The best times to visit Port Campbell for ideal weather are

November 5th 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.



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Weather in Port Campbell


Average temperatures in Port Campbell vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th 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 Port Campbell, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 72.3°F (22.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.3°F (15.7°C) at night.

Port Campbell Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Port Campbell 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.

Port Campbell Perceived Temperature (F)


Port Campbell Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Port Campbell 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 71.6 63.5 56.7
Feb 70.8 63.9 58.6
Mar 69.3 62.3 55.9
Apr 64.4 58.7 53
May 60.4 55.7 50.5
Jun 56.6 52.5 47.8
Jul 55.7 51.1 46
Aug 56.9 51.8 46.3
Sep 60.2 53.9 47.8
Oct 63.7 55.9 49.2
Nov 66.3 58.7 52.4
Dec 68.2 60.7 54.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 22 17.5 13.7
Feb 21.6 17.7 14.8
Mar 20.7 16.8 13.3
Apr 18 14.8 11.7
May 15.8 13.2 10.3
Jun 13.7 11.4 8.8
Jul 13.2 10.6 7.8
Aug 13.8 11 7.9
Sep 15.7 12.2 8.8
Oct 17.6 13.3 9.6
Nov 19.1 14.8 11.3
Dec 20.1 15.9 12.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Port Campbell are February, January, and then December. 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 and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Port Campbell? 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 Port Campbell.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 11% 0 1.6
Feb 9% 0 1.4
Mar 18% 0 2.2
Apr 21% 0 2.6
May 30% 0 3.5
Jun 31% 0 3.6
Jul 36% 0 3.8
Aug 37% 0 4.6
Sep 29% 0 3
Oct 17% 0 2.1
Nov 15% 0 1.7
Dec 15% 0 2.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 11 0 4.1
Feb 9 0 3.6
Mar 18 0 5.6
Apr 21 0 6.6
May 30 0 8.9
Jun 31 0 9.1
Jul 36 0 9.7
Aug 37 0 11.7
Sep 29 0 7.6
Oct 17 0 5.3
Nov 15 0 4.3
Dec 15 0 5.3


Humidity and Wind

Port Campbell has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is September (63.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (71.1%).

Wind in Port Campbell is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is August, followed by September and July. August’s average wind speed of around 13.6 knots (15.7 MPH or 25.2 KPH) is considered “a moderate 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 21.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 11.3 Significant breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Feb 11 Significant breeze 16.3 Significant breeze
Mar 11.2 Significant breeze 16.6 Strong breeze
Apr 10.7 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
May 11.9 Significant breeze 17.1 Strong breeze
Jun 11.8 Significant breeze 17.5 Strong breeze
Jul 12.8 Significant breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
Aug 13.6 Significant breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Sep 13.3 Significant breeze 20 Strong breeze
Oct 12.4 Significant breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
Nov 11.5 Significant breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
Dec 12.2 Significant breeze 17.6 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.8%
Feb 69.5%
Mar 65.6%
Apr 69.1%
May 69.3%
Jun 71.1%
Jul 69.7%
Aug 68.2%
Sep 63.4%
Oct 63.6%
Nov 66.7%
Dec 65.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Port Campbell?

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 Port Campbell, VC, Australia is February, followed by June and December. 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 Port Campbell in July. 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 32.1 in July means 32.1% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Port Campbell Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 72.2°F (22.3°C) and 58.2°F (14.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 9 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Port Campbell, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 68.3°F (20.2°C) and 59.3°F (15.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 9 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Port Campbell to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.3°F (22.4°C) and 66.6°F (19.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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