The best times to visit Glenelg for ideal weather are

October 15th 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 Glenelg Travel Info

Weather in Glenelg


Average temperatures in Glenelg vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 68th 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 Glenelg, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 86.6°F (30.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63.1°F (17.3°C) at night.

Glenelg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Glenelg 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.

Glenelg Perceived Temperature (F)


Glenelg Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Glenelg 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 84.9 72.8 60.5
Feb 84.1 72.5 60.9
Mar 79.6 68.8 57.4
Apr 72.9 63.3 52.2
May 66.6 58.3 48.9
Jun 60.8 53.4 44
Jul 59.5 52.4 43.3
Aug 61.5 53.7 43.9
Sep 67.5 58.1 46.7
Oct 73.4 62.1 50
Nov 78.8 67 54.9
Dec 80.9 69.7 57.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.4 22.7 15.8
Feb 28.9 22.5 16.1
Mar 26.4 20.4 14.1
Apr 22.7 17.4 11.2
May 19.2 14.6 9.4
Jun 16 11.9 6.7
Jul 15.3 11.3 6.3
Aug 16.4 12.1 6.6
Sep 19.7 14.5 8.2
Oct 23 16.7 10
Nov 26 19.4 12.7
Dec 27.2 20.9 14.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Glenelg are February, December, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late December. For example, on the week of December 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Glenelg? 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 Glenelg.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.6
Feb 4% 0 0.7
Mar 7% 0 0.9
Apr 12% 0 1.6
May 16% 0 2.1
Jun 17% 0 1.9
Jul 21% 0 2.2
Aug 20% 0 1.7
Sep 11% 0 1.2
Oct 6% 0 0.6
Nov 7% 0 0.7
Dec 5% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 1.5
Feb 4 0 1.8
Mar 7 0 2.3
Apr 12 0 4.1
May 16 0 5.3
Jun 17 0 4.8
Jul 21 0 5.6
Aug 20 0 4.3
Sep 11 0 3
Oct 6 0 1.5
Nov 7 0 1.8
Dec 5 0 1.8


Humidity and Wind

Glenelg has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (40.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (68.1%).

Wind in Glenelg is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by September and December. January’s average wind speed of around 10.2 knots (11.8 MPH or 19 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 September where average top sustained speeds reach 19 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.2 Gentle breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Feb 9.7 Gentle breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Mar 9.1 Gentle breeze 16.3 Strong breeze
Apr 8.2 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
May 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.4 Strong breeze
Jun 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Jul 9.5 Gentle breeze 15.9 Strong breeze
Aug 9.5 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Sep 10.1 Gentle breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Oct 9.7 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Nov 9.6 Gentle breeze 17.3 Strong breeze
Dec 10.1 Gentle breeze 17.8 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 40.2%
Feb 41.7%
Mar 45.9%
Apr 51.4%
May 61.8%
Jun 68.1%
Jul 66.8%
Aug 63.5%
Sep 52.2%
Oct 45.6%
Nov 42.8%
Dec 41.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Glenelg?

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 Glenelg, 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 Glenelg 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 Glenelg Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 63.3°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 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Glenelg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 80.5°F (26.9°C) and 65.5°F (18.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 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 Glenelg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.6°F (30.3°C) and 79.3°F (26.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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