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Best time to visit Turquoise Bay

The best time to visit Turquoise Bay and North West Cape region of Western Australia is during winter, from April to October when the days are sunny and warm.


Turquoise Bay weather

Turquoise Bay experiences a hot sub-tropical climate with sunny, clear blue skies. Winters are mild and pleasant with daytime temperatures around 25°C (77°F); temperatures rise to 40°C (104°F) in summer.

There is no specific wet and dry season in Turquoise Bay: August to December is usually dry, rain is more likely to fall between January and July, usually with some monsoonal showers from January to April.

March sees the most rainfall of around 50mm (2in) on average.

The region, including Turquoise Bay, Cape Range and Exmouth, enjoys an average annual temperature of 24°C (75°F). On average, the warmest month is February, with an average temperature of 28°C (82°F), and the coolest month is July, with an average temperature of 18°C (65°F).

Seawater temperatures range from 26°C (78°F) to 31°C (87°F) in summer and 19°C (66°F) to 24°C (75°F) in Winter.


Seasons

High season: April to October during winter,
Low season: November to March in summer


Turquoise Bay & Exmouth – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 27 28 28 26 22 19 18 19 21 22 24 26
Ave High Temp (°C) 32 33 33 31 26 23 23 24 27 28 30 32
Ave Low Temp (°C) 23 24 23 22 18 16 14 15 16 17 19 21
Sunshine (Hrs daily) 11 10 10 8 8 7 8 9 10 11 12 12
Daylight (Hrs daily) 14 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 14
Comfort Level Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon Low heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon High heat & humidity icon Very high heat & humidity icon
UV Index 11 11 11 8 6 4 5 6 8 10 11 11
Days with some Rain 2 2 2 2 4 5 3 2 - - - -
Ave Rainfall (mm) 10 30 50 20 50 60 20 10 - - - -
Sea Temp (°C) 24 25 26 26 25 24 23 22 22 22 22 23
(Exmouth, 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.


Latest update: Best time to visit Turquoise Bay, WA: 27 September, 2020


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