Weather in July in Australia

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in July in Australia. Is this month a good time to go to Australia? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Australia in July?

The weather in Australia in July ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination. July is a winter month in Australia.

July has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very cold in Mount Buller with 2°C (35°F) to very warm temperatures in Weipa with 31°C (88°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 19°C (66°F) in Weipa and -3°C (28°F) in Mount Buller. It is one of the coldest months of the year.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Darwin with 1mm (0inch) rainfall to heavy in Pemberton with 215mm (8.5inch) rainfall. July can be the driest month of the year. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 140 hours of sunshine in Melbourne during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Australia.

Where to go in Australia in July

Find the average weather conditions in July for the most popular destinations in Australia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Australia

What is the weather like in July for the 5 most popular destinations in Australia?

Average weather in Melbourne

In July Melbourne generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C (58°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 6°C (43°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Melbourne
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
15°C / 59°F 
7°C / 44°F 
123 hours 
43mm / 1.7inch 
12 days 
15°C / 58°F 
6°C / 43°F 
140 hours 
35mm / 1.4inch 
12 days 
August   >> August
>>  
16°C / 61°F 
6°C / 43°F 
166 hours 
41mm / 1.6inch 
13 days 
Climate in Melbourne

Average weather in Sydney

In July Sydney generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Sydney
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
18°C / 65°F 
10°C / 50°F 
186 hours 
144mm / 5.7inch 
9 days 
18°C / 64°F 
9°C / 48°F 
208 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
7 days 
August   >> August
>>  
19°C / 67°F 
10°C / 50°F 
242 hours 
76mm / 3inch 
6 days 
Climate in Sydney

Average weather in Gold Coast

In July Gold Coast generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (70°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Gold Coast
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
21°C / 71°F 
13°C / 55°F 
195 hours 
121mm / 4.8inch 
7 days 
21°C / 70°F 
12°C / 54°F 
210 hours 
46mm / 1.8inch 
5 days 
August   >> August
>>  
22°C / 72°F 
12°C / 54°F 
240 hours 
63mm / 2.5inch 
4 days 
Climate in Gold Coast

Average weather in Brisbane

In July Brisbane generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C (51°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Brisbane
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
22°C / 72°F 
12°C / 54°F 
241 hours 
69mm / 2.7inch 
7 days 
22°C / 72°F 
10°C / 51°F 
272 hours 
24mm / 0.9inch 
4 days 
August   >> August
>>  
24°C / 74°F 
11°C / 52°F 
269 hours 
37mm / 1.5inch 
4 days 
Climate in Brisbane

Average weather in Perth

In July Perth generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C (65°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C (46°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Perth
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
20°C / 67°F 
9°C / 48°F 
178 hours 
126mm / 5inch 
17 days 
19°C / 65°F 
8°C / 46°F 
191 hours 
143mm / 5.6inch 
19 days 
August   >> August
>>  
19°C / 66°F 
8°C / 46°F 
222 hours 
122mm / 4.8inch 
19 days 
Climate in Perth

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Australia.

Is July the best time to go to Australia?

In our opinion July is not the best time to visit Australia with commonly tolerable weather in Melbourne.

On average the best time to visit Australia is in January, February, March, April, October, November and December with generally perfect weather in Melbourne. The worst months are May, June, July and August that can have tolerable weather conditions.

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