The best times to visit Forbes for ideal weather are

February 12th to May 6th

or

October 1st to December 23rd

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 Forbes

Temperature

Average temperatures in Forbes vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th 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 Forbes, 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 94.1°F (34.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.3°F (17.9°C) at night.

Forbes Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Forbes 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.

Forbes Perceived Temperature (F)

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Forbes Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Forbes 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)
Jan93.678.862.6
Feb89.87662.6
Mar84.170.256.3
Apr75.261.347.7
May67.453.440.1
Jun59.448.738.1
Jul5846.434.8
Aug61.748.535.1
Sep69.954.437.5
Oct7963.245.5
Nov85.670.653.9
Dec87.973.457.5

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan34.22617
Feb32.124.417
Mar28.921.213.5
Apr2416.38.7
May19.711.94.5
Jun15.29.33.4
Jul14.481.6
Aug16.59.21.7
Sep21.112.43.1
Oct26.117.37.5
Nov29.821.412.2
Dec31.12314.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Forbes are January, September, and then May. 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 late February and early March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Forbes? 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 Forbes.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan7%01.1
Feb17%03.3
Mar13%02.2
Apr11%01.2
May9%01.4
Jun15%02
Jul11%01.6
Aug11%01.1
Sep8%01
Oct9%01.3
Nov14%02.3
Dec17%03

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan702.8
Feb1708.4
Mar1305.6
Apr1103
May903.6
Jun1505.1
Jul1104.1
Aug1102.8
Sep802.5
Oct903.3
Nov1405.8
Dec1707.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Forbes has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (32.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (79.3%).

Wind in Forbes is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 8.5 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.7 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 mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 15.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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
Jan8.5Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze
Feb7.9Gentle breeze13.3Significant breeze
Mar7.2Gentle breeze12.3Significant breeze
Apr6.1Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
May5.5Light breeze10.5Significant breeze
Jun5.8Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
Jul6Light breeze11Significant breeze
Aug6.3Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Sep7Gentle breeze12.7Significant breeze
Oct7.4Gentle breeze13.4Significant breeze
Nov8.1Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Dec8.2Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan32.9%
Feb42.9%
Mar45.7%
Apr54.2%
May63.9%
Jun79.3%
Jul76.8%
Aug68.4%
Sep54.3%
Oct41.8%
Nov37.4%
Dec36.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Forbes?

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 Forbes, NW, Australia is September, followed by March and January. 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 Forbes in April. 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 61 in April means 61% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Forbes Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 63.4°F (17.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow 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 moderate precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Forbes, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 66.7°F (19.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Forbes to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.1°F (34.5°C) and 85.9°F (29.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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