Summer in Port Douglas sees the beginning of the rainfall that comes attached to a tropical climate. From December until February visitors can expect balmy temperatures, high rainfall and the beginning of stinger season. However, don’t let this deter you from planning a trip to Port Douglas during the summer, as this time of year still has a number of great perks! With temperatures averaging a high of 30 degrees (although often feeling warmer due to humidity levels), a low of 23 degrees, and water temperatures averaging 29 degrees, the temperatures are perfect for swimming and enjoying all that is on offer in this diverse region. In fact, this time of year is considered to be when the water is at its clearest, making snorkelling and diving the Great Barrier Reef even more impressive.