Temperatures in Brisbane can fluctuate considerably. Being located by a body of water means it receives significant wind-driven fluctuations that make the climate changeable.
Winter temperatures tend to decrease and humidity is at its lowest, making winter a prime time to visit and experience all that Brisbane has to offer. At this time of year the Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) takes place and makes for an excellent opportunity to see and visit sights all across Brisbane.
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Brisbane’s summer season typically lasts from December through February and features hot, humid conditions punctuated with occasional storms and flooding.
Climate change is increasing the risk of heatwaves in Brisbane and precipitating extreme weather events such as floods and storms. To lessen its impacts, Brisbane has made investments in renewable energy sources while simultaneously cutting carbon emissions.
Winter in Brisbane tends to be mild, though evening temperatures can get very cool. To stay comfortable and stay safe visitors should dress in layers, and bring along an additional sweater or jacket as protection from any chilliness that might develop.
Spring and autumn shoulder seasons in Brisbane are ideal times to visit, as the intensely hot and humid summer conditions begin to subside and accommodation prices decline from their peak season highs. Sunshine is abundant but tempered by sea breezes; humidity levels don’t rise nearly as rapidly; plus outdoor sports and activities become much more pleasant at these times of the year!
Autumn sees temperatures gradually reduce to more manageable levels; temperatures remain warm but less scorchingly hot than during the summer, and humidity drops, making outdoor activity far more pleasant and comfortable.
Brisbane is an attractive travel destination because of the cooler temperatures and reduced crowds, with attractions like New Farm Park and Brisbane City Botanic Gardens showing vibrant fall colors. In addition, this time marks the annual Brisbane Festival which brings both residents and tourists together for music, comedy and art performances.
Southern Downs & Granite Belt region of Australia is at its most beautiful in autumn. Driving through its lush countryside will reveal a sea of golden and russet hues. Enjoy delicious freshly-picked apple pie from Suttons Juice Factory & Cidery or indulge in an exquisite Gourmet Vineyard Picnic from Ballandean Estate Wines before exploring its rich history and nature.
Spring’s warm temperatures make it the ideal season to picnic by the Brisbane River and explore one of its numerous gardens, while Jacaranda trees blossoming with vibrant shades of purple dot the cityscape and add beauty and fragrance. Additionally, it is an excellent time to visit its many beaches and swimming pools; though beware that even in Spring the sun can still be strong so sunscreen should always be worn and cover-ups applied when possible.
As autumn progresses, humidity decreases significantly and rainfall declines significantly from previous years, often leaving bright and sunny days followed by cool and refreshing evenings.
Winter temperatures in Bangkok tend to remain pleasant; night-time temperatures do drop. The city enjoys approximately 3,000 hours of sunlight annually. Rainfall in winter tends to be low; however, thunderstorms still present a threat.
Summer temperatures typically reach high 20’s, making swimming at the beaches an effective way to beat the heat. Summer also marks peak travel season as Australian school holidays coincide with weekend getaways from Melbourne and Sydney to Brisbane. Spring and Autumn offer much drier conditions with less humidity and rainfall making them great times for sightseeing; both seasons also benefit from having casual clothing suitable throughout, although a jacket may be necessary during evening visits or visiting higher altitude parts of both city and rainforest if visiting at night or visiting higher altitude areas of either area; frost is rare despite generally dry climate conditions.