Best Time to Visit Australia

People always ask us when the best time is to visit Australia. The truth is, there is no bad time to go, but depending on what you wish to see, certain months are better than others. Australia is a country of two distinctive climates. The northern half of the country is best accessed between the months of April and September where it is notably drier and brighter. Although the wildlife is habitually more active outside these months, it’s important to note that humidity and rainfall also intensifies in line.

Best time to visit

The summer months of December to February bring hot weather in the southern half of Australia. However, our favorite times to visit this half of the country are the autumn and spring where it’s typically less busy and offers a more temperate climate. For wildlife fanatics, we’d recommend traveling Down Under between September and November, as the wildlife is more active; whereas March to May is when wineries are busy grape harvesting.  

Climate guide for Australia

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104°F 11mm
97°F 12mm
93°F 15mm
86°F 17mm
78°F 6mm
71°F 15mm
73°F 8mm
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87°F 9mm
93°F 8mm
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98°F 8mm
85°F 21mm
85°F 29mm
85°F 17mm
87°F 11mm
87°F 4mm
86°F 3mm
84°F 1mm
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87°F 6mm
86°F 17mm
96°F 15mm
96°F 12mm
92°F 11mm
89°F 8mm
86°F 6mm
83°F 4mm
82°F 3mm
87°F 1mm
89°F 1mm
88°F 3mm
93°F 4mm
94°F 8mm
105°F 3mm
100°F 3mm
93°F 4mm
88°F 7mm
76°F 10mm
67°F 9mm
66°F 13mm
73°F 9mm
82°F 11mm
90°F 5mm
97°F 4mm
100°F 3mm
103°F 7mm
94°F 4mm
92°F 5mm
84°F 7mm
73°F 8mm
64°F 8mm
64°F 9mm
68°F 12mm
77°F 13mm
86°F 8mm
94°F 7mm
100°F 8mm
103°F 7mm
94°F 4mm
92°F 5mm
84°F 7mm
73°F 8mm
64°F 8mm
64°F 9mm
68°F 12mm
77°F 13mm
86°F 8mm
94°F 7mm
100°F 8mm
106°F 4mm
102°F 3mm
99°F 6mm
92°F 6mm
82°F 9mm
75°F 13mm
72°F 21mm
78°F 18mm
83°F 11mm
90°F 6mm
97°F 4mm
103°F 3mm

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