright spring and autumn days are experienced each year, creating the perfect conditions for the region’s lush rainforests, picturesque waterfalls, healthy hinterland harvests and, of course, stunning beaches.

Average daily temperatures range from around 22 to 23 degrees Celsius (73.4 degrees Fahrenheit) in the winter months of June and July, and up to 29 to 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) in December and January - the height of summer. Water temperatures remain a welcoming 25 degrees Celsius (77 degrees Fahrenheit) most of the year round, which means the Whitsunday waters are perfect, year-round, for not only swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving but various other water activities.

The tropical wet season occurs during January to March, when days can be steamy and the summer heat is often broken by tropical showers, many of which last for only a few moments before the sun’s rays are beaming again.

Weather Forecast

Whitsundays weather forecast details are sourced from Weatherzone. To find out further information regarding current and future weather conditions for your stay in the Whitsundays, enter the Whitsundays postcode (4802) in the field located in the top righthand corner of the Weatherzone webpage. 

If you are planning a Whitsundays holiday for another time of the year and would like to know more about our monthly weather patterns, you might like to review the average monthly temperatures

Alternatively, you can visit the Australian Bureau of Meteorology website for the latest information.

Marine Forecast

If you are planning on sailing the beautiful Whitsundays during your holiday, visit the Australian Bureau of Meteorology for the latest information before you set sail.


The Whitsundays is a tidal area and this can affect your planning. Find out the latest information and tide predictions at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Live Whitsundays Weather via Webcam

To view the current weather conditions in the Whitsundays, visit our live Airlie Beach and Great Barrier Reef webcams.

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