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The climate of Queensland (Australia)
Queensland is a state in the north eastern part of Australia. This state has beautiful white sand beaches. The azure blue sea and its waves are a true paradise for surfers. However, this is not the only reason so many people go into the water. Off the coast the 2000 kilometre long Great Barrier Reef is located. This beautiful coral reef is a true marvel and attracts many divers each year. Queensland is the right spot for nature lovers in any case. The tropical climate offers for a rich animal and plant life which can be enjoyed in national parks. Among other attractions in this area are the Australian Zoo, home of the crocodile hunter, Daintree National Park and a few beautiful islands off the coast. Such as Magnetic Island, Fraser Island and the Keppel Islands. Queensland has a tropical climate. Temperatures are constantly warm on average. Daytime temperatures exceed 20 degrees Celsius during the summer as well as during the winter. The climate can get damp and clammy though. From January to April one must be prepared for the wet season. Heavy storms and rain fall are not uncommon during this period. There is a distinct difference between a wet and a dry season.

More climate information on Queensland
Specific climate information is available for the following places:
Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Hervey Bay, Noosa and Sunshine Coast.


Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Queensland:
Remark: Local deviations may occur

temperature (įC)


temperature (įC)
hours of sunshine

average days with precipitation
per month
per month
temperature (įC)
January 29 20 8 13 27
February 28 20 7 15 27
March 28 21 7 17 26
April 26 20 7 15 25
May 24 17 7 14 24
June 21 14 7 11 23
July 21 13 8 9 22
August 22 14 8 8 22
September 24 16 9 8 22
October 25 18 9 9 23
November 27 20 9 10 24
December 28 21 9 12 26
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:

chance of
(very) hot


chance of
(very) cool
chance of

chance of
chance of
sunny days


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