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

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Traveling to Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia? If you're planning to go to Tennant Creek, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia

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

Important essentials for Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia

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

If you go to Tennant Creek Museum at Tuxworth Fullwood House, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Tennant Creek.

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

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January

If you vacation in Tennant Creek during January, you will probably see that it can be blisteringly hot and somewhat rainy. 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 between 20 and 30% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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February

Traveling to Tennant Creek in February, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

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March

Traveling to Tennant Creek in March, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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April

April here is really hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

May for Tennant Creek is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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June

June is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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July

If you vacation in Tennant Creek during July, you may find that it is warm 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 low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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August

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

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September

If you visit Tennant Creek during September, you will probably see that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

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October

October for Tennant Creek is sizzling and very dry. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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November

If you are traveling to Tennant Creek in November, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

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December

Traveling to Tennant Creek in December, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

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