Best Time to Visit Queensland

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Queensland. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of Brisbane, Whitsunday Islands und Longreach. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Queensland for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 7 °C to 38 °C
Waves Symbol 21 °C to 29 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.3913.23 in (1 – 16 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between 21.4 °C (Brisbane) and 24.7 °C (Whitsunday Islands)
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Best Time to Visit Queensland: Overview

JanuaryJan
Rainy Season
sticky and hot
FebruaryFeb
Rainy Season
sticky and hot
MarchMar
Rainy Season
sticky and hot
AprilApr
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rather unsuitable in the north (Cairns)
MayMay
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JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
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NovemberNov
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mostly good conditions
DecemberDec
Rainy Season
sticky and hot

Best Time to Visit the Regions

Find the best time to visit the regions (Queensland) in the following overview.

LocationBest Time to Travel
Brisbaneall except January, February, August, and December
Whitsunday IslandsMay, June, July, August, September, October, and November
LongreachMarch, April, May, June, July, September, and October

Climate Charts Queensland

In the following, you will find climate charts for the regions.

Furthermore, there are some charts you can use for quick comparison of climate between the regions.

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Brisbane

Climate Chart Brisbane
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Whitsunday Islands

Climate Chart Whitsunday Islands
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Longreach

Climate Chart Longreach
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Day Temperatures

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Night Temperatures

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Average Temperatures

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Water Temperatures

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Precipitation

Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Tables Queensland

In the following, you will find some climate tables for Queensland, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.
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Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Brisbane (Queensland)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature30°30°29°27°24°22°22°23°26°27°28°29°
Night Temperature22°21°20°17°14°12°10°11°14°16°19°20°
Water Temperature26°27°27°26°24°23°22°21°22°23°25°26°
Precipitation (inch)6.065.244.172.592.32.270.971.661.132.854.25.46
Rainy days1213141210975791213
Hours of Sunshine988887899998
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Brisbane is 21.4 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: January (25.9 °C)
Coldest month: July (16 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Brisbane is 27 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
all months

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 38.9 inch on 123 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

You cannot expect snow in any month in Brisbane.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, September is the sunniest month with an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 8.1 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation in Whitsunday Islands (Queensland)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature31°30°29°28°26°24°23°25°26°28°31°31°
Night Temperature25°25°24°23°21°18°18°18°20°22°23°24°
Water Temperature29°29°28°27°25°24°23°23°24°26°27°28°
Precipitation (inch)9.9413.2311.127.674.853.512.431.671.021.734.267.58
Rainy days12151614129653568
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Whitsunday Islands is 24.7 °C.

Warmest month: January (28 °C)
Coldest month: July (20.5 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Whitsunday Islands is 29 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
all months

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 69 inch on 111 rainy days

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): January, February, March, April, and December
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 49.55 in

You cannot expect snow in any month in Whitsunday Islands.

Temperatures, Precipitation in Longreach (Queensland)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature37°36°35°32°27°24°24°26°30°34°36°38°
Night Temperature23°23°20°16°12°13°17°20°22°
Precipitation (inch)3.073.092.151.4110.660.720.430.40.91.172.21
Rainy days553221211334
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Longreach is 23.6 °C.

Warmest month: January (30.1 °C)
Coldest month: July (15.4 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 17.22 inch on 32 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

You cannot expect snow in any month in Longreach.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Brisbane (Station Toowong)
clear sky     clear sky, 19.3 °C
Clouds: 0 %       Wind: 18 mph SW
Air Pressure: 1015 hPa       Humidity: 31 %
Last updated: 22nd Aug 2019, 12:18 am
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22nd Aug 201923rd Aug 201924th Aug 201925th Aug 201926th Aug 201927th Aug 2019
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Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 7 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 7 %Clouds: 5 %
No PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.11 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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Australia: Regions

Queensland is part of the holiday destination Australia. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Queensland: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 1 reviews for Queensland holiday already. Average rating is 5 of 5 stars.
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    Daniel, 35 years old was there in January

    2 days nice warm weather with lots of sunshine, little wind and no rain.

    Weather Rating: 5 stars – Excellent

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