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Gold Coast weather

View of Surfers Paradise beach and skyline at sunrise

Situated in the south-east corner of the state of Queensland, Australia's Gold Coast enjoys a sub-tropical climate, receiving an average of 10 hours of sunshine a day for approximately 300 days per year.

With an average summer temperature measuring 19–29 degrees Celsius and an average winter temperature measuring 9–21 degrees Celsius, it's a great place to be any time of the year.

Today's weather

Find current Gold Coast weather conditions on the Bureau of Meteorology website. Details of historical temperatures and rainfall for the Gold Coast can also be found on the Bureau's climate statistics page.

Weather events

While the Gold Coast is renowned for its sunny weather, the city is still vulnerable to severe floods, storms, bushfires, cyclones and heat waves. For practical advice on preparing for a disaster and what to do during and after a severe weather incident, visit our Disaster management pages.

Weather alerts are also provided on our Facebook page – like us to receive updates.


The Bureau of Meteorology website link is provided as an information source only, for the interest of our users. The content is not created, controlled or approved by Council of the City of Gold Coast, and no responsibility or liability is accepted by Council for the consequences of viewing, using or relying on such content. The information provided on this website may not be accurate, current or complete and is subject to change without notice. Accordingly any use of, or reliance on, such information is at the risk of the user who accepts all risk, responsibility and liability for any loss, damage, cost or other consequence arising directly or indirectly from such use or reliance.

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