All data are in degrees Fahrenheit


Water temperature in Darwin

Detailed information about the current water temperature in Darwin. The trend over the last two weeks, daily averages, and precise forecast of the water temperature changes. Gain a deeper understanding of seasonal dynamics with monthly statistical analyses covering recent years.
Sea temperature in Darwin now



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Darwin in May







Sea water temperature in Darwin today

As of now, in Darwin, the water temperature is 84.1°F. Swimming in water of this temperature is considered highly warm and would be enjoyable for everyone. At this temperature, you can comfortably engage in water-based activities for extended periods without experiencing discomfort. Today's reading is 1.0°F higher than the average recorded on this particular day in recent years. The sea temperature remains approximately unchanged from yesterday. According to the forecast, we expect the temperature to stay about the same.

Recent sea temperature and forecast

Today's water temperature is slightly lower than the average registered over the last two weeks, indicating a slight cooling trend. It also falls within the range of the average temperature recorded for this date, suggesting a consistent weather trend. The maximum temperature recorded for this date was 85.5°F on 2016, while the historical minimum was 81.2°F on 2023.

Over the past two weeks, the water temperature has closely aligned with historical averages for those days. Over the next week, the forecast shows a steady trend, with temperatures staying close to the average of 83.8°F. Both minimum and maximum temperatures expected to be close to the average, offering a week of stable water conditions.

Daily water temperature in Darwin

Date Current Year

actual* / forecast**

last year 10 years average
May 5 85.3°F 84.4°F 85.3°F
May 6 85.8°F 84.5°F 85.3°F
May 7 85.2°F 85.0°F 85.1°F
May 8 84.5°F 84.7°F 84.8°F
May 9 84.5°F 84.3°F 84.7°F
May 10 84.3°F 83.3°F 84.5°F
May 11 84.3°F 83.0°F 84.5°F
May 12 84.1°F 83.0°F 84.3°F
May 13 83.8°F 82.5°F 84.1°F
May 14 83.4°F 81.8°F 83.7°F
May 15 84.7°F 82.0°F 83.6°F
May 16 84.8°F 81.7°F 83.6°F
May 17 84.3°F 81.8°F 83.3°F
May 18 84.2°F 81.4°F 83.2°F
May 19 84.1°F 81.2°F 83.1°F
May 20 84.1°F 81.2°F 83.1°F
May 21 84.0°F 80.1°F 82.9°F
May 22 83.8°F 78.8°F 82.8°F
May 23 83.6°F 78.0°F 82.6°F
May 24 83.7°F 77.9°F 82.6°F
May 25 83.7°F 78.1°F 82.6°F
May 26 83.5°F 78.2°F 82.5°F

* actual - actual temperature values

** forecast - projected values for the next week

Real-time coastal temperatures could deviate by several degrees from the provided readings. These deviations often become evident following intense rainfall or strong winds.

Our forecasting methodology leverages a mathematical model, that uses current water and weather conditions, historical records, wind intensity and direction.

Sea water temperature in Darwin by month

In Darwin, the water temperature is comfortable for swimming all year round.
The warmest water in Darwin was recorded on December 22, 2021, reaching a 90.0°F. While the coldest temperature occurred on July 17, 2022, dipping to 72.0°F. The average readings by season are 87.0°F in Winter, 85.7°F in Spring, 79.3°F in Summer, and 85.5°F in Autumn.