The best times to visit Port Fairy for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 22nd

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

 

 


Other Port Fairy Travel Info

Weather in Port Fairy

Temperature

Average temperatures in Port Fairy vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice 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 Fairy, 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 75.2°F (24°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.6°F (15.3°C) at night.

Port Fairy Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Port Fairy Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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 Fairy Perceived Temperature (F)

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Port Fairy Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Port Fairy 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan73.964.556.3
Feb7364.658
Mar71.662.353.9
Apr6758.650.3
May62.655.247.7
Jun58.351.745
Jul57.350.343.3
Aug58.951.644.3
Sep62.55445.5
Oct65.856.647.7
Nov68.859.651.5
Dec71.361.953.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan23.318.113.5
Feb22.818.114.4
Mar2216.812.2
Apr19.414.810.2
May1712.98.7
Jun14.610.97.2
Jul14.110.26.3
Aug14.910.96.8
Sep16.912.27.5
Oct18.813.78.7
Nov20.415.310.8
Dec21.816.612.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Port Fairy 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. 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 early August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Port Fairy? 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 Fairy.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan9%01.8
Feb7%01
Mar15%01.7
Apr20%02.5
May28%03.4
Jun30%03.8
Jul35%04.2
Aug37%04
Sep26%02.7
Oct17%01.9
Nov15%01.8
Dec15%02.1

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan904.6
Feb702.5
Mar1504.3
Apr2006.4
May2808.6
Jun3009.7
Jul35010.7
Aug37010.2
Sep2606.9
Oct1704.8
Nov1504.6
Dec1505.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Port Fairy has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (62.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (75.5%).

Wind in Port Fairy is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by August and February. January’s average wind speed of around 10.8 knots (12.4 MPH or 19.9 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 17.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan10.8Gentle breeze15.7Significant breeze
Feb10.7Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze
Mar9.4Gentle breeze14.2Significant breeze
Apr9Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
May8.8Gentle breeze13.1Significant breeze
Jun9.5Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Jul9.6Gentle breeze14.1Significant breeze
Aug10.7Gentle breeze15.8Significant breeze
Sep10.4Gentle breeze15.9Significant breeze
Oct10.6Gentle breeze15.8Significant breeze
Nov10.4Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze
Dec10.5Gentle breeze15.7Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan62.1%
Feb67.6%
Mar66.9%
Apr69.6%
May72.5%
Jun75.5%
Jul75.4%
Aug72.5%
Sep67.4%
Oct64.7%
Nov67.1%
Dec64.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Port Fairy?

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 Fairy, 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 Fairy 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

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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 Fairy Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74°F (23.3°C) and 60.3°F (15.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 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 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Port Fairy, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 71.1°F (21.7°C) and 61.4°F (16.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 8 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 Fairy to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75.2°F (24°C) and 70°F (21.1°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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