Queensland’s climate fluctuates between a warm tropical and subtropical weather, making it generally pleasant for hikers. The summer months, December to February, can be hot and humid with a higher chance of thunderstorms, which may create challenging conditions for hikers due to muggy trails and potential floodings.
The most amiable time for hiking in Queensland is from April to October during the autumn, winter, and spring months. The climate during these periods is cooler and less humid, and there is a reduced likelihood of encountering heavy rains or thunderstorms, providing a safer and more comfortable environment for hiking activities.
However, it's essential to note that even during these periods, weather conditions can change rapidly. Therefore, hikers are encouraged to check the weather forecast and local advice before setting out. Queensland's Bureau of Meteorology (http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/
) is an excellent resource for the most up-to-date weather information.