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Douglas River Climate

Douglas River Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.7 33.2 33.8 34.6 33.1 31.1 31.8 33.5 36.8 37.7 36.9 35.1 34.3
Mean Min (°C)
23.9 23.8 23.1 20.6 16.9 13.6 13.0 14.2 18.7 22.3 23.5 23.9 19.7
Mean Rain (mm)
307.0 307.3 241.9 49.4 10.3 2.3 2.6 1.4 4.1 37.4 119.9 215.0 1233.9
Median Rain (mm)
240.4 247.5 154.3 16.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 21.9 107.1 178.7 1196.7
Mean Rain Days
17.0 16.6 14.1 4.6 1.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.9 4.0 9.9 13.7 74.8

Douglas River Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.1 39.5 37.6 39.8 38.4 36.8 39.2 39.9 40.6 43.3 41.5 40.7 43.3
Low Max (°C)
25.6 23.6 25.9 26.7 23.8 18.2 17.8 20.2 29.0 22.0 27.0 27.0 17.8
High Min (°C)
28.2 28.2 27.8 25.9 24.8 23.4 24.4 26.8 28.8 26.7 28.6 27.3 28.8
Low Min (°C)
18.2 19.5 11.6 10.0 5.5 3.7 2.0 2.5 4.5 11.5 14.2 16.4 2.0
High Rain (mm)
194.6 212.0 167.8 101.0 52.8 40.1 41.8 13.4 37.2 93.5 98.0 113.0 212.0

Douglas River Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
35.7 35.4 35.6 37.0 34.9 33.5 33.7 35.2 38.2 39.7 38.9 38.0 35.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
32.0 30.9 31.7 31.7 30.3 28.4 29.1 32.2 35.1 35.3 35.1 33.5 33.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.8 24.5 24.2 23.0 21.4 16.0 17.6 17.3 22.1 24.4 24.6 24.8 21.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.0 23.0 21.5 17.3 13.9 9.9 10.6 11.1 16.0 20.0 22.3 22.9 18.8
High Rain (mm)
786.6 680.2 606.8 410.4 107.6 86.8 47.7 21.4 37.6 136.4 247.2 515.6 1808.0
Low Rain (mm)
106.3 77.4 33.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 21.6 30.0 314.6

Douglas River Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

DOUGLAS RIVER

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

Douglas River 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 0.2 3.1 1.5 0.4 4.5
≥ 35.0°C
8.6 6.0 8.9 12.2 6.9 1.0 1.5 6.6 24.1 26.2 23.1 14.6 118.5
≥ 30.0°C
23.4 22.4 27.2 26.7 25.7 19.4 23.4 27.3 27.4 28.5 27.7 25.5 254.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
35.7 35.5 35.7 36.6 35.4 33.9 34.0 35.4 38.5 39.5 39.0 37.7 37.4
Low Max
31.2 30.4 31.9 33.1 30.6 28.4 29.3 31.5 35.0 35.5 34.8 32.5 31.2
High Min
25.1 25.0 24.4 23.4 21.2 18.0 16.8 18.8 22.3 24.4 25.1 25.1 24.3
Low Min
22.5 22.6 21.5 17.6 12.2 9.4 8.5 10.0 15.5 20.0 22.1 22.4 13.3

Douglas River Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
21 20 22 22 23 22 23 25 25 24 25 21 22.7
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
21 20 21 21 22 21 21 24 24 23 22 21 21.9
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
38 39 39 41 42 42 43 45 44 43 41 40 41.4
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

DOUGLAS RIVER
Darwin-Daly, Northern Territory
13.8345°S 131.1872°E 43m AMSL
Commenced 1968
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Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

19:40 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.