The climate in Port Douglas during August can be summarized as hot and dry.
August is in the winter in Port Douglas and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 20°C (67°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||26.7°C 80.1°F|
|Nightly temperature||19.5°C 67.1°F|
|Average temperature||23.1°C 73.6°F|
|Daily sunshine||8.5 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||27 mm 1.1 ins|
|Rainy days||4 days|
|Sea temperature||24.1°C 75.5°F|
|Windspeed||19.1kph 12 mph|
On average August is the driest month of the year in Port Douglas with around 27mm 1.1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Port Douglas in August 2023.
Best places to visit in August
|Hottest month:||January||31.8°C 89.2°F|
|Driest month:||August||27mm 1.1ins|
|Coldest month:||July||25.3°C 77.5°F|
|Wettest month:||January||424mm 16.7ins|