Outback, Northern Territory, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Outback, Northern Territory, Australia? If you're planning to go to Outback, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Outback, Northern Territory, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Outback, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Outback, Northern Territory, Australia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Outback in January, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

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February

February for Outback can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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March

March in Outback is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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April

If you go to Outback in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

If you go to Outback in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Outback in June, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

July is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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August

If you are traveling to Outback in August, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Outback during September, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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October

If you visit Outback during October, you may see that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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November

Traveling to Outback in November, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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December

December is sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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Activities for Outback, Northern Territory, Australia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Outback.

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