When is the best time to go to Mount Isa?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Mount Isa
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, October, November and December
  • Mount Isa has dry periods in June, July and August
  • The coldest months are June and July
  • January is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Mount Isa

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

January 81°F/95°F
February 79°F/95°F
March 76°F/94°F
April 72°F/90°F
May 63°F/81°F
June 58°F/76°F
July 56°F/76°F
August 59°F/81°F
September 67°F/88°F
October 74°F/94°F
November 79°F/97°F
December 81°F/99°F

Weather and climate in Mount Isa

Mount Isa enjoys a steppe (or semi-arid) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Mount Isa is 88°F (ranging from 76°F in june to 99°F in december). Annual rainfall is 29.7in, with a minimum of 0.1in in august and a maximum of 9.3in in january.
  • From january to february the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 95°F and it rains in february about 6in.
  • Between march and october the climate is very good. It is for example 94°F as maximum temperature in october and it rains in october about 0.9in.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 97°F in average and you can expect to have 3.7in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Mount Isa

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Mount Isa

Find out when Mount Isa 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 Mount Isa

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

Figure: Visitor index for Mount Isa month by month

Other cities and places near Mount Isa

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