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What is the climate like in Northern Territory?

The climate of Northern Territory has an average yearly temperature of 33°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 31°C and rise to 34°C.

Annually, about 1882 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Northern Territory.

The best time to visit Northern Territory is May until August. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Northern Territory.

The hurricane season in Northern Territory lasts from early November to late April.

Temperature 31 to 34°C
Rain 1882 mm
  • Average yearly temperature: 33°C
  • Highest temperature: 34°C in October and November
  • Lowest temperature: 31°C in July
  • Rainfall: 1882 mm per year, averaging 157 mm by month
  • Driest months: 0,1 mm in July, 0,8 mm in June and 2,0 mm in August
  • Wettest months: 720 mm in January, 306 mm in February and 273 mm in March

Climate table Northern Territory

The climate table for Northern Territory shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 32 32 33 33 32 32 31 32 33 34 34 33
Nighttime temperature (°C) 26 26 26 25 23 21 20 21 23 26 26 26
Rainfall (mm) 720 306 273 86 12 0,8 0,1 2,0 16 95 117 254
UV Index 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 10 10 9 8
Hurricane season Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane
Best month No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No

Temperature by month in Northern Territory

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Northern Territory, Australia

Temperature by month in Northern Territory, Australia

Rainfall by month in Northern Territory

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Northern Territory, Australia.

Rainfall by month in Northern Territory, Australia

UV index by month in Northern Territory

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Northern Territory, Australia.

UV index by month in Northern Territory, Australia

Yearly temperature in Northern Territory

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Northern Territory, Australia, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Northern Territory, Australia

Yearly total rainfall in Northern Territory

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Northern Territory, Australia.

Rainfall per year in Northern Territory, Australia

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Average weather in Northern Territory by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Northern Territory and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Northern Territory, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.