The best times to visit Adelaide Hills for ideal weather are

May 7th to September 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Adelaide Hills Travel Info

Weather in Adelaide Hills


Average temperatures in Adelaide Hills vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 58th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Adelaide Hills, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid June where highs are regularly around 87.4°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66°F (18.9°C) at night.

Adelaide Hills Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Adelaide Hills Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Adelaide Hills Perceived Temperature (F)


Adelaide Hills Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Adelaide Hills Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 30.2 22.9 16.1
Feb 25.5 15.7 6.8
Mar 43.9 33 24.6
Apr 60.3 50 40.8
May 77.4 65 53.2
Jun 77.5 68 60.4
Jul 82.6 71.4 61.4
Aug 80.1 68.5 57.9
Sep 76.3 64.8 54.6
Oct 62.7 52.6 44.7
Nov 50.9 41.4 34.2
Dec 45.5 38.8 33.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -1 -5.1 -8.8
Feb -3.6 -9.1 -14
Mar 6.6 0.6 -4.1
Apr 15.7 10 4.9
May 25.2 18.3 11.8
Jun 25.3 20 15.8
Jul 28.1 21.9 16.3
Aug 26.7 20.3 14.4
Sep 24.6 18.2 12.6
Oct 17.1 11.4 7.1
Nov 10.5 5.2 1.2
Dec 7.5 3.8 0.6


Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Adelaide Hills.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Adelaide Hills (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Adelaide Hills has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (55.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (79.9%).

Wind in Adelaide Hills is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is November, followed by January and April. November’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early January where average top sustained speeds reach 15.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Adelaide Hills.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Feb 4.4 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Mar 4.1 Light breeze 10.4 Significant breeze
Apr 4.8 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
May 2.6 Barely noticeable 9.7 Significant breeze
Jun 2.5 Barely noticeable 9.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 1.7 Barely noticeable 8 Significant breeze
Aug 1.6 Barely noticeable 8.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 1.5 Barely noticeable 7.9 Significant breeze
Oct 3.6 Barely noticeable 10.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.2 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Dec 4.6 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.8%
Feb 58.9%
Mar 59.3%
Apr 55.2%
May 61.1%
Jun 79.9%
Jul 70.9%
Aug 69.8%
Sep 74%
Oct 71.1%
Nov 58.2%
Dec 73.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Adelaide Hills?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Australia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Adelaide Hills, SA, Australia is February, followed by January and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Adelaide Hills in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 66.7 in November means 66.7% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Adelaide Hills Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 82°F (27.8°C) and 28.7°F (-1.8°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Adelaide Hills, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 47°F (8.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Adelaide Hills to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.3°F (9.6°C) and 17.9°F (-7.8°C). These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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