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Climate statistics for Australian locations

Monthly climate statistics

All years of record

Temperature | Rainfall | Other daily elements | 9am conditions | 3pm conditions

ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT

An extended list of climate statistics recorded is provided below. There is also a summary table for printing with the commonly requested statistics and a map showing the location of this site. Monthly statistics are only included if there are more than 10 years of suitable data.

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Statistics Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual Years Plot Map
Temperature  
Maximum temperature  
Mean maximum temperature (°C) 36.435.032.628.223.119.819.722.727.431.033.735.428.7731941
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Highest temperature (°C) 45.244.742.239.935.031.631.635.238.842.644.944.245.2731941
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Date03 Jan
1960
02 Feb
1998
04 Mar
1951
02 Apr
2005
04 May
1942
21 Jun
1996
23 Jul
1996
22 Aug
2009
22 Sep
2012
10 Oct
2013
13 Nov
2014
23 Dec
1972
03 Jan
1960
    
Lowest maximum temperature (°C) 16.216.714.911.89.67.77.07.011.611.712.817.17.0731941
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Date06 Jan
1953
22 Feb
1949
21 Mar
2001
25 Apr
1983
30 May
2009
22 Jun
1956
06 Jul
2010
06 Aug
1966
16 Sep
2010
08 Oct
1968
18 Nov
1981
30 Dec
1957
06 Aug
1966
    
Decile 1 maximum temperature (°C) 31.029.427.122.417.714.914.616.720.624.327.329.8 741941
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Decile 9 maximum temperature(°C) 41.039.737.633.628.925.625.829.133.837.339.440.3 741941
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Mean number of days ≥ 30 °C28.725.123.811.21.90.10.12.310.618.423.627.8173.6731941
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Mean number of days ≥ 35 °C21.516.29.71.50.00.00.00.01.67.813.218.489.9731941
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Mean number of days ≥ 40 °C6.22.30.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.22.13.915.1731941
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Minimum temperature  
Mean minimum temperature (°C)21.520.717.512.68.25.04.06.010.314.817.920.213.2731941
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Lowest temperature (°C)10.08.56.11.4-2.7-6.0-7.5-4.1-1.01.33.59.3-7.5731941
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Date03 Jan
1970
24 Feb
1949
25 Mar
1967
23 Apr
2001
30 May
1987
30 Jun
2002
17 Jul
1976
16 Aug
2002
07 Sep
1975
01 Oct
1982
02 Nov
1974
12 Dec
2002
17 Jul
1976
    
Highest minimum temperature (°C)32.831.629.625.921.421.020.423.127.430.031.331.032.8731941
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Date03 Jan
1960
08 Feb
1994
03 Mar
2009
13 Apr
1956
13 May
1970
20 Jun
1945
13 Jul
1995
16 Aug
2009
21 Sep
2009
27 Oct
1959
16 Nov
1996
14 Dec
2006
03 Jan
1960
    
Decile 1 minimum temperature (°C) 16.315.612.27.12.8-0.5-1.10.74.18.512.014.9 741941
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Decile 9 minimum temperature (°C) 26.625.622.518.614.211.310.212.717.221.123.825.5 741941
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Mean number of days ≤ 2 °C 0.00.00.00.12.19.111.76.70.70.00.00.030.4731941
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Mean number of days ≤ 0 °C 0.00.00.00.00.54.26.02.00.10.00.00.012.8731941
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Ground surface temperature  
Mean daily ground minimum temperature (°C) 18.117.614.39.65.11.80.52.26.511.114.516.89.8631951
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Lowest ground temperature (°C) 0.22.11.4-2.9-7.2-10.8-12.4-10.1-7.2-5.7-0.34.0-12.4631951
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Date28 Jan
1993
23 Feb
1958
05 Mar
1961
22 Apr
1956
31 May
1987
17 Jun
1958
17 Jul
1976
13 Aug
1976
01 Sep
1958
02 Oct
1982
02 Nov
1982
26 Dec
1959
17 Jul
1976
    
Mean number of days ground min. temp. ≤ -1 °C 0.00.00.00.23.210.313.89.72.50.20.00.039.9631951
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Rainfall  
Mean rainfall (mm) 38.543.931.817.318.713.515.58.98.220.828.436.8282.5731941
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Highest rainfall (mm) 251.4241.6356.8269.2103.6101.2144.0114.160.873.4156.0228.9782.5731941
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Date2001200019832000199019731986194719472005200819751974    
Lowest rainfall (mm) 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.076.8731941
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Date1994200720082011201220142012201420142014199019552009    
Decile 1 rainfall (mm) 1.90.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.21.23.1123.7731941
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Decile 5 (median) rainfall (mm) 17.017.010.91.56.44.03.01.61.417.419.825.0236.9731941
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Decile 9 rainfall (mm) 103.6151.066.049.061.336.642.923.327.154.964.871.7462.1731941
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Highest daily rainfall (mm) 99.6111.8204.885.656.670.676.863.029.038.853.2135.8204.8731941
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Date30 Jan
2001
12 Feb
2000
31 Mar
1988
21 Apr
2000
21 May
1990
15 Jun
1973
01 Jul
1986
16 Aug
1947
22 Sep
1993
02 Oct
1993
25 Nov
2002
17 Dec
1975
31 Mar
1988
    
