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Alice Springs Climate

Alice Springs Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.9 34.9 32.3 27.5 23.0 19.6 19.5 22.9 27.0 31.1 33.9 35.5 28.6
Mean Min (°C)
20.8 20.1 17.1 12.2 7.7 4.9 3.7 6.0 9.6 14.4 17.6 19.9 12.8
Mean Rain (mm)
40.2 39.6 32.4 15.1 15.9 14.1 13.4 9.7 8.7 20.0 24.1 34.3 267.1
Median Rain (mm)
15.4 14.0 11.3 2.6 2.4 4.1 0.8 1.0 1.6 14.3 17.4 16.1 252.9
Mean Rain Days
3.5 3.5 2.8 1.7 2.1 2.0 1.7 1.4 1.6 3.1 3.8 3.9 30.3

Alice Springs Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.7 44.4 45.0 39.1 38.3 31.4 31.1 35.6 37.6 45.0 45.6 47.5 47.5
Low Max (°C)
16.1 15.0 13.9 10.6 7.8 7.2 6.7 7.2 11.1 11.1 13.9 16.1 6.7
High Min (°C)
31.8 31.6 29.4 26.1 23.3 19.6 18.8 22.8 25.0 27.2 28.9 33.9 33.9
Low Min (°C)
10.0 8.9 3.9 1.8 -3.0 -5.6 -5.6 -3.9 -1.1 2.4 4.4 7.8 -5.6
High Rain (mm)
106.7 105.4 166.4 72.1 47.5 62.8 135.4 68.6 47.2 57.9 67.6 118.4 166.4

Alice Springs Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.7 39.2 37.2 31.5 28.4 24.9 25.1 28.6 31.0 35.6 38.4 40.6 30.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.3 29.7 27.0 24.1 19.4 15.4 15.0 18.2 23.0 26.7 29.7 29.7 26.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.4 24.2 20.3 15.8 12.5 9.5 8.0 9.6 13.6 17.8 20.9 23.2 14.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.9 16.8 13.3 8.1 3.4 1.3 0.1 1.1 6.4 10.4 13.9 17.1 11.4
High Rain (mm)
280.9 235.8 308.7 117.1 108.7 81.8 244.8 158.0 89.7 115.5 138.8 288.2 725.9
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 53.8

Alice Springs Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ALICE SPRINGS POST OFFICE

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

Alice Springs Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
5.5 2.9 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 2.4 5.1 17.1
≥ 35.0°C
19.6 16.3 9.7 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.3 9.0 14.2 18.8 89.7
≥ 30.0°C
28.0 24.3 22.7 9.3 2.0 0.1 0.1 2.5 10.0 18.8 24.1 27.1 168.2
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.7 8.6 12.5 6.4 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 31.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 4.3 7.4 2.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.3

Alice Springs 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.6 39.4 37.0 32.2 28.2 24.7 24.4 28.6 32.7 36.8 38.9 40.1 37.2
Low Max
31.1 30.1 27.6 22.8 17.8 15.0 14.7 17.6 21.2 25.0 28.9 30.6 19.4
High Min
25.0 24.1 21.7 17.2 12.8 10.0 8.3 11.1 15.0 19.4 22.2 24.1 21.1
Low Min
16.4 15.8 12.8 7.2 2.8 0.0 -1.1 1.1 4.4 9.2 12.8 15.6 3.9

Alice Springs Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
74 74 76 76 76 76 76 76 75 76 76 76 75.3
Earliest Entry
1879 1879 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878
Latest Entry
1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953
Years of Maxima
75 74 76 75 76 76 76 76 74 75 76 75 75.2
Earliest Entry
1879 1879 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878
Latest Entry
1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953 1953
Years of Rainfall
111 111 113 113 113 112 112 112 110 111 112 110 111.5
Earliest Entry
1874 1874 1874 1874 1874 1874 1874 1874 1873 1874 1874 1874 1873
Latest Entry
1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1987

Station Details

ALICE SPRINGS POST OFFICE
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
23.7100°S 133.8683°E 580m AMSL
Commenced 1873 / Closed 1989
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