The best times to visit North Stradbroke Island for ideal weather are
June 25th to December 9th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
North Stradbroke Island Travel Guide
Other North Stradbroke Island Travel Info
Weather in North Stradbroke Island
Average temperatures in North Stradbroke Island vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 68th 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 North Stradbroke Island, the hottest months are January, February, 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 82.7°F (28.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.6°F (22.6°C) at night.
North Stradbroke Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
North Stradbroke Island 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.
North Stradbroke Island Perceived Temperature (F)
North Stradbroke Island Perceived Temperature (C)
Average North Stradbroke Island 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 North Stradbroke Island are August, September, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid April with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of April 9th.
When can you find snow in North Stradbroke Island? 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 North Stradbroke Island.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in North Stradbroke Island (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
North Stradbroke Island has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (59% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (71.2%).
Wind in North Stradbroke Island is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is March, followed by February and January. March’s average wind speed of around 17.6 knots (20.2 MPH or 32.6 KPH) is considered “a fresh breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 24.4 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in North Stradbroke Island.
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||17||Strong breeze||21.9||Strong breeze|
|Feb||17.6||Strong breeze||22.5||Very strong breeze|
|Mar||17.6||Strong breeze||22.3||Strong breeze|
|Apr||15.6||Significant breeze||20.9||Strong breeze|
|May||14||Significant breeze||18.8||Strong breeze|
|Jun||13.6||Significant breeze||18.3||Strong breeze|
|Jul||13.4||Significant breeze||18.1||Strong breeze|
|Aug||13.6||Significant breeze||18.3||Strong breeze|
|Sep||14.6||Significant breeze||20||Strong breeze|
|Oct||15||Significant breeze||20.8||Strong breeze|
|Nov||15.3||Significant breeze||20.1||Strong breeze|
|Dec||15.9||Significant breeze||21.3||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to North Stradbroke Island?
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 North Stradbroke Island, QL, Australia is May, followed by July and August. 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 North Stradbroke Island 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
Overall North Stradbroke Island Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 70.7°F (21.5°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 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 moderate precipitation with 2 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in North Stradbroke Island, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 70.8°F (21.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 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 North Stradbroke Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.7°F (28.2°C) and 79.3°F (26.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.