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Weather in October in Queensland

Are you planning a trip a to Queensland in October and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Queensland in October?

Queensland is a region in Australia. Queensland offers a broad spectrum of weather patterns. In October, one might encounter temperatures that range from warm to very warm, and precipitation levels ranging from low to moderate.

Temperatures

During the day temperatures vary from warm in Point Lookout at 23°C to very warm in Mount Isa at 36°C. At night it cools down to 20°C in Mount Isa and 20°C in Point Lookout.

Precipitation

In October, precipitation varies across different areas. From low rainfall in Mount Isa with an average of 12 mm to moderate rainfall in Springbrook with 90 mm.

Average sunshine

The city Gold Coast usually sees around 255 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

For a closer look at October's conditions in Queensland, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Queensland's yearly weather, check out our Queensland climate page.

Where to go in Queensland in October

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Queensland on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in Queensland?

Gold Coast

In October Gold Coast generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Gold Coast
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
22°C 
16°C 
250 hours 
45 mm 
7 days 
24°C 
18°C 
255 hours 
80 mm 
10 days 
25°C 
20°C 
249 hours 
88 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Gold Coast

Brisbane

In October Brisbane generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Brisbane
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
25°C 
14°C 
271 hours 
40 mm 
6 days 
26°C 
17°C 
270 hours 
76 mm 
10 days 
27°C 
19°C 
273 hours 
86 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Brisbane

Noosa Heads

In October Noosa Heads generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Noosa Heads
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
24°C 
16°C 
46 mm 
6 days 
25°C 
18°C 
79 mm 
9 days 
27°C 
20°C 
69 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Noosa Heads

Port Douglas

In October Port Douglas generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Port Douglas
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
25°C 
20°C 
249 hours 
35 mm 
4 days 
27°C 
22°C 
272 hours 
59 mm 
4 days 
28°C 
23°C 
255 hours 
97 mm 
5 days 
Climate in Port Douglas

Cairns

In October Cairns generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Cairns
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
25°C 
20°C 
249 hours 
23 mm 
4 days 
27°C 
22°C 
272 hours 
40 mm 
4 days 
28°C 
23°C 
255 hours 
65 mm 
5 days 
Climate in Cairns

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

Is October the best time to visit Queensland?

We consider October to be one of the best times to travel to Queensland. Typically, the climate in Gold Coast is perfect.

Generally speaking, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November provide perfect weather in Gold Coast.

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