When is the best time to go to Wollongong?

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

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

Annual weather in Wollongong

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

January 70°F/79°F
February 70°F/77°F
March 67°F/76°F
April 61°F/72°F
May 56°F/67°F
June 54°F/63°F
July 50°F/61°F
August 52°F/63°F
September 56°F/68°F
October 61°F/70°F
November 65°F/74°F
December 68°F/77°F

Weather and climate in Wollongong

Wollongong enjoys a temperate oceanic climate (with warm summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Wollongong is 70°F (ranging from 61°F in july to 79°F in january). Annual rainfall is 54.6in, with a minimum of 2.6in in july and a maximum of 7in in february.
  • From january to december the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 77°F°C and, in december, 7 days of rain are expected.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Wollongong

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

Find out when Wollongong 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 Wollongong

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

Figure: Visitor index for Wollongong month by month

Best time for low prices in Wollongong

Average price of hiring a car in Wollongong

On average, it costs $ 14 per day to hire a car in Wollongong. This price varies by $ 3.6 depending on the month. In january, hiring a car costs an average of $ 12 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in april is $ 16.

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