When is the best time to go to Fraser Island?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Fraser Island
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • The rainiest months are January, February, March and December
  • The best months for swimming are January, February, March and December

Annual weather in Fraser Island

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

January 77°F/85°F
February 77°F/85°F
March 76°F/83°F
April 72°F/79°F
May 67°F/74°F
June 63°F/70°F
July 61°F/70°F
August 61°F/72°F
September 67°F/76°F
October 70°F/77°F
November 74°F/81°F
December 77°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Fraser Island

Fraser Island 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 Fraser Island is 77°F (ranging from 70°F in july to 85°F in january). Annual rainfall is 55.6in, with a minimum of 2in in september and a maximum of 7.6in in february.
  • From january to march the climate is not good, but still OK. It is for example 83°F as maximum temperature in march and you can expect to have 7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From april to august the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 72°F and it rains in august about 2.3in.
  • In the month of september the climate is very good. the thermometer goes up to 76°F°C and, in september, 2 days of rain are expected.
  • From october to december the climate is favorable. It is for example 83°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains in december about 6.6in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Fraser Island

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Fraser Island: 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 Fraser Island

Find out when Fraser Island 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 Fraser Island

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

Figure: Visitor index for Fraser Island month by month

Best time for low prices in Fraser Island

Average price of hiring a car in Fraser Island

On average, it costs $ 33 per day to hire a car in Fraser Island. This price varies by $ 7.2 depending on the month. In november, hiring a car costs an average of $ 27 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 34.

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Other cities and places near Fraser Island

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