When is the best time to go to Port Lincoln?

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

  • The weather is good all year round in Port Lincoln
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March and December
  • The coldest months are June, July, August and September
  • The rainiest months are June and July
  • The best months for swimming are January, February, March, April, May and December

Annual weather in Port Lincoln

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

January 67°F/76°F
February 67°F/76°F
March 65°F/74°F
April 63°F/70°F
May 59°F/65°F
June 58°F/63°F
July 56°F/61°F
August 54°F/61°F
September 56°F/63°F
October 58°F/67°F
November 61°F/70°F
December 65°F/72°F

Weather and climate in Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln enjoys a warm-summer Mediterranean climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Port Lincoln is 68°F (ranging from 61°F in july to 76°F in january). Annual rainfall is 25.4in, with a minimum of 1.1in in january and a maximum of 3.7in in june.
  • Between the months of january and february the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 76°F and, in february, 1 days of rain are expected.
  • From march to may the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 59°F and it rains about 2.5in each month.
  • Between june and august the climate is passable, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 61°F in average and, in august, 4 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of september and november the climate is beautiful. It is for example 70°F as maximum temperature in november and it rains about 8% of the time in november.
  • In december the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 72°F and you can expect to have 1.4in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Port Lincoln

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Port Lincoln

Find out when Port Lincoln 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 Lincoln

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

Figure: Visitor index for Port Lincoln month by month

Best time for low prices in Port Lincoln

Average price of hiring a car in Port Lincoln

On average, it costs $ 50 per day to hire a car in Port Lincoln. This price varies by $ 14 depending on the month. In june, hiring a car costs an average of $ 45 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 58.

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