Monthly climate in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Last updated: June 26, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Gold Coast features a humid subtropical climate (Cfa). Temperatures typically range between 17 °C (63 °F) and 25 °C (76 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 12 °C (53 °F) or can rise to as high as 31 °C (88 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 1173 mm (46.2 inches) and receives 137 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Gold Coast enjoys an average of 3447 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 10 hours 22 minutes to 13 hours 52 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia §

The warmest months in Gold Coast are January, February and Mart, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 24 to 25 °C (75 - 76 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in June, July and August, when daily mean temperatures range from 17 to 18 °C (63 - 64 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Gold Coast experiences 74 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 Gold Coast, Queensland, 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 31°C
(88°F)
29°C
(85°F)
29°C
(85°F)
28°C
(82°F)
25°C
(76°F)
23°C
(73°F)
23°C
(73°F)
25°C
(76°F)
25°C
(78°F)
30°C
(86°F)
27°C
(81°F)
29°C
(85°F)
Mean maximum 28°C
(83°F)
29°C
(84°F)
28°C
(83°F)
27°C
(80°F)
24°C
(76°F)
22°C
(71°F)
22°C
(72°F)
23°C
(74°F)
24°C
(75°F)
26°C
(79°F)
26°C
(79°F)
28°C
(83°F)
Average high 26°C
(78°F)
26°C
(78°F)
25°C
(78°F)
23°C
(74°F)
21°C
(71°F)
19°C
(67°F)
19°C
(67°F)
20°C
(68°F)
21°C
(69°F)
22°C
(72°F)
23°C
(74°F)
25°C
(77°F)
Daily mean 25°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(75°F)
22°C
(72°F)
20°C
(68°F)
18°C
(64°F)
17°C
(63°F)
18°C
(64°F)
19°C
(66°F)
20°C
(69°F)
22°C
(71°F)
24°C
(75°F)
Average low 23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(74°F)
23°C
(73°F)
20°C
(69°F)
18°C
(65°F)
16°C
(61°F)
15°C
(60°F)
15°C
(60°F)
17°C
(63°F)
19°C
(66°F)
20°C
(69°F)
22°C
(72°F)
Mean minimum 22°C
(71°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(69°F)
18°C
(65°F)
15°C
(59°F)
13°C
(56°F)
12°C
(55°F)
12°C
(54°F)
14°C
(58°F)
16°C
(62°F)
18°C
(65°F)
20°C
(68°F)
Minimum 20°C
(69°F)
20°C
(69°F)
20°C
(68°F)
16°C
(61°F)
13°C
(56°F)
12°C
(53°F)
12°C
(53°F)
12°C
(54°F)
14°C
(57°F)
15°C
(60°F)
17°C
(63°F)
19°C
(67°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia §

Gold Coast usually has the most precipitation in February, Mart and December, with an average of 16 rainy days and 185 mm (7.3 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Gold Coast are July, August and September. On average, 39 mm (1.5 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Gold Coast, Queensland, 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) 79 (3.1) 183 (7.2) 228 (9.0) 80 (3.2) 69 (2.7) 78 (3.1) 58 (2.3) 30 (1.2) 29 (1.1) 133 (5.2) 62 (2.4) 144 (5.7)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 11 15 21 14 11 12 8 5 7 13 8 12

Monthly sunshine hours in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia §

The sunniest months in Gold Coast are September, November and December, when the sun shines an average of 10 hours 35 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Gold Coast: May, June and July receive an average of 8 hours 17 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Gold Coast, Queensland, 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 281 284 287 278 259 244 260 291 301 301 328 334
Mean daily daylight hours 13h 40m 13h 2m 12h 13m 11h 23m 10h 42m 10h 22m 10h 32m 11h 8m 11h 55m 12h 45m 13h 29m 13h 52m

Solar UV radiation in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia §

Gold Coast experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in January, February 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 Gold Coast UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Gold Coast, Queensland, 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 13 9 6 5 6 8 10 11 13 16