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 33.4 34.0 34.7 33.3 31.4 31.8 33.6 36.8 37.7 36.9 35.0 34.4
Mean Min (°C)
24.0 23.8 23.2 20.6 17.0 13.8 13.1 14.3 18.8 22.3 23.6 23.9 19.8
Mean Rain (mm)
306.0 299.8 238.5 48.0 10.3 2.2 2.5 1.3 5.4 37.1 123.6 232.3 1255.5
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
17.2 16.4 14.1 4.6 1.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 1.0 4.0 10.0 14.0 75.1

Douglas River Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.1 39.5 38.6 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 25.5 23.8 18.2 17.8 20.2 29.0 22.0 27.0 25.1 17.8
High Min (°C)
28.2 28.2 27.8 25.9 24.8 23.9 24.4 26.8 28.8 26.7 28.6 27.3 28.8
Low Min (°C)
18.2 18.6 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 98.0 244.4 244.4

Douglas River Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
35.7 35.7 35.7 37.0 35.5 34.4 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 33.0 33.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.8 24.5 24.4 23.0 21.4 17.6 17.6 17.3 22.4 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 64.8 136.4 247.2 660.0 1808.0
Low Rain (mm)
77.0 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 RESEARCH FARM

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 0.3 4.3
≥ 35.0°C
8.8 6.8 10.1 13.2 7.7 1.6 1.6 7.0 23.9 26.5 23.5 14.4 121.8
≥ 30.0°C
23.8 22.8 27.6 26.9 26.2 20.2 23.5 27.5 27.1 28.6 27.9 25.7 256.3
≤ 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
24 23 25 25 26 24 25 27 27 26 27 23 25.1
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
24 23 24 24 25 23 23 26 25 25 24 23 24.2
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
41 42 42 44 45 43 45 47 46 45 43 42 43.7
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

DOUGLAS RIVER RESEARCH FARM
Darwin-Daly, Northern Territory
13.8345°S 131.1872°E 43m AMSL
Commenced 1968
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