Australia: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Find the perfect time to visit Australia from seasonal averages in many locations like Purnululu National Park or Cairns, below.

Best time to go to Oceania?

When is the best time to go to Australia?

When is the best time to go to Australia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Australia, the weather is at least tolerable in April, May, September and October
  • The weather is good all year in Sydney
  • On average, the warmest months in Sydney are January, February, March and December, and the coldest months are June, July and August
  • February is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Perth, Sydney, Alice Springs, Cape Arid National Park, Gold Coast, Nullarbor National Park, Oodnadatta, Plumridge Lakes, Roma and Uluru (Ayers Rock), with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Brisbane (Queensland) are January, February and March

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Australia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad to perfect* Australia in january
very bad to perfect* Australia in february
very bad to perfect* Australia in march
tolerable to perfect* Australia in april
tolerable to perfect* Australia in may
bad to perfect* Australia in june
bad to perfect* Australia in july
bad to perfect* Australia in august
tolerable to perfect* Australia in september
tolerable to perfect* Australia in october
bad to perfect* Australia in november
very bad to perfect* Australia in december

When to go to Australia by city

Brisbane (Queensland)

Best time to go to Brisbane (Queensland)

The best months to go to Brisbane (Queensland) are april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Hobart (Tasmania)

Best time to go to Hobart (Tasmania)

The best months to go to Hobart (Tasmania) are january, february, march, november and december.

Melbourne

Best time to go to Melbourne

The best months to go to Melbourne are january, february, march, april, september, october, november and december.

Perth

Best time to go to Perth

The best months to go to Perth are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Sydney

Best time to go to Sydney

The best months to go to Sydney are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Australia

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Temperatures and rainfall in Australia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Australia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Brisbane (Queensland), Hobart (Tasmania), Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Australia

Hover over cities for information about the weather.

cities in Australia (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Australia

What can I do in Australia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Australia reliable?

Climate data for Australia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Australia allows us to determine the average for each month in Brisbane (Queensland), Hobart (Tasmania), Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Adelaide, Alice Springs, Bamaga (Cape York Peninsula), and 22 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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