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South Australia – Best time to go

Best time to visit South Australia

The best time to book your holiday in South Australia is from November to March

As it’s in the Southern Hemisphere, Australia’s seasons are opposite to Europe’s. Between April and October lower temperatures and higher rainfall are more likely.

Maximum Daytime Temperature: 28°C
Minimum Night Time Temperature: 12°C
Average rainfall: 17mm per month
Average daylight hours: 10

What’s the weather like in South Australia from November to March?

South Australia has a moderate, Mediterranean-style climate. Unlike other parts of the country, the southern coast doesn’t experience dramatic temperature extremes. Instead, it stays comfortable and stable year-round, with temperatures averaging 27°C in the region’s summer season. An average 10 hours of sunlight each day allows plenty of time for exploration.

Why visit South Australia from November to March?

  • Adelaide Fringe, the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest arts festival, takes place in February and March
  • Guaranteed sunshine means perfect conditions for exploring outdoor attractions like Kangaroo Island
  • Late summer sees the harvest of the region’s wine grapes
  • Swim with the seals and sea lions as waters will be warmer than in winter

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