When is the best time to go to Gold Coast?

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

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

Annual weather in Gold Coast

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

January 76°F/81°F
February 76°F/81°F
March 74°F/79°F
April 70°F/76°F
May 65°F/72°F
June 61°F/68°F
July 59°F/68°F
August 61°F/70°F
September 65°F/72°F
October 68°F/74°F
November 72°F/77°F
December 74°F/79°F

Weather and climate in Gold Coast

Gold Coast 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 Gold Coast is 76°F (ranging from 68°F in july to 81°F in january). Annual rainfall is 37in, with a minimum of 1.3in in september and a maximum of 4.7in in february.
  • Between the months of january and december the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 79°F and it rains about 19% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Gold Coast

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

Find out when Gold Coast 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 Gold Coast

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

Figure: Visitor index for Gold Coast month by month

Best time for low prices in Gold Coast

Average prices of hotels in Gold Coast month by month

Generally, July is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Gold Coast. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, January is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Gold Coast

On average, it costs $ 22 per day to hire a car in Gold Coast. This price varies by $ 11 depending on the month. In february, hiring a car costs an average of $ 20 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 30.

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