The best times to visit Lakes Entrance for ideal weather are
October 29th to April 22nd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Lakes Entrance Travel Guide
Weather in Lakes Entrance
Average temperatures in Lakes Entrance vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Lakes Entrance, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 78.7°F (25.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.8°F (14.3°C) at night.
Lakes Entrance Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Lakes Entrance 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.
Lakes Entrance Perceived Temperature (F)
Lakes Entrance Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Lakes Entrance 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 Lakes Entrance are January, May, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid May. For example, on the week of May 14th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 9th.
When can you find snow in Lakes Entrance? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Lakes Entrance.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lakes Entrance (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
Lakes Entrance has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (58.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (72.2%).
Wind in Lakes Entrance is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and September. July’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.6 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 early August where average top sustained speeds reach 11.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Lakes Entrance.
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||5.5||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.2||Light breeze||8.1||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.5||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.5||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|May||6.5||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.3||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.8||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||6.8||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||6.7||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.8||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.4||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.3||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Lakes Entrance?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 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 Dec 17, 2018.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Lakes Entrance, VC, AU 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 Lakes Entrance 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
Overall Lakes Entrance Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 75.2°F (24°C) and 57.5°F (14.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 still jacket weather. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Lakes Entrance, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 71.6°F (22°C) and 60.6°F (15.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 Lakes Entrance to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 78.7°F (25.9°C) and 71°F (21.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.