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Best time to visit Cable Beach, Broome

The best time to visit Cable Beach is during the winter dry season from May to November, when temperatures reach an average high of around 30ºC (86°F).


Cable Beach (& Broome) weather

Cable Beach experiences a tropical climate with two seasons: a dry season and a wet season. August to October is the driest time of the year.

The winter dry season lasts from May to November when you can expect clear, sunny skies with an average high of 32°C (90°F) in May and September, rising to 33°C (91°F) and 34°C (93°F) respectively in October and November.

However, daytime temperatures can peak around 40°C (104°F).

June and July are the ‘coolest’ months averaging 29°C (84°F). The night-time low is 18°C (64°F) in May, dropping to 14°C (57°F) in July and rising again to 25°C (77°F) in November.

The summer wet season lasts from December to April and is characterised by hot, humid and rainy weather, with short tropical downpours usually in the afternoon and evenings, mainly from January through March. February is the wettest month.

Cable Beach, Broome is susceptible to tropical cyclones and summer thunderstorms.

This is the best time to view spectacular sunsets and see wildlife, however average daytime temperatures sit at 34°C (93°F), peaking around 43ºC (109°F).

Note: Stingers are likely to be present in the sea from November to March.


Seasons

High season: May to November,

Low season: December to April.


Cable Beach, Broome – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 30 29 30 28 25 22 21 22 25 27 29 30
Ave High Temp (°C) 33 33 34 34 31 29 29 30 32 33 33 33
Ave Low Temp (°C) 26 26 25 22 18 15 14 15 18 22 25 26
Sunshine (Hrs daily) 10 8 10 10 10 11 10 11 11 11 12 10
Daylight (Hrs daily) 13 13 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Comfort Level High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Extreme high heat & humidity icon Extreme high heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon
Ave Humidity (%) 75 80 75 65 55 55 55 55 65 70 70 75
UV Index 11 11 11 11 8 7 7 9 11 11 11 11
Days with some Rain 11 11 8 3 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 5
Ave Rainfall (mm) 180 180 100 26 27 20 7 2 1 1 9 60
Sea Temp (°C) 30 30 30 29 28 26 24 24 24 26 28 29
(Broome, WA) J F M A M J J A S O N D

Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from the Bureau of Meteorology in Australia.


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Latest update: Best time to visit Cable Beach, Broome: 30 August, 2020


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