When is the best time to go to Port Augusta?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Port Augusta are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February and December
  • The coldest months are July and August

Annual weather in Port Augusta

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

January 72°F/94°F
February 70°F/92°F
March 65°F/86°F
April 59°F/79°F
May 52°F/70°F
June 49°F/63°F
July 47°F/63°F
August 47°F/67°F
September 50°F/74°F
October 58°F/81°F
November 65°F/85°F
December 70°F/90°F

Weather and climate in Port Augusta

Port Augusta enjoys a cold steppe (or semi-arid) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Port Augusta is 79°F (ranging from 63°F in july to 94°F in january). Annual rainfall is 16.1in, with a minimum of 0.9in in july and a maximum of 2.2in in november.
  • Between january and april the climate is very good. At lunchtime, it's 77°F in average and, in april, 2 days of rain are expected.
  • From may to september the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 50°F and it rains in september about 1.3in.
  • From october to december the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 90°F and you can expect to have 1.6in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Port Augusta

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Port Augusta: 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 Port Augusta

Find out when Port Augusta 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 Port Augusta

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

Figure: Visitor index for Port Augusta month by month

Best time for low prices in Port Augusta

Average price of hiring a car in Port Augusta

On average, it costs $ 76 per day to hire a car in Port Augusta. This price varies by $ 20 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 69 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 88.

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