The best times to visit Thredbo for ideal weather are

June 25th to July 22nd

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

 

 


Other Thredbo Travel Info

Weather in Thredbo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Thredbo vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 3rd 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 Thredbo, 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 64°F (17.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 45°F (7.2°C) at night.

Thredbo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Thredbo Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

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Thredbo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Thredbo 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 63.7 54.3 43.9
Feb 60.6 51.7 42.9
Mar 55.7 47.6 38.8
Apr 47.7 40.2 32.7
May 41.4 35.1 28.5
Jun 35.7 30.6 24.8
Jul 31.9 27.5 22.1
Aug 33.3 28.7 22.8
Sep 39.6 33.6 26.5
Oct 48.3 40.5 31.7
Nov 54.9 46.4 37.1
Dec 57.6 48.8 38.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.6 12.4 6.6
Feb 15.9 10.9 6.1
Mar 13.2 8.7 3.8
Apr 8.7 4.6 0.4
May 5.2 1.7 -1.9
Jun 2.1 -0.8 -4
Jul -0.1 -2.5 -5.5
Aug 0.7 -1.8 -5.1
Sep 4.2 0.9 -3.1
Oct 9.1 4.7 -0.2
Nov 12.7 8 2.8
Dec 14.2 9.3 3.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Thredbo are July, August, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Thredbo? 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 Thredbo.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 0 4
Feb 31% 0 6.3
Mar 22% 0 4.7
Apr 24% 0 4.2
May 22% 0 4.6
Jun 23% 0 2.9
Jul 16% 0 2.5
Aug 19% 0 2.9
Sep 23% 0 4.8
Oct 26% 0 4.7
Nov 31% 0 7.4
Dec 24% 0 5.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 10.2
Feb 31 0 16
Mar 22 0 11.9
Apr 24 0 10.7
May 22 0 11.7
Jun 23 0 7.4
Jul 16 0 6.4
Aug 19 0 7.4
Sep 23 0 12.2
Oct 26 0 11.9
Nov 31 0 18.8
Dec 24 0 13.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Thredbo has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (56.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (81.8%).

Wind in Thredbo is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is August, followed by July and September. August’s average wind speed of around 16.4 knots (18.8 MPH or 30.3 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 early August where average top sustained speeds reach 27.8 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 10.9 Gentle breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Feb 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Mar 11.9 Significant breeze 19.8 Strong breeze
Apr 10.9 Gentle breeze 17.6 Strong breeze
May 13.3 Significant breeze 20.8 Strong breeze
Jun 12.4 Significant breeze 20.9 Strong breeze
Jul 16.2 Significant breeze 24.1 Strong breeze
Aug 16.4 Significant breeze 24.1 Very strong breeze
Sep 15.6 Significant breeze 23.5 Strong breeze
Oct 13.5 Significant breeze 20.9 Strong breeze
Nov 11.1 Significant breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Dec 11.4 Significant breeze 19 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.9%
Feb 68.9%
Mar 66.5%
Apr 73.4%
May 69.5%
Jun 75.6%
Jul 81.8%
Aug 79%
Sep 69.9%
Oct 63%
Nov 65%
Dec 63%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Thredbo?

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 Thredbo, NW, Australia is August, followed by July and September. 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 Thredbo in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 41.3 in February means 41.3% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Thredbo Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 58.3°F (14.6°C) and 39.4°F (4.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 7 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 freezing weather with high temperatures that are still very cold. These months see the least precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Thredbo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 56.8°F (13.8°C) and 36.3°F (2.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 9 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 Thredbo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64°F (17.8°C) and 54.9°F (12.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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