Gold Coast Water Temperature

Located to the south Eastern side of Queensland, Gold Coast is one of the most populous cities in Australia. Owing to its great subtropical climate and brilliant beaches, it is one of the areas most frequented by tourists to this region.


During the summer, the temperatures can get quite high, and such times make great occasions for sport lovers to involve in all those water sport activities. Gold Coast water temperature varies with the weather conditions; however, the range fluctuates between 21 and 27 degrees throughout the year.

Gold Coast is a city close to pacific ocean. mild temperate climate with hot summer would be the climate here. February is the month with the highest water temperature at 79.3°F / 26.3°C. The month with the lowest is August with an average water temperature of 68.5°F / 20.3°C. The avg. air temperature is around 75.4°F / 24.1°C, January is the month with the highest temperature. July is the coolest with 60.8°F / 16°C average air temperature. May is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and February with the max. precipitation in a year with 6.9in / 174.6mm. If you plan to visit this place, the month January, February, March, November, December would be the best time.

Gold Coast Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature /
Warmest Month Water Temperature: February with 79.3°F / 26.3°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: August with 68.5°F / 20.3°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: January with 75.4°F / 24.1°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: July with 60.8°F / 16°C
Wettest Month: February with 6.9in / 174.6mm
Driest Month: May with 0in / 0mm
Highest Humidity March with 77.3%
Lowest Humidity August with 67.3%
Best Time to Visit: January, February, March, November, December
Climate Classification mild temperate climate with hot summer

Gold Coast water temperature by month

pacific ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

26.2 25.8 25.4

February

26.4 26.3 26.1

March

26.3 25.9 25.6

April

25.6 25 24.3

May

24.3 23.6 22.8

June

22.8 22 21.2

July

21.4 20.8 20.4

August

20.7 20.3 20.2

September

21.3 20.8 20.1

October

22.7 21.9 21.2

November

24 23.3 22.7

December

25.3 24.6 23.9

pacific ocean water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

79.2 78.4 77.7

February

79.5 79.3 79

March

79.3 78.6 78.1

April

78.1 77 75.7

May

75.7 74.5 73

June

73 71.6 70.2

July

70.5 69.4 68.7

August

69.3 68.5 68.4

September

70.3 69.4 68.2

October

72.9 71.4 70.2

November

75.2 73.9 72.9

December

77.5 76.3 75
The hottest water temperature typically reached in February with around 79.3°F / 26.3°C. The coldest in August with an average water temperature of 68.5°F / 20.3°C.

Gold Coast weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Sep. 23
Clear Sky
75 °F
48°F
24 °C
9°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Sep. 24
Few clouds
83 °F
50°F
29 °C
10°C
1mph (2km/h)
west-southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
68%
Sep. 25
Scattered clouds
88 °F
54°F
31 °C
12°C
1mph (2km/h)
southwest
0in (0mm)
0 %
63%
Sep. 26
Broken clouds
71 °F
56°F
22 °C
14°C
2mph (4km/h)
south-southeast
0in (1mm)
30 %
71%
Sep. 27
Broken clouds
65 °F
52°F
18 °C
11°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
35 %
60%
Sep. 28
Overcast clouds
71 °F
50°F
22 °C
10°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
35 %
66%
Sep. 29
Overcast clouds
72 °F
54°F
22 °C
12°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-northeast
0in (1mm)
15 %
70%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Sep. 30
Overcast clouds
81 °F
54°F
27 °C
12°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southwest
0in (4mm)
60 %
80%
Oct. 01
Broken clouds
78 °F
57°F
26 °C
14°C
1mph (2km/h)
west-southwest
0in (4mm)
60 %
76%
Oct. 02
Few clouds
79 °F
55°F
26 °C
13°C
2mph (3km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
52%
Oct. 03
Scattered clouds
70 °F
54°F
21 °C
12°C
1mph (2km/h)
south-southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
78%
Oct. 04
Scattered clouds
67 °F
56°F
20 °C
13°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
0 %
69%
Oct. 05
Few clouds
76 °F
61°F
25 °C
16°C
2mph (3km/h)
south
0in (0mm)
0 %
78%
Oct. 06
Overcast clouds
81 °F
63°F
27 °C
17°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
25 %
85%
Oct. 07
Heavy rain
67 °F
55°F
20 °C
13°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
1in (25mm)
95 %
85%
Oct. 08
Few clouds
79 °F
52°F
26 °C
11°C
2mph (2km/h)
west
0in (0mm)
10 %
63%

