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Coral Bay, Western Australia, Australia. Author Inas. No Copyright
Coral Bay, Western Australia, Australia. Author Inas

Coral Bay climate: when to go to the Ningaloo Reef

The Ningaloo Reef is located just north of the line of the Tropic of Capricorn, so its climate is tropical, hot and dry throughout the year.

Temperatures are moderated by the presence of the Indian Ocean, but in the summer months between October and April. At Coral Bay the average maximum temperature greatly exceed the 30 ° C , reaching average values ​​of 38 ° C in the warmest month of January. The cooler months are June and July, during which the average maximum temperatures reach 24 ° C. The average minimum temperatures vary between 24 ° C in February and 11 ° C in July.

The rains are very scarce and fall almost exclusively in the months of February, March, May and June, in the remaining months it almost never rains, but the moisture in the morning and night flow from the sea is remarkable. The average annual rainfall is less than 250 mm. The town of Exmouth, located in the northern part of the reef has an average of 26 days of rain per year, the month that has most rainy days is that of June which has an average of only 5 days of rain.

Cape Range National Park, Western Australia, Australia. Author Summi. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Cape Range National Park, Western Australia, Australia. Author Summi

The water temperature of the sea along the coast of the Ningaloo Reef is excellent all year round and varies between 26 ° C in the summer months and 22 ° C during the winter months.

WHEN TO GO ALONG THE COAST OF THE REEF NINGALOO

Any time of year is great for a stay along the coast of the Ningaloo Reef.

CORAL BAY CLIMATE TABLES

Coral Bay

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Year

Rain (mm)

26

40

40

15

41

40

22

11

2

2

2

5

246

Min Temp (°C)

23

24

23

20

16

13

11

12

14

16

18

20

Max Temp (°C)

38

37

36

33

28

24

24

26

29

32

34

36

Coral Bay

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Sea water temperatures (°C)

24

26

26

26

26

24

23

22

22

22

23

23

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