Gold Coast, Queensland Climate & Weather
Gold Coast, Queensland Climate and Weather
The Gold Coast generally enjoys a warm, subtropical climate all year round with temperatures seldom dropping below 68°F (20°C). During the summer months, between November and May, the area experiences daily temperatures exceeding 86°F (30°C), with frequent afternoon showers. Cyclones and flooding also occur during this period. The rain abates from June to October and the days are still warm, although a pullover might be required on some evenings. The Gold Coast enjoys about 300 days of sunshine a year, with two distinct seasons. The wet season occurs in the summer months, the rainfall being an upshot of the high temperatures and tropical humidity, and the dry season occurs from June to October, providing the Gold Coast with consistent weather and pleasant temperatures.
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