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Queensland – Best time to go

Best time to visit Queensland

The best time to book your holiday in Queensland is from June to September

Although Queensland boasts warm weather throughout the year, the rainy season falls between November and March and there are sting rays in the water from October to May.

Northern Queensland

Maximum daytime temperature – 26°C
Maximum night time temperature – 17°C
Average rainfall – 59mm per month
Average daylight hours – 10/11

Southern Queensland

Maximum daytime temperature – 22°C
Maximum night time temperature – 10°C
Average rainfall – 59mm per month
Average daylight hours – 10/11

What’s the weather like in Queensland from June to September?

While Northern Queensland has a more tropical climate, the south is slightly cooler and less humid. Experience warm, sunny days across the region between June and September, with highs of 26°C in the north and 22°C in the south. Nights are pleasantly cool and there’s up to 11 hours of sunlight each day.

Why visit Queensland from June to September?

  • Enjoy long days and plenty of sunshine for sightseeing and relaxing on the beach
  • There’s excellent visibility for diving and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Watch migrating humpback whales off the coast of Queensland
  • The waters are free from sting rays and rainfall is at its lowest levels for the year

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