Brisbane Weather August Averages, Australia
What's the weather like in Brisbane in August
With the city experiencing an average temperature of about 16 degrees Celsius, the average highs and lows during the month of August range between 21 degrees Celsius and 11 degrees Celsius respectively.
Humidity & Rainfall
The chance of a wet day over the course of August in Brisbane rapidly increases- from the beginning of the month at 11 per cent and ending the month at 18 per cent.
The city of Brisbane experiences about 8 hours of sunshine on an average in the month of August.
With the length of the day gradually increasing over the course of the month, the average increase is estimated to be about 41 minutes.
The average water temperature in August experienced in Brisbane is about 21 degrees Celsius or 70 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average surface water temperature experienced in Brisbane remains essentially constant during the month of August.
The average hourly wind speed in Brisbane is essentially constant during the month of August, remaining between 0.1 miles per hour and 8.7 miles per hour all through.
The average wind direction in Brisbane during August is predominantly from the south from August 1st to August 4th, from the west from August 4th to August 27th, and from the north from August 27th to August 31st.
As was recommended for the previous month, we would still suggest you carry some warm wear with you on a trip to Brisbane in August.
Though the weather isn't as cold as it is in June or July, you will still need layering or warm outdoor wear to keep you cosy and comfortable.
Brisbane Hotels in August
City Edge Brisbane Hotel
The City Edge Brisbane Hotel is situated in a historic redbrick building within 5 minutes' walk of Roma Street train station and several bus lines, and also a 6 minutes' walk from the Queen Street Mall shopping and entertainment area. This humble budget hotel features bright, compact rooms with features such as Wi-Fi, modern furnishings, flat-screen TVs, mini fridges, microwaves, tea and coffee making equipment and suites with sofa beds. Also, the hotel even offers continental breakfast at an extra charge.
Metropolitan Motor Inn
Metropolitan Motor Inn is another budget accommodation choice located at a 5-minute walk from Central railway station, and at a distance of 1.8 km from the Queensland Museum and 2.3 km from Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. This modest motel in central Brisbane's Spring Hill has functional, modern rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks, mini fridges, tea and coffee making facilities with additions like balconies and sofas. The hotel also offers free covered parking and a casual restaurant/bar, a guest laundry, coin-operated Internet kiosks and 3 meeting rooms.
Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane
A good choice for upscale accommodation in a good location in Brisbane is Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane, a contemporary high-rise hotel that is an 11-minute walk from Central Station, at a distance of 1.6 km from Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, and 1.8 km from the South Bank gardens and beach. This hotel set along the Brisbane River has modern, airy rooms with added Wi-Fi (paid), iPod docks, flat-screen TVs, work areas with desks, ergonomic chairs, mini fridges, and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel's upgraded rooms offer city or river views, while the 2-bedroom suites add lounge areas. The hotel has a farm-to-table restaurant, a colourful cafe and a lobby lounge with amenities including a fitness centre, 3 meeting rooms and a business centre.
Oaks Festival Towers
The Oaks Festival Towers is another luxury accommodation we would recommend to you on a trip here. Located in the centre of Brisbane, this 41-storey hotel is situated at a 11-minute walk to Central train station, at a distance of 1.1 km from the Queensland Museum and 1.5 km from the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art. The Oaks Festival Towers features modern apartment units having 1 or 2 bedrooms, kitchens, lounges, washer/dryers, flat-screens with cable channels, balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows with city views and Wi-Fi at an additional charge. Additional amenities include a fitness centre, a heated outdoor lap pool, a sundeck with a BBQ area, a guest lounge and parking (at an extra cost).
Brisbane beaches in August
Great Sandy National Park beach
This lovely national park beach offers beautiful and peaceful sand walking, in the seaside bush land with its cleared path in the wilderness and completely beautiful soft white sand. A beautiful place to visit while in Queensland, the Great Sandy National Park beach is an awesome holiday spot offering cheap camping options and an amazing natural environment. With awesome 4x4 tracks, beach driving, great fishing and plenty of awesome hikes and spots for a swim, this is the place to be if you want to see a variety of wildlife all in the one place.
Bars and Restaurants
Otto Ristorante is a good place to go in order to celebrate a special occasion in the family. If you love Italian cuisine, the place is even more worthwhile to visit, with its extensive menu of great Italian food and drinks. The service here is professional, top-notch and friendly, with extremely knowledgeable wait staff as well. If you visit, we would recommend to you their flawless degustation menu. Though overpriced, the food and taste are absolutely worth it and make your upscale dining experience worth remembering.
Prive249 serves contemporary French-Australian meals in an elegant, contemporary dining room with city views, and is located in Sofitel Brisbane Central. The restaurant offers some high quality service and goes an extra mile to make sure your dining experience is special and memorable. If you are a steak lover, this place is undoubtedly one of the best places offering great tasting steak in the city. Prive249 is for you if you prefer to eat out well and less frequently. A must visit for special occasions!
This is one of Brisbane's sleek Chinese restaurants serving handmade dumplings and other specialities prepared in a glass kitchen. Bamboo Basket has an awesome team of wait staff that in addition to being friendly go out of their way to make sure that their guests are taken good care of. The food is exceptional, fresh and full of flavour, and the restaurant has been consistently serving great food and very friendly service for a long time now. Also, Bamboo Basket has a good selection of vegetarian food as well as a well-documented menu.
A lovely place for a casual meal in Brisbane is the Thyme2 Restaurant. This contemporary buffet restaurant showcases great local flavours & market fresh seafood in a contemporary and chic setting. With its exceptional service and great tasting food, this restaurant is highly recommended to anyone looking for the best dinner buffet in Brisbane. Also, this restaurant has a stunning range of desserts and additional delicacies. A good buffet choice for anytime during the day, and a great breakfast buffet choice!
Things to do in Brisbane in August
The Kurilpa Bridge in Brisbane connects you to the city's famous art galleries, library, and museums. This pedestrian and bike-only bridge has numerous stop-by points for you to lean over and take some great pictures of the lovely river and surrounding city. This cleverly engineered bridge has a great architecture and is Brisbane's premier location for scootering. A great way of getting from the CBD to South Brisbane, Kurilpa Bridge is an interesting piece of architecture offering great views up and down the Brisbane River, with interpretive information about the indigenous history of that part of Brisbane. Make sure you take this bridge at least one way and you will have something worth remembering.
Queensland Maritime Museum
Located on the southern bank of the Brisbane River just south of the South Bank Parklands and Queensland Cultural Centre precinct of Brisbane, and close to the Goodwill Bridge, the Queensland Maritime Museum is set on Stanley Street in Brisbane. A great place for kids and everyone in the family, the museum offers a lot of hands-on exhibits and touches on maritime history going back centuries. The Queensland Maritime Museum is mainly appointed to maritime history but they have a couple of interesting vessels as well.
Bowen Park is a heritage-listed Park is a glorious park right opposite the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. The trees in this park are well-established and paths wind through tropical foliage, remaining a peaceful little retreat on the corner of O'Connell Terrace and Bowen Bridge Road in Bowen Hills. Great for history buffs, this is a wonderful attraction to add to your day at the Southbank Parklands, is well maintained and houses plenty of historical facts to entertain and educate. Overall, this is a nice little place for a few hours of relaxing and wandering about, and provides easy access via train/ ferry or bus and car.
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