The climate in the Whitsundays is subtropical being just above the Tropic of Capricorn. Located on the same latitude as Fiji, sunny tropical weather is guaranteed almost all year round. An average annual temperature of 27 degrees and an estimated average of 8.25 hours of sunshine per day ensures an incredible year-round climate. Summer is over those months around January where the average temperature is over 30 degress. The winter months are those around July with an average temperature of 24 degrees.
The Whitsundays water temperature varies from around 23 degrees in winter to 30 degrees in summer. If its summertime in tropical Queensland, take plenty of sunscreen and a hat!