Port Douglas Weather in May

What's the weather like in Port Douglas (Queensland) in May 2023?

The climate in Port Douglas during May can be summarized as hot, humid and a little damp.

May is in the fall / autumn in Port Douglas and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

Port Douglas weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 27.7°C 81.9°F
Nightly temperature 21.9°C 71.4°F
Average temperature 24.8°C 76.6°F
Daily sunshine 6.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 80 mm 3.2 ins
Rainy days 8 days
Sea temperature 26.2°C 79.1°F
Humidity 70%
Windspeed 21.2kph 13 mph

On average May is the 6th driest month of the year in Port Douglas with around 80mm 3.2 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Port Douglas

Port Douglas average temperature in May

May rainfall

Port Douglas average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Port Douglas average rain in May

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 May 2023.

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Port Douglas weather stats

Port Douglas weather statistics
Hottest month: January 31.8°C 89.2°F
Driest month: August 27mm 1.1ins
Sunniest month: October 9.1hrs
Coldest month: July 25.3°C 77.5°F
Wettest month: January 424mm 16.7ins
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