Australia's third largest city, with a population of about 2 million people, Brisbane is the capital of Queensland, and it is one of the country’s most beautiful cities. Known for it’s passionate die hard sporting fans, the people of Brisbane are also extremely friendly. Modern architecture has taken over the city, and it has few legacies left from those early days of colonisation. Brisbane is a cosmopolitan hub for arts, culture and dining but still retains a close connection with nature and a classic laid-back Queensland attitude. It’s also the gateway to the wonders of the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast. Also, Byron bay is just an hour further, south is a traveler hotspot with some of the finest beaches in the world.
WEATHER IN BRISBANE
The climate is sub-tropical with hot, humid summers and dry moderately warm winters. When the wet season hits the northern Australian tropics, Brisbane enjoys hot and clear summer days (with afternoon thunderstorms). When winter hits the southern capitals of Sydney and Melbourne sending temperatures into the low teens The Brisbane climate stays mostly dry and sunny, with daytime temperatures usually remaining above 20°C. Brisbane is perfectly positioned to experience a lot out with your time here.
SUMMER (December – February)
|In Brisbane during the summer time, the average temperatures range from 21 - 29.8°C, and the city has its highest rainfall, which can bring thunderstorms and occasional floods. During the height of summer, temperatures can reach as high as 40-45°C. but on most summer days, maximum daytime temperatures rise to 31-33°C.|
AUTUMN (March – May)
|March is the beginning of autumn but that doesn't mean it will be considerably cooler in Brisbane. Autumn is a more comfortable month since the humidity levels begin to drop and the north-easterly trade winds responsible for the humid conditions have disappeared. Autumn signals the end of the hot summer when average temperatures drop between 15 - 25°C, and the city experiences low humidity and less rain. The winds begin to blow in from the south-east and encourage short, sharp showers to spill over onto the coastal parts of Brisbane's suburbs.|
WINTER (June – August)
Winter is not really that cold in Brisbane. Weather in winter is generally dry and mild with mean temperatures between 11 - 21°C. The winter in Brisbane is dry, with August and September averaging the most sunny days than any other month. You can still wear shorts during the day, but long pants are recommended for the nights, whilst a jacket or cardigan is also a good idea.
SPRING (September – November)
September is the beginning of spring and with that comes the arrival of the westerly winds. Spring in Brisbane is not too hot and not too cold, it's just right. The spring climate is similar to autumn, with average temperatures between 15 - 25°C.