Brisbane, Australia

Summer: December - February
Average temperature 20-28°C (68-82°F). Best time for beaches and water activities.
Remember to Slip, Slop, Slap. January to March are usually the months of highest rainfall - usually fantastic hot days followed by occasional tropical storms. Humidity can sometimes be high but is often tempered by the cool sea breezes. The cool rainforests and mountain creeks are a wonderful retreat from the hot summer days.

Autumn: March - May
Average temperature 15-25°C (59-77°F). Usually lovely sunny days followed by glorious nights - ideal for both indoor and outdoor activities and very popular with the fishing and boating enthusiasts.

Winter: June - August
Average temperature 11-21°C (52-70°F). Generally sunny and dry - a haven from the colder climates to the south. Casual clothing is recommended for most of the year although a jacket will come in handy on cooler winter nights. Usually ideal conditions for golfing and bowling. Winter mountain conditions can be very cool and crisp.

Spring: September - November

Average temperature 15-25°C (59-77°F). Similar to Autumn with glorious sunny days followed by balmy evenings, perfect for outdoor and indoor activities. Enjoy a day at the beach or on the Brisbane River.

Month Max Temp C Humidity % Min Temp
Rainfall mm
January 29 66 21 161
February 29 69 21 157
March 28 71 19 140
April 26 70 17 89
May 23 71 13 73
June 21 71 11 69
July 20 69 10 57
August 22 63 10 47
September 24 60 13 47
October 26 59 16 77
November 28 59 18 97
December 29 61 20 134

Brisbane has a fabulous truly comfortable sub-tropical climate ideal for outdoor enjoyment all-year round that averages 245 days of fine and sunny weather each year. Brisbane has an average rainfall of about 1400mm annually, the majority of which falls in the summer period. Daytime temperatures on the coastal strip are generally in the twenties (Centigrade). In winter clear skies and drier air are associated with cool nights and light frosts may occasionally occur, especially in the mountains.

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