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.


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Weather in Coolum Beach

Temperature

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)

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Coolum Beach Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Coolum Beach Perceived Temperature (F)

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Coolum Beach Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 64.1 52.3 43.6
Feb 72.3 58.8 49.3
Mar 74.6 63.3 55.9
Apr 84.4 73.9 67.3
May 89.4 79.5 72.5
Jun 93.2 82.7 74.1
Jul 100 87.3 76.7
Aug 102 88.2 76.4
Sep 94.8 82.7 73.2
Oct 89.9 78.4 68
Nov 75.3 64.2 55.8
Dec 71.3 60.4 51.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.8 11.3 6.4
Feb 22.4 14.9 9.6
Mar 23.7 17.4 13.3
Apr 29.1 23.3 19.6
May 31.9 26.4 22.5
Jun 34 28.2 23.4
Jul 37.8 30.7 24.8
Aug 38.9 31.2 24.7
Sep 34.9 28.2 22.9
Oct 32.2 25.8 20
Nov 24.1 17.9 13.2
Dec 21.8 15.8 11.1


 
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.
Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Coolum Beach.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0
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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.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 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
Jan 65.3%
Feb 59.4%
Mar 68.7%
Apr 70.4%
May 66.1%
Jun 60.8%
Jul 44.3%
Aug 40.8%
Sep 55.3%
Oct 52.1%
Nov 60.1%
Dec 67.5%

 

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

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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 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.

 

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