Rarely. There are plenty of places to enjoy snow in Australia - some of the major destinations include the peaks of the Australian Alps like Perisher, Thredbo, Charlotte Pass, Mt Hotham, Falls Creek, Mt Buller, Selwyn, and Mt Baw Baw. Does it Snow in Australia? By Ashlea Wheeler. Australia. Australia is considered to be blessed with always nice weather. Although the country actually enjoys relatively high average temperatures and plenty of sunshine throughout the year, it also sometimes suffers the vagaries of weather, and in some parts of the country snows every year. Sadly, since the snow season happens in August, it means it doesn’t snow during Christmas time. If you are looking for snow in this country, you need to travel south, since it is in this region were it snows during the peak of the winter time. Where does it snow in Australia? The only significant snowfall event in Sydney's recent history occured in late June/early July 1836. Australia does not have as much snow as Europe. It does, however, have more snow annually than the country of Switzerland. Travel Guides. SYDNEY is currently shivering under a blast of winds from the Antarctic and snow is falling in the Blue Mountains. Actually, it’s a very tropical-like Christmas season in Australia.