Community & Places > Geraldton

Magnificently mediterranean, Geraldton has great weather all year. You’ll find mild winters, balmy autumn evenings, summers cooled by regular sea breezes and spring bursting with the freshness of wildflowers blooming under perfect blue skies. Geraldton is one of the sunniest locations in Australia in January with over 11 hours of sunshine per day on average!

Average maximum temperatures peak in February in Geraldton, with a monthly mean of about 30°C on the coast and just over 32°C at the airport. Regular sea breezes moderate the climate in the warmer months, in contrast, winters are mild with the July average maximum temperature being the lowest of any month at just under 20°C. Temperatures below 20°C are rare.

Geraldton is the administrative centre of the Midwest’s diverse industry base from a world leading rock lobster fishery to agriculture and gold production. Other industries include mining, fishing, manufacturing, construction and tourism.

Greenough has a rich history and a number of fascinating heritage and nature trails which attract many visitors and locals alike to return to the township.