The best times to visit Scone for ideal weather are

March 12th to June 3rd


September 10th to December 2nd

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



Other Scone Travel Info

Weather in Scone


Average temperatures in Scone 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 51st 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 Scone, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January where highs are regularly around 84.7°F (29.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.7°F (18.2°C) at night.

Scone Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Scone 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.

Scone Perceived Temperature (F)


Scone Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Scone 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 84.3 73.1 62.8
Feb 82.8 71.9 63
Mar 81 69.6 60.3
Apr 76.5 64.1 54.1
May 71.9 58 46.4
Jun 67.4 54.5 43.4
Jul 67 52.4 39.4
Aug 70.5 54.5 40.1
Sep 75.3 59.9 45.6
Oct 78.3 64 50.3
Nov 80.2 68.6 57.7
Dec 81.7 70.5 60.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.1 22.8 17.1
Feb 28.2 22.2 17.2
Mar 27.2 20.9 15.7
Apr 24.7 17.8 12.3
May 22.2 14.4 8
Jun 19.7 12.5 6.3
Jul 19.4 11.3 4.1
Aug 21.4 12.5 4.5
Sep 24.1 15.5 7.6
Oct 25.7 17.8 10.2
Nov 26.8 20.3 14.3
Dec 27.6 21.4 15.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Scone are July, August, and then September. 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 September. For example, on the week of September 10th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 12th.

When can you find snow in Scone? 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 Scone.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 0 6
Feb 35% 0 8
Mar 20% 0 4.5
Apr 21% 0 3.9
May 13% 0 3
Jun 16% 0 5.4
Jul 7% 0 0.8
Aug 11% 0 2.7
Sep 11% 0 2
Oct 13% 0 2.7
Nov 26% 0 5.8
Dec 21% 0 4.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 0 15.2
Feb 35 0 20.3
Mar 20 0 11.4
Apr 21 0 9.9
May 13 0 7.6
Jun 16 0 13.7
Jul 7 0 2
Aug 11 0 6.9
Sep 11 0 5.1
Oct 13 0 6.9
Nov 26 0 14.7
Dec 21 0 11.9


Humidity and Wind

Scone has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (58.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (72.4%).

Wind in Scone is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by December and November. October’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.8 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 to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 12.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.6 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Feb 5.4 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Mar 4.8 Light breeze 9.7 Significant breeze
Apr 4.8 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
May 4.6 Light breeze 8.9 Significant breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 10.1 Significant breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.5 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Oct 5.8 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Dec 5.7 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.4%
Feb 70.8%
Mar 72.4%
Apr 71.4%
May 69.7%
Jun 70.1%
Jul 63.6%
Aug 58.6%
Sep 58.6%
Oct 61.9%
Nov 68.2%
Dec 67.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Scone?

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 Scone, 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 Scone 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 Scone Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 68.8°F (20.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 Scone, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 72.2°F (22.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 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 Scone to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.7°F (29.3°C) and 81°F (27.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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