Best Time To Visit Port Macquarie
Port Macquarie experiences warm summers and mild winters making it an ideal holiday destination and place to make your home. The summers are hot but not unbearable with the average high and low temperatures being around 25 and 17 degrees Celsius respectively. The winters are mild and comfortable with average temperatures fluctuating between 7 to 18 degrees Celsius. The city sees a significant amount of rainfall, even during the driest seasons.
- Summer (December to February) – Summer is the liveliest time in Port Macquarie with warm and pleasant temperatures that remain between 15 to 26 degrees Celsius with January being the hottest month. The summers see a significant amount of rainfall with precipitation 185mm by February. The summer season is the time for beach parties, indulging at food and wine festivals and visiting the country fair. The winters in Port Macquarie coincide with the winters in the northern hemisphere and hence the summer season sees a lot of crowds that come to enjoy the warm Australian summers. The prices during this time of the year are on a hike.
- Fall (March to May) – With the arrival of fall, the mercury starts dropping gradually and fluctuates between 10 and 25 degrees Celsius. The season experiences high precipitation levels with March being the wettest month with average precipitation levels of 190 mm and is best to avoid this season if you do not like rain. The summer crowds start to leave, prices drop and events like Big Band Blast Festival, Slice of Haven and IRONMAN Australia take place.
- Winter (June to August) – The winters are cold but the area does not see extreme temperatures with the mercury fluctuating between 6 and 19 degrees Celsius with July being the coolest month. These months are relatively drier but still experience some rainfall. Numerous sports events take part during this time of the year like Motocross, Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix and various music festivals.
- Spring (September to November) – With the arrival of spring the temperatures begin to rise and fluctuates between 10 to 21 degrees Celsius. September is the driest month with a low precipitation level of 61mm. The precipitation levels increase along with the temperature as we approach the summer season. A plethora of outdoor events takes place during the spring time like Tastings on Hastings, Trans-Tasman Indoor Cricket Championships and the Port Macquarie Beer & Cider Festival.
The best time to visit Port Macquarie will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level which is during months January, February, March and December. Spring and fall are also a good time to visit Port Macquarie.
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Most humid month in Port Macquarie is June.
Least humid month in Port Macquarie is September.