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Darwin Weather And Best Time To Visit Darwin
Darwin is a beautiful city in the Top End of the Northern Territory in Australia. With abundant ocean surrounding the city - cruising, fishing and relaxing at the beach are the main source of entertainment in Darwin. Darwin is the perfect example of paradox city in terms of weather in Darwin. It experiences two distinct seasons - the 'wet' and the 'dry' from November to April and May to October respectively. The dry season is the best time to witness the wilderness of Darwin. Read on more about the distinct seasons of Darwin.
November to April (Wet Season)
The Northern capital of Australia experiences heavy storms, cyclones, monsoon rains and high humidity. The month of January is considered as the wettest month with average 1727.3 mm rainfall. 25°C to 33°C is the average temperature in Darwin during the wet season and the humidity can be more than 80%. You can witness the rolling storm across the ocean every afternoon and the landscape is filled with heavy rains. One should avoid visiting Darwin in wet season as the risk of cyclones is high and all the roads are flooded. Plan your journey carefully if you are travelling to Darwin from November to April.
May to October (Dry Season)
May to October is the best time to explore the Top End city of Northern Territory. Darwin is at its best from May to October and known for dry, warm, sunny days and cool nights. The humidity levels are around 60 to 65%, with temperature varying from 21.6 to 31.8°C on an average. May to July are the months that experience relatively cool weather with temperature ranging from 17 to 23°C. Even though the entire Australia is freezing around that time, Darwin flourishes as a tropical city of Australia. Everything that Darwin has to offer can be best experienced during the dry season. Avoid leaving the room without skin protection, sunglasses and a hat. Make sure to protect yourself from sunburn during the beach day.