The best times to visit Karratha for ideal weather are
May 14th to September 23rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Karratha Travel Guide
Weather in Karratha
Average temperatures in Karratha vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Karratha, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 98.2°F (36.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 81.1°F (27.3°C) at night.
Karratha Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Karratha Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Karratha Perceived Temperature (F)
Karratha Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Karratha Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Karratha are August, October, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.
When can you find snow in Karratha? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Karratha.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Karratha (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Karratha has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (38.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (60.3%).
Wind in Karratha is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by November and January. December’s average wind speed of around 12.6 knots (14.5 MPH or 23.3 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid to late November where average top sustained speeds reach 18.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Karratha.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||12.1||Significant breeze||17||Strong breeze|
|Feb||11||Significant breeze||16||Significant breeze|
|Mar||9.9||Gentle breeze||15.2||Strong breeze|
|Apr||8.7||Gentle breeze||13.8||Significant breeze|
|May||8.8||Gentle breeze||14.7||Strong breeze|
|Jun||8.9||Gentle breeze||15.3||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.8||Gentle breeze||15||Strong breeze|
|Aug||8.9||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Sep||10.4||Gentle breeze||16.3||Strong breeze|
|Oct||11.2||Significant breeze||16.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||12.4||Significant breeze||17.8||Strong breeze|
|Dec||12.6||Significant breeze||17.5||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Karratha?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Australia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Dec 17, 2018.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Karratha, WT, AU is January, followed by December and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Karratha in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Karratha Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 98.1°F (36.7°C) and 81.5°F (27.5°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Karratha, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 97.2°F (36.2°C) and 86.7°F (30.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is somewhat warm this time of year in Karratha to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 98.2°F (36.8°C) and 94.4°F (34.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.