The best times to visit Tannum Sands for ideal weather are

April 9th to September 30th

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



Other Tannum Sands Travel Info

Weather in Tannum Sands


Average temperatures in Tannum Sands vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th 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 Tannum Sands, the hottest months are January, December, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January where highs are regularly around 89.5°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.1°F (22.8°C) at night.

Tannum Sands Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Tannum Sands 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.

Tannum Sands Perceived Temperature (F)


Tannum Sands Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Tannum Sands 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 89.2 79.2 72.5
Feb 87.3 78.2 72
Mar 86.4 76.9 70.7
Apr 83.4 73.4 66.6
May 78.5 68.5 61.2
Jun 74.3 64.5 57.1
Jul 74.2 63.5 55.4
Aug 77.1 65.4 57.4
Sep 81.1 69.6 62
Oct 84.2 72.8 65.1
Nov 87.3 76.2 68.9
Dec 88.9 78.5 71.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.8 26.2 22.5
Feb 30.7 25.7 22.2
Mar 30.2 24.9 21.5
Apr 28.6 23 19.2
May 25.8 20.3 16.2
Jun 23.5 18.1 13.9
Jul 23.4 17.5 13
Aug 25.1 18.6 14.1
Sep 27.3 20.9 16.7
Oct 29 22.7 18.4
Nov 30.7 24.6 20.5
Dec 31.6 25.8 21.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tannum Sands are August, July, 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of February 12th.

When can you find snow in Tannum Sands? 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 Tannum Sands.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tannum Sands (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 5.8
Feb 28% 0 6.9
Mar 20% 0 5.1
Apr 9% 0 2.2
May 9% 0 1.2
Jun 9% 0 1.4
Jul 7% 0 1.4
Aug 7% 0 1.2
Sep 7% 0 1.1
Oct 8% 0 1.2
Nov 15% 0 2.9
Dec 20% 0 4.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 0 14.7
Feb 28 0 17.5
Mar 20 0 13
Apr 9 0 5.6
May 9 0 3
Jun 9 0 3.6
Jul 7 0 3.6
Aug 7 0 3
Sep 7 0 2.8
Oct 8 0 3
Nov 15 0 7.4
Dec 20 0 12.4


Humidity and Wind

Tannum Sands has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (56.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (71.1%).

Wind in Tannum Sands is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and March. January’s average wind speed of around 11 knots (12.6 MPH or 20.3 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 17.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 11 Significant breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Feb 10.7 Gentle breeze 15.2 Significant breeze
Mar 10.6 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Apr 8.9 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
May 8.3 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jun 7.4 Gentle breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 7.5 Gentle breeze 10.7 Significant breeze
Aug 7.1 Gentle breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 7.9 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Oct 9.3 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Nov 9.4 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Dec 9.6 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.9%
Feb 71.1%
Mar 68.3%
Apr 64.8%
May 60.3%
Jun 61.5%
Jul 56.9%
Aug 58.8%
Sep 60.7%
Oct 60.2%
Nov 63.2%
Dec 64%


Is it Safe to Travel to Tannum Sands?

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 Tannum Sands, 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 Tannum Sands 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 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 Tannum Sands Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.3°F (30.7°C) and 76.1°F (24.5°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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tannum Sands, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88.5°F (31.4°C) and 78.2°F (25.7°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 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 Tannum Sands to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 86.8°F (30.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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