What Clothing To Pack For Gold Coast In September

by Tina

What clothing to pack for Gold Coast in September?

I'm arriving at the Gold Coast from Sydney in mid-September. I'm super excited but I was wondering what I should pack?

Summer or light wear or should I pack winter clothes?

Would it be warm enough to swim at the beach?

Does it get cold at night?

Thanks for your help !

I do get asked this question a bit: What's the weather like in Gold Coast in mid-September?, however I don't think I have adequately answered what to wear.

Firstly, for you compared to Sydney, you should find the Gold Coast a little warmer and more humid than Sydney. It is always worth keeping an eye on the weather forcasts, in the few days before you actually arrive, as the weather is rather unpredictable from this far out!

In general the temperatures are starting to rise in September, but we can get rogue cold snaps! On clear days it can get to mid to high 20°s and will most likely not drop below 10°C at night. It will also depend a little on where you are in the Gold Coast. On the coast it is usually warmer, and up in the hinterland you will find it about 5C cooler especially in the evenings.

So the question is how would I pack for the weather in Gold Coast in September? Personally, I would be bringing shorts and t-shirts, light clothing, beachwear and a couple of warmer options. I always work on having layers I can put on easily or take off easily.

It can be a bit windy at times and that can make it feel a little cooler, and you may get showers. Probably the thing you will notice most is the difference in humidity.

Can you be on the beach in September? Absolutely! The water temperature is beginning to rise (at the moment in August it is about 19°C) by September it should be getting a little warmer maybe 20°C or in the early 20°s on hot days. There may be some non-beach days, but really our beaches are year round beaches - even I go on the beach in the winter.

I hope you have a great time in September in the Gold Coast, please let us all know how you get on.

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Sep 04, 2010
by: Tina

thanks Annie ! your info is a great help. Will let you know how it goes.

cheers :)

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