The best times to visit Rockingham for ideal weather are

October 8th to January 21st

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

 

 


Other Rockingham Travel Info

Weather in Rockingham

Temperature

Average temperatures in Rockingham vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 83rd 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 Rockingham, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January where highs are regularly around 85°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.8°F (19.9°C) at night.

Rockingham Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Rockingham 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.

Rockingham Perceived Temperature (F)

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Rockingham Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Rockingham 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 82.5 73.9 65.9
Feb 84.1 74.7 66.6
Mar 80.7 71.9 63.7
Apr 75.4 67.9 59.9
May 70.1 63.2 55.8
Jun 66.4 59.9 52.8
Jul 64 57.9 50.7
Aug 65.4 59.1 51.6
Sep 66.6 60.3 52.8
Oct 70.5 63.7 55.8
Nov 74.7 67.1 59.7
Dec 77.5 69.9 62.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.1 23.3 18.8
Feb 28.9 23.7 19.2
Mar 27.1 22.2 17.6
Apr 24.1 19.9 15.5
May 21.2 17.3 13.2
Jun 19.1 15.5 11.6
Jul 17.8 14.4 10.4
Aug 18.6 15.1 10.9
Sep 19.2 15.7 11.6
Oct 21.4 17.6 13.2
Nov 23.7 19.5 15.4
Dec 25.3 21.1 16.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rockingham are February, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Rockingham? 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 Rockingham.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.3
Feb 2% 0 0.3
Mar 4% 0 0.5
Apr 15% 0 1.7
May 21% 0 3
Jun 30% 0 3.8
Jul 38% 0 4.9
Aug 29% 0 3.3
Sep 24% 0 2.8
Oct 9% 0 0.9
Nov 7% 0 1
Dec 3% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 0.8
Feb 2 0 0.8
Mar 4 0 1.3
Apr 15 0 4.3
May 21 0 7.6
Jun 30 0 9.7
Jul 38 0 12.4
Aug 29 0 8.4
Sep 24 0 7.1
Oct 9 0 2.3
Nov 7 0 2.5
Dec 3 0 1.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Rockingham has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (55.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (65.1%).

Wind in Rockingham is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 13.8 knots (15.9 MPH or 25.5 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 19.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 13.6 Significant breeze 19.2 Strong breeze
Feb 12.7 Significant breeze 18 Strong breeze
Mar 12 Significant breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
Apr 10.2 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
May 9.9 Gentle breeze 14.3 Strong breeze
Jun 10.5 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Jul 11 Significant breeze 15.3 Strong breeze
Aug 10.4 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Sep 12.2 Significant breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Oct 11.7 Significant breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
Nov 12.8 Significant breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Dec 13.8 Significant breeze 19.4 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.8%
Feb 55.4%
Mar 55.5%
Apr 60%
May 61.6%
Jun 63.5%
Jul 65.1%
Aug 64.6%
Sep 62.1%
Oct 61.6%
Nov 58.5%
Dec 58.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Rockingham?

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 Rockingham, WT, Australia is January, followed by December 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 Rockingham in November. 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 67.8 in November means 67.8% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Rockingham Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84.9°F (29.4°C) and 68.7°F (20.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 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 the most precipitation with 9 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Rockingham, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 76°F (24.4°C) and 65.8°F (18.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 7 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 Rockingham to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85°F (29.4°C) and 74.6°F (23.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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