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.
Mount Buller Travel Guide
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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)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mount Buller (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
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.
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||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|
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
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.