Compared to the rest of Australia, Port Douglas experiences exceptionally high overnight temperatures, wind speed and rainfall. Daytime temperatures and humidity levels are above average. Numbers of cloudy days and numbers of clear days are below average.
Port Douglas has a wet and a dry season. The wet season in Port Douglas begins around November and ends around May. Over the course of the wet season, Port Douglas receives around 1833.2mm of rain. By comparison, in the dry season from June to October, less than 203.2mm of rain falls in total. At the height of the wet season in March it rains on average 16.4 days in that one month. Indeed, Port Douglas has experienced as much as 800.9mm in a single April day. The wettest month on record is January with 1673.6mm of rain falling.
Temperatures in the wet season average between 26.7 and 30.3OC during the day and 19.5 and 23.7OC overnight. Temperatures in the dry season average between 24.6 and 28.3OC during the day and 16.8 and 20.8OC at night.
|Port Douglas Weather|
27 minutes ago
|Rain since 9am||7.4mm||N/A|
|Observation taken 15km|
to the northeast (highlight point)
12/3/14 3:35PM (EST); 2:35PM (CST); 1:35PM (WST)