Darwin - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Darwin, Northern Territory Australia. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Darwin rose above 38 °C? What was the highest temperature in Darwin one hundred years ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Darwin and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records go back to 1886, with a few years missing data. The highest temperature measured during that time was 41 degrees Celsius (105 Fahrenheit) on October 17, 1892.

Since 1942 the temperature extremes were observed at Darwin Airport. Before then, the weather station was nearby at the Darwin Post Office.

Highest Darwin temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
99 November 17, 2020 + 37
101 October 21, 2019 38
99 November 01, 2018 37
98 September 16, 2017 37
99 October 08, 2016 37
98 November 08, 2015 37
99 September 19, 2014 37
98 October 10, 2013 37
98 October 13, 2012 37
96 November 27, 2011 36
98 October 24, 2010 37
Highest temperature recorded at Darwin each year
Max °F Date Max °C
100 October 18, 2009 38
99 October 22, 2008 37
99 November 23, 2007 37
99 September 08, 2006 37
98 October 04, 2005 37
99 November 28, 2004 37
98 April 16, 2003 37
97 October 31, 2002 + 36
98 September 27, 2001 37
97 September 11, 2000 36
97 September 28, 1999 36
98 April 01, 1998 37
97 September 11, 1997 36
96 April 01, 1996 36
98 September 12, 1995 37
96 November 27, 1994 + 36
99 November 01, 1993 37
97 October 12, 1992 36
100 October 11, 1991 38
98 October 24, 1990 37
98 October 16, 1989 37
97 October 25, 1988 36
99 October 29, 1987 37
96 November 20, 1986 + 36
97 November 20, 1985 36
97 September 28, 1984 36
100 September 17, 1983 38
102 October 18, 1982 39
98 September 14, 1981 37
98 September 21, 1980 37
98 November 24, 1979 37
96 September 14, 1978 36
98 November 15, 1977 37
99 December 18, 1976 37
98 September 25, 1975 37
96 November 27, 1974 36
99 October 05, 1973 37
99 November 15, 1972 37
98 August 30, 1971 37
99 October 16, 1970 37
1969
98 October 26, 1968 37
99 September 29, 1967 37
96 October 22, 1966 + 36
96 September 19, 1965 36
97 November 01, 1964 36
97 November 24, 1963 36
96 October 13, 1962 36
98 October 27, 1961 37
98 November 01, 1960 37
97 October 29, 1959 36
98 November 08, 1958 37
97 November 28, 1957 36
96 October 21, 1956 + 36
99 October 15, 1955 37
97 September 26, 1954 36
97 November 15, 1953 36
98 September 24, 1952 37
99 October 21, 1951 37
94 January 01, 1950 34
96 December 04, 1949 36
97 October 13, 1948 36
96 December 05, 1947 36
1946
97 April 19, 1945 36
96 October 02, 1943 36
1942
98 December 11, 1941 37
95 December 12, 1940 + 35
97 November 08, 1939 36
96 December 03, 1938 + 36
99 June 17, 1937 37
1936
98 December 13, 1935 37
98 December 24, 1934 37
99 October 14, 1933 37
97 January 08, 1932 36
100 December 13, 1931 38
98 October 30, 1930 37
99 November 22, 1929 37
99 January 08, 1928 37
98 November 15, 1927 + 37
101 November 05, 1926 38
99 November 08, 1925 37
101 November 27, 1924 38
98 November 17, 1923 37
98 November 01, 1922 + 37
98 October 30, 1921 37
99 December 20, 1920 37
96 December 02, 1919 36
97 November 25, 1918 36
97 September 11, 1917 36
97 September 14, 1916 36
98 November 03, 1915 37
98 February 20, 1914 37
101 November 24, 1913 38
97 November 26, 1912 36
98 December 25, 1911 37
97 October 15, 1910 36
99 November 04, 1909 + 37
98 October 27, 1908 37
98 December 11, 1907 + 37
101 April 15, 1906 38
102 November 13, 1905 39
98 September 15, 1904 37
99 October 17, 1903 37
97 April 25, 1902 36
102 October 12, 1901 39
100 November 14, 1900 38
98 April 21, 1899 37
99 December 15, 1898 37
99 November 07, 1897 37
100 January 01, 1896 38
100 December 08, 1895 38
98 February 22, 1894 37
101 December 02, 1893 38
105 October 17, 1892 41
99 October 25, 1891 37
101 December 21, 1890 38
102 November 28, 1889 39
100 October 19, 1888 38
101 February 20, 1887 38
102 December 14, 1886 39
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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