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Weather in Broome

Frequently asked questions about the weather in Broome

No. Daylight saving is not observed in Western Australia. The time zone in Western Australia is Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), UTC +8.

December experiences the longest hours of daylight with sunrise at approximately 5:15am and sunset at 6:30pm. June has the least hours of daylight with sunrise at approximately 6:20am and sunset at 5:20pm.

Broome’s Cable Beach is safe for swimming during the dry season. Average sea temperatures range from 26.8 - 29°C (80.2 - 84.42°F). When swimming in Western Australia always check signs and adhere to local advice, as there can be dangers present. 

Visitors to Broome should look out for the UV index in local weather reports, which describes the daily solar UV radiation intensity. Protect yourself from sunburn by using SPF30+ sunscreen, which is readily available throughout Australia at supermarkets, convenience stores and pharmacies, and wearing sun-smart clothing, including a hat and sunglasses.

Seasonal weather in Broome

SUMMER

Dec Jan Feb
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
33.9 93 33.3 92 32.9 91
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
26.5 80 26.3 79 26 79
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
55.6 178.7 179.8
Avg rainy days
3.8 9 9.2

AUTUMN

Mar Apr May
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
33.9 93 34.3 94 31.5 89
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
25.4 78 22.6 73 18.2 65
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
102.8 26.4 26
Avg rainy days
6.4 1.9 1.7

WINTER

Jun Jul Aug
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
29.1 84 28.8 84 30.3 87
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
15.1 59 13.7 57 14.9 59
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
17.5 7.2 1.7
Avg rainy days
1.2 0.5 0.3

SPRING

Sep Oct Nov
Maximum temp
ºC | ºF
31.8 89 32.9 91 33.6 92
Minimum temp
ºC | ºF
18.5 65 22.3 72 25.1 77
Average hours of sunshine daily
Avg rainfall mm
1.4 1.4 8.9
Avg rainy days
0.2 0.2 0.8

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