Monthly climate in Brisbane, Australia

Last updated: June 28, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Brisbane features a humid subtropical climate (Cfa). Temperatures typically range between 15 °C (59 °F) and 25 °C (77 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 3 °C (37 °F) or can rise to as high as 39 °C (102 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 982 mm (38.7 inches) and receives 114 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Brisbane enjoys an average of 3419 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 10 hours 25 minutes to 13 hours 49 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Brisbane, Australia §

The warmest months in Brisbane are January, February and December, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 24 to 25 °C (76 - 77 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in June, July and August, when daily mean temperatures range from 15 to 16 °C (59 - 60 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Brisbane experiences 184 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Brisbane, Australia. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 36°C
(96°F)
38°C
(101°F)
36°C
(98°F)
33°C
(91°F)
28°C
(83°F)
26°C
(79°F)
26°C
(79°F)
32°C
(89°F)
37°C
(100°F)
34°C
(94°F)
37°C
(98°F)
39°C
(102°F)
Mean maximum 33°C
(92°F)
35°C
(95°F)
33°C
(92°F)
30°C
(87°F)
27°C
(81°F)
24°C
(75°F)
25°C
(78°F)
28°C
(83°F)
31°C
(89°F)
33°C
(91°F)
33°C
(91°F)
35°C
(95°F)
Average high 29°C
(85°F)
29°C
(85°F)
28°C
(83°F)
26°C
(79°F)
23°C
(74°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(71°F)
23°C
(74°F)
25°C
(77°F)
26°C
(79°F)
27°C
(82°F)
29°C
(84°F)
Daily mean 25°C
(77°F)
25°C
(77°F)
24°C
(75°F)
21°C
(69°F)
18°C
(64°F)
15°C
(59°F)
15°C
(59°F)
16°C
(60°F)
18°C
(65°F)
21°C
(70°F)
22°C
(72°F)
24°C
(76°F)
Average low 21°C
(71°F)
21°C
(70°F)
20°C
(68°F)
16°C
(61°F)
13°C
(56°F)
10°C
(51°F)
9°C
(48°F)
9°C
(48°F)
12°C
(54°F)
16°C
(61°F)
18°C
(64°F)
20°C
(68°F)
Mean minimum 18°C
(64°F)
18°C
(65°F)
16°C
(61°F)
12°C
(54°F)
8°C
(47°F)
6°C
(44°F)
4°C
(39°F)
4°C
(40°F)
7°C
(45°F)
11°C
(52°F)
13°C
(55°F)
16°C
(61°F)
Minimum 15°C
(59°F)
16°C
(62°F)
15°C
(59°F)
9°C
(48°F)
6°C
(43°F)
3°C
(38°F)
3°C
(37°F)
3°C
(38°F)
6°C
(44°F)
9°C
(49°F)
12°C
(54°F)
15°C
(59°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Brisbane, Australia §

Brisbane usually has the most precipitation in February, Mart and October, with an average of 15 rainy days and 161 mm (6.3 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Brisbane are July, August and September. On average, 23 mm (0.9 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Brisbane, Australia. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 70 (2.8) 147 (5.8) 192 (7.6) 68 (2.7) 37 (1.5) 45 (1.8) 32 (1.3) 18 (0.7) 19 (0.8) 142 (5.6) 74 (2.9) 136 (5.3)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 11 14 19 8 6 6 6 3 5 14 9 13

Monthly sunshine hours in Brisbane, Australia §

The sunniest months in Brisbane are September, November and December, when the sun shines an average of 10 hours 27 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Brisbane: May, June and July receive an average of 8 hours 19 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Brisbane, Australia. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 276 282 276 277 260 244 261 293 298 296 320 334
Mean daily daylight hours 13h 38m 13h 1m 12h 13m 11h 24m 10h 44m 10h 25m 10h 34m 11h 9m 11h 55m 12h 44m 13h 27m 13h 49m

Solar UV radiation in Brisbane, Australia §

Brisbane experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in February, Mart and December, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 14 - 17, which corresponds to the Extreme category of sun exposure. May, June and July are in the Moderate / High exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 6. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Brisbane UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Brisbane, Australia. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 14 17 14 9 6 5 6 8 10 12 14 16