The best times to visit Tweed Heads South for ideal weather are

March 26th to July 1st

or

August 6th to November 18th

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 Tweed Heads South

Temperature

Average temperatures in Tweed Heads South vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of precipitation about half 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 Tweed Heads South, 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 84.5°F (29.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.7°F (20.9°C) at night.

Tweed Heads South Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Tweed Heads South 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.

Tweed Heads South Perceived Temperature (F)

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Tweed Heads South Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Tweed Heads South 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 83.8 76.1 68.8
Feb 83.3 75.2 68.2
Mar 82.1 73.8 66.3
Apr 78.4 69.3 61.3
May 74.2 64.2 54.6
Jun 70 60.3 50.2
Jul 69.2 58.6 47.2
Aug 71.9 60.7 48.2
Sep 75.1 65.2 53.9
Oct 77.7 68.3 58.4
Nov 80.3 72.2 64.1
Dec 82 74 66.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.8 24.5 20.4
Feb 28.5 24 20.1
Mar 27.8 23.2 19.1
Apr 25.8 20.7 16.3
May 23.4 17.9 12.6
Jun 21.1 15.7 10.1
Jul 20.7 14.8 8.4
Aug 22.2 15.9 9
Sep 23.9 18.4 12.2
Oct 25.4 20.2 14.7
Nov 26.8 22.3 17.8
Dec 27.8 23.3 19.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tweed Heads South are August, September, 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 mid February with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.

When can you find snow in Tweed Heads South? 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 Tweed Heads South.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tweed Heads South (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 28% 0 9.5
Feb 40% 0 8
Mar 33% 0 6.1
Apr 30% 0 6.9
May 24% 0 4.6
Jun 22% 0 4.9
Jul 14% 0 2.1
Aug 11% 0 3.2
Sep 13% 0 1.8
Oct 17% 0 3.8
Nov 27% 0 4.2
Dec 31% 0 7.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 0 24.1
Feb 40 0 20.3
Mar 33 0 15.5
Apr 30 0 17.5
May 24 0 11.7
Jun 22 0 12.4
Jul 14 0 5.3
Aug 11 0 8.1
Sep 13 0 4.6
Oct 17 0 9.7
Nov 27 0 10.7
Dec 31 0 19.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Tweed Heads South has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (60.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (70%).

Wind in Tweed Heads South is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by January and December. November’s average wind speed of around 9.4 knots (10.8 MPH or 17.4 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 to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 16.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Tweed Heads South.

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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 9.3 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Feb 8.9 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Mar 8.3 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Apr 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jun 6.6 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Jul 6.8 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Sep 8.3 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Oct 9.1 Gentle breeze 16.4 Significant breeze
Nov 9.4 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Dec 9.2 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69%
Feb 70%
Mar 68.9%
Apr 68.3%
May 66.6%
Jun 67%
Jul 62%
Aug 60.4%
Sep 62.3%
Oct 63.6%
Nov 67.7%
Dec 67.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Tweed Heads South?

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 Tweed Heads South, NW, Australia is July, followed by August 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 Tweed Heads South in May. 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 68.5 in May means 68.5% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Tweed Heads South Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.8°F (28.2°C) and 72.2°F (22.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 10 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tweed Heads South, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 81.9°F (27.7°C) and 73.1°F (22.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Tweed Heads South to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.5°F (29.2°C) and 81.2°F (27.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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