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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|Hottest month:||November||35°C 95°F|
|Driest month:||June||1mm 0ins|
|Coldest month:||July||30.3°C 86.5°F|
|Wettest month:||January||333mm 13.1ins|