The best times to visit Weipa for ideal weather are
April 9th to June 10th
August 6th to October 14th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Weipa Travel Guide
Other Weipa Travel Info
Weather in Weipa
Average temperatures in Weipa vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 56th 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 Weipa, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid June where highs are regularly around 88.6°F (31.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 68.8°F (20.4°C) at night.
Weipa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Weipa 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.
Weipa Perceived Temperature (F)
Weipa Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Weipa 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)|
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 Weipa.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Weipa (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
Weipa has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (58.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (78.6%).
Wind in Weipa is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by January and April. February’s average wind speed of around 6.8 knots (7.9 MPH or 12.7 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 early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 15.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Weipa.
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||5.8||Light breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.8||Light breeze||14||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.3||Light breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.4||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|May||4||Light breeze||10.8||Significant breeze|
|Jun||4.5||Light breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.4||Barely noticeable||10.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||2.7||Barely noticeable||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.8||Barely noticeable||8.5||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.7||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.2||Light breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.2||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Weipa?
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 Weipa, QL, Australia is July, followed by September and May. 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 Weipa 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
Overall Weipa Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 81.6°F (27.6°C) and 43.7°F (6.5°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Weipa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 48.7°F (9.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Weipa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.8°F (11.6°C) and 27.9°F (-2.3°C). These times of year are the slowest with tourists.