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Victoria River Downs Climate

Victoria River Downs Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.5 35.4 35.2 34.6 32.0 29.3 29.4 31.9 35.7 37.8 38.5 37.6 34.5
Mean Min (°C)
24.9 24.4 23.2 19.8 15.9 12.0 11.0 13.1 18.2 22.3 24.6 25.1 19.5
Mean Rain (mm)
155.5 161.1 110.5 21.6 5.6 2.4 2.2 1.0 4.4 19.1 60.3 119.4 664.4
Median Rain (mm)
126.5 123.5 75.0 5.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.2 48.2 92.1 626.9
Mean Rain Days
11.5 11.0 8.1 1.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.7 2.6 6.7 9.9 52.3

Victoria River Downs Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.4 43.9 42.2 40.6 38.0 36.9 36.5 39.2 40.7 43.1 45.4 44.2 45.4
Low Max (°C)
26.0 25.0 24.3 20.4 17.0 15.1 13.1 21.9 24.6 18.6 19.5 25.7 13.1
High Min (°C)
31.4 31.2 29.9 28.0 26.8 23.6 23.4 24.7 28.0 31.5 31.0 31.9 31.9
Low Min (°C)
15.9 17.0 12.7 9.3 4.0 2.2 1.3 2.7 5.5 10.5 14.2 15.1 1.3
High Rain (mm)
127.5 222.3 177.8 211.8 57.2 50.8 65.8 42.2 64.2 99.0 122.0 186.7 222.3

Victoria River Downs Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.4 40.7 38.1 37.8 35.1 32.9 31.3 35.2 38.3 40.4 40.7 40.2 36.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
33.0 32.4 32.4 31.5 28.7 24.5 26.7 29.4 32.9 35.2 35.4 34.3 33.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.4 26.0 25.3 23.2 19.9 15.8 16.3 17.9 23.1 25.8 26.7 26.7 21.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.0 23.2 19.9 15.3 11.1 7.5 7.0 9.1 14.3 17.4 22.0 24.1 17.5
High Rain (mm)
781.4 645.4 456.5 254.0 59.2 86.0 75.8 42.7 68.2 235.2 220.3 302.2 1196.8
Low Rain (mm)
13.4 4.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 185.6

Victoria River Downs Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS

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

Victoria River Downs Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
3.9 2.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 5.0 9.1 6.2 26.5
≥ 35.0°C
20.8 14.9 16.8 13.9 4.1 0.4 0.4 4.5 19.1 25.7 25.7 23.1 165.3
≥ 30.0°C
28.7 26.1 27.8 26.8 22.7 13.2 13.5 22.6 26.9 28.1 27.8 27.6 284.9
≤ 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

Victoria River Downs 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.9 38.9 37.7 36.9 34.7 32.6 32.4 35.0 38.0 40.0 41.0 40.7 39.0
Low Max
33.2 32.1 32.5 32.4 28.7 25.5 26.1 28.5 33.0 35.6 36.0 34.5 29.8
High Min
26.7 26.0 25.1 23.6 20.8 16.6 15.7 18.7 23.2 26.1 27.2 27.2 25.5
Low Min
23.1 23.0 20.8 16.0 11.1 7.4 6.6 8.5 13.0 17.8 22.0 23.1 11.5

Victoria River Downs Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
48 48 49 47 48 46 47 48 47 48 48 44 47.2
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
49 50 49 48 49 48 48 49 47 48 49 46 48.2
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
129 127 125 129 129 123 125 127 127 129 127 127 127.0
Earliest Entry
1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1885 1885 1885 1885
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
Victoria River, Northern Territory
16.4030°S 131.0145°E 89m AMSL
Commenced 1885
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