The best times to visit Elliston for ideal weather are

September 17th to April 29th

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



Other Elliston Travel Info

Weather in Elliston


Average temperatures in Elliston vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 79th 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 Elliston, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 77.5°F (25.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.1°F (18.9°C) at night.

Elliston Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Elliston 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.

Elliston Perceived Temperature (F)


Elliston Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Elliston 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 77 69 63.6
Feb 74.7 67.8 63.1
Mar 73.9 66.5 61.3
Apr 70.3 62.9 57.9
May 65.4 58.3 53.6
Jun 61.6 54.5 50
Jul 60.5 53.8 49.6
Aug 62 54.8 49.9
Sep 65.9 58.2 52.2
Oct 69 60.8 54.7
Nov 72.3 65 59.5
Dec 75 67.1 61.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 25 20.6 17.6
Feb 23.7 19.9 17.3
Mar 23.3 19.2 16.3
Apr 21.3 17.2 14.4
May 18.6 14.6 12
Jun 16.4 12.5 10
Jul 15.8 12.1 9.8
Aug 16.7 12.7 9.9
Sep 18.8 14.6 11.2
Oct 20.6 16 12.6
Nov 22.4 18.3 15.3
Dec 23.9 19.5 16.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Elliston are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Elliston? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Elliston.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.4
Feb 4% 0 0.8
Mar 7% 0 1
Apr 10% 0 1.2
May 16% 0 1.7
Jun 22% 0 2.9
Jul 24% 0 2.8
Aug 21% 0 1.9
Sep 14% 0 1.4
Oct 11% 0 1.2
Nov 8% 0 0.7
Dec 9% 0 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 1
Feb 4 0 2
Mar 7 0 2.5
Apr 10 0 3
May 16 0 4.3
Jun 22 0 7.4
Jul 24 0 7.1
Aug 21 0 4.8
Sep 14 0 3.6
Oct 11 0 3
Nov 8 0 1.8
Dec 9 0 2.5


Humidity and Wind

Elliston has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is October (54.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (70.2%).

Wind in Elliston is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and November. January’s average wind speed of around 8.5 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 15.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.5 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Feb 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Mar 6.5 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
May 5.7 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.8 Light breeze 10.7 Significant breeze
Aug 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Sep 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Oct 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Nov 8.1 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Dec 8.1 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.4%
Feb 65%
Mar 63.1%
Apr 63.8%
May 68.7%
Jun 70.2%
Jul 68%
Aug 67%
Sep 62.6%
Oct 54.8%
Nov 58.5%
Dec 56.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Elliston?

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 Elliston, 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 Elliston 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 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 Elliston Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.7°F (24.8°C) and 63.4°F (17.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Elliston, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 75.6°F (24.2°C) and 64°F (17.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Elliston to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77.5°F (25.3°C) and 72.7°F (22.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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