Kakadu National Park Weather in January

What's the weather like in Kakadu National Park (Northern Territory) in January 2023?

The climate in Kakadu National Park during January can be summarized as very hot, humid and very wet.

January is in the summer in Kakadu National Park and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

Kakadu National Park weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 32.7°C 90.9°F
Nightly temperature 24.5°C 76.1°F
Average temperature 28.6°C 83.5°F
Daily sunshine 6.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 333 mm 13.1 ins
Rainy days 13 days
Sea temperature 30.3°C 86.6°F
Humidity 74%
Windspeed 8.3kph 5 mph

On average January is the wettest month of the year in Kakadu National Park with around 333mm 13.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park average temperature in January

January rainfall

Kakadu National Park average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Kakadu National Park average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Kakadu National Park in January 2023.

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Kakadu National Park weather stats

Kakadu National Park weather statistics
Hottest month: November 35°C 95°F
Driest month: June 1mm 0ins
Sunniest month: August 10.3hrs
Coldest month: July 30.3°C 86.5°F
Wettest month: January 333mm 13.1ins
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