Seasons & Weather

Houseboat seasons are as follows, however there are some variations to these periods.

OFF PEAK: June, July, August (including School holidays)

NORMAL: Sept-Dec/Feb-May (including April & September/October School holidays)

PEAK: Dec/Jan School Holidays only & Easter (5 nights)

Weather

SPRING: During September–November, the average maximum temperature is a glorious 23°C, with crisp nights of 9°C. Average monthly rainfall is 32mm.

SUMMER: Between December–February, summer brings hot, sunny days, with temperatures often reaching the high 30s and low 40s – make sure you pack SPF30 sunscreen and a hat. The average maximum temperature is 29°C, with a minimum of 14°C. Average monthly rainfall is 19mm.

AUTUMN: March to May brings cooler weather, with fresh evenings. The average maximum temperature is 23°C, with a minimum of 10°C. Average monthly rainfall is 28mm.

WINTER: Experience mild winters between June–August, with frosty days and chilly nights. The average maximum temperature is 17°C, with a minimum of 6°C. Average monthly rainfall is 37mm.

Murray River Temperature Guides

The Murraylands: MURRAY BRIDGE - BLANCHETOWN

Monthly Avg TempsHighest (°C)Lowest (°C)
January
January28.614.3
February
February29.014.5
March
March26.513.1
April
April23.210.5
May
May19.48.0
June
June16.66.1
July
July16.15.5
August
August17.26.0
September
September19.47.1
October
October22.49.0
November
November25.111.2
December
December29.913.1

The Riverland: BLANCHETOWN - RENMARK/PARINGA

Monthly Avg TempsHighest (°C)Lowest (°C)
January
January32.416.6
February
February32.116.6
March
March28.814.2
April
April24.210.9
May
May19.58.2
June
June16.85.9
July
July16.25.1
August
August17.96.0
September
September20.78.0
October
October24.410.7
November
November27.813.2
December
December30.315.2
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