Climate in Adelaide (South Australia), Australia

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

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Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

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Average percent of sunshine over the year

This is the mean percent of sunhours during the day

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Average water temperature over the year

The monthly mean water temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

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Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

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Average wind speed over the year

This is the mean monthly wind speed (meters per second)

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What is the best time of year to go to Adelaide in Australia

With a Mediterranean climate Adelaide generally has mild and wet winters. Summers are warm and dry. It is the driest of all the Australian capital cities. In summer (December to February) the average maximum is around 29 degrees Celsius (84 °Fahrenheit), but there is considerable variation. In winter (June to August) the average maximum is around 15–16 degrees Celsius (59–61 °Fahrenheit) and the average minimum around 7–8 °Celsius (45–46 °Fahrenheit). Spring (September to November) is full with colour. Flowers bloom and the wildlife flourishes.

Sea temperatures around Adelaide are lower than those around Perth, Sydney and Brisbane. Most people find summers in Adelaide more pleasant than those in Sydney, Brisbane or Perth. These cities have higher humidities; Adelaide enjoys the lowest humidities of any Australian city.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of April, October and November you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • On average, the warmest month(s) are January and February.
  • The months of June and July have a high chance of precipitation.
  • The warmest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 29°C (84°F).
  • The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 15°C (59°F).
  • June is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
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