Beautiful sub-tropical region
What is the weather like?
Rockhampton is in the southern hemisphere and has a sub-tropical climate. Temperatures range from mild to warm all year round.
To stay cool in summer, light cotton-based clothing, such as light dresses, t-shirts, shorts or skirts with a hat and sandals are best. Remember to pack a swimsuit to cool off at the pool or beach! Water and Sun Safety are important, so take a look at our section on staying safe for great advice about sun safety in our sub-tropical Region.
In winter, Jeans or leggings a long sleeve shirt or blouse and cardigan with closed in shoes or boots will keep you comfortable during the day, you will need a light jacket for the evenings and early mornings.
You may be required to wear a summer or winter school uniform, check with your education provider for information on uniform requirements.
Average daily temperature °C
||December, January, February
||Mid 20's to high 30's
||It can feel quite warm and humid during the day and stays warm during the night. Occasional storms in the afternoon.
||March, April, May
||Low 20’s to Low 30’s
||It starts to cool down but can be warm if you are active outdoors.
||June, July, August
||Under 10 to low 20’s
||The evenings and mornings are cool and the days are generally nice and sunny with clear blue skies and dry air.
||September, October, November
||Over 10 to high 20’s
It is usually still quite pleasant during Spring but can be warm if you are active outdoors.