"Darwin (where i live and now my home) 1997 -" Top 5 Page for this destination Darwin by skatzcatz

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Darwin Information

TIME: Greenich mean time plus 9 1/2 hours.

CLIMATE: from November to April is the monsoonal wet season when most of the on average 1651mm of rain falls and humidity increases into the high 90's. Also this is the time when cyclones are likely to happen, although few dangerous have approached Darwin in a while.

From May to September the weather turns friendlier as rain reduces to near nothing, humidity drops to a bearable level and temperatures drop to slightly below the 30's for maximums.

CLOTHING: shorts and t-shirts are often the go, although if your planning to go out check the dress regulations before.

WATER CONSUMPTION: ensure you drink plenty of water (up to 8 glasses a day). Also dont over do the intake as the Territory is one of the few places in the world where people become sick from over consumption.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:weather, friendly atmosphere, relaxed
  • Cons:distance to anywhere
  • In a nutshell:if the pieces fall into place this will be home
  • Last visit to Darwin: Oct 2004
  • Intro Updated Jun 16, 2009
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  • elpariente's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2008 at 12:26 PM

    Very good and interesting tips They will help me toprepare our next travel gracias !!!

  • iandsmith's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2007 at 1:03 AM

    Useful tips with some nice pics; thanks for sharing.

  • Dec 2, 2006 at 12:27 PM

    I have an uncle buried in Darwin General Cemetery, Wonder if someone could email a pic of site 88 O.D. William Alan Wilson Thanks

  • juliakia's Profile Photo
    Nov 8, 2006 at 8:24 PM

    I stayed at the Frogshollow for a few weeks in June/July 2006. Really lovely people running the place. I loved it!

  • kiwigal_1's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2006 at 9:40 AM

    Something makes me hope the pieces don't fall into place in this instance.... if u know what I mean?!

  • robertgaz's Profile Photo
    May 17, 2006 at 9:12 PM

    Great tips on a great city Rod!

  • AmazingAdventures's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2005 at 11:55 PM

    That's a verry impressive collection of tips on Darwin. I'll be back to look through them all! :) Susan

  • MikeAtSea's Profile Photo
    Dec 26, 2004 at 5:33 PM

    thanks for all the tips - looking forward to my visit tomorrow!!

  • aabbee's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2004 at 7:15 PM

    Oneday will surely travel to this city. Thanks for your introduction...greetings from China.

  • kiwi's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2004 at 3:39 AM

    Really consise page and wonderful tips thanks. I'd like to visit one day! Pam.

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