Northern Territory, Northern Territory, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Northern Territory, Northern Territory, Australia? If you're planning to go to Northern Territory, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Northern Territory, Northern Territory, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Northern Territory, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Northern Territory, Northern Territory, Australia by month

January

January is scorchingly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

February

If you vacation in Northern Territory during February, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

March

If you visit Northern Territory during March, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops

April

April in this region is extremely hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

May

If you are traveling to Northern Territory in May, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you vacation in Northern Territory during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses

July

If you are traveling to Northern Territory in July, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

August

If you go to Northern Territory in August, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

September for Northern Territory is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

October

October in Northern Territory is a scorcher and very dry. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

November

If you visit Northern Territory during November, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 20 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts

December

December here can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Northern Territory, Northern Territory, Australia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Territory, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types I
  • A SIM card that works in Northern Territory
  • Appropriate museum wear

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