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.
|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|
|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.
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 May 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|