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.
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Weather in Thredbo
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)
Thredbo Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Thredbo Perceived Temperature (F)
Thredbo Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Thredbo (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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
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.