The best times to visit Kimberley for ideal weather are

April 30th to September 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Kimberley Travel Info

Weather in Kimberley


Average temperatures in Kimberley vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Kimberley, the hottest months are November, December, and then October. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late November to early December where highs are regularly around 106.8°F (41.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.5°F (25.3°C) at night.

Kimberley Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Kimberley Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Kimberley Perceived Temperature (F)


Kimberley Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Kimberley 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 99.3 86.7 76.2
Feb 99.7 86.5 75.4
Mar 98.8 85.6 74.3
Apr 98.1 82.8 67.8
May 92 76.3 60.5
Jun 86.8 70.9 54.5
Jul 87.3 70.5 53
Aug 91.9 74.2 55.1
Sep 99.8 82.8 64
Oct 104.1 88.6 72.3
Nov 105.5 90.8 76.5
Dec 102.5 89 76.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 37.4 30.4 24.6
Feb 37.6 30.3 24.1
Mar 37.1 29.8 23.5
Apr 36.7 28.2 19.9
May 33.3 24.6 15.8
Jun 30.4 21.6 12.5
Jul 30.7 21.4 11.7
Aug 33.3 23.4 12.8
Sep 37.7 28.2 17.8
Oct 40.1 31.4 22.4
Nov 40.8 32.7 24.7
Dec 39.2 31.7 24.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kimberley are September, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Kimberley? 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.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Kimberley.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kimberley (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 30% 0 7.5
Feb 23% 0 4.3
Mar 20% 0 4.2
Apr 5% 0 1.1
May 4% 0 0.7
Jun 1% 0 0.3
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 4% 0 0.7
Nov 10% 0 1.1
Dec 22% 0 5.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 30 0 19.1
Feb 23 0 10.9
Mar 20 0 10.7
Apr 5 0 2.8
May 4 0 1.8
Jun 1 0 0.8
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 4 0 1.8
Nov 10 0 2.8
Dec 22 0 14.7


Humidity and Wind

Kimberley has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is September (15.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (56.8%).

Wind in Kimberley is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and January. November’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early December where average top sustained speeds reach 13.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kimberley.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 6.7 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Feb 5.8 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 10.6 Significant breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
May 5.6 Light breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Aug 6 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Oct 6.6 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Nov 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Dec 6.9 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 56.8%
Feb 56%
Mar 53%
Apr 34%
May 31%
Jun 29.6%
Jul 24.9%
Aug 18.2%
Sep 15.7%
Oct 22.3%
Nov 28.5%
Dec 43.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Kimberley?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 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 Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Kimberley, Australia is August, followed by June 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 Kimberley 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

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48 in November means 48% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Kimberley Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 100.2°F (37.9°C) and 89.3°F (31.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kimberley, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 106.8°F (41.6°C) and 98.1°F (36.7°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 3 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 Kimberley to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 105.2°F (40.7°C) and 97.7°F (36.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


Best Times to TravelAustralia › Kimberley, Australia