When is the best time to go to Port Macquarie?

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

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

Annual weather in Port Macquarie

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

January 74°F/81°F
February 72°F/79°F
March 70°F/77°F
April 65°F/74°F
May 59°F/70°F
June 58°F/65°F
July 54°F/65°F
August 56°F/67°F
September 59°F/70°F
October 65°F/74°F
November 68°F/77°F
December 72°F/79°F

Weather and climate in Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie 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 Port Macquarie is 74°F (ranging from 65°F in july to 81°F in january). Annual rainfall is 70.2in, with a minimum of 2.4in in september and a maximum of 10.7in in march.
  • Between the months of january and december the climate is good. It is for example 79°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains about 6.7in each month.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Port Macquarie

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

Find out when Port Macquarie 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 Port Macquarie

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

Figure: Visitor index for Port Macquarie month by month

Best time for low prices in Port Macquarie

Average price of hiring a car in Port Macquarie

On average, it costs $ 33 per day to hire a car in Port Macquarie. This price varies by $ 23 depending on the month. In november, hiring a car costs an average of $ 22 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in april is $ 45.

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