The best times to visit Goulburn for ideal weather are

December 10th to March 18th

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



Other Goulburn Travel Info

Weather in Goulburn


Average temperatures in Goulburn vary greatly. 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 43rd 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 Goulburn, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 83.5°F (28.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 52.7°F (11.5°C) at night.

Goulburn Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Goulburn 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.

Goulburn Perceived Temperature (F)


Goulburn Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Goulburn 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 83.3 68.1 53.5
Feb 78.1 65.3 54
Mar 74.5 61.3 47.9
Apr 66.8 53.7 40.5
May 60.6 46.8 33.7
Jun 54 43.6 33.3
Jul 52.9 41.6 30.3
Aug 56 43.9 31.9
Sep 62.5 49.2 34.7
Oct 69.3 55.3 39.4
Nov 75.6 61.3 46.1
Dec 78 63.8 49.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.5 20.1 11.9
Feb 25.6 18.5 12.2
Mar 23.6 16.3 8.8
Apr 19.3 12.1 4.7
May 15.9 8.2 0.9
Jun 12.2 6.4 0.7
Jul 11.6 5.3 -0.9
Aug 13.3 6.6 -0.1
Sep 16.9 9.6 1.5
Oct 20.7 12.9 4.1
Nov 24.2 16.3 7.8
Dec 25.6 17.7 9.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Goulburn are May, July, and then January. 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 November to early December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Goulburn? 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 Goulburn.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 1.9
Feb 20% 0 3.7
Mar 13% 0 1.8
Apr 13% 0 1.6
May 9% 0 1.1
Jun 17% 0 2.7
Jul 9% 0 1.1
Aug 13% 0 1.9
Sep 13% 0 1.4
Oct 11% 0 1.4
Nov 16% 0 2.3
Dec 17% 0 3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 4.8
Feb 20 0 9.4
Mar 13 0 4.6
Apr 13 0 4.1
May 9 0 2.8
Jun 17 0 6.9
Jul 9 0 2.8
Aug 13 0 4.8
Sep 13 0 3.6
Oct 11 0 3.6
Nov 16 0 5.8
Dec 17 0 7.6


Humidity and Wind

Goulburn has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (51.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (78.2%).

Wind in Goulburn is usually moderate. The windiest month is August, followed by September and January. August’s average wind speed of around 9.6 knots (11.1 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 late September where average top sustained speeds reach 18.9 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.8 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Feb 7.8 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jun 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Jul 8.3 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Aug 9.6 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Sep 9 Gentle breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Oct 8.5 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Nov 8.4 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Dec 8.6 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 51.9%
Feb 63.5%
Mar 63.5%
Apr 69.1%
May 70.6%
Jun 78.2%
Jul 73.7%
Aug 67.5%
Sep 61%
Oct 55.9%
Nov 55.3%
Dec 53.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Goulburn?

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 Goulburn, 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 Goulburn 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

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 61 in April means 61% of the tourists vs. September.



Overall Goulburn Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 57.6°F (14.2°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 still jacket weather. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Goulburn, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 77.5°F (25.3°C) and 59.4°F (15.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 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 Goulburn to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.5°F (28.6°C) and 75°F (23.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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