The best times to visit Port Lincoln for ideal weather are

March 19th to May 20th

or

September 24th to December 2nd

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

 

 


Other Port Lincoln Travel Info

Weather in Port Lincoln

Temperature

Average temperatures in Port Lincoln vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 59th 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 Lincoln, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 100.4°F (38°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.7°F (21.5°C) at night.

Port Lincoln Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Port Lincoln 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 Lincoln Perceived Temperature (F)

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Port Lincoln Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Port Lincoln 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)
Jan97.984.369.3
Feb93.480.467.2
Mar86.774.661.9
Apr78.466.654.6
May69.958.647.1
Jun62.652.141.1
Jul62.651.739.7
Aug66.954.841.2
Sep75.362.347.3
Oct82.168.753.2
Nov87.674.559.6
Dec91.678.362.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan36.629.120.7
Feb34.126.919.6
Mar30.423.716.6
Apr25.819.212.6
May21.114.88.4
Jun1711.25.1
Jul1710.94.3
Aug19.412.75.1
Sep24.116.88.5
Oct27.820.411.8
Nov30.923.615.3
Dec33.125.717.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Port Lincoln are September, October, 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 early to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Port Lincoln? 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 Lincoln.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan5%00.8
Feb9%01.8
Mar5%00.8
Apr7%01.1
May6%00.7
Jun5%00.5
Jul6%00.6
Aug5%00.6
Sep3%00.8
Oct4%00.4
Nov6%00.9
Dec5%00.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan502
Feb904.6
Mar502
Apr702.8
May601.8
Jun501.3
Jul601.5
Aug501.5
Sep302
Oct401
Nov602.3
Dec502

 

Humidity and Wind

Port Lincoln has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (20.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (57.2%).

Wind in Port Lincoln is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and September. January’s average wind speed of around 10.4 knots (12 MPH or 19.3 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 where average top sustained speeds reach 17.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
Jan10.4Gentle breeze16.9Significant breeze
Feb9.6Gentle breeze15.8Significant breeze
Mar9.2Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Apr7.7Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
May7.3Gentle breeze12.8Significant breeze
Jun7Gentle breeze12.1Significant breeze
Jul7.8Gentle breeze13.5Significant breeze
Aug8Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Sep9.9Gentle breeze16.7Significant breeze
Oct9.6Gentle breeze16.1Significant breeze
Nov9.8Gentle breeze16.1Significant breeze
Dec9.9Gentle breeze16.4Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan20.1%
Feb28.2%
Mar32%
Apr37.5%
May47.1%
Jun57.2%
Jul51.2%
Aug42.7%
Sep31.4%
Oct26.5%
Nov26.8%
Dec23.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Port Lincoln?

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 Lincoln, 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 Port Lincoln 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

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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 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 Port Lincoln Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.3°F (31.8°C) and 65.2°F (18.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 2 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 moderate precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Port Lincoln, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 90.7°F (32.6°C) and 72.5°F (22.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 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 Port Lincoln to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 100.4°F (38°C) and 89.2°F (31.8°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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