Seasons & Climate


The Fleurieu Peninsula offers an amenable climate all year round.

It is typically Mediterranean with cool winters May to August ranging 10-18°C, and warm to hot dry summers November to March ranging 24-35°C, great for enjoying the our coast and water activities.

While the grassland areas can be dry in the Summer, the grapevines in our wine region leap into full colour, as do the flowers of the evergreen eucalypts in our National parks. 

Autumn brings great surf, mild calm days, and vintage time in our wine regions. The Fleurieu cools to an average around 23°C, with long periods of blue skies.

Winter can be cool by South Australian standards, with sporadic rain and coastal breezes – perfect for enjoying a world class red wine by an open fire in your bed and breakfast, hiking the Heysen Trail or land-based whale watching.

Spring brings the return to life of our grasslands, with the rolling hills of the interior covered with a continuous green, with temperatures returning to a mild 22°C and plenty of sunshine.