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Gunn Point Prison Farm Climate

Gunn Point Prison Farm Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.0 31.5 32.0 32.5 32.3 30.9 30.8 31.4 32.7 33.5 33.7 32.7 32.2
Mean Min (°C)
24.6 24.6 24.2 23.3 21.6 18.7 18.2 18.4 22.0 24.1 25.1 25.3 22.5
Mean Rain (mm)
448.7 347.9 385.8 124.6 24.8 1.4 2.4 4.7 13.8 52.3 111.1 264.5 1876.4
Median Rain (mm)
364.8 267.3 341.8 111.5 7.6 0.2 0.0 0.1 2.4 47.0 94.6 167.7 1755.4
Mean Rain Days
20.0 18.5 19.2 11.3 3.3 0.7 1.1 0.8 2.0 5.8 11.7 15.2 90.7

Gunn Point Prison Farm Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
35.5 34.9 34.9 36.0 34.8 33.8 33.9 35.0 35.6 38.1 36.5 35.7 38.1
Low Max (°C)
27.3 27.1 26.5 24.6 26.9 25.8 24.5 23.8 29.5 29.9 29.6 27.0 23.8
High Min (°C)
29.0 28.8 28.9 27.3 25.0 24.0 24.5 23.6 26.3 29.4 31.5 29.5 31.5
Low Min (°C)
21.5 20.7 20.6 15.7 13.4 1.4 1.4 11.6 16.0 19.9 20.5 21.2 1.4
High Rain (mm)
319.8 132.3 214.8 82.7 70.4 6.6 6.2 24.8 41.4 59.0 109.4 365.0 365.0

Gunn Point Prison Farm Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
32.7 33.2 32.8 33.7 33.2 31.5 31.9 32.5 33.5 34.6 34.4 33.7 32.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.3 30.0 30.6 31.7 31.7 30.1 29.8 30.3 32.0 32.4 33.1 31.3 31.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.2 25.4 25.1 24.1 22.9 20.0 20.7 20.3 24.1 25.5 26.1 27.0 23.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.0 24.0 22.9 21.6 19.3 16.4 15.6 15.6 19.6 22.5 24.7 24.1 21.2
High Rain (mm)
950.0 830.4 798.4 294.2 101.8 6.6 18.0 25.0 75.0 141.6 272.6 655.8 2565.2
Low Rain (mm)
170.6 82.6 149.5 4.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.2 18.4 40.4 1322.1

Gunn Point Prison Farm Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

GUNN POINT PRISON FARM

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Gunn Point Prison Farm Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 35.0°C
0.4 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 4.8 4.1 0.9 9.7
≥ 30.0°C
26.4 23.5 26.8 27.8 29.7 24.4 24.2 26.8 27.8 30.9 29.4 28.4 280.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Gunn Point Prison Farm 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.5 33.0 33.5 33.9 33.5 32.3 32.1 32.9 34.1 35.0 34.9 34.0 33.9
Low Max
30.1 29.6 30.5 31.3 31.2 29.5 29.5 30.0 31.3 32.0 32.5 31.2 30.4
High Min
26.4 26.4 25.5 24.6 23.8 21.5 21.1 21.0 24.0 25.7 27.2 27.8 25.5
Low Min
23.0 22.8 22.9 21.9 18.9 15.1 15.2 15.4 20.0 22.3 23.5 23.5 18.8

Gunn Point Prison Farm Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
11 10 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 10.2
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985
Latest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996
Years of Maxima
11 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 10.1
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985
Latest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996
Years of Rainfall
13 13 13 11 12 12 11 11 12 12 11 13 12.0
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1984 1984 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982
Latest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996

Station Details

GUNN POINT PRISON FARM
Darwin-Daly, Northern Territory
12.2522°S 131.0428°E 20m AMSL
Commenced 1985 / Closed 1996
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