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Townsville Climate


Like most cities in Queensland, Townsville has a tropical climate. This means hot humid summers and warm winters. If you're travelling between October to April, make sure to bring sunscreen and plenty of water. Prepare for your self-drive holiday with our Australian Camping Checklist

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Townsville Harbour at Dawn

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Maximum and Minimum Average Temperatures in Townsville (Celsius)


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max 31 31 31 30 28 26 25 26 28 30 31 31
Min 24 24 23 21 18 15 14 15 17 21 23 24
Rain 276 307 191 66 32 21 14 16 11 25 60 134

RAIN – Rainfall in mm

Maximum and Minimum Average Temperature in Townsville (Fahrenheit)


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max 87 87 87 86 82 78 77 78 82 86 87 87
Min 75 75 73 70 64 59 57 59 62 70 73 75
Rain 10.87 12.09 7.52 2.6 1.26 0.82 0.55 0.63 0.43 0.98 2.36 5.27

RAIN – Rainfall in Inches

School Holidays In Townsville, Queensland


The summer holidays are between the third week of December to the third week of January. Students also get two weeks off per term, in early April, late June and late September.

In Queensland, the Queen's Birthday is celebrated on the first weekend of October while Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of May. Easter Sunday is also observed. Know more about Australian Public Holidays .

The Best Time To Visit Townsville


Winter is exceptional in Townsville, since the days are still warm and the evenings are always cool. The weather is at its best between May to September. Don't forget to bring some warm clothes and make early reservations on a motorhome and your campground stay for your trip. MyDriveHoliday has the best vehicles in Townsville Campervan Hire as well as a list of great Caravan Parks.

Get further weather information in Climates And Seasons Of Queensland. There's more fun in other Queensland cities as well! Know The Best Time To Visit Brisbane, Airlie Beach and Cairns

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