Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia? If you're planning to go to Whitsunday Islands, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Whitsunday Islands, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Whitsunday Islands, Queensland, Australia by month

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January

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

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February

If you are traveling to Whitsunday Islands in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you visit Whitsunday Islands during March, you may find that it is hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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April

If you vacation in Whitsunday Islands during April, you are likely to see that it is hot and very rainy. 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). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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May

Traveling to Whitsunday Islands in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you go to Whitsunday Islands in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you go to Whitsunday Islands in July, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Whitsunday Islands is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Whitsunday Islands is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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October

October for Whitsunday Islands is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December in Whitsunday Islands is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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