Northern Territory climate guide

Temperature in Northern Territory (°F)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
90°F maximum daytime temperature in January in Northern Territory (Darwin)90
88°F maximum daytime temperature in February in Northern Territory (Darwin)88
90°F maximum daytime temperature in March in Northern Territory (Darwin)90
91°F maximum daytime temperature in April in Northern Territory (Darwin)91
90°F maximum daytime temperature in May in Northern Territory (Darwin)90
88°F maximum daytime temperature in June in Northern Territory (Darwin)88
88°F maximum daytime temperature in July in Northern Territory (Darwin)88
88°F maximum daytime temperature in August in Northern Territory (Darwin)88
91°F maximum daytime temperature in September in Northern Territory (Darwin)91
91°F maximum daytime temperature in October in Northern Territory (Darwin)91
91°F maximum daytime temperature in November in Northern Territory (Darwin)91
91°F maximum daytime temperature in December in Northern Territory (Darwin)91
Min temperature (night-time)
77°F minimum night-time temperature in January in Northern Territory (Darwin)77
77°F minimum night-time temperature in February in Northern Territory (Darwin)77
77°F minimum night-time temperature in March in Northern Territory (Darwin)77
75°F minimum night-time temperature in April in Northern Territory (Darwin)75
72°F minimum night-time temperature in May in Northern Territory (Darwin)72
68°F minimum night-time temperature in June in Northern Territory (Darwin)68
66°F minimum night-time temperature in July in Northern Territory (Darwin)66
70°F minimum night-time temperature in August in Northern Territory (Darwin)70
73°F minimum night-time temperature in September in Northern Territory (Darwin)73
77°F minimum night-time temperature in October in Northern Territory (Darwin)77
77°F minimum night-time temperature in November in Northern Territory (Darwin)77
79°F minimum night-time temperature in December in Northern Territory (Darwin)79
Sea temperature
86°F sea temperature in January in Northern Territory (Darwin)86
86°F sea temperature in February in Northern Territory (Darwin)86
86°F sea temperature in March in Northern Territory (Darwin)86
86°F sea temperature in April in Northern Territory (Darwin)86
84°F sea temperature in May in Northern Territory (Darwin)84
81°F sea temperature in June in Northern Territory (Darwin)81
77°F sea temperature in July in Northern Territory (Darwin)77
79°F sea temperature in August in Northern Territory (Darwin)79
81°F sea temperature in September in Northern Territory (Darwin)81
84°F sea temperature in October in Northern Territory (Darwin)84
86°F sea temperature in November in Northern Territory (Darwin)86
88°F sea temperature in December in Northern Territory (Darwin)88

Sunshine & Daylight in Northern Territory

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
13 hours of daylight per day in January in Northern Territory (Darwin)13
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Northern Territory (Darwin)12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Northern Territory (Darwin)12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Northern Territory (Darwin)12
12 hours of daylight per day in May in Northern Territory (Darwin)12
11 hours of daylight per day in June in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
11 hours of daylight per day in July in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
12 hours of daylight per day in August in Northern Territory (Darwin)12
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Northern Territory (Darwin)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Northern Territory (Darwin)12
13 hours of daylight per day in November in Northern Territory (Darwin)13
13 hours of daylight per day in December in Northern Territory (Darwin)13

Rainfall in Northern Territory

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
13 days with some rainfall in January in Northern Territory (Darwin)13
12 days with some rainfall in February in Northern Territory (Darwin)12
12 days with some rainfall in March in Northern Territory (Darwin)12
8 days with some rainfall in April in Northern Territory (Darwin)8
6 days with some rainfall in May in Northern Territory (Darwin)6
5 days with some rainfall in June in Northern Territory (Darwin)5
5 days with some rainfall in July in Northern Territory (Darwin)5
4 days with some rainfall in August in Northern Territory (Darwin)4
3 days with some rainfall in September in Northern Territory (Darwin)3
3 days with some rainfall in October in Northern Territory (Darwin)3
6 days with some rainfall in November in Northern Territory (Darwin)6
10 days with some rainfall in December in Northern Territory (Darwin)10
Average monthly rainfall (inches)
16.9 inches monthly rainfall in January in Northern Territory (Darwin)16.9
13.1 inches monthly rainfall in February in Northern Territory (Darwin)13.1
12.2 inches monthly rainfall in March in Northern Territory (Darwin)12.2
3.8 inches monthly rainfall in April in Northern Territory (Darwin)3.8
0.8 inches monthly rainfall in May in Northern Territory (Darwin)0.8
0.0 inches monthly rainfall in June in Northern Territory (Darwin)0.0
0.0 inches monthly rainfall in July in Northern Territory (Darwin)0.0
0.1 inches monthly rainfall in August in Northern Territory (Darwin)0.1
0.6 inches monthly rainfall in September in Northern Territory (Darwin)0.6
2.9 inches monthly rainfall in October in Northern Territory (Darwin)2.9
5.3 inches monthly rainfall in November in Northern Territory (Darwin)5.3
9.4 inches monthly rainfall in December in Northern Territory (Darwin)9.4

More climate for Northern Territory

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in May in Northern Territory (Darwin)10
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in June in Northern Territory (Darwin)8
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in July in Northern Territory (Darwin)9
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in August in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in October in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in November in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Northern Territory (Darwin)11
Heat & Humidity
Very high heat & humidity in January in Northern Territory (Darwin)VH
Very high heat & humidity in February in Northern Territory (Darwin)VH
Very high heat & humidity in March in Northern Territory (Darwin)VH
Very high heat & humidity in April in Northern Territory (Darwin)VH
High heat & humidity in May in Northern Territory (Darwin)H
Moderate heat & humidity in June in Northern Territory (Darwin)M
Moderate heat & humidity in July in Northern Territory (Darwin)M
High heat & humidity in August in Northern Territory (Darwin)H
High heat & humidity in September in Northern Territory (Darwin)H
Very high heat & humidity in October in Northern Territory (Darwin)VH
Very high heat & humidity in November in Northern Territory (Darwin)VH
Very high heat & humidity in December in Northern Territory (Darwin)VH

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

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The climate guide for Northern Territory, represented by Darwin, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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