The best times to visit Glen Esk for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 10th

or

August 20th to November 4th

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

 

 


Other Glen Esk Travel Info

Weather in Glen Esk

Temperature

Average temperatures in Glen Esk vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd 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 Glen Esk, 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 91°F (32.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.8°F (19.3°C) at night.

Glen Esk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Glen Esk 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.

Glen Esk Perceived Temperature (F)

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Glen Esk Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Glen Esk 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)
Jan88.776.766.7
Feb86.57565.4
Mar85.172.962.4
Apr80.66755.7
May7560.849.1
Jun69.556.846.3
Jul69.254.942.8
Aug73.557.643.7
Sep79.263.449.2
Oct83.768.555
Nov86.973.462.1
Dec86.874.764.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan31.524.819.3
Feb30.323.918.6
Mar29.522.716.9
Apr2719.413.2
May23.9169.5
Jun20.813.87.9
Jul20.712.76
Aug23.114.26.5
Sep26.217.49.6
Oct28.720.312.8
Nov30.52316.7
Dec30.423.718.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Glen Esk are July, 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 August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Glen Esk? 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 Glen Esk.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan22%05.5
Feb19%03.6
Mar15%03.5
Apr10%01.6
May9%01.6
Jun10%01.6
Jul6%00.7
Aug8%01.2
Sep9%01.4
Oct14%02.1
Nov18%04.2
Dec26%04.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan22014
Feb1909.1
Mar1508.9
Apr1004.1
May904.1
Jun1004.1
Jul601.8
Aug803
Sep903.6
Oct1405.3
Nov18010.7
Dec26011.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Glen Esk has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (49.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (63.3%).

Wind in Glen Esk is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by August and July. January’s average wind speed of around 6.4 knots (7.4 MPH or 11.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 12.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan6.4Light breeze12Significant breeze
Feb6Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Mar5.9Light breeze11Significant breeze
Apr5.2Light breeze9.6Gentle breeze
May5.3Light breeze9.3Significant breeze
Jun5.9Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Jul6.1Light breeze10.4Significant breeze
Aug6.3Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
Sep6Light breeze10.4Significant breeze
Oct6Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
Nov6.1Light breeze11.5Significant breeze
Dec5.9Light breeze11.4Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan59.7%
Feb62.6%
Mar61.9%
Apr61.1%
May60.2%
Jun63.3%
Jul57.1%
Aug49.2%
Sep49.7%
Oct49.9%
Nov55%
Dec59.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Glen Esk?

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 Glen Esk, QL, Australia is May, followed by July and August. 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 Glen Esk in December. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 76.2 in December means 76.2% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Glen Esk Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 72.2°F (22.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 5 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Glen Esk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88.3°F (31.3°C) and 75.4°F (24.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 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 Glen Esk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 91°F (32.8°C) and 85.9°F (29.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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