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.
Yorke Peninsula Travel Guide
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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)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yorke Peninsula (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
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.
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||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|
Is it Safe to Travel to Yorke Peninsula?
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 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
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.