The best times to visit Chinchilla for ideal weather are
March 5th to June 3rd
August 20th to November 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Chinchilla Travel Guide
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Weather in Chinchilla
Average temperatures in Chinchilla vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most 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 Chinchilla, 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 92.5°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68°F (20°C) at night.
Chinchilla Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Chinchilla 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.
Chinchilla Perceived Temperature (F)
Chinchilla Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Chinchilla 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 Chinchilla are April, May, and then July. 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 December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.
When can you find snow in Chinchilla? 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 Chinchilla.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chinchilla (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
Chinchilla has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is October (38% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (64.3%).
Wind in Chinchilla is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by November and December. January’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.2 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 early to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 9.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chinchilla.
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||5.5||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.2||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.7||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.4||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|May||2.9||Barely noticeable||7||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||2.9||Barely noticeable||6.8||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.1||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.6||Barely noticeable||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.2||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.4||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.4||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Chinchilla?
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 Chinchilla, 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 Chinchilla 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
Overall Chinchilla Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 71.4°F (21.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Chinchilla, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 91.3°F (32.9°C) and 74.3°F (23.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 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 Chinchilla to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.5°F (33.6°C) and 88.9°F (31.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.