The best times to visit South Penrith for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 20th


September 10th to November 11th

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



Other South Penrith Travel Info

Weather in South Penrith


Average temperatures in South Penrith vary somewhat. 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 50th 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 South Penrith, 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 88.8°F (31.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.5°F (18.1°C) at night.

South Penrith Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


South Penrith 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.

South Penrith Perceived Temperature (F)


South Penrith Perceived Temperature (C)



Average South Penrith 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 88 74.8 64.8
Feb 83.4 72.5 64.5
Mar 81.1 70 60.9
Apr 74.4 63.6 54.7
May 69.4 57.2 47.2
Jun 63.6 53.2 44.9
Jul 63.4 51.2 40.8
Aug 67.4 54.1 42.1
Sep 73.7 60.1 47.8
Oct 78.7 65.3 53.3
Nov 81.9 69.5 59.5
Dec 83.4 71.5 61.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.1 23.8 18.2
Feb 28.6 22.5 18.1
Mar 27.3 21.1 16.1
Apr 23.6 17.6 12.6
May 20.8 14 8.4
Jun 17.6 11.8 7.2
Jul 17.4 10.7 4.9
Aug 19.7 12.3 5.6
Sep 23.2 15.6 8.8
Oct 25.9 18.5 11.8
Nov 27.7 20.8 15.3
Dec 28.6 21.9 16.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in South Penrith are July, May, and then September. 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 late February and early March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in South Penrith? 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 South Penrith.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 0 3.3
Feb 28% 0 6.2
Mar 18% 0 2.7
Apr 21% 0 3.3
May 8% 0 1.4
Jun 18% 0 3.1
Jul 7% 0 0.9
Aug 9% 0 1.4
Sep 9% 0 1.1
Oct 12% 0 1.8
Nov 24% 0 4.5
Dec 17% 0 2.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 0 8.4
Feb 28 0 15.7
Mar 18 0 6.9
Apr 21 0 8.4
May 8 0 3.6
Jun 18 0 7.9
Jul 7 0 2.3
Aug 9 0 3.6
Sep 9 0 2.8
Oct 12 0 4.6
Nov 24 0 11.4
Dec 17 0 7.4


Humidity and Wind

South Penrith has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is September (54.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (74%).

Wind in South Penrith is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 9.9 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 September where average top sustained speeds reach 11.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.4 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.9 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.3 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 4 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
May 3.2 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.3 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 5 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.9 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 5 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.1 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.5%
Feb 69.6%
Mar 68.7%
Apr 70.8%
May 69.7%
Jun 74%
Jul 66.9%
Aug 57.7%
Sep 54.2%
Oct 54.5%
Nov 62.4%
Dec 60.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to South Penrith?

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 South Penrith, 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 South Penrith 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 81 in July means 81% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall South Penrith Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.3°F (27.9°C) and 65.7°F (18.7°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 6 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 least precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in South Penrith, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 83.4°F (28.6°C) and 69.3°F (20.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 7 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 South Penrith to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 80.3°F (26.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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