Outback weather and climate

The weather and climate in Western Australia’s Golden Outback, which takes up more than half of the State, varies considerably as you travel across the region. Temperatures range from 15ºC in winter and can reach as high as 37ºC in the summer months. You should ensure that you and your vehicle are suitably prepared for the variations in conditions in the seasonal climate.
Below are the average temperatures (degrees celcius) for towns throughout Australia’s Golden Outback.

 

Dec-Feb Mar-May Jun-Aug Sep-Nov
 Esperance 25 23 17 21

 Kalgoorlie

32 25 18 25
 Merredin 33 23 15 21
 Narrogin 30 23 15 21
 Meekatharra 37 29 20 29

For more information about the weather and climate in Western Australia’s Golden Outback please visit the Bureau of Meteorology’s website.

Sunset near Mount Augustus

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