The best times to visit South Tamworth for ideal weather are

March 12th to June 10th


September 17th 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 South Tamworth Travel Info

Weather in South Tamworth


Average temperatures in South Tamworth vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most 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 South Tamworth, the hottest months are August, September, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 97.1°F (36.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.6°F (23.1°C) at night.

South Tamworth Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


South Tamworth 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.

South Tamworth Perceived Temperature (F)


South Tamworth Perceived Temperature (C)



Average South Tamworth 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 53.6 41.1 31.8
Feb 57.6 43.2 33.4
Mar 65.8 53.3 44.7
Apr 75.2 63.5 55.2
May 76.8 67.5 60.1
Jun 85.7 76.3 67
Jul 89.1 76.2 63
Aug 94.4 81.4 70.7
Sep 89.1 76.9 67.1
Oct 80.3 66.9 55.9
Nov 63.1 50.8 42
Dec 58.2 47.1 39.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 12 5.1 -0.1
Feb 14.2 6.2 0.8
Mar 18.8 11.8 7.1
Apr 24 17.5 12.9
May 24.9 19.7 15.6
Jun 29.8 24.6 19.4
Jul 31.7 24.6 17.2
Aug 34.7 27.4 21.5
Sep 31.7 24.9 19.5
Oct 26.8 19.4 13.3
Nov 17.3 10.4 5.6
Dec 14.6 8.4 4.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in South Tamworth are September, July, and then August. 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 April with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.

When can you find snow in South Tamworth? 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 South Tamworth.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 0 1.3
Feb 15% 0 2.6
Mar 24% 0 3.2
Apr 29% 0 4.5
May 58% 0 18
Jun 17% 0 9.3
Jul 6% 0 2.2
Aug 8% 0 0.8
Sep 5% 0 0.6
Oct 11% 0 3
Nov 14% 0 3.6
Dec 10% 0 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 0 3.3
Feb 15 0 6.6
Mar 24 0 8.1
Apr 29 0 11.4
May 58 0 45.7
Jun 17 0 23.6
Jul 6 0 5.6
Aug 8 0 2
Sep 5 0 1.5
Oct 11 0 7.6
Nov 14 0 9.1
Dec 10 0 3.6


Humidity and Wind

South Tamworth has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is August (50.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (82.1%).

Wind in South Tamworth is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by November and April. February’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8 MPH or 13 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 to mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 16 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.5 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Feb 7 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Mar 5.1 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
May 6.2 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Nov 6.9 Light breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Dec 6.2 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 53.3%
Feb 58.2%
Mar 68.3%
Apr 67.1%
May 82.1%
Jun 67.3%
Jul 56.8%
Aug 50.6%
Sep 54.9%
Oct 52.5%
Nov 59.2%
Dec 66.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to South Tamworth?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 30, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in South Tamworth, NW, Australia is August, followed by February and May. 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 South Tamworth in July. 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 81 in July means 81% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall South Tamworth Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 80.1°F (26.7°C) and 43.6°F (6.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 7 to 18 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in South Tamworth, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 93.7°F (34.3°C) and 54.1°F (12.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 days per month. 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 South Tamworth to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.7°F (19.8°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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