When is the best time to go to Byron Bay?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Byron Bay
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, November and December
  • The coldest months are June, July and August
  • The rainiest months are February, March and December
  • The best months for swimming are February and March

Annual weather in Byron Bay

For full information about the climate and weather in Byron Bay a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 76°F/81°F
February 74°F/79°F
March 72°F/77°F
April 68°F/74°F
May 63°F/70°F
June 59°F/67°F
July 58°F/67°F
August 58°F/68°F
September 63°F/72°F
October 67°F/74°F
November 70°F/77°F
December 74°F/79°F

Weather and climate in Byron Bay

Byron Bay enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Byron Bay is 74°F (ranging from 67°F in july to 81°F in january). Annual rainfall is 75.6in, with a minimum of 2.9in in september and a maximum of 9.7in in march.
  • In the month of january the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 76°F and it rains in january about 7.8in.
  • Between the months of february and april the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 74°F in average and, in april, 10 days of rain are expected.
  • From may to december the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 74°F and it rains about 7.9in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Byron Bay

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Byron Bay: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Byron Bay

Find out when Byron Bay has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Byron Bay

  • Very low season in Byron Bay
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: February, March, May, June and August.
  • Low season in Byron Bay
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, April, July and September.
  • High season in Byron Bay
    The number of visitors to Byron Bay is high in: November.
  • Peak season in Byron Bay
    The largest number of tourists visiting Byron Bay is during: October and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Byron Bay month by month

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