Coolangatta Weather & Climate

Coolangatta is famous for its perfect weather year round. In fact, any time is a great time to visit Coolangatta, making it a popular destination at any time of year. Coolangatta weather experiences warm summers and mild winters with cooling ocean breezes in the hotter months and ocean temperatures that remain comfortable during the cooler months. Coolangatta weather is almost always sunny, meaning conditions are always perfect for swimming and water activities.

Renowned for having some of the best weather in the world, Coolangatta on the Gold Coast boasts a stunning location and is home to a fantastic range of natural attractions, making it a high priority for a visit on any Queensland holiday. Summer temperatures range from a pleasant 19 degrees Celsius to a warm 29 degrees Celsius while winter temperatures cool to overnight lows of 9 degrees Celsiuis but still warm to an enjoyable 21 degrees Celsius on average.

Home to some of Queensland’s best beaches, it’s no surprise that Coolangatta is extremely popular in summer however it’s still very enjoyable and even attracts a number of local events to soak up the glorious weather that remains in winter. Regardless of when you choose to visit, remember to protect yourself from the sun with sensible, protective clothing, a hat, sunglasses and regular applications of high SPF sunscreen. Along with sun protection it’s recommended that you drink plenty of water to avoid sunburn and dehydration.

Of course Coolangatta weather does get is fair share of rain, but generally this is merely some scattered but brief showers. Typically at their heaviest from summer to early autumn, December to April sees little sun showers that provide a bit of relief from the warm weather. Coolangatta’s average rainfall is approximately 7 days during the whole of winter and closer to 15 days in summer.

Annual Average Climate

Averages Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rainfall (mm) 160 160 140 90 70 60 50 40 40 60 90 120
Temp (°C) 24 24 22 21 18 15 14 15 18 20 22 24
Min Temp (°C) 20 20 18 16 13 10 9 10 12 15 17 19
Max Temp (°C) 29 29 27 26 23 20 20 21 24 26 27 29

Annual Average Temperature Graph (°C)

Annual Average Rainfall Graph (mm)