The best times to visit Coolum Beach for ideal weather are
October 29th to April 8th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Coolum Beach Travel Guide
Weather in Coolum Beach
Average temperatures in Coolum Beach vary drastically. 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 55th 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 Coolum Beach, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 104°F (40°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.5°F (25.3°C) at night.
Coolum Beach Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Coolum 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.
Coolum Beach Perceived Temperature (F)
Coolum Beach Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Coolum 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)|
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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Coolum Beach.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Coolum 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
Coolum Beach has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (40.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (70.4%).
Wind in Coolum Beach is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by May and August. July’s average wind speed of around 9.3 knots (10.8 MPH or 17.3 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 early July where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Coolum 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||4.3||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.5||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||4.7||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.4||Light breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|May||7.6||Gentle breeze||13.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.6||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Jul||9.3||Gentle breeze||15.8||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||7.1||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.2||Light breeze||12.6||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.3||Light breeze||11.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.4||Light breeze||11.5||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.5||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Coolum Beach?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 13, 2018 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
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Coolum Beach, QL, AU 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 Coolum Beach 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 Coolum Beach Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.2°F (32.9°C) and 66.5°F (19.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Coolum Beach, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 98.2°F (36.8°C) and 68°F (20°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Coolum Beach to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 78.3°F (25.7°C) and 53°F (11.7°C). These times of year are the slowest with tourists.