The best times to visit Cloncurry for ideal weather are

April 23rd to September 9th

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



Other Cloncurry Travel Info

Weather in Cloncurry


Average temperatures in Cloncurry 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 Cloncurry, the hottest months are December, November, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early December where highs are regularly around 102.9°F (39.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.

Cloncurry Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Cloncurry 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.

Cloncurry Perceived Temperature (F)


Cloncurry Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Cloncurry 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 97.8 86.2 75.4
Feb 97 85.1 74
Mar 96.3 84.4 72.9
Apr 91.9 79.4 66.3
May 84.6 71.8 58.8
Jun 78.4 65.2 51.9
Jul 78.8 64.7 49.9
Aug 83.7 68.9 52.7
Sep 91.7 76.9 60.1
Oct 97.8 83.9 67.9
Nov 100.2 86.9 73
Dec 100.2 87.8 75.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 36.6 30.1 24.1
Feb 36.1 29.5 23.3
Mar 35.7 29.1 22.7
Apr 33.3 26.3 19.1
May 29.2 22.1 14.9
Jun 25.8 18.4 11.1
Jul 26 18.2 9.9
Aug 28.7 20.5 11.5
Sep 33.2 24.9 15.6
Oct 36.6 28.8 19.9
Nov 37.9 30.5 22.8
Dec 37.9 31 24.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cloncurry are August, July, 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 April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Cloncurry? 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 Cloncurry.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 0 7.1
Feb 18% 0 3.6
Mar 10% 0 2.2
Apr 3% 0 0.3
May 3% 0 0.5
Jun 2% 0 0.2
Jul 1% 0 0.1
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 2% 0 0.3
Oct 2% 0 0.4
Nov 9% 0 1.5
Dec 15% 0 2.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 0 18
Feb 18 0 9.1
Mar 10 0 5.6
Apr 3 0 0.8
May 3 0 1.3
Jun 2 0 0.5
Jul 1 0 0.3
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 2 0 0.8
Oct 2 0 1
Nov 9 0 3.8
Dec 15 0 6.9


Humidity and Wind

Cloncurry has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is October (15% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (43.6%).

Wind in Cloncurry is usually moderate. The windiest month is October, followed by June and April. October’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.2 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 and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 14.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Feb 8 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Mar 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Apr 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
May 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Jun 8.4 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jul 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Aug 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Sep 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Oct 8.8 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Nov 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Dec 8 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 43.6%
Feb 42.1%
Mar 35%
Apr 26%
May 28.6%
Jun 30.5%
Jul 25.2%
Aug 17.3%
Sep 16%
Oct 15%
Nov 25.1%
Dec 34.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Cloncurry?

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 Cloncurry, 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 Cloncurry 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 Cloncurry Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 97.2°F (36.2°C) and 81.7°F (27.6°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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Cloncurry, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 101.2°F (38.4°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 somewhat warm this time of year in Cloncurry to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 102.9°F (39.4°C) and 96°F (35.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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