The best times to visit Armidale for ideal weather are

November 5th to April 8th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Armidale Travel Info

Weather in Armidale


Average temperatures in Armidale vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Armidale, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid January where highs are regularly around 79.3°F (26.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.2°F (12.9°C) at night.

Armidale Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Armidale Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Armidale Perceived Temperature (F)


Armidale Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Armidale Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 78.4 66.2 55.4
Feb 75.8 64.2 54.5
Mar 72.9 61.3 50.9
Apr 66.6 55.1 45.1
May 60 48.6 37.9
Jun 54.2 44.5 35.5
Jul 52.9 42.7 32.6
Aug 56.9 45.4 34.3
Sep 63.6 51.3 38.6
Oct 69.7 57.1 44
Nov 74.2 62.2 50.4
Dec 75.4 63.6 52.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25.8 19 13
Feb 24.3 17.9 12.5
Mar 22.7 16.3 10.5
Apr 19.2 12.8 7.3
May 15.6 9.2 3.3
Jun 12.3 6.9 1.9
Jul 11.6 5.9 0.3
Aug 13.8 7.4 1.3
Sep 17.6 10.7 3.7
Oct 20.9 13.9 6.7
Nov 23.4 16.8 10.2
Dec 24.1 17.6 11.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Armidale are April, May, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Armidale? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Armidale.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Armidale (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 0 3.3
Feb 24% 0 4
Mar 13% 0 1.8
Apr 12% 0 1.6
May 12% 0 1.7
Jun 17% 0 2
Jul 13% 0 1.6
Aug 14% 0 2
Sep 13% 0 1.5
Oct 15% 0 2.2
Nov 22% 0 4
Dec 27% 0 4.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 8.4
Feb 24 0 10.2
Mar 13 0 4.6
Apr 12 0 4.1
May 12 0 4.3
Jun 17 0 5.1
Jul 13 0 4.1
Aug 14 0 5.1
Sep 13 0 3.8
Oct 15 0 5.6
Nov 22 0 10.2
Dec 27 0 10.4


Humidity and Wind

Armidale has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is October (55.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (78%).

Wind in Armidale is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and August. January’s average wind speed of around 9.7 knots (11.1 MPH or 17.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late September where average top sustained speeds reach 15.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Armidale.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9.7 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Feb 9.3 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Mar 8.7 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Apr 8.1 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
May 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Jun 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Jul 9 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Aug 9.4 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Sep 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Oct 9.1 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Nov 9.2 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Dec 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.4%
Feb 70.6%
Mar 69.5%
Apr 69.1%
May 70.1%
Jun 78%
Jul 72.3%
Aug 62%
Sep 55.9%
Oct 55.1%
Nov 61.1%
Dec 64.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Armidale?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Australia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Armidale, NW, Australia is July, followed by August and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Armidale in May. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 68.5 in May means 68.5% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Armidale Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74.3°F (23.5°C) and 57.1°F (13.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Armidale, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 76.3°F (24.6°C) and 59.6°F (15.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Armidale to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 73.6°F (23.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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