The best times to visit Red Rock for ideal weather are

March 19th to June 10th

or

August 27th to November 18th

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

 

 


Other Red Rock Travel Info

Weather in Red Rock

Temperature

Average temperatures in Red Rock vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th 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 Red Rock, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid January where highs are regularly around 86.4°F (30.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.3°F (18.5°C) at night.

Red Rock Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Red Rock Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Red Rock Perceived Temperature (F)

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Red Rock Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Red Rock 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan85.674.665.1
Feb84.473.564.7
Mar82.471.162
Apr77.965.755.2
May73.259.547
Jun68.655.443.1
Jul68.353.739.4
Aug7256.240.9
Sep76.561.747.5
Oct80.466.453.3
Nov82.970.760.3
Dec83.572.362.4

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan29.823.718.4
Feb29.123.118.2
Mar2821.716.7
Apr25.518.712.9
May22.915.38.3
Jun20.3136.2
Jul20.212.14.1
Aug22.213.44.9
Sep24.716.58.6
Oct26.919.111.8
Nov28.321.515.7
Dec28.622.416.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Red Rock are July, August, and then October. 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 late February and early March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Red Rock? 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 Red Rock.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Red Rock (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan22%06.4
Feb35%07.5
Mar28%05.4
Apr26%03.6
May15%03.8
Jun18%03.5
Jul8%00.8
Aug11%02.8
Sep15%02.2
Oct14%03
Nov24%05.2
Dec26%04.6

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan22016.3
Feb35019.1
Mar28013.7
Apr2609.1
May1509.7
Jun1808.9
Jul802
Aug1107.1
Sep1505.6
Oct1407.6
Nov24013.2
Dec26011.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Red Rock has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (59.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (72.3%).

Wind in Red Rock is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.3 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Red Rock.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5.6Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
Feb5.5Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
Mar4.8Light breeze9.6Gentle breeze
Apr4.2Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
May3.5Barely noticeable7.4Gentle breeze
Jun3.3Barely noticeable7.2Gentle breeze
Jul3.4Barely noticeable7.6Gentle breeze
Aug3.8Barely noticeable8.5Gentle breeze
Sep4.5Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Oct5.2Light breeze11Significant breeze
Nov5.3Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
Dec5.4Light breeze11Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan68.4%
Feb70.9%
Mar72.3%
Apr70.9%
May70.8%
Jun71.9%
Jul64.9%
Aug59.3%
Sep60.2%
Oct59.7%
Nov66.6%
Dec67.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Red Rock?

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 Red Rock, 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 Red Rock 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

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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 Red Rock Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84°F (28.9°C) and 70.7°F (21.5°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Red Rock, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 73.6°F (23.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 days per month. 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 perfect this time of year in Red Rock to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 83.2°F (28.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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