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    Queensland - Southeast coast

    Gold Coast weather and climate

    Queensland - Southeast coast

    Gold Coast weather and climate

     

    Day

    28 °C

     

    Night

    19 °C

     

    Sea

    26 °C

     

    Precipitation

    160 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    16 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    66 %

     

    Day

    28 °C

     

    Night

    19 °C

     

    Sea

    26 °C

     

    Precipitation

    160 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    16 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    66 %

    Overview: Gold Coast
    Gold Coast (Australia) in general has a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 21 °C (71 °F) in July to 29 °C (85 °F) in January. The driest month is August with just 6 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is February with 16 days of rain. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 21 °C (69 °F) in August to 26 °C (79 °F) in February. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in January with 20 °C (69 °F), the lowest in August with 10 °C (49 °F).

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    Last week's weather in Gold Coast

    Average daily temperature during the week of 12 February 2024 - 18 February 2024 was 28 °C (82 °F), average minimal (night) temperature was 22 °C (72 °F). The current temperatures are roughly same as the long-term average for Gold Coast, with the daily and nighttime temperatures being 29 °C (84 °F) and 20 °C (68 °F), respectively. In the end, Friday was coldest day of the week. On average, the temperatures during various times of day (in local time) were recorded as: 7am 25 °C (77 °F), 10am 27 °C (81 °F), 1pm 28 °C (82 °F), 4pm 27 °C (81 °F), 7pm 25 °C (77 °F), 10pm 24 °C (75 °F).

    During this week: 2 days without rain, 2 days with light rain and 3 days with moderate rain were observed. The total precipitation for the week in Gold Coast was 27 mm (1.06 in), which is slightly below the area's average of 40 mm (1.57 in). On average, the cloud coverage during daylight hours (from dawn to dusk) was 59 %.

    An average wind speed of 4.0 m/s was recorded. The atmosferic pressure ranged from 1011 hpa to 1020 hpa. The average air humidity was 81 % in Gold Coast.

    On average, there were 2.5 hours clear skies, 3.5 hours partially overcast skies, 5.5 hours overcast skies and 3 hours rainy weather during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). On average, the time of sunrise was 05:28, and the time of sunset was 18:32.

    Weather overview for Gold Coast

    Weather overview

    Gold Coast (Australia) in general has a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 21 °C (71 °F) in July to 29 °C (85 °F) in January. The driest month is August with just 6 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is February with 16 days of rain. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 21 °C (69 °F) in August to 26 °C (79 °F) in February. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in January with 20 °C (69 °F), the lowest in August with 10 °C (49 °F).

    January weather

    The day temperature is on its maximum, with its value being 29 °C (85 °F) in Gold Coast, while the rise of the sea temperature can be observed, its value is 26 °C (78 °F). The tourist season is taking place. The number of rainy days continues to rise, the value of this measure is 14 days. The maximum of the night temperature is observable, its value is 20 °C (69 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, the value of this measure is 8 hours.

    February weather

    The wet season is at its beginning this month in Gold Coast. The tourist season is taking place. The maximum of the sea temperature is observable, with its value of 26 °C (79 °F). The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value of 16 days, and the rainfall amount reaches its maximum as well in February. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, its value is 7 hours.

    March weather

    The day temperature descent's start could be observed, its value is 28 °C (82 °F) in Gold Coast, and the night temperature starts to descent as well, with its value of 19 °C (66 °F). The wet season continues. There is pending tourist season. The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 16 days, and the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed as well, with its value of 160 mm (6.31 in).

    April weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 26 °C (79 °F) in Gold Coast, while the sea temperature starts to descent. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 12 days, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 150 mm (5.89 in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 16 °C (61 °F).

    May weather

    The descent of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value of 24 °C (74 °F) in Gold Coast, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month too. The number of rainy days continues to descent, the value of this measure is 11 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its minimum, with its value of 6 hours. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 14 °C (57 °F).

