The best times to visit St Arnaud for ideal weather are

February 5th to April 22nd


October 8th to December 30th

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



Other St Arnaud Travel Info

Weather in St Arnaud


Average temperatures in St Arnaud vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th 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 St Arnaud, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 93°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.3°F (15.2°C) at night.

St Arnaud Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


St Arnaud 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.

St Arnaud Perceived Temperature (F)


St Arnaud Perceived Temperature (C)



Average St Arnaud 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 90.3 74.7 57.7
Feb 89.5 74.1 58.1
Mar 81.5 67.4 52.7
Apr 72.9 59.8 46.4
May 64.6 53.2 41.9
Jun 58.3 48.5 38.8
Jul 56.5 47 37.1
Aug 59.9 48.9 37.6
Sep 66.7 53.4 39
Oct 75.5 60.4 43.9
Nov 82.1 66.9 50.3
Dec 85.4 70.6 53.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.4 23.7 14.3
Feb 31.9 23.4 14.5
Mar 27.5 19.7 11.5
Apr 22.7 15.4 8
May 18.1 11.8 5.5
Jun 14.6 9.2 3.8
Jul 13.6 8.3 2.8
Aug 15.5 9.4 3.1
Sep 19.3 11.9 3.9
Oct 24.2 15.8 6.6
Nov 27.8 19.4 10.2
Dec 29.7 21.4 11.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in St Arnaud are February, January, and then April. 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 to mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in St Arnaud? 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 St Arnaud.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 7% 0 1.4
Feb 4% 0 0.6
Mar 8% 0 1.1
Apr 7% 0 0.8
May 12% 0 1.3
Jun 9% 0 1.1
Jul 14% 0 1.5
Aug 13% 0 1.3
Sep 11% 0 1.3
Oct 8% 0 0.8
Nov 11% 0 1.8
Dec 8% 0 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 0 3.6
Feb 4 0 1.5
Mar 8 0 2.8
Apr 7 0 2
May 12 0 3.3
Jun 9 0 2.8
Jul 14 0 3.8
Aug 13 0 3.3
Sep 11 0 3.3
Oct 8 0 2
Nov 11 0 4.6
Dec 8 0 3


Humidity and Wind

St Arnaud has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (29.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (78.4%).

Wind in St Arnaud is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.7 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.9 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Feb 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Mar 6.5 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Apr 5.6 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
May 5.4 Light breeze 9.1 Significant breeze
Jun 5.5 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 9.6 Significant breeze
Aug 6.2 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Oct 6.8 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Nov 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Dec 7.5 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 29.7%
Feb 33.8%
Mar 42.5%
Apr 51%
May 67.3%
Jun 77.3%
Jul 78.4%
Aug 71.6%
Sep 57.9%
Oct 44.3%
Nov 39.3%
Dec 32.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to St Arnaud?

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 St Arnaud, VC, Australia is February, followed by June and December. 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 St Arnaud 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 32.1 in July means 32.1% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall St Arnaud Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 60.9°F (16.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in St Arnaud, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.5°F (28.6°C) and 64°F (17.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 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 St Arnaud to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 93°F (33.9°C) and 83.4°F (28.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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