Brisbane is very close to the Tropic of Capricorn and therefore experiences subtropical temperatures. This means it is mostly warm throughout the year. It has hot, wet, cool, and dry seasons and never has snow. It’s perfect for doing activities in the great outdoors such as walking the many lovely gardens and parks the city has to offer. Weather is also great for going on river cruises, golfing, watching tennis tournaments, football, or cricket matches. However, summer and autumn many come with severe weather such as cyclones and thunderstorms. Bushfires, heat waves, and high tidal waves can also occur. King tides must be watched in the winter and summer months as they can pose a danger to people living near the beach or boat owners.
Brisbane was constructed on plains prone to flooding. If you live in the areas vulnerable to flooding, make sure you’re prepared. Flooding can happen anytime and not just in the summer or autumn. Look up more information about flood risk awareness on the Brisbane city council website. Make sure you have your emergency kit and plan ready in case of disaster and emergency. Checklists for preparation can also be found on the city council website. It also helps to get severe weather warning texts, email, or phone messages for free if you’re a resident of Brisbane. Other than a few occurrences of severe weather, Brisbane weather is perfect for all outdoor activities.
Spring in Brisbane is in the months of September, October, and November. It is said to be the best time of the year for the city with perfect warm temperatures regulated by the ocean breezes. Nights can be cool in this season. It is perfect for going to the Brisbane arts festival. The highest average temperature in the spring is 26.7 degrees Celsius with the lowest average temperature being 16.2 degrees Celsius.
Summer in Brisbane runs from December to February and usually brings on the pouring rain. Thunderstorms and flooding can typically happen. Brisbane is also very humid at this time of the year. The highest average temperature in this season is at a hot 29 degrees Celsius and the lowest average temperature in this season is at an ideal 21 degrees Celsius.
Autumn is from March to May. It brings an end to really hot weather and brings on cooler temperatures. The highest average temperature is 26.8 degrees Celsius and the lowest average temperature is 16.8 degrees Celsius.
Winter is from June to August. It is usually very cool to warm. It is also the driest season of the year. The cooler temperatures won’t inhibit locals and visitors from walking outdoors and enjoying the crisp air. International marathon runners take advantage of the cooler temperatures in Brisbane by participating in the Brisbane Marathon Festival. It’s also the perfect time to watch the whales come in at Moreton Bay. The highest average temperature at this time of the year is 22.26 degrees Celsius and the lowest average temperature is at a cool 10.7 degrees Celsius. Jackets and jumpers are good to have to fend off the cooler temperatures.
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