The best times to visit Gippsland for ideal weather are

November 26th 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.



Other Gippsland Travel Info

Weather in Gippsland


Average temperatures in Gippsland vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Gippsland, 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 80.8°F (27.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.7°F (13.7°C) at night.

Gippsland Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Gippsland 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.

Gippsland Perceived Temperature (F)


Gippsland Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Gippsland 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 80.3 66.9 54.4
Feb 78.1 66.4 55.5
Mar 75.7 62.9 51.4
Apr 68.7 57.2 46.3
May 63.3 52.4 41.3
Jun 58 48.1 37.9
Jul 57.5 47.3 36.7
Aug 59.7 49.3 38.1
Sep 64.5 52.4 39.9
Oct 68.9 56.5 44
Nov 72.9 60.8 48.9
Dec 75.3 63.4 51.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.8 19.4 12.4
Feb 25.6 19.1 13.1
Mar 24.3 17.2 10.8
Apr 20.4 14 7.9
May 17.4 11.3 5.2
Jun 14.4 8.9 3.3
Jul 14.2 8.5 2.6
Aug 15.4 9.6 3.4
Sep 18.1 11.3 4.4
Oct 20.5 13.6 6.7
Nov 22.7 16 9.4
Dec 24.1 17.4 10.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

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

When can you find snow in Gippsland? 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 Gippsland.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 0 1.1
Feb 15% 0 2.6
Mar 13% 0 1.5
Apr 15% 0 1.9
May 12% 0 1.4
Jun 17% 0 2.4
Jul 12% 0 1.3
Aug 16% 0 1.8
Sep 13% 0 1.4
Oct 11% 0 1.5
Nov 19% 0 2.8
Dec 15% 0 2.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 2.8
Feb 15 0 6.6
Mar 13 0 3.8
Apr 15 0 4.8
May 12 0 3.6
Jun 17 0 6.1
Jul 12 0 3.3
Aug 16 0 4.6
Sep 13 0 3.6
Oct 11 0 3.8
Nov 19 0 7.1
Dec 15 0 5.3


Humidity and Wind

Gippsland has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (57.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (78%).

Wind in Gippsland is usually moderate. The windiest month is September, followed by December and January. September’s average wind speed of around 9.2 knots (10.6 MPH or 17.1 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 September where average top sustained speeds reach 19.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 9.2 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Feb 9.1 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Apr 7.3 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
May 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Jun 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Jul 8 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Aug 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Sep 9.2 Gentle breeze 17.3 Significant breeze
Oct 8.9 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
Nov 9.1 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Dec 9.2 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.3%
Feb 65.5%
Mar 64.3%
Apr 71.5%
May 72.8%
Jun 78%
Jul 72.8%
Aug 68.3%
Sep 64.5%
Oct 62.5%
Nov 63.6%
Dec 60.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Gippsland?

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 Gippsland, Australia is August, followed by July 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 Gippsland in February. 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 41.3 in February means 41.3% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Gippsland Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 77.9°F (25.5°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 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 the most precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Gippsland, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 74.4°F (23.6°C) and 62.9°F (17.2°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 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 Gippsland to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 80.8°F (27.1°C) and 73.7°F (23.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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