Brisbane has a comfortable, sub-tropical climate, which is enjoyable all year round with temperatures averaging in the mid to high 20’s all year round.
Brisbane by Season
Summer spans the months of December to February and sees the highest rainfalls. Whilst high 20’s are the average during summer, many days are in the high 30’s and sometimes occasionally even crack the 40 degree Celsius mark.
Autumn lasts from March until May and is favored by many being very comfortable weather day and night. Temps range from 18 to 25 Celsius.
Winter starts in June and finishes in August. During this time it is not as humid and there is much less rainfall, the nights are certainly cooler too, but not cold, dropping only to the mid-teens on average. It’s still a great time to visit, particularly if you don’t like really hot weather.
Spring starts in September and finishes in November offering very pleasant weather albeit a little dry and occasionally windy in its early onset. Temps range from 16 to 25 degrees.
Brisbane Av. Temps by Month
|SEASONS AND AVERAGE DAYTIME TEMPERATURES BY MONTH|
|25°min – 30°max.
|18°min – 26°max.
|13°min – 21°max.
|16°min – 25°max.
|AVERAGE WATER TEMPERATURE BY MONTH|
|All temps in Celsius. Fahrenheit = ° C × 1.8 + 32|
Brisbane Tides & QLD Weather Warnings
Visit Tide Predictions for Queensland for the latest tide reports from the Bureau of Meteorology. Visit Queensland Warnings Summary – see any current warnings in effect for Queensland, from the Bureau of Meteorology.
Other Brisbane Climate and Weather FAQ’s
What time is sunrise and sunset in Brisbane?
Here are the average sunrise and sunset times for each month
What is the Ultraviolet Index or UV Index?
UV Index describes the level of solar UV radiation intensity for that day. It’s important to take notice of this figure and to dress appropriately. The UV index is at its highest during the summer months.
Where can I get a trusted and accurate weather report and UV Index?
Clothing Tips for Brisbane
Sunscreen is a must, along with a hat, and sunglasses for eye comfort. Lightweight clothing is most comfortable most year-round with a light jacket or jumper for cooler nights in winter. One of the most important considerations in Queensland is Sun Safety – learn more about sun protection at QLD Government Sun Safe site
Brisbane Monthly Temperature and Rainfall chart
|Mean maximum temperature (°C)||28.6||28.6||27.7||25.7||23.4||21.3||21.1||21.8||23.8||25.2||26.6||27.7||25.1|
|Mean minimum temperature (°C)||21.8||21.8||20.7||18.3||15.3||13.1||12.0||12.5||14.8||16.9||18.9||20.4||17.2|
|Mean rainfall (mm)||124.2||171.6||103.7||123.3||119.8||110.7||44.9||63.3||45.1||104.8||128.9||146.0||1285.5|
|Decile 5 (median) rainfall (mm)||110.6||147.2||103.8||89.0||83.2||57.2||34.0||40.4||25.0||102.8||87.2||128.0||1265.8|
|Mean number of days of rain ≥ 1 mm||9.1||9.8||10.4||9.2||9.0||6.9||4.6||4.8||5.3||7.0||8.9||9.3||94.3|
|9 AM CONDITIONS|
|Mean 9am temperature (°C)||26.0||25.8||24.8||22.7||19.8||17.1||16.5||17.7||20.2||22.2||23.7||25.0||21.8|
|Mean 9am relative humidity (%)||70||72||71||68||68||69||65||61||62||63||65||67||67|
|Mean 9am wind speed (km/h)||18.6||17.8||19.3||17.4||15.0||14.1||13.7||15.5||16.7||17.8||18.7||18.0||16.9|
|3 PM CONDITIONS|
|Mean 3pm temperature (°C)||26.6||26.8||25.8||24.1||22.0||20.1||19.7||20.3||21.7||22.7||24.1||25.3||23.3|
|Mean 3pm relative humidity (%)||70||70||68||65||62||58||55||56||62||66||68||69||64|
|Mean 3pm wind speed (km/h)||25.5||24.0||25.6||23.0||20.3||19.1||19.9||22.4||24.4||25.3||24.7||25.1||23.3|