The best times to visit Salisbury for ideal weather are
March 12th to May 13th
September 24th to November 18th
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 Salisbury
Average temperatures in Salisbury vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 42nd 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 Salisbury, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 100.9°F (38.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.7°F (23.2°C) at night.
Salisbury Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Salisbury Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Salisbury Perceived Temperature (F)
Salisbury Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Salisbury 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Salisbury are July, February, 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 early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.
When can you find snow in Salisbury? 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 Salisbury.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Salisbury (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Salisbury has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is August (43.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is May (73.8%).
Wind in Salisbury is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by May and April. July’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May where average top sustained speeds reach 14.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Salisbury.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||3.2||Barely noticeable||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4.5||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.7||Barely noticeable||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.6||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|May||5||Light breeze||12||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.9||Barely noticeable||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.8||Light breeze||11.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.9||Barely noticeable||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.4||Barely noticeable||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.6||Barely noticeable||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.1||Light breeze||10.4||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.7||Barely noticeable||9.8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Salisbury?
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 Salisbury, NW, Australia is August, followed by February 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 Salisbury 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
Overall Salisbury Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 52.1°F (11.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 10 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Salisbury, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 96.2°F (35.7°C) and 59.8°F (15.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 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 too cold this time of year in Salisbury to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.4°F (22.4°C) and 41.8°F (5.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.