Adelaide climate guide

Temperature in Adelaide (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
29°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Adelaide29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Adelaide29
26°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Adelaide26
23°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Adelaide23
19°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Adelaide19
16°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Adelaide16
15°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Adelaide15
16°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Adelaide16
18°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Adelaide18
21°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Adelaide21
24°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Adelaide24
26°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Adelaide26
Min temperature (night-time)
16°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Adelaide16
16°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Adelaide16
14°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Adelaide14
12°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Adelaide12
9°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Adelaide9
8°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Adelaide8
7°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Adelaide7
7°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Adelaide7
9°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Adelaide9
10°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Adelaide10
12°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Adelaide12
14°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Adelaide14
Sea temperature
21°C sea temperature in January in Adelaide21
22°C sea temperature in February in Adelaide22
21°C sea temperature in March in Adelaide21
19°C sea temperature in April in Adelaide19
17°C sea temperature in May in Adelaide17
15°C sea temperature in June in Adelaide15
13°C sea temperature in July in Adelaide13
13°C sea temperature in August in Adelaide13
14°C sea temperature in September in Adelaide14
16°C sea temperature in October in Adelaide16
18°C sea temperature in November in Adelaide18
20°C sea temperature in December in Adelaide20

Sunshine & Daylight in Adelaide

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
14 hours of daylight per day in January in Adelaide14
13 hours of daylight per day in February in Adelaide13
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Adelaide12
11 hours of daylight per day in April in Adelaide11
10 hours of daylight per day in May in Adelaide10
10 hours of daylight per day in June in Adelaide10
10 hours of daylight per day in July in Adelaide10
11 hours of daylight per day in August in Adelaide11
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Adelaide12
13 hours of daylight per day in October in Adelaide13
14 hours of daylight per day in November in Adelaide14
14 hours of daylight per day in December in Adelaide14

Rainfall in Adelaide

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
6 days with some rainfall in January in Adelaide6
6 days with some rainfall in February in Adelaide6
6 days with some rainfall in March in Adelaide6
6 days with some rainfall in April in Adelaide6
8 days with some rainfall in May in Adelaide8
8 days with some rainfall in June in Adelaide8
9 days with some rainfall in July in Adelaide9
9 days with some rainfall in August in Adelaide9
8 days with some rainfall in September in Adelaide8
9 days with some rainfall in October in Adelaide9
6 days with some rainfall in November in Adelaide6
6 days with some rainfall in December in Adelaide6
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
19 mm monthly rainfall in January in Adelaide19
18 mm monthly rainfall in February in Adelaide18
23 mm monthly rainfall in March in Adelaide23
46 mm monthly rainfall in April in Adelaide46
71 mm monthly rainfall in May in Adelaide71
67 mm monthly rainfall in June in Adelaide67
76 mm monthly rainfall in July in Adelaide76
63 mm monthly rainfall in August in Adelaide63
53 mm monthly rainfall in September in Adelaide53
44 mm monthly rainfall in October in Adelaide44
31 mm monthly rainfall in November in Adelaide31
27 mm monthly rainfall in December in Adelaide27

More climate for Adelaide

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Adelaide11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in February in Adelaide11
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in March in Adelaide8
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in April in Adelaide5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in May in Adelaide3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in June in Adelaide2
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in July in Adelaide2
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in August in Adelaide4
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in September in Adelaide5
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in October in Adelaide7
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in November in Adelaide10
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Adelaide11
Heat & Humidity
Low heat & humidity in January in AdelaideL
Low heat & humidity in February in AdelaideL
Low heat & humidity in March in AdelaideL
No heat & humidity in April in Adelaide0
No heat & humidity in May in Adelaide0
No heat & humidity in June in Adelaide0
No heat & humidity in July in Adelaide0
No heat & humidity in August in Adelaide0
No heat & humidity in September in Adelaide0
No heat & humidity in October in Adelaide0
No heat & humidity in November in Adelaide0
Low heat & humidity in December in AdelaideL

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

What's the climate like in Adelaide?

Adelaide has a temperate climate with warm dry summers.

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