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Best time to visit Kununurra, WA, Australia

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The best time to visit Kununurra is September-November

While Kununurra is a popular destination to visit all year round, September-November is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

The very hottest temperatures in Kununurra get to around 40℃ (104℉) in the height of summer. In the colder months such as June, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 17℃ (63℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Kununurra, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around January. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Kununurra in February. Head over there in June instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Kununurra. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

November

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

January

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Kununurra seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Kununurra as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Kununurra is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Average temperatures in Kununurra

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Kununurra for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Kununurra climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Kununurra for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Kununurra in January

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 98mm (4") over 18 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in January, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Kununurra in February

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 103mm (4") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kununurra in March

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kununurra in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 47%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 22mm (1") over 7 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Kununurra in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 40%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Kununurra in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Kununurra in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 34%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Kununurra in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 31%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in August, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Kununurra in September

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 34%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in September, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.

Kununurra in October

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 40%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 6 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in October, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Kununurra in November

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (92℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 45%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in November, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Kununurra in December

  • Average temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (99℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Kununurra in December, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Kununurra is usually November, where temperatures tend to rise to around 38℃ (100℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Kununurra is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Kununurra is generally around February, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of February too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Kununurra, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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