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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)
36.6 35.4 35.0 34.6 31.9 29.2 29.3 31.9 35.6 37.8 38.5 37.6 34.4
Mean Min (°C)
24.9 24.4 23.2 19.8 15.9 11.9 10.9 13.1 18.2 22.3 24.6 25.1 19.5
Mean Rain (mm)
153.0 161.0 110.5 22.0 5.7 2.4 2.2 1.0 4.1 19.2 60.1 118.0 659.4
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
11.3 11.0 8.2 1.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.7 2.6 6.6 9.8 52.1

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 36.3 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 26.2 13.1
High Min (°C)
31.4 31.2 29.9 28.0 26.1 23.3 23.4 24.7 28.0 31.5 31.0 31.2 31.5
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 34.7 32.6 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 15.3 16.3 17.9 22.9 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
4.2 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 4.8 8.7 6.2 26.5
≥ 35.0°C
20.9 14.5 16.2 13.4 3.6 0.3 0.3 4.4 18.9 25.6 25.6 23.1 164.7
≥ 30.0°C
28.6 26.0 27.7 26.7 22.3 12.8 13.3 22.5 26.8 28.0 27.8 27.6 285.7
≤ 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
45 45 46 44 45 44 45 46 45 46 46 42 44.8
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
46 47 46 45 46 46 46 47 45 46 47 44 45.8
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
126 125 122 126 126 121 123 125 125 127 125 125 124.6
Earliest Entry
1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1885 1885 1885 1885
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

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