The best times to visit Yorke Peninsula for ideal weather are

October 22nd to May 20th

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



Other Yorke Peninsula Travel Info

Weather in Yorke Peninsula


Average temperatures in Yorke Peninsula vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 64th 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 Yorke Peninsula, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 87.5°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.2°F (16.2°C) at night.

Yorke Peninsula Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Yorke Peninsula 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.

Yorke Peninsula Perceived Temperature (F)


Yorke Peninsula Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Yorke Peninsula 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 85.5 71.3 58.3
Feb 84.5 70.8 59.1
Mar 79.8 67.6 56.2
Apr 73.1 62.4 52.1
May 66.7 57.5 49.2
Jun 60.7 52.7 45
Jul 59 51.3 43.3
Aug 61.2 51.9 42.6
Sep 67.1 55.7 44
Oct 73.7 60.3 46.9
Nov 79.1 65.4 52
Dec 82 68.5 54.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.7 21.8 14.6
Feb 29.2 21.6 15.1
Mar 26.6 19.8 13.4
Apr 22.8 16.9 11.2
May 19.3 14.2 9.6
Jun 15.9 11.5 7.2
Jul 15 10.7 6.3
Aug 16.2 11.1 5.9
Sep 19.5 13.2 6.7
Oct 23.2 15.7 8.3
Nov 26.2 18.6 11.1
Dec 27.8 20.3 12.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Yorke Peninsula are January, February, and then November. 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 and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Yorke Peninsula? 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 Yorke Peninsula.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yorke Peninsula (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 0 0.5
Feb 4% 0 0.8
Mar 7% 0 0.8
Apr 10% 0 1.4
May 12% 0 1.6
Jun 19% 0 2.1
Jul 18% 0 1.8
Aug 16% 0 1.6
Sep 10% 0 1.4
Oct 5% 0 0.7
Nov 5% 0 0.7
Dec 5% 0 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 1.3
Feb 4 0 2
Mar 7 0 2
Apr 10 0 3.6
May 12 0 4.1
Jun 19 0 5.3
Jul 18 0 4.6
Aug 16 0 4.1
Sep 10 0 3.6
Oct 5 0 1.8
Nov 5 0 1.8
Dec 5 0 2


Humidity and Wind

Yorke Peninsula has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (44.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (77.6%).

Wind in Yorke Peninsula is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 13.3 knots (15.3 MPH or 24.7 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 19.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Yorke Peninsula.

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 13.3 Significant breeze 18.9 Strong breeze
Feb 13.2 Significant breeze 18.4 Strong breeze
Mar 12.1 Significant breeze 17.4 Strong breeze
Apr 11.1 Significant breeze 16.7 Significant breeze
May 10.9 Gentle breeze 16.4 Strong breeze
Jun 10.9 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Jul 11.6 Significant breeze 16.9 Strong breeze
Aug 11.1 Significant breeze 16.9 Significant breeze
Sep 11.6 Significant breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Oct 11.6 Significant breeze 17.4 Strong breeze
Nov 12 Significant breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Dec 12.5 Significant breeze 18.3 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 44.4%
Feb 47.6%
Mar 51.5%
Apr 58.3%
May 69.5%
Jun 76.7%
Jul 77.6%
Aug 75.5%
Sep 64.2%
Oct 52.3%
Nov 47.1%
Dec 44.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Yorke Peninsula?

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 Yorke Peninsula, 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 Yorke Peninsula 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

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 Yorke Peninsula 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 63.6°F (17.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 most precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Yorke Peninsula, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 65°F (18.3°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 Yorke Peninsula to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 80°F (26.7°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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