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What is the climate like in Western Australia?

The climate of Western Australia has an average yearly temperature of 26°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 19°C and rise to 32°C.

Annually, about 557 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Western Australia.

The best time to visit Western Australia is January until May and September until December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Western Australia.

The hurricane season in Western Australia lasts from early November to late April.

Temperature 19 to 32°C
Rain 557 mm
  • Average yearly temperature: 26°C
  • Highest temperature: 32°C in January and February
  • Lowest temperature: 19°C in July and August
  • Rainfall: 557 mm per year, averaging 46 mm by month
  • Driest months: 5,7 mm in December, 15 mm in March and November
  • Wettest months: 120 mm in July, 96 mm in August and 95 mm in June

Climate table Western Australia

The climate table for Western Australia 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 29 26 22 20 19 19 21 24 27 30
Nighttime temperature (°C) 19 19 18 14 11 9 10 9 10 12 15 17
Rainfall (mm) 17 19 15 30 65 95 120 96 49 30 15 5,7
UV Index 10 9 8 7 5 5 5 6 8 9 9 10
Hurricane season Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane
Best month Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes

Temperature by month in Western Australia

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

Temperature by month in Western Australia, Australia

Rainfall by month in Western Australia

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

Rainfall by month in Western Australia, Australia

UV index by month in Western Australia

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

UV index by month in Western Australia, Australia

Yearly temperature in Western Australia

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

Yearly temperature in Western Australia, Australia

Yearly total rainfall in Western Australia

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

Rainfall per year in Western Australia, Australia

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Average weather in Western Australia by month

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