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Broome climate: when to go to Broome

Broome, being approximately 18° south of the equator, has a tropical semi-arid climate, with two seasons based on rainfall, there is in fact a long dry season that starts in April and ends in November, and a shorter rainy season that runs from December to March, the wettest months are those of January and February, during this period you may experience tropical cyclones.

Average annual rainfall is around 600 mm, the rainy days are only 48 in a year, and the hours of sunshine more than the 3,500 in a year.

Temperatures are mitigated by the presence of the Indian Ocean and reach the highest values ​​at the end of the rainy season in March and April, when the average maximum temperatures reach 34°C, the cooler months are June and July with 29°C. The average minimum temperatures vary between 13°C in July and 26°C in the summer months between December and February.

The temperature of the sea water is great all year round.


The best time to visit Broome are the months of the long dry season between April and November, months in which the sky is always clear.


BROOME (19 metres)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 26,3 33,3 181,6  11,5
February 26,0 32,9 179,8  11,4
March 25,4 33,9 101,7  8,1
April 22,6 34,3 26,2  2,6
May 18,2 31,5 27,3  2,5
June 15,1 29,1 19,9  1,8
July 13,7 28,8 7,1  1,3
August 14,2 30,3 1,7  1,0
September 18,5 31,8 1,4  1,1
October 22,3 32,9 1,5  0,6
November 25,1 33,6 9,2  1,2
December 26,5 33,8 57,7  5,3
YEAR 21,2 32,2 615,1  48,4

Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 28
February 28
March 28
April 28
May 28
June 27
July 26
August 26
September 26
October 27
November 27
December 28

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