Plan your wedding around the Noongar Seasons
What do you look for when you lock in your wedding date? Is it a special date to you? Are you hoping for warm/cold/inbetween weather? Is there something particular you want to wear? Is there a particular appearance in nature that you want, like autumn leaves or fully grown grape vines?
The Noongar seasonal calendar in the south west of Australia includes six seasons that are specific to our region and are a great guide to choosing the right season for your ideal celebration.
Let's take a look at the six seasons in the south west of Australia (Perth to the South West)
First Summer (December + January)
Rains begin to ease
Easterly winds in the morning
Afternoon sea breezes
Perfect for: Warmer evenings, no jackets, late ceremonies, epic sunsets.
Second Summer (February + March)
Hottest time of year
Little to no rain
Hot easterly winds
Cooling sea breezes
Perfect for: Shady places, beach ceremonies, outdoor ceremonies, late ceremonies, light clothing.
Autumn (April + May)
Hot weather starts to break
Cooler nights, potentially damp
Red flowers are prominent
Perfect for: Autumn leaves, awesome jackets, cool nights, day time ceremonies.
Winter (June + July)
The coldest and wettest time of year
More frequent gales and storms
Blue and purple flowers are prominent
Perfect for: Fireplace or bonfires, indoor ceremonies, morning ceremonies, long sleeves and statement. jackets.
First Spring (August + September)
A mix of wet and dry days
Cool nights and warm days begin to frequent
Mass of wildflowers start to appear
Perfect for: Indoor or undercover ceremonies, bush ceremonies.
Transitional Season (October + November)
Longer dry periods + warmer weather
Wildflower season, especially yellow flowers
Perfect for: Undercover ceremonies in nature, Swan Valley weddings (grapevines are lush and green).
Want help figuring out the perfect season for you as a couple? Or working out the best venue for the date you've already chosen? I love helping couples!! Let's chat :)