Magnetic Island Weather
Magnetic Island has a stable, warm and mostly sunny tropical climate.
Average day maximum temperatures range from a very comfortable 25°C in July to a warm 32°C in December. Average night minimum temperatures range from a low of around 14°C in July to 24°C in January.
Rainfall occurs predominantly from January to March. The tropical downpours can be quite heavy, though the days and nights remain warm and humid. It should be noted however, that there are still many sunny days over these months. Magnetic Island on average has 40% less rainfall per year than the Cairns & Port Douglas region making it one of the sunniest coastal areas in tropical Queensland.
April to December is normally dry with clear skies, however the chance of an afternoon or evening thunderstorm gradually increases through November into December.
The wind direction from May to October is predominantly from the South East. During the warmer summer months of Decemebr through to March the wind shifts more towards the North East.