Best time to visit Jurien Bay

The best time to visit Jurien Bay is from mid-November to early-April, when you can experience warm and sunny weather with little to no rainfall.

However, anytime is good to visit Jurien Bay as it really depends on what you want to do: for instance, during the cooler months from August to October, the native vegetation bursts into flower creating a memorable spectacle for visitors.

Jurien Bay weather

Jurien Bay experiences a temperate climate with hot dry summers and warm to mild winters.

What is the best month to visit Jurien Bay?
February is the best month to visit Jurien Bay for a beach holiday – the weather is hot and sunny, with clear blue skies and little to no rainfall.

However, anytime between mid-January through March is good for a range of hot weather activities.

Which is the hottest month in Jurien Bay?
The hottest month in Jurien Bay is usually February, with an average high temperature of 31°C (87°F), with high heat and humidity, and a low of 18°C (64°F).

However, on the warmest days of the month, the temperature may reach 37°C (98°F).

The hot season lasts from mid-December through March, with an average daily high temperature above 30°C (86°F).

What is the coldest month in Jurien Bay?
July is the coldest month in Jurien Bay, with an average high of 20°C (68°F) and an average night-time low of 9°C (48°F).

The cool season lasts from early-June to mid-September, with an average daily high temperature below 22°C (77°F).

When is it sunniest in Jurien Bay?
The sunniest time of year in Jurien Bay is normally January with bright sunshine for 11 hours each day – that's around 81% of daylight hours.

What is the humidity in Jurien Bay?
Jurien Bay experience some seasonal variation in humidity, with approximate average relative humidity calculated at between 59% – 79% over the course of the year.

What do the humidity conditions feel like in Jurien Bay?
We derive the humidity comfort level – what conditions feel like – from the dew point temperature, which measures moisture content in the atmosphere: a higher dew point feels more humid, while a lower dew point feels drier.

Meteorologists agree that dew point temperature is a more consistant indication of 'absolute humidity' than relative humidity, which fluctuates with temperature.

The average annual dew point in Jurien Bay is 15°C (59°F), and varies over the course of the year from comfortable at 11°C (52°F) to starting to feel humid at 18°C (64°F).   

The more humid time of year is from early-December to late-April, when you can expect the comfort level to be muggy at least 5% of the time.

The month with the most muggy days in Jurien Bay is February, with around five days that are muggy.

May through November is generally comfortable, with less than one day in any month that is muggy.

When is the sea warmest in Jurien Bay?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Jurien Bay in March when the water temperature reaches 23°C (73°F), which is acceptable for swimming, snorkelling and diving.

The sea is warmer from late-January to early-May, with an average temperature above 22°C (75°F).

Cooler sea water prevails from late-July through October, with an average temperature below 20°C (68°F).

The coldest water in Jurien Bay is in September, with an average temperature of 19°C (66°F), which is cold for swimming.

Does it ever rain in Jurien Bay?
July usually has the most rain in Jurien Bay, with an average of 105mm (4in) of rainfall distibuted across 13 days.

The wetter season lasts from early-May to early-September, with a greater than 16% chance of a given day being a wet day.

The drier season from mid-September to early-May.

Which is the windiest month in Jurien Bay?
The windiest month in Jurien Bay is usually January, with an average hourly wind speed of 24 kilometres per hour (15 mph; 13 knots).

Typically, mid-October to late-March is the windiest time of year in the Cervantes & Jurien Bay region, with average wind speeds of more than 21 kilometres per hour (13 mph; 11 knots).

The month with the least wind in Jurien Bay is August, with an average hourly wind speed of 18 kilometres per hour (11 mph; 10 knots). The less-windy period lasts from late-March to mid-October.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Jurien Bay varies throughout the year.

Jurien Bay Weather Averages

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average high temperature (°C)
30 31 29 26 23 21 20 20 21 24 26 29
Average low temperature (°C)
17 18 17 14 12 10 9 9 10 11 14 16
Average daily sunshine (hrs)
11 10 10 8 7 6 7 8 9 10 11 11
Average daily daylight (hrs)
14 13 12 11 11 10 11 11 12 13 14 14
Comfort level – heat
High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Low heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon No heat & humidity No heat & humidity No heat & humidity No heat & humidity Low heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon
Comfort level – humidity (#muggy days)
5 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Average dew point temperature (°C)
18 18 18 15 14 12 12 11 12 13 15 16
Average relative humidity (%)
60 59 62 66 71 75 79 75 70 64 60 59
UV Index (max)
11+ 11+ 10 7 5 4 4 5 7 9 11 11+
Average days of rainfall (≥1mm)
1 1 2 4 8 10 13 11 8 4 3 1
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
1 2 8 18 61 95 105 80 39 16 11 3
Average wind speed (km/h)
24 23 21 19 28 18 18 18 19 21 22 24
Average max sea temperature (°C)
22 23 23 23 22 21 20 19 19 19 20 21
Jurien Bay, WA

Holiday seasons

High season: December to February.

Low season: June to August.

The traditional Christmas/New Year holiday season in December and January is a busy time in Jurien Bay, with hotels in high demand.

Source: Meteorological data for Jurien Bay is based on weather statistics gathered for the period 1991 to 2020 by the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) from the closest weather station: Jurien Bay, located in Jurien Bay about 25km (15mi) north of Cervantes, WA.

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

Latest update: Best time to visit Cervantes & Jurien Bay, WA: 24 April, 2024

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