Best time to visit Gold Coast

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When is the best time to visit Gold Coast?

The best time to visit Gold Coast is September based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Gold Coast28
    Jan
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Gold Coast28
    Feb
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Gold Coast27
    Mar
  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Gold Coast26
    Apr
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Gold Coast23
    May
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Gold Coast21
    Jun
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Gold Coast20
    Jul
  • 21°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Gold Coast21
    Aug
  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Gold Coast23
    Sep
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Gold Coast25
    Oct
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Gold Coast27
    Nov
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Gold Coast28
    Dec

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The weather guide for Queensland (Gold Coast) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Gold Coast?

The hottest time of year in Gold Coast is normally January. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 28°C with moderate heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Gold Coast?

In terms of rainfall, February is usually the wettest month in Gold Coast with 238mm on average. There are normally 14 days in February with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Gold Coast?

The sunniest time of year in Gold Coast is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 74% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Gold Coast?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Gold Coast in February when the water temperature reaches 26°C.

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