Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia? If you're planning to go to Gold Coast, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Gold Coast, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gold Coast, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Gold Coast.

What to wear/what to pack for Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia by month

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January

If you visit Gold Coast during January, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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February

In February, Gold Coast is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Gold Coast, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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March

March in this region is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

In April, Gold Coast is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gold Coast, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

In May, Gold Coast is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gold Coast, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

If you go to Gold Coast in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you go to Gold Coast in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Gold Coast in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Gold Coast is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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October

If you visit Gold Coast during October, you will probably see that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

Traveling to Gold Coast in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

In December, Gold Coast is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Gold Coast, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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