Darwin Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

30.4°C / 86.7°F

The water will feel unpleasantly warm (stifling). May be a little too warm for any kind of activity, particularly if sunny.

Current weather

32°C / 90°F
(broken clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
10 mph
Humidity
71%

The measurements for the water temperature in Darwin, Northern Territory are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Darwin water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Darwin average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Darwin
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 29.5 29.2 28.9 28.8 26.8 24.4 24.2 25.2 26.1 27.9 29.3 30
Max °C 31.8 31.3 31.8 31.7 31.5 29.1 27.3 27.5 29.3 31.2 32.4 32.8
Min °F 86 85.4 85.1 85 82.1 77.8 76.8 78.2 80.3 83.5 85.9 87.1
Max °F 88.3 87.5 88 87.9 86.8 82.5 79.9 80.5 83.5 86.8 89 89.9

The warmest water temperature is in December with an average around 88.5°F / 31.4°C. The coldest month is July with an average water temperature of 78.3°F / 25.7°C.


7 day tide forecast for Darwin

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 4:04am
    (1.91m)
  • High 10:27am
    (5.63m)
  • Low 3:53pm
    (3.51m)
  • High 9:41pm
    (5.91m)
  • Low 4:49am
    (2.2m)
  • High 11:26am
    (5.18m)
  • Low 4:34pm
    (4.11m)
  • High 10:01pm
    (5.47m)
  • Low 6:03am
    (2.52m)
  • High 1:16pm
    (4.89m)
  • Low 6:56pm
    (4.55m)
  • High 10:24pm
    (4.94m)
  • Low 7:41am
    (2.65m)
  • High 4:43pm
    (5.4m)
  • Low 10:46pm
    (4.32m)
  • High 2:25am
    (4.7m)
  • Low 9:28am
    (2.38m)
  • High 5:13pm
    (6.04m)
  • Low 11:15pm
    (3.61m)
  • High 4:32am
    (5.32m)
  • Low 10:47am
    (1.85m)
  • High 5:42pm
    (6.64m)
  • Low 11:44pm
    (2.85m)
  • High 5:26am
    (6.11m)
  • Low 11:38am
    (1.34m)
  • High 6:11pm
    (7.14m)
7 day tide times for Darwin

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Darwin, Australia) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.