When is the best time to go to Rockhampton?

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

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

Annual weather in Rockhampton

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

January 77°F/90°F
February 76°F/88°F
March 72°F/86°F
April 67°F/83°F
May 61°F/77°F
June 56°F/74°F
July 54°F/72°F
August 58°F/76°F
September 63°F/83°F
October 70°F/86°F
November 74°F/88°F
December 77°F/90°F

Weather and climate in Rockhampton

Rockhampton 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 Rockhampton is 83°F (ranging from 72°F in july to 90°F in december). Annual rainfall is 35.4in, with a minimum of 1.1in in september and a maximum of 6.3in in january.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is passable, but still OK. It is for example 86°F as maximum temperature in march and it rains in march about 4.7in.
  • In the month of april the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 83°F in average and it rains about 9% of the time in april.
  • In may the climate is perfect. The temperature rises to 77°F and it rains about 1.7in each month.
  • Between june and july the climate is beautiful. It is for example 72°F as maximum temperature in july.
  • Between august and october the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 104°F and it rains about 12% of the time in october.
  • Between november and december the climate is favorable. The temperature rises to 90°F.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Rockhampton

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

Find out when Rockhampton 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 Rockhampton

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

Figure: Visitor index for Rockhampton month by month

Best time for low prices in Rockhampton

Average price of hiring a car in Rockhampton

On average, it costs $ 33 per day to hire a car in Rockhampton. This price varies by $ 24 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 $ 46.

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