When is the best time to go to Coober Pedy?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Coober Pedy
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February and December
  • June is the driest month
  • The coldest months are June and July

Annual weather in Coober Pedy

For full information about the climate and weather in Coober Pedy a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 79°F/99°F
February 77°F/97°F
March 72°F/90°F
April 67°F/83°F
May 58°F/72°F
June 52°F/67°F
July 52°F/67°F
August 54°F/70°F
September 59°F/79°F
October 65°F/86°F
November 72°F/92°F
December 76°F/95°F

Weather and climate in Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy enjoys a hot desert climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Coober Pedy is 83°F (ranging from 67°F in june to 99°F in january). Annual rainfall is 9in, with a minimum of 0.4in in june and a maximum of 1.5in in december.
  • Between january and february the climate is favorable. It is for example 97°F as maximum temperature in february and it rains about 3% of the time in february.
  • Between the months of march and may the climate is very good. It is for example 72°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 0.8in each month.
  • Between june and august the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 54°F.
  • Between september and november the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 113°F and you can expect to have 1.1in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of december the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 92°F and, in december, 2 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Coober Pedy

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Coober Pedy: 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 Coober Pedy

Find out when Coober Pedy 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 Coober Pedy

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

Figure: Visitor index for Coober Pedy month by month

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