When is the best time to go to Alice Springs?

When is the best time to go to Alice Springs? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Alice Springs are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, November and December
  • Alice Springs has dry periods in June and August
  • The coldest months are June and July
  • The rainiest months are January, February and December

Annual weather in Alice Springs

Infographic of the best times to visit Alice Springs
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Weather details in Alice Springs month by month

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Alice Springs for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

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Weather and climate in Alice Springs

Alice Springs enjoys a hot desert climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Alice Springs is 85°F (ranging from 67°F in june to 97°F in january). Annual rainfall is 15.6in, with a minimum of 0.2in in june and a maximum of 2.9in in january.
  • In the month of january the climate is perfect. It is for example 97°F as maximum temperature in january and it rains in january about 2.9in.
  • In the month of february the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 95°F°C and, in february, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • From march to april the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 97°F and it rains about 2% of the time in april.
  • Between the months of may and august the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 74°F and, in august, 0 days of rain are expected.
  • Between september and december the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 95°F and it rains in december about 2.8in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Alice Springs

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Alice Springs: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Alice Springs

Find out when Alice Springs has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Alice Springs

  • Very low season in Alice Springs
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May and June.
  • Low season in Alice Springs
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: November.
  • High season in Alice Springs
    The number of visitors to Alice Springs is high in: December.
  • Peak season in Alice Springs
    The largest number of tourists visiting Alice Springs is during: July, August, September and October.

Figure: Visitor index for Alice Springs month by month

Best time for low prices in Alice Springs

Average prices of hotels in Alice Springs month by month

Generally, February is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Alice Springs. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, July is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Alice Springs

On average, it costs $ 65 per day to hire a car in Alice Springs. This price varies by $ 14 depending on the month. In april, hiring a car costs an average of $ 56 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in may is $ 70.

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