Australia
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Best time to visit Australia

To go to Australia, the best time to visit is January through April and October through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Australia, January is the warmest month with 28°C and the most cold month is 10°C in July. The highest water temperature is 26°C and it does not get colder than 20°C.

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In the table below you can quickly check the average weather in Australia per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest precipitation. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate West Australia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 31 31 28 25 21 18 17 18 19 22 26 29
Water temperature (°C) 24 26 25 25 24 23 21 20 20 21 21 23
Precipitation (mm) 12 6 8 15 34 39 52 48 31 15 14 10

Weather data from: Perth

Climate East Australia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 28 27 24 22 19 19 21 23 24 26 27
Precipitation (mm) 73 55 85 53 40 45 23 26 26 59 44 65

Weather data from: Brisbane

Climate Southeast Australia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 25 23 19 16 13 12 13 16 19 22 24
Water temperature (°C) 20 20 20 19 18 17 16 16 15 16 18 19
Precipitation (mm) 25 30 27 26 29 27 26 33 34 33 41 48

Weather data from: Melbourne

Climate South Australia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 26 24 21 17 15 14 15 17 20 22 24
Precipitation (mm) 12 16 17 18 24 25 31 31 23 19 28 25

Weather data from: Adelaide

Climate North Australia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 31 31 31 31 31 30 30 30 32 33 33 32
Water temperature (°C) 32 31 32 32 31 29 27 28 29 31 33 33
Precipitation (mm) 297 216 215 83 22 2 3 2 15 49 91 203

Weather data from: Darwin




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Climate Australia

Click on a region of Australia to view the climate:

Climate West Australia (Perth) by month

West Australia has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for West Australia is 24° degrees and there is about 284 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 240 days a year with an average humidity of 63% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 31 31 28 25 21 18 17 18 19 22 26 29
Night temp. (°C) 19 19 18 16 13 11 10 10 10 12 15 17
Water temp. (°C) 24 26 25 25 24 23 21 20 20 21 21 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 12 6 8 15 34 39 52 48 31 15 14 10
Days with rain 5 3 6 8 9 10 15 14 12 9 6 5
Dry days 26 25 25 22 22 20 16 17 18 22 24 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 12 11 9 7 6 6 6 6 8 11 11 12
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 5 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 6

Weather data from: Perth

Climate East Australia (Brisbane) by month

East Australia has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for East Australia is 24° degrees and there is about 593 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 149 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 27 24 22 19 19 21 23 24 26 27
Night temp. (°C) 22 22 21 18 15 13 13 13 15 17 19 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 73 55 85 53 40 45 23 26 26 59 44 65
Days with rain 15 17 20 17 14 13 11 9 12 14 12 17
Dry days 16 11 11 13 17 17 20 22 18 17 18 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 9 7 7 6 6 7 9 9 11 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 5 5 4 5 5 5 6 6 6

Weather data from: Brisbane

Climate Southeast Australia (Melbourne) by month

Southeast Australia has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Southeast Australia is 19° degrees and there is about 380 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 168 days a year with an average humidity of 72% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 25 23 19 16 13 12 13 16 19 22 24
Night temp. (°C) 14 15 14 11 9 7 7 6 7 9 11 13
Water temp. (°C) 20 20 20 19 18 17 16 16 15 16 18 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 25 30 27 26 29 27 26 33 34 33 41 48
Days with rain 9 9 12 12 14 13 16 15 15 12 13 12
Dry days 22 19 19 18 17 17 15 16 15 19 17 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 9 10
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 2
UV-index 5 5 4 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 5 6

Weather data from: Melbourne

Climate South Australia (Adelaide) by month

South Australia has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for South Australia is 20° degrees and there is about 268 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 204 days a year with an average humidity of 66% and an UV-index of 5.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 26 24 21 17 15 14 15 17 20 22 24
Night temp. (°C) 18 18 17 15 13 10 10 9 10 12 14 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 12 16 17 18 24 25 31 31 23 19 28 25
Days with rain 6 6 9 9 12 12 15 13 12 9 9 10
Dry days 25 22 22 21 19 18 16 18 18 22 21 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 8 9 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 5 6 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 6

Weather data from: Adelaide

Climate North Australia (Darwin) by month

North Australia has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for North Australia is 31° degrees and there is about 1197 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 157 days a year with an average humidity of 67% and an UV-index of 7.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 31 31 31 31 31 30 30 30 32 33 33 32
Night temp. (°C) 27 27 27 26 24 22 22 22 25 26 28 28
Water temp. (°C) 32 31 32 32 31 29 27 28 29 31 33 33
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 297 216 215 83 22 2 3 2 15 49 91 203
Days with rain 28 26 27 20 9 2 3 1 7 15 23 28
Dry days 3 2 4 10 22 28 28 30 23 16 7 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 7

Weather data from: Darwin


Australia weather by month

What is the average Australia weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Australia weather

The weather for Australia over the next 14 days will be 14°C till 28° with a few days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Australia is based on the weather in Canberra.

5-day weather forecast Australia

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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24°C
9°C
0 mm
8 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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21°C
7°C
0 mm
4 m/s
Friday
9 december
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21°C
6°C
0 mm
5 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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22°C
4°C
0 mm
4 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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28°C
8°C
0 mm
7 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Australia


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Australia?

Australia lies in a straight line about 9,169 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Canberra).

How long is the flight to Australia?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Australia is approximately 12 h. 40 min.

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What are the largest airports in Australia?

These are the largest airports in Australia:

  • Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD) in Sydney
  • Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Brisbane
  • Perth International Airport (PER) in Perth
  • Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Adelaide
  • Cairns International Airport (CNS) in Cairns
  • Townsville Airport (TSV) in Townsville
  • Albury Airport (ABX) in Albury
  • Darwin International Airport (DRW) in Darwin
  • Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport (WTB) in Toowoomba
  • Hobart International Airport (HBA) in Hobart

How many inhabitants does Australia have?

Australia has 24,981,500 inhabitants.

How big is Australia?

The surface area of Australia is 7,692,024 km². It is 10x bigger than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Australia?

The capital of Australia is Canberra.

What is the currency of Australia?

In Australia, the Australian dollar (AUD) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.009 Australian dollar
  • 1 Australian dollar = 116.36 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 0.86 Australian dollar
  • 100 Australian dollar = 11,635.75 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Australia?

The area code to call Australia is +61.