Gold Coast weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

27.6 24.1 21.4 139.1 4 76.1%

February

27.2 24 21.7 174.6 7 77%

March

26.9 23.1 20.4 126.2 13 77.3%

April

24.8 21.1 17.9 53.4 3 75.9%

May

22.7 18.8 14.4 0 1 72.3%

June

20.6 16.7 13.2 0 0 72.7%

July

20.1 16 12.4 0 0 69.3%

August

20.8 16.6 12.6 0 0 67.3%

September

23.4 18.5 14.4 0 0 70.4%

October

25 20.2 16.5 23.7 0 71.7%

November

26.1 21.8 18.6 24.4 1 72.9%

December

27 23.2 20.2 64.6 5 74.5%

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

81.7 75.4 70.5 5.5 4 76.1%

February

81 75.2 71.1 6.9 7 77%

March

80.4 73.6 68.7 5 13 77.3%

April

76.6 70 64.2 2.1 3 75.9%

May

72.9 65.8 57.9 0 1 72.3%

June

69.1 62.1 55.8 0 0 72.7%

July

68.2 60.8 54.3 0 0 69.3%

August

69.4 61.9 54.7 0 0 67.3%

September

74.1 65.3 57.9 0 0 70.4%

October

77 68.4 61.7 0.9 0 71.7%

November

79 71.2 65.5 1 1 72.9%

December

80.6 73.8 68.4 2.5 5 74.5%
The warmest avg. temperature is around 75.4°F / 24.1°C, January is the month with the highest temperature. July is the coolest with 60.8°F / 16°C average air temperature. May is the month with the min. precipitation of 0in / 0mm and February with the max. precipitation in a year with 6.9in / 174.6mm.

The Gold Coast region receives close to ten million visitors annually; it makes a great destination choice for tourists. If you are visiting Gold Coast for the first time you can be sure to experience favorable Gold Coast water temperature.

However, you should plan to visit at a time when you feel the weather will be suitable for you – if you prefer a cooler atmosphere, you can arrange to visit around April, otherwise the period between March to November is always warm and sunny, and thus a great time to schedule your holiday.

Activities around the Gold Coast

Gold Coast is just an hour’s drive from the main airport in the area. However, depending on your preference, you can opt for taxis, rail or buses -the bus services cover the area adequately.
Some of the fun things you can do during your vacation include ridding on hot air balloons and sightseeing. There are also many good clubs within the area, for those who would love to have an exceptional nightlife experience -Gold Coast definitely makes a great holiday destination.

Activities & POI in Gold Coast

Type of Activity List
Beach Broadbeach, Southport Swimming Enclosure, Surfers Paradise Beach
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Runaway Bay Marina, Ephraim Island Marina, Marine Rescue Southport, Salacia Marina, Marina Mirage, Mariner's Cove Marina, Palazzo Versace Marina, Southport Yacht Club Marina
Attraction Seaway Kayaking Tour, Karting, Aquaduck, city skyline reflection view, Cavill Mall, Surfer's Paradise Arch, AquaSplash Inflatable Water Park, Dora's Fiesta Carousel, Pirates Photo, Infinity, Australian Shooting Academy, Ripleys Believe it or Not, Nickelodeon Land
Golf Course Southport Golf Club, Parkwood International Golf Course, The Villa Private Golf Course, Lakelands Golf Course, Emerald Lakes Golf Club, RACV Royal Pines Resort Golf Course, Surfers Paradise Golf Club, Lakeside Country Club, King Tutt's Putt Putt, Arundel Hills Country Club, Palm Meadows Golf Course
Caravan Site Pine Ridge Caravan Village, River Gardens Caravan Park, Treasure Island Holiday Park, Main Beach Caravan Park, Ashmore Palms Holiday Village, Casino Village Caravan Park, Southport Tourist Park, Nerang Caravan Park, Lakeview Caravan Park, Broadwater Caravan Park

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