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Channel Point Climate

Channel Point Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.7 31.5 31.8 32.4 31.1 29.2 29.0 29.6 31.0 32.3 32.8 32.4 31.3
Mean Min (°C)
25.0 25.0 24.5 23.5 20.6 17.7 17.1 17.9 21.6 24.1 25.0 25.1 22.3
Mean Rain (mm)
437.4 412.3 355.9 114.2 13.3 1.0 0.1 4.4 6.4 63.5 130.0 321.7 1856.8
Median Rain (mm)
327.2 428.2 316.8 59.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 35.1 95.2 300.1 1651.3
Mean Rain Days
19.3 18.8 17.3 8.2 1.7 0.3 0.4 0.8 1.2 5.7 10.2 17.0 97.9

Channel Point Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
35.0 34.1 35.0 35.5 35.2 34.1 34.5 36.0 36.6 37.6 36.2 35.7 37.6
Low Max (°C)
27.1 26.5 27.5 26.5 25.0 19.4 23.7 25.2 28.3 24.0 27.0 25.5 19.4
High Min (°C)
29.6 29.4 29.4 28.9 25.5 24.0 24.6 24.6 27.0 28.1 29.8 29.7 29.8
Low Min (°C)
18.0 20.3 18.4 16.5 13.5 9.9 10.0 11.0 14.0 17.7 19.8 20.6 9.9
High Rain (mm)
204.5 311.1 185.8 116.2 43.4 19.5 0.2 51.4 34.6 73.4 79.8 252.4 311.1

Channel Point Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
32.6 32.7 33.4 33.6 32.4 30.7 30.6 30.5 32.0 32.7 33.1 33.6 32.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.6 30.4 30.5 30.8 29.3 26.9 27.6 28.6 30.2 31.3 32.3 31.5 30.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.7 26.6 25.3 24.7 23.0 19.7 20.5 20.0 23.5 25.4 26.5 25.8 23.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.1 24.2 24.0 21.3 18.4 15.7 15.4 15.8 19.5 23.4 24.3 23.7 21.3
High Rain (mm)
799.2 833.3 778.1 460.2 104.6 19.5 2.7 52.4 34.6 182.6 272.6 691.7 2953.2
Low Rain (mm)
87.0 181.8 81.7 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 31.2 28.6 1096.9

Channel Point Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

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

Channel Point 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
0.1 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.2 2.2
≥ 30.0°C
24.0 23.1 26.3 25.9 19.6 8.9 7.0 9.2 19.7 22.5 23.2 24.6 224.6
≤ 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

Channel Point 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.0 33.0 33.4 33.7 33.0 31.3 30.6 30.8 32.1 33.2 33.7 33.7 33.2
Low Max
30.2 29.9 30.2 31.1 29.5 27.0 27.3 28.2 29.8 31.3 31.9 30.9 29.0
High Min
27.5 27.0 25.5 25.0 23.5 20.9 20.0 20.7 24.4 26.4 27.5 27.1 25.6
Low Min
23.3 23.5 23.2 21.6 17.2 14.3 14.2 15.3 19.5 22.0 23.2 23.3 17.8

Channel Point Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
18 19 19 19 17 16 16 17 17 15 17 18 17.0
Earliest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
18 19 19 18 17 16 16 17 16 15 17 18 17.0
Earliest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
23 24 24 24 24 24 24 23 24 23 24 24 23.7
Earliest Entry
1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1990 1990 1990
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

CHANNEL POINT
Darwin-Daly, Northern Territory
13.1672°S 130.1226°E 3m AMSL
Commenced 1990
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