When is the best time to go to Margaret River?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Margaret River
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December
  • The coldest months are June, July, August and September
  • The rainiest months are June, July and August
  • The best months for swimming are February, March, April and May

Annual weather in Margaret River

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

January 67°F/76°F
February 67°F/77°F
March 67°F/74°F
April 63°F/72°F
May 61°F/67°F
June 59°F/65°F
July 58°F/63°F
August 58°F/63°F
September 58°F/63°F
October 59°F/67°F
November 63°F/70°F
December 67°F/74°F

Weather and climate in Margaret River

Margaret River enjoys a warm-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Margaret River is 68°F (ranging from 63°F in july to 77°F in february). Annual rainfall is 43.7in, with a minimum of 1.1in in january and a maximum of 8.3in in july.
  • Between january and march the climate is perfect. At lunchtime, it's 74°F in average and it rains about 6% of the time in march.
  • Between the months of april and may the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 63°F and it rains about 5.9in each month.
  • Between june and august the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 72°F and, in august, 10 days of rain are expected.
  • From september to november the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 83°F and it rains about 9% of the time in november.
  • In december the climate is very good. By early evening, the temperature averages 67°F and you can expect to have 1.2in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Margaret River

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

Find out when Margaret River 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 Margaret River

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

Figure: Visitor index for Margaret River month by month

Other cities and places near Margaret River

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