The best times to visit Bamaga for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 17th


September 3rd to November 11th

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



Other Bamaga Travel Info

Weather in Bamaga


Average temperatures in Bamaga vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th 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 Bamaga, 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 90°F (32.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.8°F (19.3°C) at night.

Bamaga Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Bamaga 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.

Bamaga Perceived Temperature (F)


Bamaga Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Bamaga 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 88.2 76.8 66.7
Feb 86.2 75.3 65.6
Mar 84.7 73 62.5
Apr 80.5 67.3 54.8
May 75.5 60.9 46.8
Jun 70.4 56.8 43.4
Jul 70.4 55 39.6
Aug 74.4 57.8 40.9
Sep 79.3 63.7 47.7
Oct 83 68.4 53.8
Nov 85.9 73.2 61.4
Dec 86.2 74.6 63.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.2 24.9 19.3
Feb 30.1 24.1 18.7
Mar 29.3 22.8 16.9
Apr 26.9 19.6 12.7
May 24.2 16.1 8.2
Jun 21.3 13.8 6.3
Jul 21.3 12.8 4.2
Aug 23.6 14.3 4.9
Sep 26.3 17.6 8.7
Oct 28.3 20.2 12.1
Nov 29.9 22.9 16.3
Dec 30.1 23.7 17.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bamaga are July, August, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Bamaga? 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 Bamaga.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 0 5.3
Feb 20% 0 4.1
Mar 16% 0 3.3
Apr 13% 0 1.9
May 11% 0 2.1
Jun 12% 0 2
Jul 6% 0 0.8
Aug 9% 0 1.5
Sep 13% 0 1.6
Oct 14% 0 2.3
Nov 20% 0 4.4
Dec 23% 0 5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 13.5
Feb 20 0 10.4
Mar 16 0 8.4
Apr 13 0 4.8
May 11 0 5.3
Jun 12 0 5.1
Jul 6 0 2
Aug 9 0 3.8
Sep 13 0 4.1
Oct 14 0 5.8
Nov 20 0 11.2
Dec 23 0 12.7


Humidity and Wind

Bamaga has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (51.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (65.5%).

Wind in Bamaga is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by November and December. January’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (8 MPH or 12.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid to late November where average top sustained speeds reach 14.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.9 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Feb 6.5 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Apr 4.7 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
May 4.4 Light breeze 9.6 Significant breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 10.3 Significant breeze
Aug 5.1 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Sep 5.7 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Oct 6.3 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Nov 6.7 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Dec 6.5 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.8%
Feb 65.3%
Mar 65.4%
Apr 64.8%
May 63.7%
Jun 65.5%
Jul 58%
Aug 51.3%
Sep 52.9%
Oct 54%
Nov 58.8%
Dec 62%


Is it Safe to Travel to Bamaga?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 30, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bamaga, QL, Australia is July, followed by September and May. 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 Bamaga in December. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.3 in December means 58.3% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Bamaga Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 72.8°F (22.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bamaga, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87.3°F (30.7°C) and 75.8°F (24.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Bamaga to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90°F (32.2°C) and 85.3°F (29.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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