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Whitsundays

With 74 islands in the World Heritage–listed Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays offer an unbeatable opportunity to get up close and personal to one of the wonders of the world.


The Whitsundays region includes the central town of Airlie Beach, a coastland offering secluded beaches and rainforests and islands set in the Coral Sea. Some of Australia's best-known destinations, including Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach are found in the Whitsundays. With an extensive range of activities including sailing, snorkelling, diving and nature walks, there are countless ways to offer your group relaxation, inspiration and adventure. 

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Seasonal Weather in the Whitsundays

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
31.7 89 30.8 87 30.8 87
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
28.8 84 29.2 85 27.9 82
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
182.2 253.6 322.3
Avg rainy days
122.6 12 14.4

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
30.2 86 27.7 82 26.5 80
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
26.5 80 25.6 78 22.8 73
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
285.9 188.5 119.5
Avg rainy days
15.3 13.5 12.1

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
24 75 22.6 73 24.2 76
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
20.9 70 20 68 21.1 70
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
92.4 62.5 43.9
Avg rainy days
9.2 6.2 5.3

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
26.5 80 28.8 84 29.8 86
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
23.7 75 25.7 78 26.5 80
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
17.8 43.7 105.2
Avg rainy days
3.3 4.9 37.7