Brisbane weather in August (Queensland, Australia)

Looking to travel to Brisbane in August? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In Brisbane the weather in August is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 23°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 11°C.

Brisbane in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 41 mm (show in inches) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 7 days of rain.

The city usually sees around 269 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures. April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, January, February, March and December tend to have less favorable conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Brisbane climate page with graphs.


Brisbane, monthly averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 11.1°C  
Max Temperature 22.5°C  
Water Temperature 19°C  
Chance of Rain 24%  
Precipitation 41 mm  
Rainy days 7 days  
Humidity 43%  
Windspeed 11 km/h  
Sunshine 269 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Australia in August

Find out more about the weather in Australia in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Brisbane in August?

​ For visitors traveling to Brisbane, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ With a water temperature of around 19°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear. ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

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