The best times to visit Stanthorpe for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 22nd

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



Other Stanthorpe Travel Info

Weather in Stanthorpe


Average temperatures in Stanthorpe vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 53rd 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 Stanthorpe, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 81.3°F (27.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.3°F (14.1°C) at night.

Stanthorpe Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Stanthorpe 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.

Stanthorpe Perceived Temperature (F)


Stanthorpe Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Stanthorpe 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 80.3 68.3 58.6
Feb 78 66.7 58.1
Mar 75.7 64.1 54.8
Apr 70.4 58.2 47.4
May 64.2 51.5 39.5
Jun 58.5 47.4 36.3
Jul 57.7 45.8 33.4
Aug 61.7 48.4 34.6
Sep 68.1 54.5 40.5
Oct 73.9 59.9 46.6
Nov 77.9 64.9 54
Dec 78 66.2 56.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.8 20.2 14.8
Feb 25.6 19.3 14.5
Mar 24.3 17.8 12.7
Apr 21.3 14.6 8.6
May 17.9 10.8 4.2
Jun 14.7 8.6 2.4
Jul 14.3 7.7 0.8
Aug 16.5 9.1 1.4
Sep 20.1 12.5 4.7
Oct 23.3 15.5 8.1
Nov 25.5 18.3 12.2
Dec 25.6 19 13.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Stanthorpe are August, April, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Stanthorpe? 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 Stanthorpe.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 17% 0 4.6
Feb 19% 0 3
Mar 18% 0 2.8
Apr 10% 0 1.5
May 13% 0 2.1
Jun 13% 0 1.9
Jul 11% 0 1.3
Aug 8% 0 1.6
Sep 13% 0 1.6
Oct 16% 0 2.3
Nov 22% 0 3.1
Dec 24% 0 4.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 0 11.7
Feb 19 0 7.6
Mar 18 0 7.1
Apr 10 0 3.8
May 13 0 5.3
Jun 13 0 4.8
Jul 11 0 3.3
Aug 8 0 4.1
Sep 13 0 4.1
Oct 16 0 5.8
Nov 22 0 7.9
Dec 24 0 12.4


Humidity and Wind

Stanthorpe has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is September (53.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (74.7%).

Wind in Stanthorpe is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 4.9 knots (5.7 MPH or 9.1 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 mid to late August where average top sustained speeds reach 9.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.9 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.8 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.5 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Jun 4 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.2 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.4 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.3 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.3 Light breeze 7.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.6 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 66.3%
Feb 70.2%
Mar 70.4%
Apr 68.5%
May 70.5%
Jun 74.7%
Jul 67.7%
Aug 56.6%
Sep 53.5%
Oct 54.5%
Nov 62%
Dec 65.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Stanthorpe?

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 Stanthorpe, QL, Australia is May, followed by July and August. 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 Stanthorpe in December. 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 76.2 in December means 76.2% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Stanthorpe Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 77.1°F (25.1°C) and 61.8°F (16.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Stanthorpe, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 80°F (26.7°C) and 64°F (17.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 Stanthorpe to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 77.1°F (25.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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