The best times to visit Swan Hill for ideal weather are

February 19th to April 22nd


October 1st to December 30th

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



Other Swan Hill Travel Info

Weather in Swan Hill


Average temperatures in Swan Hill vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 55th 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 Swan Hill, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 94.3°F (34.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.4°F (16.3°C) at night.

Swan Hill Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Swan Hill 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.

Swan Hill Perceived Temperature (F)


Swan Hill Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Swan Hill 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 92 76.7 59.6
Feb 90.6 75.8 59.9
Mar 83.1 69.1 54.1
Apr 74.4 60.8 47.2
May 66.1 54.1 42.4
Jun 59.4 48.9 38.7
Jul 58 47.5 37
Aug 62.2 50.1 37.8
Sep 69.3 55.2 39.5
Oct 77.7 62.2 45
Nov 83.9 68.9 52.1
Dec 87.1 72.4 55.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 33.3 24.8 15.3
Feb 32.6 24.3 15.5
Mar 28.4 20.6 12.3
Apr 23.6 16 8.4
May 18.9 12.3 5.8
Jun 15.2 9.4 3.7
Jul 14.4 8.6 2.8
Aug 16.8 10.1 3.2
Sep 20.7 12.9 4.2
Oct 25.4 16.8 7.2
Nov 28.8 20.5 11.2
Dec 30.6 22.4 12.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Swan Hill are October, March, and then February. 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 to mid July with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Swan Hill? 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 Swan Hill.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Swan Hill (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 1.3
Feb 6% 0 0.8
Mar 6% 0 0.8
Apr 8% 0 1.2
May 9% 0 1.1
Jun 8% 0 1
Jul 9% 0 1.1
Aug 8% 0 0.8
Sep 6% 0 0.9
Oct 6% 0 0.8
Nov 10% 0 1.5
Dec 9% 0 1.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 3.3
Feb 6 0 2
Mar 6 0 2
Apr 8 0 3
May 9 0 2.8
Jun 8 0 2.5
Jul 9 0 2.8
Aug 8 0 2
Sep 6 0 2.3
Oct 6 0 2
Nov 10 0 3.8
Dec 9 0 2.8


Humidity and Wind

Swan Hill has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (26.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (71.2%).

Wind in Swan Hill is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.5 MPH or 16.9 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 16.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Swan Hill.

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 9.1 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Feb 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
May 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jun 7.2 Gentle breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Jul 7.9 Gentle breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Aug 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Sep 8.5 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Oct 8.5 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Nov 8.6 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Dec 9.1 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 26.9%
Feb 30.4%
Mar 37.5%
Apr 46.2%
May 60.6%
Jun 71.2%
Jul 70.5%
Aug 60%
Sep 46.1%
Oct 34.5%
Nov 32.2%
Dec 27.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Swan Hill?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 30, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Swan Hill, VC, Australia is January, followed by July and March. 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 Swan Hill in May. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 81.2 in May means 81.2% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Swan Hill Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 61.9°F (16.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow 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 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Swan Hill, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 67.1°F (19.5°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 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 Swan Hill to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.3°F (34.6°C) and 85°F (29.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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