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Best time to visit Mission Beach, QLD, Australia

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The best time to visit Mission Beach is October-November

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, October-November is the best time to go to Mission Beach.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 30℃ (85℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 32℃ (89℉) on the hottest days of the year. The average low temperatures in winter float around 16℃ (61℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 15℃ (59℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Mission Beach in October, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Mission Beach in January – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Mission Beach, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

February

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

October

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Mission Beach seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Mission Beach as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Mission Beach is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Average temperatures in Mission Beach

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Mission Beach for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Mission Beach climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Mission Beach for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Mission Beach in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 205mm (8") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Mission Beach in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 177mm (7") over 21 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Mission Beach in March

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 146mm (6") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Mission Beach in April

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Mission Beach in May

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mission Beach in June

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in June, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Mission Beach in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in July, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Mission Beach in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 9 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mission Beach in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Mission Beach in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Mission Beach in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Mission Beach in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 100mm (4") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mission Beach in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Mission Beach is usually February, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Mission Beach is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Mission Beach is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Mission Beach, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in October are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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