Airlie Beach weather in August

August is an excellent time to visit Airlie Beach. You can expect clear blue skies, pleasantly warm daily temperatures with little or no rain.

How hot is it in Airlie Beach in August?
Daytime temperatures usually average 25°C (77°F) in Airlie Beach in August with low heat and low humidity, falling to 11°C (51°F) at night.

How sunny is it in Airlie Beach in August?
There are normally nine hours of bright sunshine each day in Airlie Beach in August – that's around 77% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in August?
Sunrise is around 6:20am with sunset around 5:50pm.

How warm is the sea around Airlie Beach in August?
The average sea temperature around Airlie Beach in August is 21°C (69°F), which is cool for swimming in comfort.

Does it rain in Airlie Beach in August?
There are usually two days with some rain in Airlie Beach in August and the average monthly rainfall is around 13mm (‹1in).

How windy is it in Airlie Beach in August?
August sees an average wind speed of 12km/h (7.5 mph; 6.5 knots). The predominant wind direction is from the south-east and east.

What to do in Airlie Beach in August?
August is perfect for hiking the region's trails and exploring beaches, snorkelling and scuba diving. It's also excellent for sailing.

While the sailing season is at it’s best in the Whitsundays from April to October when cooling southeast trades blow consistently from 27km/h (15 knots) to 46km/h (25 knots), August to November is considered the most settled time of year for sailing in the Whitsundays.

Don’t miss getting out to watch the annual offshore sailing regatta – the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week.

Local holidays?
No local holidays means less crowds.

Airlie Beach weather in August

Temperature icon High Temp: 25°C (77°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 11°C (51°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 9 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 11 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 12 km/h (7.5 mph; 6.5 knots)
rain cloud Rainfall: 13mm (‹1in) per month
umbrella icon Wet Days: 2 days with some rain
Low heat icon Comfort Level: Low heat & 69% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: High
swimming icon Sea Temp: 21°C (69°F)
Airlie Beach, Whitsundays

Best time to visit Airlie Beach

Anytime, but for the best weather visit Airlie Beach anytime during the winter dry season from May to November.

Airlie Beach Weather Overview

Airlie Beach weather by month

Note: Meteorological data for Airlie Beach is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) at the closest weather station, Proserpine Airport (PPP), also known as Whitsunday Coast Airport, which is located 39km (24mi) southwest of Airlie Beach. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

Latest update: Airlie Beach weather in August: 29 September, 2023

Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data and conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable. We assume no responsibility and can not be held legally responsible for any decisions made on the basis of the information presented on this site.