The best times to visit Griffith for ideal weather are

February 26th to April 22nd

or

September 24th to December 30th

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

 

 


Other Griffith Travel Info

Weather in Griffith

Temperature

Average temperatures in Griffith vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout 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 Griffith, 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 95°F (35°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.8°F (18.8°C) at night.

Griffith Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Griffith 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.

Griffith Perceived Temperature (F)

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Griffith Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Griffith 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 93.9 79.8 63.7
Feb 90.8 77.3 63.6
Mar 83.8 70.7 56.7
Apr 74.7 62.1 49.1
May 67 54.9 42.7
Jun 60.2 49.7 39.2
Jul 58.7 48 36.9
Aug 62.4 50.3 37.3
Sep 70.3 56.7 40.5
Oct 78.7 64.6 48.2
Nov 85 71.5 56.3
Dec 88.1 74.6 58.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 34.4 26.6 17.6
Feb 32.7 25.2 17.6
Mar 28.8 21.5 13.7
Apr 23.7 16.7 9.5
May 19.4 12.7 5.9
Jun 15.7 9.8 4
Jul 14.8 8.9 2.7
Aug 16.9 10.2 2.9
Sep 21.3 13.7 4.7
Oct 25.9 18.1 9
Nov 29.4 21.9 13.5
Dec 31.2 23.7 14.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Griffith are September, October, 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 mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Griffith? 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 Griffith.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 1.1
Feb 10% 0 1.7
Mar 8% 0 1.7
Apr 9% 0 0.9
May 8% 0 1.3
Jun 10% 0 1.3
Jul 13% 0 1.3
Aug 9% 0 1
Sep 6% 0 0.8
Oct 7% 0 1
Nov 13% 0 2.2
Dec 10% 0 1.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 2.8
Feb 10 0 4.3
Mar 8 0 4.3
Apr 9 0 2.3
May 8 0 3.3
Jun 10 0 3.3
Jul 13 0 3.3
Aug 9 0 2.5
Sep 6 0 2
Oct 7 0 2.5
Nov 13 0 5.6
Dec 10 0 3.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Griffith has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (27.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (74.1%).

Wind in Griffith is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.5 MPH or 16.9 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 15.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 9.1 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Feb 8.9 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Mar 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Apr 6.8 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
May 6.2 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Jul 6.7 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Aug 7 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Sep 8 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Oct 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Nov 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Dec 8.7 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 27.4%
Feb 34.9%
Mar 39.9%
Apr 48.8%
May 60.4%
Jun 74%
Jul 74.1%
Aug 63%
Sep 46%
Oct 35.9%
Nov 34.8%
Dec 30.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Griffith?

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 Griffith, NW, 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 Griffith 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

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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 41.3 in February means 41.3% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Griffith Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.8°F (29.9°C) and 63.6°F (17.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 3 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 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Griffith, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 87°F (30.6°C) and 67.8°F (19.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 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 Griffith to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95°F (35°C) and 85.4°F (29.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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