Broken Hill weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Broken Hill

The best time to visit in Broken Hill in Australia is from January until April and September until December, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Broken Hill is 34°C in January and the lowest is 16°C in June.

Broken Hill has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Broken Hill or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Broken Hill by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 34 33 29 24 19 16 16 17 21 25 29 31
Precipitation (mm) 12 13 8 9 10 6 6 11 10 9 17 11

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14 day weather forecast Broken Hill

The weather for in Broken Hill will be 33° till 22° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
16°
0.1 mm 20% 6 m/s 7
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
17°
14.6 mm 85% 9 m/s 8
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
12°
0 mm 0% 9 m/s 10
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 11
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
11°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
13°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 10
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
17°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
18°
11.7 mm 80% 6 m/s 3
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
19°
4.6 mm 60% 4 m/s 8
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
19°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 9
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
20°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 1
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
16°
6.1 mm 65% 6 m/s 1
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
12°
1.1 mm 25% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 9 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
12°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 4

Climate Broken Hill

Broken Hill has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Broken Hill is 24° degrees and there is about 120 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 295 days a year with an average humidity of 52% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Broken Hill

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 34 33 29 24 19 16 16 17 21 25 29 31
Night temp. (°C) 20 20 17 13 11 8 7 7 9 13 16 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 12 13 8 9 10 6 6 11 10 9 17 11
Days with rain 5 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 6 5
Dry days 26 24 26 25 26 25 26 26 26 26 24 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 9 11 12
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 7 6 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 6 6 7

Broken Hill weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Broken Hill? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Broken Hill?

Broken Hill is located in Australia. It lies in a straight line at 10,570 km from Cape Town.

The coordinates of Broken Hill are:

  • Latitude: -31.9652
  • Longitude: 141.451202

The GPS coordinates are 31° 57' S, 141° 27' E

How long is the flight to Broken Hill?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Broken Hill is approximately 13 h. 20 min.

What are the nearest airports to Broken Hill?

These are the airports closests to Broken Hill:

How many inhabitants are there in Broken Hill?

Broken Hill has approximately 17,395 inhabitants.

How big is Broken Hill?

The area of Broken Hill is around 870 km².

What is the currency of Broken Hill?

In Broken Hill the Australian dollar (AUD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 27 October 2021

  • 1 Australian dollar = 0.089 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 11.24 Australian dollar
  • 10 Australian dollar = 0.890 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 112.36 Australian dollar
  • 100 Australian dollar = 8.90 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,123.60 Australian dollar

What is the area code of Broken Hill?

The area code to call Broken Hill is +61.