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Wave Hill Climate

Wave Hill Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
37.0 35.9 35.4 34.3 31.2 28.2 28.4 31.1 35.1 37.7 38.8 38.0 34.2
Mean Min (°C)
24.4 23.7 22.2 18.9 15.1 11.5 10.8 12.7 17.9 21.6 23.8 24.5 18.9
Mean Rain (mm)
150.5 172.0 122.5 18.0 8.4 4.2 5.2 1.6 13.5 27.4 58.2 116.7 700.2
Median Rain (mm)
143.0 179.6 82.3 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 19.0 48.5 106.0 652.3
Mean Rain Days
12.3 12.7 8.4 2.1 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.3 1.5 4.1 6.3 10.5 60.0

Wave Hill Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.0 44.5 43.5 40.5 38.8 36.5 36.0 38.0 41.5 45.0 45.6 45.2 45.6
Low Max (°C)
24.5 24.5 23.9 20.1 18.6 13.0 15.7 21.5 19.6 18.5 18.4 25.5 13.0
High Min (°C)
30.0 29.5 29.8 30.0 26.0 24.5 22.9 26.2 28.4 30.2 31.0 31.7 31.7
Low Min (°C)
15.5 16.4 11.7 5.0 3.4 1.3 0.0 0.1 6.0 9.4 12.9 16.1 0.0
High Rain (mm)
125.0 151.8 205.0 109.6 43.8 39.6 86.4 25.7 79.2 37.7 89.0 86.0 205.0

Wave Hill Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
41.0 40.7 39.8 37.1 34.3 31.5 30.7 33.8 37.5 40.4 41.7 40.9 36.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
32.3 32.5 31.3 30.7 28.1 24.1 25.6 27.9 30.9 34.9 34.9 34.7 32.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.1 25.7 24.9 22.7 19.5 16.3 15.6 15.9 22.2 25.0 25.9 26.3 21.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.3 22.3 18.9 15.2 10.6 7.3 6.7 8.3 13.9 18.0 21.8 22.8 16.7
High Rain (mm)
420.2 428.1 454.4 187.2 64.5 71.4 93.8 25.8 234.2 112.6 183.1 364.8 1201.8
Low Rain (mm)
11.2 4.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 16.8 241.3

Wave Hill Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

WAVE HILL

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

Wave Hill Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
6.0 3.9 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 6.1 11.6 9.1 37.8
≥ 35.0°C
21.8 16.1 18.0 13.8 3.3 0.1 0.2 3.3 17.2 25.3 26.0 25.0 165.1
≥ 30.0°C
29.0 25.8 28.3 27.2 21.1 10.0 11.0 20.1 26.4 28.6 28.3 29.6 276.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
≤ 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

Wave Hill 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.5 39.8 38.4 37.0 34.5 32.0 31.8 34.5 38.1 40.4 41.5 41.4 39.4
Low Max
33.3 32.3 32.5 31.8 27.5 24.4 24.8 27.5 31.8 34.9 36.0 34.6 28.8
High Min
26.1 25.5 24.5 23.0 19.7 16.0 15.3 18.1 22.7 25.5 26.9 27.0 25.0
Low Min
22.6 22.2 19.0 15.1 10.5 6.9 6.0 7.6 12.8 17.2 20.8 22.4 11.0

Wave Hill Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
41 41 43 43 43 41 42 42 42 41 43 42 41.9
Earliest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1973 1973 1973
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
42 41 42 43 43 41 42 41 41 41 42 43 41.8
Earliest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1973 1973 1973
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
44 44 44 44 44 43 43 43 43 43 43 42 43.2
Earliest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

WAVE HILL
Victoria River, Northern Territory
17.3869°S 131.1166°E 196m AMSL
Commenced 1973
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