The climate in Port Douglas during January can be summarized as very hot and very wet.
January is in the summer in Port Douglas and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||32°C 89.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||24.8°C 76.6°F|
|Average temperature||28.4°C 83.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.1 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||424 mm 16.7 ins|
|Rainy days||14 days|
|Sea temperature||29°C 84.2°F|
|Windspeed||14.8kph 9 mph|
On average January is the wettest month of the year in Port Douglas with around 424mm 16.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 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 January 2019.
|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|