Map of Darwin in Australia

Darwin Climate

Darwin is a city within Australia (but not the capital city).

Best time to visit Darwin

If you're planning a visit to this city then you can relax because there are plenty of great times to visit Darwin - all year in fact - and all ideal for nearly any activity. Temperatures are in a comfortable range between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average. If you're looking for somewhere scorching hot though, you might be a little disappointed. The same if you're looking for somewhere to celebrate a white Christmas or New Year!


The warmest time of year in Darwin is in November when it is 29.25°C / 84.7°F on average, but could get up to 33.2°C / 91.8°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Darwin is in July when it is 24.85°C / 76.7°F on average, but could get down to 19.3°C / 76.7°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 0 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 12 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Darwin Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Darwin which resides in Australia.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C28.2528.0528.1528.327.0525.324.8525.927.829.0529.2528.9
Max Temperature in °C31.731.431.832.63230.630.431.332.533.133.232.5
Min Temperature in °C24.824.724.52422.12019.320.523.12525.325.3

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F82.982.582.782.980.777.576.778.682.084.384.784.0
Max Temperature in °F89.188.589.290.789.687.186.788.390.591.691.890.5
Min Temperature in °F76.676.576.175.271.868.066.768.973.677.077.577.5

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Darwin throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM425.8354321.7101.620.81.21.45.815.472.1140.1248.3
Total rainfall in Inches16.814.012.74.00.80.00.10.20.62.85.59.8
Total number of rainy days21.120.119.49.320.50.50.62.36.71216.4
Chances of rain68.1%71.8%62.6%31.0%6.5%1.7%1.6%1.9%7.7%21.6%40.0%52.9%

Darwin Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Darwin. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Darwin Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is the climate graph for Darwin with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.

Darwin Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches