The best times to visit Nambucca Heads for ideal weather are

May 7th to September 30th

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



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Weather in Nambucca Heads


Average temperatures in Nambucca Heads vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 58th 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 Nambucca Heads, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 87.9°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59°F (15°C) at night.

Nambucca Heads Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Nambucca Heads 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.

Nambucca Heads Perceived Temperature (F)


Nambucca Heads Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Nambucca Heads 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 28.5 20.5 13.1
Feb 21.4 11.4 1.6
Mar 42.3 31.4 21.8
Apr 55.8 44.6 34.9
May 73.8 60.7 49
Jun 76.9 65.6 54.4
Jul 82 69.7 57
Aug 78.4 67.6 57.8
Sep 74.6 62.7 52.6
Oct 60.1 50.3 42
Nov 47 38.7 31.1
Dec 41 34.7 28.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -1.9 -6.4 -10.5
Feb -5.9 -11.4 -16.9
Mar 5.7 -0.3 -5.7
Apr 13.2 7 1.6
May 23.2 15.9 9.4
Jun 24.9 18.7 12.4
Jul 27.8 20.9 13.9
Aug 25.8 19.8 14.3
Sep 23.7 17.1 11.4
Oct 15.6 10.2 5.6
Nov 8.3 3.7 -0.5
Dec 5 1.5 -1.7


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 Nambucca Heads.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Nambucca Heads has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (50% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (72.8%).

Wind in Nambucca Heads is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by April and November. January’s average wind speed of around 6.2 knots (7.1 MPH or 11.4 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 16.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.2 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Feb 5.7 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Mar 5.8 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Apr 6.1 Light breeze 14 Significant breeze
May 5.3 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Jul 3.6 Barely noticeable 10.7 Significant breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.2 Barely noticeable 9.8 Significant breeze
Oct 5.2 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.9%
Feb 55.5%
Mar 50%
Apr 54.4%
May 55%
Jun 61.3%
Jul 58.7%
Aug 67.6%
Sep 72%
Oct 67.4%
Nov 63.4%
Dec 72.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Nambucca Heads?

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 Nambucca Heads, NW, Australia is July, followed by August 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 Nambucca Heads in May. 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 68.5 in May means 68.5% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Nambucca Heads Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.8°F (24.3°C) and 24.3°F (-4.3°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Nambucca Heads, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 80.2°F (26.8°C) and 39.4°F (4.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Nambucca Heads to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.8°F (8.8°C) and 17.8°F (-7.9°C). These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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