The best times to visit Gloucester for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 3rd

or

September 10th to November 18th

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

 

 


Other Gloucester Travel Info

Weather in Gloucester

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gloucester vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 53rd 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 Gloucester, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 84.8°F (29.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.7°F (17.6°C) at night.

Gloucester Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gloucester 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.

Gloucester Perceived Temperature (F)

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Gloucester Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gloucester 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 84 73.8 64
Feb 82 72.4 63.8
Mar 80.3 69.9 60.5
Apr 75 64.4 55.5
May 70.7 59 48.6
Jun 65.7 55.6 46.3
Jul 64.9 53.5 42.6
Aug 68.4 55.6 43
Sep 73.4 60.6 47.6
Oct 76.8 64.7 52.2
Nov 79.4 69.1 59.5
Dec 81 70.9 61.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.9 23.2 17.8
Feb 27.8 22.4 17.7
Mar 26.8 21.1 15.8
Apr 23.9 18 13.1
May 21.5 15 9.2
Jun 18.7 13.1 7.9
Jul 18.3 11.9 5.9
Aug 20.2 13.1 6.1
Sep 23 15.9 8.7
Oct 24.9 18.2 11.2
Nov 26.3 20.6 15.3
Dec 27.2 21.6 16.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gloucester are August, September, and then October. 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 September. For example, on the week of September 10th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 12th.

When can you find snow in Gloucester? 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 Gloucester.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 0 3.9
Feb 32% 0 6.5
Mar 19% 0 4.5
Apr 27% 0 5.7
May 17% 0 3.1
Jun 25% 0 5.6
Jul 15% 0 1.9
Aug 11% 0 2.4
Sep 12% 0 2.1
Oct 14% 0 2.6
Nov 27% 0 5.4
Dec 20% 0 3.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 9.9
Feb 32 0 16.5
Mar 19 0 11.4
Apr 27 0 14.5
May 17 0 7.9
Jun 25 0 14.2
Jul 15 0 4.8
Aug 11 0 6.1
Sep 12 0 5.3
Oct 14 0 6.6
Nov 27 0 13.7
Dec 20 0 9.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Gloucester has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (60.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (74.4%).

Wind in Gloucester is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.7 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 late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 13.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.8 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Mar 5.4 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
May 5.6 Light breeze 9.7 Significant breeze
Jun 5.5 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.6 Light breeze 10.1 Significant breeze
Aug 5.7 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.8 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Oct 6.1 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.5%
Feb 73.8%
Mar 73.5%
Apr 74.4%
May 70.7%
Jun 72.7%
Jul 65.9%
Aug 60.3%
Sep 60.2%
Oct 63.6%
Nov 70.1%
Dec 68.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gloucester?

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 Gloucester, 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 Gloucester 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

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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 81 in July means 81% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Gloucester Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 81.7°F (27.6°C) and 68°F (20°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Gloucester, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 70.3°F (21.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 8 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 Gloucester to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.8°F (29.3°C) and 79.9°F (26.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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