Kakadu National Park Weather in May

What's the weather like in Kakadu National Park, Australia in May 2020?

The climate in Kakadu National Park during May can be summarized as hot and dry.

May is in the fall / autumn in Kakadu National Park and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

Kakadu National Park weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 32.3°C 90.1°F
Nightly temperature 21.9°C 71.4°F
Average temperature 27.1°C 80.8°F
Daily sunshine 9.6 hrs
Avg rainfall 20 mm 0.8 ins
Rainy days 7 days
Sea temperature 28.5°C 83.3°F
Humidity 58%
Windspeed 11.2kph 7 mph

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Kakadu National Park with around 20mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.6 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Kakadu National Park

May rainfall

May hourly sunshine

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 May 2019.

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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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