The best times to visit Lake St Clair for ideal weather are
early to mid February
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Lake St Clair Travel Guide
Other Lake St Clair Travel Info
Weather in Lake St Clair
Average temperatures in Lake St Clair vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the bottom 1 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 Lake St Clair, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 62.3°F (16.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 45.2°F (7.3°C) at night.
Lake St Clair Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Lake St Clair Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Lake St Clair Perceived Temperature (F)
Lake St Clair Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Lake St Clair 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lake St Clair are February, January, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early May with an average of 6 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.
When can you find snow in Lake St Clair? 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 Lake St Clair.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lake St Clair (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Lake St Clair has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (79.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (94.8%).
Wind in Lake St Clair is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is September, followed by May and August. September’s average wind speed of around 17.1 knots (19.7 MPH or 31.6 KPH) is considered “a fresh breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 25.7 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Lake St Clair.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||15.4||Significant breeze||22.6||Very strong breeze|
|Feb||13.2||Significant breeze||20.3||Strong breeze|
|Mar||15.6||Significant breeze||22.9||Very strong breeze|
|Apr||15||Significant breeze||21.8||Strong breeze|
|May||16.3||Significant breeze||22.9||Very strong breeze|
|Jun||15.2||Significant breeze||22.7||Very strong breeze|
|Jul||15.7||Significant breeze||23.2||Very strong breeze|
|Aug||16.2||Significant breeze||24.2||Very strong breeze|
|Sep||17.1||Strong breeze||24.9||Very strong breeze|
|Oct||15.6||Significant breeze||22.9||Very strong breeze|
|Nov||14||Significant breeze||21.2||Very strong breeze|
|Dec||14.7||Significant breeze||21.9||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Lake St Clair?
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 Lake St Clair, TS, Australia is September, followed by October 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 Lake St Clair in August. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Lake St Clair Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 57°F (13.9°C) and 43.3°F (6.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is frequent with 14 to 19 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 14 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Lake St Clair, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 53.9°F (12.2°C) and 40.4°F (4.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 14 to 17 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Lake St Clair to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.3°F (16.8°C) and 51.8°F (11°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.