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Best time to visit the Northern Territory
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The weather guide for Northern Territory (Darwin) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.
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Which is the hottest month in the Northern Territory?
The hottest time of year in Darwin, Northern Territory is normally November. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 33°C with very high heat and humidity.
Which month has the most rain in the Northern Territory?
In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Darwin, Northern Territory with 428mm on average. There are normally 13 days in January with some rain.
When is it sunniest in the Northern Territory?
The sunniest time of year in Darwin, Northern Territory is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 87% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.
When is the sea warmest in the Northern Territory?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Darwin, Northern Territory in December when the water temperature reaches 31°C.
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