The best time to visit Australia

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Australia at a Glance: Best Time to Visit

Recommended time to visit: September to November and March to May are the most popular times to visit Australia. Just before and after the height of summer means that the weather is perfect to explore the country without it being too hot or too cold.

Less popular time to visit: The low season for tourism in Australia is between June and August as the winters are cool and cloudy. However with less tourists and cheaper flights and accommodation it is still a good time to explore the cities.

Best time for beaches: December to February are the best months to enjoy Australia's beautiful beaches. With hot weather and sunny skies the beaches are the perfect destination.

Best time for Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling: The dry season between May and October are the perfect time for snorkelling this famous reef. With little rain the water will be clear and give you the best chance to see this picturesque location.

AUS Climate | Sydney

Temp Min °C191918151298911141618
Temp Max °C262625232017171821222325
Rainfall (mm)1171281421251021387082658010275

AUS Climate | Brisbane

Temp Min °C222120181512101214161921
Temp Max °C292929272421212224262829
Rainfall (mm)1651671301129049593532102129130

AUS Climate | Perth

Temp Min °C192018151211101011131517
Temp Max °C303129252219181920222528
Rainfall (mm)112315421111631651087651259

AUS Climate | Cairns

Temp Min °C242423222018171719212223
Temp Max °C313130292726262628293131
Rainfall (mm)381390371193924734263060100185