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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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13:54 EST

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