The best times to visit Somerset for ideal weather are

November 26th to March 18th

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



Other Somerset Travel Info

Weather in Somerset


Average temperatures in Somerset vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th 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 Somerset, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 73.1°F (22.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.5°F (12.5°C) at night.

Somerset Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Somerset 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.

Somerset Perceived Temperature (F)


Somerset Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Somerset 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 72.2 61.9 49.8
Feb 72.4 63.1 52.6
Mar 69.2 59.6 48.1
Apr 64.5 55.1 44.1
May 60 50.9 40.5
Jun 56.7 47.8 37.3
Jul 55.3 46.8 36.6
Aug 56.1 47.8 37.9
Sep 58.9 50 39.2
Oct 62.1 52.5 41.2
Nov 66.1 56.8 45.6
Dec 68.3 59.1 47.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 22.3 16.6 9.9
Feb 22.4 17.3 11.4
Mar 20.7 15.3 8.9
Apr 18.1 12.8 6.7
May 15.6 10.5 4.7
Jun 13.7 8.8 2.9
Jul 12.9 8.2 2.6
Aug 13.4 8.8 3.3
Sep 14.9 10 4
Oct 16.7 11.4 5.1
Nov 18.9 13.8 7.6
Dec 20.2 15.1 8.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Somerset are January, February, 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 late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Somerset? 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 Somerset.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 0 2
Feb 10% 0 1.2
Mar 17% 0 2.5
Apr 20% 0 2.2
May 30% 0 4
Jun 22% 0 2.8
Jul 32% 0 4.8
Aug 40% 0 5.9
Sep 32% 0 3.7
Oct 15% 0 2.3
Nov 18% 0 2.6
Dec 19% 0 2.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 5.1
Feb 10 0 3
Mar 17 0 6.4
Apr 20 0 5.6
May 30 0 10.2
Jun 22 0 7.1
Jul 32 0 12.2
Aug 40 0 15
Sep 32 0 9.4
Oct 15 0 5.8
Nov 18 0 6.6
Dec 19 0 7.4


Humidity and Wind

Somerset has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (62.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (80.4%).

Wind in Somerset is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and September. January’s average wind speed of around 9.6 knots (11 MPH or 17.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early January where average top sustained speeds reach 16.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 9.6 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Feb 8.8 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Mar 8.6 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
May 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Jun 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jul 7.9 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Aug 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Sep 9.1 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Oct 9 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Nov 8.9 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Dec 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.5%
Feb 64.9%
Mar 69.5%
Apr 73.4%
May 79.1%
Jun 79.9%
Jul 80.4%
Aug 79.2%
Sep 73.7%
Oct 68.9%
Nov 67.9%
Dec 66.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Somerset?

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 Somerset, TS, Australia is September, followed by October and January. 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 Somerset in August. 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 54.4 in August means 54.4% of the tourists vs. September.



Overall Somerset Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 71.1°F (21.7°C) and 58.9°F (14.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow 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 brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Somerset, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 67.5°F (19.7°C) and 58°F (14.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Somerset to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.1°F (22.8°C) and 66.8°F (19.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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