The best times to visit Moranbah for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 1st


August 20th to October 21st

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



Other Moranbah Travel Info

Weather in Moranbah


Average temperatures in Moranbah vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 51st 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 Moranbah, the hottest months are November, March, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late November where highs are regularly around 99.5°F (37.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.6°F (19.8°C) at night.

Moranbah Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Moranbah 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.

Moranbah Perceived Temperature (F)


Moranbah Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Moranbah 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 92.2 80.2 70.3
Feb 92.6 79.6 68.3
Mar 95.9 81.5 68.2
Apr 86.2 70.6 55.2
May 81.4 65.6 49.1
Jun 75.9 60.9 45.8
Jul 75 57.2 38.5
Aug 78.2 60.4 42.5
Sep 82.9 66.6 47.9
Oct 90.4 74.8 57.2
Nov 96.5 81.8 67.4
Dec 94.1 81 68.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 33.4 26.8 21.3
Feb 33.7 26.4 20.2
Mar 35.5 27.5 20.1
Apr 30.1 21.4 12.9
May 27.4 18.7 9.5
Jun 24.4 16.1 7.7
Jul 23.9 14 3.6
Aug 25.7 15.8 5.8
Sep 28.3 19.2 8.8
Oct 32.4 23.8 14
Nov 35.8 27.7 19.7
Dec 34.5 27.2 20.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Moranbah are July, June, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Moranbah? 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 Moranbah.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 29% 0 4.7
Feb 14% 0 1.5
Mar 6% 0 0.5
Apr 3% 0 0.2
May 2% 0 0.1
Jun 2% 0 0.3
Jul 2% 0 0.1
Aug 5% 0 1.2
Sep 7% 0 1.7
Oct 5% 0 1
Nov 5% 0 0.3
Dec 15% 0 4.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 29 0 11.9
Feb 14 0 3.8
Mar 6 0 1.3
Apr 3 0 0.5
May 2 0 0.3
Jun 2 0 0.8
Jul 2 0 0.3
Aug 5 0 3
Sep 7 0 4.3
Oct 5 0 2.5
Nov 5 0 0.8
Dec 15 0 10.7


Humidity and Wind

Moranbah has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is October (33.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (58%).

Wind in Moranbah is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and October. November’s average wind speed of around 4.9 knots (5.7 MPH or 9.2 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 mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 11.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.4 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 4 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
May 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.1 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.9 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.9 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58%
Feb 52.6%
Mar 44.6%
Apr 40.4%
May 46.4%
Jun 50.6%
Jul 40.2%
Aug 39.2%
Sep 35.3%
Oct 33.1%
Nov 36.3%
Dec 44.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Moranbah?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 30, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Moranbah, QL, Australia is July, followed by September and May. 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 Moranbah in December. 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 58.3 in December means 58.3% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Moranbah Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 98.5°F (36.9°C) and 78.7°F (25.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Moranbah, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 99.5°F (37.5°C) and 80.6°F (27°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Moranbah to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 97.1°F (36.2°C) and 88.8°F (31.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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