Climate in Byron Bay (New South Wales), Australia

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Weather data from: Byron Bay, Australia.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Celsius

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Celsius

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Millimeter

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Weather Forecasts for Byron Bay (New South Wales)

SAT Nov 27
72°F | 68°F

Moderate rain

SUN Nov 28
71°F | 66°F

Moderate rain

MON Nov 29
73°F | 66°F

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Byron Bay in Australia

Byron Bay enjoys a subtropical climate with hot, wet summers and mild, dry winters. It´s mild, temperate climate makes it a perfect place to holiday year round. The summer months are December, January and February. February is usually the hottest and most humid. Winters are not cold with daily maximums usually reaching a pleasant 19.4 degrees Celsius (66° Fahrenheit) and a minimum of 11 ºC (52 ° Fahrenheit).

Byron Bay is the ideal beach holiday destination. In general it is a pleasant place to be. Winters are mainly dry and sunny. During the summer chances of rain are higher. Especially evenings can be wet, cooling the day down making for a comfortable overnight temperature.

Fun fact: From June to September you can spot large Humpback whales.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of April, May, August, September and October you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in January, February, April and June.
  • The warmest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 28°C (82°F).
  • The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 18°C (65°F).
  • April is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • September is the driest month.
  • October is the most sunny month.
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