Katherine Town Council

Weather / Climate

Katherine has a sub-tropical climate, with distinct wet and dry seasons. Average annual rainfall of 1040mm is mainly received in January to early March, with an average of 74 rain days per year.

Average temperatures range from 25° to 35° Celsius, with an occasional 40° during November and December, usually accompanied by very high humidity.

The Dry Season has beautiful weather with temperatures regularly dropping down to 10° Celsius overnight.

There is no shortage of water and sunshine to support the fast growing agricultural and horticultural industries in the region.