Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, QLD © JSP

Weather in Brisbane

Frequently asked euestions about the weather in Brisbane

Daylight saving is not observed in Queensland. The time zone in Queensland is Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), UTC +10.

December experiences the longest hours of daylight with sunrise at approximately 4:50am and sunset at 6:40pm. June has the least hours of daylight with sunrise at approximately 6:30am and sunset at 5pm.

In Brisbane the average humidity ranges from 50 per cent in winter to 65 - 70 per cent through the months of January, February and March. On average February is the most humid and September is the least humid.

It does not snow in Brisbane, however light snowfall has been reported in southern Queensland, including Stanthorpe on the Granite Belt. 

Visitors to Brisbane should look out for the UV index in local weather reports, which describes the daily solar UV radiation intensity. Protect yourself from sunburn by using SPF30+ sunscreen, which is readily available throughout Australia at supermarkets, convenience stores and pharmacies, and wearing sun-smart clothing, including a hat and sunglasses.

Seasonal weather in Brisbane

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
28.6 83 29.1 84 28.9 84
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
19.8 68 20.9 70 20.8 69
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
126 158 172
Avg rainy days
12 13 14

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
28.1 83 26.3 79 23.5 74
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
19.5 67 16.9 62 13.8 57
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
139 90 99
Avg rainy days
14 11 11

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
21.2 70 20.6 69 21.7 71
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
10.9 52 9.5 49 10 50
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
71 63 43
Avg rainy days
8 7 7

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
23.8 75 25.6 78 27.3 81
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
12.5 55 15.6 60 18 64
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
35 94 97
Avg rainy days
7 10 10