The best times to visit Queensland Outback for ideal weather are

May 28th 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.



Other Queensland Outback Travel Info

Weather in Queensland Outback


Average temperatures in Queensland Outback 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 56th 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 Queensland Outback, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 91.4°F (33°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.3°F (15.7°C) at night.

Queensland Outback Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Queensland Outback 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.

Queensland Outback Perceived Temperature (F)


Queensland Outback Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Queensland Outback 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 48.9 35.9 26.3
Feb 49.5 36.9 27
Mar 60.2 45.8 34.3
Apr 62.2 49 38.8
May 62.4 51.9 44
Jun 83 69.2 57.4
Jul 85.7 71.3 58.9
Aug 85.4 71.8 58.9
Sep 81.7 66.4 53.6
Oct 69.1 55.6 44.1
Nov 51.9 39.1 29.3
Dec 44.1 32.3 24

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.4 2.2 -3.2
Feb 9.7 2.7 -2.8
Mar 15.7 7.7 1.3
Apr 16.8 9.4 3.8
May 16.9 11.1 6.7
Jun 28.3 20.7 14.1
Jul 29.8 21.8 14.9
Aug 29.7 22.1 14.9
Sep 27.6 19.1 12
Oct 20.6 13.1 6.7
Nov 11.1 3.9 -1.5
Dec 6.7 0.2 -4.4


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 Queensland Outback.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Queensland Outback (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

Queensland Outback has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (33.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (66.1%).

Wind in Queensland Outback is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is November, followed by February and April. November’s average wind speed of around 4.4 knots (5.1 MPH or 8.2 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 early February where average top sustained speeds reach 19.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.7 Barely noticeable 12.7 Significant breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Mar 3.8 Barely noticeable 11.8 Significant breeze
Apr 4 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
May 3.4 Barely noticeable 11.6 Significant breeze
Jun 3 Barely noticeable 11.3 Significant breeze
Jul 3.4 Barely noticeable 12.9 Significant breeze
Aug 3.5 Barely noticeable 11.9 Significant breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 11.3 Significant breeze
Oct 3.2 Barely noticeable 12.2 Significant breeze
Nov 4.4 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Dec 3.4 Barely noticeable 11.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.8%
Feb 48.7%
Mar 34.9%
Apr 44.1%
May 66.1%
Jun 44.2%
Jul 40.9%
Aug 33.6%
Sep 35.6%
Oct 40.6%
Nov 40.8%
Dec 46.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Queensland Outback?

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 Queensland Outback, QL, Australia is January, followed by May and February. 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 Queensland Outback in October. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 70.4 in October means 70.4% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Queensland Outback Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 78.3°F (25.7°C) and 28.4°F (-2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Queensland Outback, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 42°F (5.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Queensland Outback to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64.9°F (18.3°C) and 28.4°F (-2°C). These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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