The best times to visit Margaret River for ideal weather are
October 29th to May 6th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Margaret River Travel Guide
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Weather in Margaret River
Average temperatures in Margaret River 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 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 Margaret River, the hottest months are February, January, 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 83°F (28.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.5°F (14.2°C) at night.
Margaret River Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Margaret River 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.
Margaret River Perceived Temperature (F)
Margaret River Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Margaret River 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 Margaret River are January, February, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late December. For example, on the week of December 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.
When can you find snow in Margaret River? 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 Margaret River.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Margaret River (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
Margaret River has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (55.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (74.1%).
Wind in Margaret River is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 8.9 knots (10.3 MPH or 16.5 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 14.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Margaret River.
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||8.9||Gentle breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Feb||8.6||Gentle breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.2||Gentle breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.6||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.9||Light breeze||9.5||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.9||Light breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.3||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.3||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Sep||7.4||Gentle breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.8||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Nov||7.6||Gentle breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Dec||8.4||Gentle breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Margaret River?
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 Margaret River, WT, Australia is January, followed by December 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 Margaret River in November. 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 Margaret River Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 65.5°F (18.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 10 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 12 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Margaret River, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 74.8°F (23.8°C) and 63°F (17.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 12 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Margaret River to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83°F (28.3°C) and 72.8°F (22.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.