When is the best time to go to Port Pirie?

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

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

Annual weather in Port Pirie

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

January 72°F/86°F
February 70°F/85°F
March 67°F/81°F
April 61°F/76°F
May 56°F/67°F
June 52°F/61°F
July 50°F/59°F
August 50°F/61°F
September 52°F/67°F
October 58°F/74°F
November 65°F/79°F
December 68°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Port Pirie

Port Pirie enjoys a cold steppe (or semi-arid) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Port Pirie is 74°F (ranging from 59°F in july to 86°F in january). Annual rainfall is 20.9in, with a minimum of 0.9in in march and a maximum of 2.5in in june.
  • From january to april the climate is perfect. The record temperature this month is 95°F and you can expect to have 1.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In may the climate is beautiful. It is for example 67°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains in may about 2in.
  • Between june and july the climate is okay. The record temperature this month is 74°F and you can expect to have 2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between august and september the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 67°F°C and it rains in september about 1.8in.
  • From october to december the climate is perfect. In average, on the morning it is 68°F and you can expect to have 1.5in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Port Pirie

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

Find out when Port Pirie 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 Pirie

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

Figure: Visitor index for Port Pirie month by month

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