The best times to visit Dunkeld for ideal weather are
January 1st to April 15th
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 Dunkeld
Average temperatures in Dunkeld vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Dunkeld, the hottest months are February, January, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 84°F (28.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.4°F (12.4°C) at night.
Dunkeld Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Dunkeld 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.
Dunkeld Perceived Temperature (F)
Dunkeld Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Dunkeld 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)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dunkeld are January, February, 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 early to mid April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.
When can you find snow in Dunkeld? 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 Dunkeld.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dunkeld (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
Dunkeld has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (50.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (82.4%).
Wind in Dunkeld is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 11 knots (12.6 MPH or 20.3 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid September where average top sustained speeds reach 18.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dunkeld.
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||11||Significant breeze||16.4||Significant breeze|
|Feb||10.9||Gentle breeze||16.2||Significant breeze|
|Mar||9.9||Gentle breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
|Apr||9.2||Gentle breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|May||9.8||Gentle breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||9.4||Gentle breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Jul||10.4||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|Aug||9.3||Gentle breeze||14.4||Significant breeze|
|Sep||10||Gentle breeze||15.9||Significant breeze|
|Oct||10||Gentle breeze||15.6||Significant breeze|
|Nov||10.1||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Dec||10.5||Gentle breeze||16.5||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Dunkeld?
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 Dunkeld, 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 Dunkeld 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
Overall Dunkeld Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 78.3°F (25.7°C) and 57.2°F (14°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 7 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 still jacket weather. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Dunkeld, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 74.9°F (23.8°C) and 58.4°F (14.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 cool this time of year in Dunkeld to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84°F (28.9°C) and 74.5°F (23.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.