Mean number of days of rain 4.74.73.32.23.02.72.61.92.34.55.55.843.2731941
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 1 mm 3.33.52.41.62.21.71.81.21.42.83.84.129.8731941
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 10 mm 1.11.20.70.60.60.40.40.20.20.70.71.17.9731941
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 25 mm 0.40.50.30.10.10.10.20.10.00.10.20.32.4731941
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Other daily elements  
Mean daily wind run (km) 301318285244221212215236268290293297265261959
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Maximum wind gust speed (km/h) 12112210478121959197102104174131174611952
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Date10 Jan
1966
02 Feb
1997
31 Mar
1988
18 Apr
1972
19 May
1967
10 Jun
1958
25 Jul
1996
26 Aug
1973
22 Sep
2008
17 Oct
1986
21 Nov
1964
15 Dec
1958
21 Nov
1964
    
Mean daily sunshine (hours) 10.39.89.69.58.58.49.19.910.010.110.110.09.6611954
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Mean daily solar exposure (MJ/m2) 27.425.323.820.216.214.615.819.022.225.226.626.821.9251990
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Mean number of clear days 13.112.116.616.715.817.021.022.520.617.813.312.9199.4561954
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Mean number of cloudy days 6.56.55.35.07.45.64.33.33.04.35.36.963.4561954
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Mean daily evaporation (mm) 13.211.810.37.74.93.74.05.78.210.411.612.48.7501959
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
9 am conditions  
Mean 9am temperature (°C) 28.927.624.619.914.410.710.113.418.823.326.428.120.5561954
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Mean 9am wet-bulb temperature (°C) 18.118.015.913.010.07.66.68.010.913.415.616.912.8561954
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Mean 9am dew-point temperature (°C) 9.010.18.26.15.03.71.70.81.12.14.86.64.9561954
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Mean 9am relative humidity (%) 34393944566459463530303042561954
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Mean 9am cloud cover (oktas) 2.82.92.32.42.92.62.01.71.82.22.72.92.4561954
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Mean 9am wind speed (km/h) 14.112.110.07.65.74.65.18.213.416.917.115.810.9691941
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9am wind speed vs direction plot Link to 9am January windrose pdf document Link to 9am February windrose pdf document Link to 9am March windrose pdf document Link to 9am April windrose pdf document Link to 9am May windrose pdf document Link to 9am June windrose pdf document Link to 9am July windrose pdf document Link to 9am August windrose pdf document Link to 9am September windrose pdf document Link to 9am October windrose pdf document Link to 9am November windrose pdf document Link to 9am December windrose pdf document Link to 9am Annual windrose pdf document       Climatology Map
 
StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
3 pm conditions  
Mean 3pm temperature (°C) 35.234.131.727.722.419.219.021.826.330.032.534.027.8561954
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Mean 3pm wet-bulb temperature (°C) 19.719.718.115.813.311.410.711.813.915.917.518.715.5561954
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Mean 3pm dew-point temperature (°C) 7.18.06.34.53.62.40.4-0.6-0.31.03.35.43.4561954
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Mean 3pm relative humidity (%) 22252426333532252119192125561954
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Mean 3pm cloud cover (oktas) 3.73.83.02.73.02.51.91.71.92.63.43.62.8561954
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Mean 3pm wind speed (km/h) 16.116.516.014.413.312.913.614.815.616.015.514.815.0691941
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3pm wind speed vs direction plot Link to 3pm January windrose pdf document Link to 3pm February windrose pdf document Link to 3pm March windrose pdf document Link to 3pm April windrose pdf document Link to 3pm May windrose pdf document Link to 3pm June windrose pdf document Link to 3pm July windrose pdf document Link to 3pm August windrose pdf document Link to 3pm September windrose pdf document Link to 3pm October windrose pdf document Link to 3pm November windrose pdf document Link to 3pm December windrose pdf document Link to 3pm Annual windrose pdf document       Climatology Map
red = highest value   blue = lowest value
Product IDCJCM0038 Prepared at Thu 18 Dec 2014 00:38:12 AM EST

  


Monthly statistics are only included if there are more than 10 years of data. The number of years (provided in the 2nd last column of the table) may differ between elements if the observing program at the site changed. More detailed data for individual sites can be obtained by contacting the Bureau.

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  • This page URL: http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_015590_All.shtml
  • Summary statistics and locational map for this site:
       http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_015590.shtml
  • About climate averages: http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/cdo/about/about-stats.shtml
  • Data file (csv): http://www.bom.gov.au/clim_data/cdio/tables/text/IDCJCM0038_015590.csv
  • Climate averages home page URL:  http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/data/index.shtml
  • Bureau of Meteorology website:  http://www.bom.gov.au

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