    June weather

    The descent of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value of 22 °C (72 °F) in Gold Coast, and the descent of the day temperature can be observed as well, with its value being 22 °C (71 °F). The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value of 92 mm (3.61 in), while the number of rainy days continues to descent, the value of this measure is 9 days. The day length is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 10 hours. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed in June.

    July weather

    The day temperature reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is 21 °C (71 °F) in Gold Coast, while the sea temperature continues to descent, with its value being 21 °C (70 °F). The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 7 days, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed as well, with its value being 66 mm (2.58 in). The night temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 10 °C (50 °F). The minimum of the wind speed is observable, with its value of 4.

    August weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, its value is 22 °C (72 °F) in Gold Coast, while the minimum of the sea temperature is observable in this month. The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, its value is 6 days. The minimum of the night temperature is observable, the value of this measure is 10 °C (49 °F). The dry season continues. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed in August.

    September weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 24 °C (75 °F) in Gold Coast, while the night temperature starts to rise, its value is 12 °C (53 °F). The rainfall amount reaches its minimum, with its value being 44 mm (1.75 in). The dry season is close to its peak. The humidity is on its minimum in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 9 hours.

    October weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, its value is 26 °C (78 °F) in Gold Coast, while the beginning of the rise of the sea temperature could be noticed, its value is 22 °C (72 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise, and the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed as well, its value is 93 mm (3.67 in). The night temperature continues to rise, the value of this measure is 15 °C (59 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed in this month.

    November weather

    The rise of the sea temperature can be observed, its value is 23 °C (74 °F) in Gold Coast, and the rise of the day temperature can be observed too, the value of this measure is 27 °C (80 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 11 days, and the rainfall amount continues to rise as well, with its value of 115 mm (4.54 in). The rise of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 17 °C (63 °F).

    December weather

    The tourist season slowly starts in December in Gold Coast. The day temperature continues to rise, with its value of 28 °C (83 °F), and the sea temperature continues to rise as well. The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value of 13 days, and the rainfall amount continues to rise too, its value is 159 mm (6.26 in). The maximum of the day length is observable, its value is 14 hours.

    FAQs

    Is it hot in January in Gold Coast?

    In Gold Coast in January, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What is the temperature in Gold Coast during the day in February?

    The average daily temperature in Gold Coast in February is 29 °C (84 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    What is the sea temperature in Gold Coast in March?

    The temperature of the sea in March in Gold Coast is 26 °C (78 °F). It will be comfortable for you to spend even a long time in a sea warm like this, there will be people for whom this temperature will be too low or too high.

    What is the average number of rainy days in Gold Coast in April?

    In Gold Coast in April, we can expect 12 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.9 days of the week, or in general - 42 % days. In absolute terms, the decrease compared to the last month is 3 days. This is 21 % decrease of the indicator.

    How windy is it in May in Gold Coast?

    In May in Gold Coast, there will be an average wind scale of 4.

    What level of humidity is to expect in Gold Coast in July?

    In Gold Coast in July, expect humidity around 58 %.

    How many hours of sun to expect in Gold Coast in August?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 8 hours per day in Gold Coast in August.

    Is September part of the dry season in Gold Coast?

    Yes, there is a dry season in Gold Coast in September with just 6 days during the month being rainy.

    What is the night temperature in Gold Coast in October?

    The average night temperature in October in Gold Coast is 15 °C (59 °F). Nights can be cooler, morning running can be refreshing but choose appropriate clothing, evening outdoor sitting can be pleasant but you can also be cold. This value is 3 °C (37 °F) higher than last month.

    Is November a good month to visit Gold Coast?

    There are good conditions for visiting in November in Gold Coast. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 27 °C (80 °F). The temperature of the sea will be perfect at 23 °C (74 °F). The temperature of 17 °C (63 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    Is December part of the wet season in Gold Coast?

    No, there is no wet season in December in Gold Coast - you can expect 13 days of rain during the month.

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