The best times to visit Canton Beach for ideal weather are
August 13th 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.
Canton Beach Travel Guide
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Weather in Canton Beach
Average temperatures in Canton Beach vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 65th 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 Canton Beach, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January where highs are regularly around 80.3°F (26.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.1°F (20.1°C) at night.
Canton Beach Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Canton Beach 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.
Canton Beach Perceived Temperature (F)
Canton Beach Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Canton Beach 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 Canton Beach are October, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.
When can you find snow in Canton Beach? 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 Canton Beach.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Canton Beach (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
Canton Beach has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (58.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (75.1%).
Wind in Canton Beach is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 11.5 knots (13.3 MPH or 21.4 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 mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 18.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Canton Beach.
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||11.5||Significant breeze||18||Strong breeze|
|Feb||11.1||Significant breeze||17.3||Strong breeze|
|Mar||10.4||Gentle breeze||16.6||Strong breeze|
|Apr||9.5||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|May||8.1||Gentle breeze||12.9||Strong breeze|
|Jun||8.7||Gentle breeze||13.8||Significant breeze|
|Jul||7.7||Gentle breeze||12.6||Strong breeze|
|Aug||8.3||Gentle breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
|Sep||9.7||Gentle breeze||16.6||Strong breeze|
|Oct||10.3||Gentle breeze||17.4||Strong breeze|
|Nov||11.2||Significant breeze||18.5||Strong breeze|
|Dec||11.5||Significant breeze||18.3||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Canton Beach?
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 Canton Beach, NW, Australia is August, followed by February 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 Canton Beach in July. 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 Canton Beach Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 78.5°F (25.8°C) and 66.3°F (19.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 9 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 brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Canton Beach, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 76.9°F (24.9°C) and 67.2°F (19.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 perfect this time of year in Canton Beach to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 76.1°F (24.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.