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Finke Climate

Finke Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
37.8 36.7 34.0 29.2 23.5 20.7 20.2 22.3 26.6 31.1 34.4 36.4 29.3
Mean Min (°C)
23.2 22.7 19.6 14.7 10.0 7.0 5.7 7.6 11.2 15.8 19.0 21.3 14.7
Mean Rain (mm)
20.9 39.9 16.9 13.9 12.5 11.8 10.8 11.5 7.0 16.3 10.1 17.4 188.6
Median Rain (mm)
5.0 10.4 4.5 1.6 3.7 2.3 3.3 0.7 1.1 7.9 7.9 6.6 165.3
Mean Rain Days
2.7 2.9 1.9 2.0 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.3 1.6 3.0 3.2 2.6 28.1

Finke Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.3 45.7 43.9 39.4 36.7 30.5 31.8 35.0 38.9 43.9 45.0 47.2 48.3
Low Max (°C)
20.5 18.3 18.9 15.5 11.3 11.1 9.6 9.3 11.9 13.7 17.7 19.7 9.3
High Min (°C)
33.6 32.2 30.3 26.7 21.7 20.2 17.5 21.3 24.1 28.4 29.6 32.5 33.6
Low Min (°C)
11.8 13.5 9.9 3.9 0.2 -1.7 -3.9 -1.6 1.7 6.5 7.5 12.1 -3.9
High Rain (mm)
68.0 166.5 110.5 69.6 20.3 34.4 29.7 32.3 47.2 37.8 21.0 110.0 166.5

Finke Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.4 39.8 37.8 32.2 27.1 23.9 23.5 27.6 28.7 35.3 37.3 40.4 30.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
32.9 33.1 29.1 26.5 19.1 18.6 16.3 17.9 23.9 26.7 32.5 33.0 27.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.5 24.8 22.5 18.4 14.3 10.7 10.3 10.8 13.7 18.0 20.6 23.3 16.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.1 21.0 16.8 10.9 4.7 2.9 1.6 4.5 8.9 13.5 16.4 19.7 12.2
High Rain (mm)
167.4 300.5 148.6 88.7 63.1 55.4 49.6 85.9 82.2 82.2 37.2 183.0 563.1
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 21.2

Finke Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

FINKE POST OFFICE

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

Finke Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
10.3 7.3 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8 4.7 7.4 31.9
≥ 35°C
23.7 19.2 14.2 3.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.4 7.7 14.4 19.4 99.9
≥ 30°C
29.2 26.4 25.8 13.0 2.3 0.1 0.6 2.3 7.9 17.8 23.8 27.9 171.9
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 3.5 6.3 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.1
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.5

Finke 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
42.8 41.1 38.3 34.2 28.3 25.0 25.0 27.7 32.3 37.5 40.1 41.4 38.3
Low Max
33.1 32.0 29.4 24.4 18.9 16.7 16.1 17.4 21.3 25.1 28.8 31.1 19.9
High Min
27.3 26.7 23.3 19.4 14.5 11.9 10.7 12.2 15.7 21.1 23.5 25.5 23.2
Low Min
18.8 18.9 15.4 10.0 5.5 2.3 1.5 3.1 6.7 11.0 14.5 16.9 5.9

Finke Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
23 23 24 24 24 23 24 24 23 23 23 23 23.2
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1979 1979 1979 1980
Years of Maxima
23 23 24 24 24 23 24 24 23 22 23 23 23.1
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1979 1979 1979 1980
Years of Rainfall
41 41 41 41 41 41 41 41 43 41 41 40 41.0
Earliest Entry
1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938
Latest Entry
1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1979 1979 1979 1980

Station Details

FINKE POST OFFICE
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
25.5833°S 134.5667°E 267m AMSL
Commenced 1938 / Closed 1980
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Weather News

Drought worries grow in Victoria, South Australia with some areas having lowest rainfall on record

17:22 EST

Rainfall totals are the lowest on record over the past year for parts of western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia, weather forecasters are warning.

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce 'takes on board' concern that farmers are struggling to access drought loans

15:53 EST

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has indicated he might be prepared to consider changes to improve the Federal Government's concessional loans scheme for drought-hit farmers.

Labor, Greens slam Agriculture White Paper for lack of strategic vision or climate change consideration

14:44 EST

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his government "wants to back people who are prepared to back themselves", and that a newly released vision for Australian agriculture will do just that.