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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|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|