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Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday island, Queensland, Australia. Author Grizzy Kret. No Copyright
Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday island, Queensland, Australia. Author Grizzy Kret

Queensland climate: when to go to Queensland

The climate of Queensland is sub-tropical humid climate with two seasons, a rainy and humid season in summer (October to May) and a relatively dry season between June and October.

The average maximum temperature in Brisbane, ranging between 29°C in January and 20°C in July, while the average minimum temperatures vary between 21°C in January and 9°C in July. The rainy season is from October to May, with greater intensity of rainfall during the months between December and March, the average annual rainfall is 1,200 mm.

North of Brisbane, precipitation intensity increases, the average temperatures are higher, for example, at Cairns maximum average temperatures vary between 31°C in January and 25°C in July, while the average minimum temperatures vary between 23°C in January and 17°C in July, in this area the rainy season is from December to April, with great intensity between January and March, the average annual rainfall is 2,000 mm. This area between November and April can be affected by tropical cyclones.

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia. Author NASA, by MISR. No Copyright

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia. Author NASA, by MISR

The temperature of the sea along the coast of Queensland is great for swimming in the sea during all months of the year. It varies between 21 ° C in July and August and 26 ° C in the summer months (January, February and March).

WHEN TO GO TO QUEENSLAND

The best time to visit Queensland are the most dry winter months between June and October.

QUEENSLAND CLIMATE TABLES

Brisbane

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Rain (mm)

157

131

138

90

99

71

62

42

35

94

96

126

Min Temp (°C)

21

21

19

17

14

11

9

10

12

15

18

20

Max Temp (°C)

29

29

28

26

23

21

20

21

24

25

27

28

Cairns

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Rain (mm)

395

456

418

199

94

48

29

28

35

40

97

181

Min Temp (°C)

23

23

23

21

20

17

17

17

18

20

22

23

Max Temp (°C)

31

31

30

29

27

26

25

26

28

29

30

31

Brisbane

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Sea water temperatures (°C)

26

26

26

25

24

22

21

21

22

22

24

25

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