The best times to visit Esperance for ideal weather are

October 1st to June 3rd

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



Other Esperance Travel Info

Weather in Esperance


Average temperatures in Esperance vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 65th 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 Esperance, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 80.7°F (27.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62°F (16.7°C) at night.

Esperance Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Esperance 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.

Esperance Perceived Temperature (F)


Esperance Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Esperance 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 79 68.9 59.8
Feb 78.9 69.2 60.8
Mar 77.2 66.8 57.8
Apr 74.6 64 54.7
May 69 59.3 50.7
Jun 65.2 55.7 47.1
Jul 63.4 54.2 46.1
Aug 65.7 55.5 46.4
Sep 68.2 57.2 47.7
Oct 71.7 60.8 51.1
Nov 74.4 63.9 54.6
Dec 75.6 65.9 57.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.1 20.5 15.4
Feb 26.1 20.7 16
Mar 25.1 19.3 14.3
Apr 23.7 17.8 12.6
May 20.6 15.2 10.4
Jun 18.4 13.2 8.4
Jul 17.4 12.3 7.8
Aug 18.7 13.1 8
Sep 20.1 14 8.7
Oct 22.1 16 10.6
Nov 23.6 17.7 12.6
Dec 24.2 18.8 14.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Esperance are February, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late December. For example, on the week of December 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Esperance? 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 Esperance.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 1.5
Feb 4% 0 0.4
Mar 9% 0 1.4
Apr 14% 0 1.8
May 20% 0 2.7
Jun 22% 0 2.3
Jul 33% 0 3.9
Aug 27% 0 3.1
Sep 21% 0 2.7
Oct 14% 0 1.8
Nov 11% 0 1.4
Dec 8% 0 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 3.8
Feb 4 0 1
Mar 9 0 3.6
Apr 14 0 4.6
May 20 0 6.9
Jun 22 0 5.8
Jul 33 0 9.9
Aug 27 0 7.9
Sep 21 0 6.9
Oct 14 0 4.6
Nov 11 0 3.6
Dec 8 0 2.8


Humidity and Wind

Esperance has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is November (55.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (64.7%).

Wind in Esperance is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 10.8 knots (12.4 MPH or 20 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 January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 17.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.8 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Feb 10.7 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Mar 9.4 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Apr 8.5 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
May 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Jun 8.8 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Jul 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Aug 9 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Sep 10 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Oct 9.7 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Nov 10.2 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Dec 10.3 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.2%
Feb 58%
Mar 59.6%
Apr 60%
May 62.9%
Jun 63.6%
Jul 64.7%
Aug 61.4%
Sep 58.3%
Oct 58%
Nov 55.4%
Dec 57.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Esperance?

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 Esperance, WT, Australia is January, followed by December and September. 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 Esperance in November. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 67.8 in November means 67.8% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Esperance Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.4°F (26.3°C) and 67.5°F (19.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Esperance, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 75.5°F (24.2°C) and 67°F (19.4°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 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 Esperance to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.7°F (27.1°C) and 71.5°F (21.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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