Horn Island, Queensland, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Horn Island, Queensland, Australia? If you're planning to go to Horn Island, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Horn Island, Queensland, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Horn Island, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Horn Island, Queensland, Australia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Horn Island, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Horn Island, Queensland, Australia by month

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January

January in Horn Island is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in this region can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Horn Island in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you vacation in Horn Island during April, you are likely to see that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you vacation in Horn Island during June, you might see that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July here is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in this region is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you visit Horn Island during September, you will probably see that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October here is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Horn Island during November, you might see that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you are traveling to Horn Island in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Torres Strait Heritage Museum and Art Gallery, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Horn Island, Queensland, Australia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Horn Island.

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