When is the best time to go to Geelong?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Geelong are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December
  • The coldest months are July and August
  • The rainiest months are January, February, September, October, November and December
  • The best months for swimming are January, February, March and April

Annual weather in Geelong

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

January 65°F/79°F
February 63°F/77°F
March 61°F/74°F
April 56°F/68°F
May 52°F/63°F
June 49°F/58°F
July 49°F/58°F
August 47°F/58°F
September 50°F/63°F
October 54°F/67°F
November 58°F/72°F
December 61°F/76°F

Weather and climate in Geelong

Geelong enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Geelong is 68°F (ranging from 58°F in july to 79°F in january). Annual rainfall is 31.5in, with a minimum of 2.2in in july and a maximum of 3.2in in october.
  • Between the months of january and april the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 68°F°C.
  • Between the months of may and june the climate is okay. The temperature rises to 58°F.
  • In july the climate is not good. By early evening, the temperature averages 50°F.
  • From august to september the climate is correct. It is for example 63°F as maximum temperature in september.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 76°F and it rains about 12% of the time in december.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Geelong

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

Find out when Geelong 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 Geelong

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

Figure: Visitor index for Geelong month by month

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