The best times to visit Barcaldine for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 10th


July 30th to October 21st

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



Other Barcaldine Travel Info

Weather in Barcaldine


Average temperatures in Barcaldine vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 50th 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 Barcaldine, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early December where highs are regularly around 97.1°F (36.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.2°F (21.8°C) at night.

Barcaldine Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Barcaldine 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.

Barcaldine Perceived Temperature (F)


Barcaldine Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Barcaldine 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 95.8 83.2 71.6
Feb 93.3 80.8 69.2
Mar 91.7 78.9 66.3
Apr 86.4 72.1 57.4
May 78.8 64.3 49.5
Jun 71.9 58.2 44.6
Jul 72.6 57.6 41.9
Aug 77.6 61.7 44.4
Sep 84.2 69.3 52.5
Oct 91 76.3 60.3
Nov 94.4 80.8 67.3
Dec 95.4 82.7 70.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 35.4 28.4 22
Feb 34.1 27.1 20.7
Mar 33.2 26.1 19.1
Apr 30.2 22.3 14.1
May 26 17.9 9.7
Jun 22.2 14.6 7
Jul 22.6 14.2 5.5
Aug 25.3 16.5 6.9
Sep 29 20.7 11.4
Oct 32.8 24.6 15.7
Nov 34.7 27.1 19.6
Dec 35.2 28.2 21.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Barcaldine are July, August, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Barcaldine? 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 Barcaldine.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Barcaldine (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 3.9
Feb 14% 0 3
Mar 9% 0 1.7
Apr 4% 0 0.7
May 5% 0 0.7
Jun 6% 0 1.2
Jul 3% 0 0.6
Aug 4% 0 0.7
Sep 7% 0 1.3
Oct 7% 0 1.2
Nov 16% 0 2.5
Dec 18% 0 4.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 9.9
Feb 14 0 7.6
Mar 9 0 4.3
Apr 4 0 1.8
May 5 0 1.8
Jun 6 0 3
Jul 3 0 1.5
Aug 4 0 1.8
Sep 7 0 3.3
Oct 7 0 3
Nov 16 0 6.4
Dec 18 0 11.2


Humidity and Wind

Barcaldine has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is October (24.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (48.5%).

Wind in Barcaldine is usually moderate. The windiest month is October, followed by December and January. October’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 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 early to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 13.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Feb 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 7.2 Gentle breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Apr 6.4 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
May 6.2 Light breeze 9.8 Significant breeze
Jun 6.2 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.4 Light breeze 10.2 Significant breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Nov 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Dec 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 42.8%
Feb 45.8%
Mar 42.1%
Apr 35.4%
May 40.3%
Jun 48.5%
Jul 39.6%
Aug 30.3%
Sep 28.8%
Oct 24.8%
Nov 31.9%
Dec 39.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Barcaldine?

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 Barcaldine, 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 Barcaldine 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 somewhat 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 Barcaldine Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.2°F (34°C) and 75.7°F (24.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 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 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Barcaldine, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 95.7°F (35.4°C) and 78.8°F (26°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 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 Barcaldine to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 97.1°F (36.2°C) and 92.4°F (33.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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