When is the best time to visit Perth and Rottnest Island?

Perth and Rottnest experience a Mediterranean climate characterised by warm and generally dry Summers, and mild cool winters. The wettest months are June, July and August, and the hottest months are December to March.

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It is not uncommon for Perth’s warm fine weather to continue from September to May, making it a great destination for outdoor activities for most of the year. In the winter months, there is still plenty to do with rainy days interspersed with clear mild days with light winds – great hiking weather.

Average temps and rainfall data are shown below for Perth and Rottnest Island.

WA weather Perth
WA weather Rottnest Island

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