The best times to visit Caloundra for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 17th


July 23rd 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 Caloundra Travel Info

Weather in Caloundra


Average temperatures in Caloundra vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a chance of precipitation throughout most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Caloundra, 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 85.1°F (29.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71°F (21.7°C) at night.

Caloundra Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Caloundra 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.

Caloundra Perceived Temperature (F)


Caloundra Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Caloundra 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 84.6 77.1 69.7
Feb 84 76.4 69.3
Mar 82.3 74.7 67.2
Apr 78.8 69.7 61
May 74.3 64 54.3
Jun 70.4 60.2 50.8
Jul 69.7 58.5 47.7
Aug 72.4 60.2 47.7
Sep 76 65 53.5
Oct 78.4 68.7 58.3
Nov 81.6 72.7 63.8
Dec 83.3 75 66.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.2 25.1 20.9
Feb 28.9 24.7 20.7
Mar 27.9 23.7 19.6
Apr 26 20.9 16.1
May 23.5 17.8 12.4
Jun 21.3 15.7 10.4
Jul 20.9 14.7 8.7
Aug 22.4 15.7 8.7
Sep 24.4 18.3 11.9
Oct 25.8 20.4 14.6
Nov 27.6 22.6 17.7
Dec 28.5 23.9 19.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Caloundra are August, September, and then November. 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 mid February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Caloundra? 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 Caloundra.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 27% 0 7.8
Feb 37% 0 9.1
Mar 33% 0 8.9
Apr 30% 0 7.1
May 24% 0 4.8
Jun 22% 0 5.1
Jul 17% 0 2.9
Aug 13% 0 4.5
Sep 15% 0 3.2
Oct 16% 0 2.8
Nov 16% 0 2.8
Dec 28% 0 6.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 27 0 19.8
Feb 37 0 23.1
Mar 33 0 22.6
Apr 30 0 18
May 24 0 12.2
Jun 22 0 13
Jul 17 0 7.4
Aug 13 0 11.4
Sep 15 0 8.1
Oct 16 0 7.1
Nov 16 0 7.1
Dec 28 0 15.7


Humidity and Wind

Caloundra has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (63.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (70.6%).

Wind in Caloundra is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by January and March. February’s average wind speed of around 10.4 knots (11.9 MPH or 19.2 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 15.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.3 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Feb 10.4 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Mar 10.1 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
May 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jun 7.5 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jul 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Aug 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Sep 8.4 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Oct 9.2 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Nov 9.5 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Dec 9.7 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.7%
Feb 69.9%
Mar 69.3%
Apr 70.6%
May 70.2%
Jun 70.3%
Jul 64.9%
Aug 63.6%
Sep 64.7%
Oct 64.9%
Nov 67%
Dec 67.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Caloundra?

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 Caloundra, QL, Australia is May, followed by July and August. 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 Caloundra 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 76.2 in December means 76.2% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Caloundra Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 72.9°F (22.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 10 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 moderate precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Caloundra, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 73.6°F (23.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 Caloundra to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.1°F (29.5°C) and 82.8°F (28.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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