The best times to visit Mount Buller for ideal weather are

December 24th to February 25th

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



Other Mount Buller Travel Info

Weather in Mount Buller


Average temperatures in Mount Buller vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 5th 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 Mount Buller, 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 67°F (19.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.4°F (10.2°C) at night.

Mount Buller Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Mount Buller 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.

Mount Buller Perceived Temperature (F)


Mount Buller Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Mount Buller 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 65 56.4 48
Feb 63.5 55.2 48.3
Mar 57.1 49.8 43
Apr 48.8 42.6 37.1
May 42.2 37.5 33
Jun 38.3 33.5 29.3
Jul 33.5 30 26.4
Aug 35.2 31.1 26.8
Sep 41.6 35.5 29.4
Oct 49.6 42.4 35.2
Nov 56 48.5 41.3
Dec 57.7 50.2 42.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 18.3 13.6 8.9
Feb 17.5 12.9 9.1
Mar 13.9 9.9 6.1
Apr 9.3 5.9 2.8
May 5.7 3.1 0.6
Jun 3.5 0.8 -1.5
Jul 0.8 -1.1 -3.1
Aug 1.8 -0.5 -2.9
Sep 5.3 1.9 -1.4
Oct 9.8 5.8 1.8
Nov 13.3 9.2 5.2
Dec 14.3 10.1 5.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mount Buller are January, February, and then April. 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 early August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Mount Buller? 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 Mount Buller.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 0 3.6
Feb 20% 0 4.4
Mar 22% 0 5.1
Apr 22% 0 4.5
May 32% 0 5.6
Jun 34% 0 5.9
Jul 41% 0 7.4
Aug 46% 0 7.2
Sep 32% 0 5.7
Oct 24% 0 3.7
Nov 28% 0 6.1
Dec 22% 0 5.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 0 9.1
Feb 20 0 11.2
Mar 22 0 13
Apr 22 0 11.4
May 32 0 14.2
Jun 34 0 15
Jul 41 0 18.8
Aug 46 0 18.3
Sep 32 0 14.5
Oct 24 0 9.4
Nov 28 0 15.5
Dec 22 0 13


Humidity and Wind

Mount Buller has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (54.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (89.4%).

Wind in Mount Buller is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by September and August. May’s average wind speed of around 11.6 knots (13.4 MPH or 21.5 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late September where average top sustained speeds reach 22.2 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Feb 9 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Mar 10.5 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Apr 10 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
May 11.6 Significant breeze 17.4 Significant breeze
Jun 10.5 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Jul 9.8 Gentle breeze 18.5 Significant breeze
Aug 11.1 Significant breeze 21 Strong breeze
Sep 11.4 Significant breeze 20.4 Significant breeze
Oct 11 Significant breeze 18.2 Strong breeze
Nov 10.1 Gentle breeze 17.5 Significant breeze
Dec 10.1 Gentle breeze 16.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.3%
Feb 60.7%
Mar 66.8%
Apr 74.6%
May 76.5%
Jun 81.4%
Jul 89.4%
Aug 84.7%
Sep 74.7%
Oct 65.6%
Nov 62.2%
Dec 61.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Mount Buller?

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 Mount Buller, VC, 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 Mount Buller 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

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



Overall Mount Buller Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 59.8°F (15.4°C) and 41.3°F (5.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 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 freezing weather with high temperatures that are still very cold. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Mount Buller, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 57.6°F (14.2°C) and 39.2°F (4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 10 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Mount Buller to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67°F (19.4°C) and 55.5°F (13.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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