The best times to visit Gilgandra for ideal weather are

February 12th to May 6th


September 10th to November 25th

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



Other Gilgandra Travel Info

Weather in Gilgandra


Average temperatures in Gilgandra 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 45th 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 Gilgandra, 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 92.1°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.9°F (17.7°C) at night.

Gilgandra Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Gilgandra 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.

Gilgandra Perceived Temperature (F)


Gilgandra Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Gilgandra 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 91.8 77.8 63.3
Feb 88.8 75.2 62.8
Mar 84.2 70.3 57.4
Apr 76.3 62.1 49
May 68.6 54.7 41.8
Jun 61.2 49.6 38.7
Jul 59.9 47.5 35.2
Aug 63.8 49.8 35.7
Sep 71.4 56.3 39.8
Oct 79.4 64.2 47.4
Nov 85.9 71.3 56.3
Dec 87.6 73.6 58.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 33.2 25.4 17.4
Feb 31.6 24 17.1
Mar 29 21.3 14.1
Apr 24.6 16.7 9.4
May 20.3 12.6 5.4
Jun 16.2 9.8 3.7
Jul 15.5 8.6 1.8
Aug 17.7 9.9 2.1
Sep 21.9 13.5 4.3
Oct 26.3 17.9 8.6
Nov 29.9 21.8 13.5
Dec 30.9 23.1 14.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gilgandra are April, August, and then September. 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 May. For example, on the week of May 7th 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 Gilgandra? 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 Gilgandra.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 14% 0 2.4
Feb 17% 0 2.4
Mar 14% 0 2
Apr 8% 0 1.4
May 11% 0 1.8
Jun 14% 0 2.3
Jul 10% 0 1.4
Aug 9% 0 1.2
Sep 9% 0 1.6
Oct 10% 0 1.4
Nov 15% 0 2.7
Dec 16% 0 3.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 0 6.1
Feb 17 0 6.1
Mar 14 0 5.1
Apr 8 0 3.6
May 11 0 4.6
Jun 14 0 5.8
Jul 10 0 3.6
Aug 9 0 3
Sep 9 0 4.1
Oct 10 0 3.6
Nov 15 0 6.9
Dec 16 0 8.6


Humidity and Wind

Gilgandra has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (40.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (73.8%).

Wind in Gilgandra is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 9.6 knots (11 MPH or 17.8 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 to late November where average top sustained speeds reach 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 9.6 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Feb 9.2 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Mar 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Apr 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
May 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jun 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Jul 7 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Aug 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Sep 8 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Oct 8.5 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Nov 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Dec 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 40.6%
Feb 48.5%
Mar 49.5%
Apr 53.7%
May 61%
Jun 73.8%
Jul 69.8%
Aug 61.3%
Sep 49.7%
Oct 42%
Nov 41.6%
Dec 41.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Gilgandra?

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 Gilgandra, 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 Gilgandra 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 Gilgandra Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.2°F (30.1°C) and 64.2°F (17.9°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 moderate precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Gilgandra, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 67.7°F (19.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 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 Gilgandra to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 85°F (29.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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