The Sunshine Coast area climate is characterized by mild, moist winters and warm dry summers. Temperatures on the Coast Can range from a damp cold and wet 0C (32F) in winter to highs of 30C (90F) in summer. The annual rainfall is approximately 100cm (40in.) The Sunshine Coast remains sheltered from the open Pacific. Winters on the Sunshine Coast are mild enough that it’s possible to snowshoe on the Knuckleheads or Dakota Ridge in the morning and golf that afternoon. Depending on the activities you have planned and time of year we recommended packing the following basics: bring layered clothing, t-shirt, sweater, rain jacket, comfortable shoes/boots, hat, sunscreen, and casual evening clothing and shoes.