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Cape Don Climate

Cape Don Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.8 31.7 31.9 32.3 31.5 29.4 29.5 30.3 31.6 32.8 33.4 32.8 31.5
Mean Min (°C)
26.1 26.0 25.9 25.9 25.4 23.3 22.7 22.6 24.3 25.8 26.7 26.6 25.0
Mean Rain (mm)
264.3 229.5 249.8 153.8 33.0 2.4 1.0 1.1 6.7 26.8 99.6 292.7 1342.5
Median Rain (mm)
158.4 209.6 223.6 101.4 8.6 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 7.9 97.0 311.2 1200.7
Mean Rain Days
18.0 17.0 18.2 11.6 4.1 0.9 0.4 0.8 0.9 3.5 8.9 15.5 93.1

Cape Don Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
35.9 36.0 35.8 35.4 34.9 33.5 33.8 40.2 34.6 36.6 36.8 37.7 40.2
Low Max (°C)
28.2 27.9 27.6 27.5 26.0 24.0 24.9 24.4 28.9 29.7 28.4 28.0 24.0
High Min (°C)
29.7 28.7 28.6 29.0 28.2 27.5 26.9 26.1 27.2 27.9 29.4 29.9 29.9
Low Min (°C)
22.2 22.4 21.8 20.8 22.3 18.2 18.7 19.9 21.2 22.4 22.4 22.5 18.2
High Rain (mm)
154.0 138.6 149.6 109.4 94.0 11.0 5.6 8.0 24.8 45.2 90.0 200.0 200.0

Cape Don Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.2 33.4 33.6 33.8 32.8 31.4 30.8 31.6 32.9 34.4 34.4 34.5 32.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.1 30.5 30.8 31.3 30.4 28.0 28.0 29.3 30.6 31.6 32.7 32.1 30.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
27.0 26.9 26.8 26.8 26.3 24.9 24.9 24.3 25.7 26.5 27.3 27.7 25.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
25.6 25.2 24.5 24.7 24.5 21.6 20.6 21.8 23.0 24.1 26.3 26.1 24.3
High Rain (mm)
422.6 359.2 546.4 327.0 238.4 21.0 8.4 8.4 87.6 162.6 232.4 452.6 2043.6
Low Rain (mm)
97.0 46.8 62.6 13.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.6 92.2 772.8

Cape Don Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE DON

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

Cape Don 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 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
0.7 0.1 1.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 1.9 2.5 2.6 7.8
≥ 30.0°C
27.7 24.9 27.6 25.0 25.5 12.9 11.8 18.8 25.9 30.8 29.8 25.7 241.2
≤ 2.0°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
≤ 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

Cape Don 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
32.3 32.6 32.6 32.5 32.2 30.6 30.4 30.9 32.4 33.5 34.1 34.2 33.0
Low Max
30.3 29.9 30.2 30.2 30.1 27.2 27.6 28.9 30.1 31.3 32.0 30.7 29.3
High Min
27.7 27.6 27.4 26.8 26.3 24.6 24.1 23.9 25.6 26.9 28.0 28.4 27.1
Low Min
24.4 24.0 23.9 24.2 24.1 20.9 20.6 21.6 23.0 24.3 25.3 24.3 22.6

Cape Don Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
9 8 8 7 8 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8.2
Earliest Entry
2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2005 2005
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2013 2013 2014
Years of Maxima
9 8 8 7 8 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8.2
Earliest Entry
2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2005 2005
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2013 2013 2014
Years of Rainfall
18 18 18 18 18 19 19 19 19 20 20 19 18.5
Earliest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

CAPE DON
Darwin-Daly, Northern Territory
11.3081°S 131.7651°E 19m AMSL
Commenced 1989
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Weather News

Scorpions, rats emerge as rain continues to fall in flood-hit Tennant Creek

18:47 EDT

Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.

Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

18:18 EDT

The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.

Northern Territory cattle stations cut off by floodwaters after rain deluge

18:03 EDT

Floodwaters have cut off outback cattle stations in the Northern Territory as heavy rainfall continues.