The best times to visit Bogong for ideal weather are
January 1st to February 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Bogong
Average temperatures in Bogong vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 3rd 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 Bogong, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 66.9°F (19.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 48.8°F (9.3°C) at night.
Bogong Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Bogong Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Bogong Perceived Temperature (F)
Bogong Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Bogong 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bogong are January, October, 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 January. For example, on the week of January 1st there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.
When can you find snow in Bogong? 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 Bogong.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bogong (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Bogong has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (59.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (89.1%).
Wind in Bogong is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 14.4 knots (16.6 MPH or 26.7 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early August where average top sustained speeds reach 22.4 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bogong.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||9.8||Gentle breeze||16.5||Significant breeze|
|Feb||9.4||Gentle breeze||14.4||Significant breeze|
|Mar||10.8||Gentle breeze||16.1||Significant breeze|
|Apr||10.4||Gentle breeze||16||Significant breeze|
|May||11||Significant breeze||17.1||Significant breeze|
|Jun||12.3||Significant breeze||18.2||Strong breeze|
|Jul||14.4||Significant breeze||20.9||Significant breeze|
|Aug||12.9||Significant breeze||20.3||Strong breeze|
|Sep||11.8||Significant breeze||19.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||11||Significant breeze||17.7||Strong breeze|
|Nov||10.8||Gentle breeze||17||Significant breeze|
|Dec||9.9||Gentle breeze||16.3||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Bogong?
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 Bogong, VC, Australia is August, followed by July 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 Bogong in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Bogong Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 60.6°F (15.9°C) and 41.5°F (5.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 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 freezing weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bogong, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 58.2°F (14.6°C) and 39.8°F (4.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Bogong to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 56.9°F (13.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.