The best times to visit Coonabarabran for ideal weather are

February 19th to April 29th


September 17th to December 16th

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



Other Coonabarabran Travel Info

Weather in Coonabarabran


Average temperatures in Coonabarabran vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th 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 Coonabarabran, 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 87°F (30.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.7°F (16.5°C) at night.

Coonabarabran Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Coonabarabran 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.

Coonabarabran Perceived Temperature (F)


Coonabarabran Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Coonabarabran 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 86.4 74.1 62.2
Feb 83.7 71.5 60.9
Mar 78.9 67.6 57.2
Apr 72 60.8 51.2
May 64.9 54.8 46.3
Jun 57.9 49.1 42.1
Jul 56.6 47.7 39.9
Aug 60.9 50.8 41.6
Sep 67.9 57 46.2
Oct 75.4 63.5 51.1
Nov 81 68.7 56.3
Dec 82.7 70.6 58.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.2 23.4 16.8
Feb 28.7 21.9 16.1
Mar 26.1 19.8 14
Apr 22.2 16 10.7
May 18.3 12.7 7.9
Jun 14.4 9.5 5.6
Jul 13.7 8.7 4.4
Aug 16.1 10.4 5.3
Sep 19.9 13.9 7.9
Oct 24.1 17.5 10.6
Nov 27.2 20.4 13.5
Dec 28.2 21.4 14.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Coonabarabran are April, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late April. For example, on the week of April 23rd 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Coonabarabran? 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 Coonabarabran.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 0 3.3
Feb 16% 0 3.5
Mar 14% 0 2.5
Apr 7% 0 1.1
May 11% 0 1.7
Jun 13% 0 2.1
Jul 9% 0 1.7
Aug 9% 0 1.5
Sep 10% 0 1.7
Oct 12% 0 1.6
Nov 21% 0 3.3
Dec 19% 0 4.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 8.4
Feb 16 0 8.9
Mar 14 0 6.4
Apr 7 0 2.8
May 11 0 4.3
Jun 13 0 5.3
Jul 9 0 4.3
Aug 9 0 3.8
Sep 10 0 4.3
Oct 12 0 4.1
Nov 21 0 8.4
Dec 19 0 11.9


Humidity and Wind

Coonabarabran has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is October (41.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (71.3%).

Wind in Coonabarabran is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by December and January. November’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.2 MPH or 16.5 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 November to early December where average top sustained speeds reach 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.8 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Mar 7.8 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Apr 7.1 Gentle breeze 11 Significant breeze
May 7.1 Gentle breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Jun 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Jul 8.2 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Aug 8.4 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Sep 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Oct 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Nov 8.9 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Dec 8.8 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 46.9%
Feb 53.5%
Mar 53.4%
Apr 54.8%
May 57.5%
Jun 71.3%
Jul 64.2%
Aug 53.4%
Sep 44.4%
Oct 41.3%
Nov 45.1%
Dec 46.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Coonabarabran?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 30, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Coonabarabran, 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 Coonabarabran 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

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 81 in July means 81% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Coonabarabran Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.2°F (26.8°C) and 60.3°F (15.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Coonabarabran, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.2°F (28.4°C) and 63.7°F (17.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 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 Coonabarabran to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87°F (30.6°C) and 79.5°F (26.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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