The best times to visit Donald for ideal weather are

February 5th to April 22nd

or

October 8th to December 30th

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

 

 


Other Donald Travel Info

Weather in Donald

Temperature

Average temperatures in Donald vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow 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 Donald, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 93°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.3°F (15.2°C) at night.

Donald Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Donald 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.

Donald Perceived Temperature (F)

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Donald Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Donald 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan90.374.757.7
Feb89.574.158.1
Mar81.567.452.7
Apr72.959.846.4
May64.653.241.9
Jun58.348.538.8
Jul56.54737.1
Aug59.948.937.6
Sep66.753.439
Oct75.560.443.9
Nov82.166.950.3
Dec85.470.653.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan32.423.714.3
Feb31.923.414.5
Mar27.519.711.5
Apr22.715.48
May18.111.85.5
Jun14.69.23.8
Jul13.68.32.8
Aug15.59.43.1
Sep19.311.93.9
Oct24.215.86.6
Nov27.819.410.2
Dec29.721.411.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Donald are February, January, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Donald? 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 Donald.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan7%01.4
Feb4%00.6
Mar8%01.1
Apr7%00.8
May12%01.3
Jun9%01.1
Jul14%01.5
Aug13%01.3
Sep11%01.3
Oct8%00.8
Nov11%01.8
Dec8%01.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan703.6
Feb401.5
Mar802.8
Apr702
May1203.3
Jun902.8
Jul1403.8
Aug1303.3
Sep1103.3
Oct802
Nov1104.6
Dec803

 

Humidity and Wind

Donald has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (29.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (78.4%).

Wind in Donald is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.7 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.9Gentle breeze12Significant breeze
Feb7.6Gentle breeze11.7Significant breeze
Mar6.5Light breeze10.5Significant breeze
Apr5.6Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
May5.4Light breeze9.1Significant breeze
Jun5.5Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
Jul5.8Light breeze9.6Significant breeze
Aug6.2Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
Sep6.4Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
Oct6.8Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
Nov7.1Gentle breeze11.5Significant breeze
Dec7.5Gentle breeze11.8Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan29.7%
Feb33.8%
Mar42.5%
Apr51%
May67.3%
Jun77.3%
Jul78.4%
Aug71.6%
Sep57.9%
Oct44.3%
Nov39.3%
Dec32.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Donald?

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 Donald, VC, Australia is February, followed by June and December. 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 Donald 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

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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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 32.1 in July means 32.1% of the tourists vs. February.

 

 

Overall Donald Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 60.9°F (16.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Donald, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.5°F (28.6°C) and 64°F (17.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 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 perfect this time of year in Donald to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 93°F (33.9°C) and 83.4°F (28.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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