Weather, climate and best time to go to Australia

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Australia

Best time to go to Australia

Best time to go to Australia

The best time to go to Australia is from january until april and september until december, in which you have a soft till warm temperature and barely till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Australia is 29° in january and the lowest is 11° in july.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Australia or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Australia
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 29° 60 mm
Feb 27° 99 mm
Mar 24° 63 mm
Apr 19° 50 mm
May 15° 41 mm
Jun 12° 68 mm
Jul 11° 47 mm
Aug 12° 56 mm
Sep 16° 69 mm
Oct 20° 72 mm
Nov 24° 79 mm
Dec 26° 86 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Australia? Go to the full climate information about Australia

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Australia indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Australia.

Best warm months
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Climate Australia

Climate Australia

In Australia there is the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Australia is 19° degrees and there is 790 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 142 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 4.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Canberra in Australia per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 29° 17° 60 mm 16 15 2 6
Feb 27° 16° 99 mm 17 11 2 5
Mar 24° 13° 63 mm 16 15 2 5
Apr 19° 50 mm 14 16 2 4
May 15° 41 mm 10 21 2 3
Jun 12° 68 mm 12 18 2 2
Jul 11° 47 mm 13 18 2 3
Aug 12° 56 mm 13 18 2 3
Sep 16° 69 mm 14 16 2 4
Oct 20° 10° 72 mm 16 15 2 5
Nov 24° 14° 79 mm 17 13 2 5
Dec 26° 16° 86 mm 18 13 2 7

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Australia and at least around 17° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Australia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 27° in february in Australia and at least around 16° degrees. In february there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 99 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Australia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 24° in march in Australia and at least around 13° degrees. In march there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 63 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Australia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 19° in april in Australia and at least around 8° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Australia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 15° in may in Australia and at least around 4° degrees. In may there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Australia.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 12° in june in Australia and at least around 3° degrees. In june there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 68 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Australia.

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 11° in july in Australia and at least around 2° degrees. In july there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 47 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Australia.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 12° in august in Australia and at least around 2° degrees. In august there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Australia.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 16° in september in Australia and at least around 6° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Australia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 20° in october in Australia and at least around 10° degrees. In october there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 72 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Australia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 24° in november in Australia and at least around 14° degrees. In november there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 79 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Australia.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 26° in december in Australia and at least around 16° degrees. In december there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 86 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Australia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Australia

Weather statistics Australia

View all weather statistics from Australia per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Australia and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Australia

14 day weather forecast Australia

The weather for Canberra in Australia will be 13° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 10° 13° 13° 14° 11° 15° 15°
Min (°C)
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 10% 10% 15% 35% 45% 15%
Rainfall (mm) 0.2mm 0.5mm 0.5mm 0.3mm 2.9mm 4.9mm 0.1mm
UV-index
UV-index 4 6 7 7 2 5 7
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Enkele wolken Broken wolken Regen Broken wolken Broken wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 16° 17° 15° 10° 13° 14° 14°
Min (°C)
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 70% 10% 30% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 14.9mm 0.8mm 2.8mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 7 6 2 5 6 6 6
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About Australia

About Australia

Australia is in the continental part Oceanië and the capital is Canberra. It is 7.692.024 km² with 25.760 km of coastline and has a population of 24.981.500. In terms of area, the country is 252x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Australia you have to use +61 or 0061 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +615012457809 or 00615012457809.


Australia is in a straight line at 16.981 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 21 hour and 15 min.

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Islands Australia

Islands Australia

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Time difference Australia

Time difference Australia

In Australia it is now 06:44 hour in the morning on wednesday 22 august 2018. That is 8 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Australia is Australia/Sydney and the Greenwich time is UTC+10.

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Vaccinations Australia

Vaccinations Australia

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Australia.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Gele koorts
  • Japanse encefalitis
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Currency Australia

Currency Australia

In Australia the Australische dollar is used to pay.

Exchange rate Australische dollar op
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1 Australische dollar = € 0,64 euro
100 Australische dollar = € 63,89 euro

1 euro = 1,57 Australische dollar
100 euro = 156,51 Australische dollar

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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