Hayman Island, Hayman Island Hayman Island, Whitsundays – Image courtesy of Tourism Queensland

Whitsundays Weather in July

July is a good time to visit the Whitsundays.

You can expect clear, sunny blue skies, pleasantly cool daily temperatures with no humidity and the very occasional rain shower.

This is winter in the Whitsundays: July is the coldest month with an average temperature of 23°C (72F).

July is perfect for exploring the Whitsundays' hiking trails and beaches, swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving.

While you can sail all year round in the Whitsundays, the sailing season is at it’s best between April and October when cooling southeast trades blow consistently between 15 to 25 knots.

School holidays run from late June through early July making flight and hotel bookings advisable.


Whitsundays – July Weather Averages

Ave Temp (°C) Temperature icon  20°C (67°F)
Ave High Temp (°C) Temperature icon  23°C (73°F)
Ave Low Temp (°C) temperature icon  17°C (63°F)
Sunshine (Hrs daily) sun icon  7 hours per day
Daylight (Hrs daily) 11  11 hours per day
Comfort Level Low heat & humidity icon  Low heat & 81% humidity
UV Index 6  High
Days with some Rain umbrella icon  6 days
Ave Rainfall (mm) rain cloud  40mm
Sea Temp (°C) swimming icon  22°C (72°F)
Hayman Island, Whitsundays

Best time to visit the Whitsundays

For the best weather visit the Whitsundays anytime between May and November. However, late March through December are considered the best holiday months.

The Whitsundays enjoy a year-round tropical climate of hot, wet summers, warm, dry winters and a pleasant spring and autumn.

Whitsundays Weather Overview


The Whitsundays – Monthly Review

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May June July August
September October November December

Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology in Australia.


Latest update: Whitsundays weather in July: 18 November, 2018


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