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Parkes Ap Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.5 31.7 28.5 24.1 18.9 15.0 14.3 16.0 20.2 23.7 28.1 30.7 23.7
Mean Min (°C)
17.4 17.3 13.8 9.2 4.8 3.7 2.4 2.5 4.6 7.4 12.1 14.4 9.1
Mean Rain (mm)
61.2 66.4 49.6 30.0 46.6 53.9 45.9 45.8 43.6 49.2 56.2 50.4 599.9
Median Rain (mm)
36.5 45.2 29.0 23.9 38.4 36.8 41.8 38.9 36.8 34.7 30.3 34.6 562.9
Mean Rain Days
6.0 6.7 5.2 4.9 7.6 11.9 12.5 10.7 7.4 7.9 6.9 5.9 83.4

Parkes Ap Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.0 44.0 40.0 33.0 27.0 23.0 21.0 25.0 31.0 35.0 43.0 42.0 44.0
Low Max (°C)
21.0 17.1 17.0 11.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.0 10.0 11.3 15.8 14.0 6.0
High Min (°C)
29.0 27.0 22.0 20.0 16.0 14.0 12.7 15.0 20.0 22.0 25.0 26.0 29.0
Low Min (°C)
4.0 6.0 3.0 -3.0 -4.0 -5.0 -5.0 -6.0 -3.0 -2.0 0.0 3.0 -6.0
High Rain (mm)
105.0 91.0 94.4 47.0 94.0 68.0 35.0 43.2 49.0 45.0 130.0 105.6 130.0

Parkes Ap Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
36.4 35.0 31.4 28.5 21.0 17.0 15.6 18.2 22.8 27.1 33.8 33.3 25.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
29.5 27.7 26.3 21.6 16.9 12.7 12.6 13.2 17.6 20.3 24.4 27.1 22.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.6 19.3 16.7 11.9 8.4 6.0 4.1 5.2 7.3 9.6 16.7 17.1 10.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
14.1 14.8 12.5 5.6 1.1 0.6 0.0 0.6 2.3 5.1 8.9 11.2 8.2
High Rain (mm)
212.0 225.8 193.2 135.2 131.5 176.4 110.8 89.2 118.4 141.4 203.4 239.4 1087.8
Low Rain (mm)
1.5 2.0 0.2 1.0 1.8 3.1 10.8 9.6 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 234.9

Parkes Ap Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

PARKES AIRPORT AWS

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

Parkes Ap Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
2.1 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 4.2
≥ 35°C
13.7 7.4 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 3.5 5.9 31.3
≥ 30°C
24.8 19.2 12.3 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.6 10.4 18.3 87.5
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9 10.4 12.2 16.8 15.9 10.6 5.1 0.6 0.0 69.5
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 5.6 6.6 11.1 10.0 4.7 1.6 0.1 0.0 38.1

Parkes Ap 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
38.0 36.0 33.0 28.0 23.0 19.0 17.0 19.0 24.7 29.0 34.0 35.0 33.0
Low Max
29.0 27.0 24.0 20.0 15.0 11.0 11.0 12.0 15.0 19.0 23.0 26.0 15.0
High Min
21.0 22.0 19.0 14.0 10.0 9.0 7.0 7.0 10.0 13.0 17.0 19.0 18.0
Low Min
12.0 13.0 9.0 4.0 0.0 -1.0 -2.0 -2.0 0.0 2.0 6.0 9.0 1.0

Parkes Ap Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 17 17 15.9
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
Years of Maxima
16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 17 17 17 16.0
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
Years of Rainfall
26 26 26 26 26 25 25 26 27 28 28 26 26.2
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013

Station Details

PARKES AIRPORT AWS
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
33.1281°S 148.2428°E 323m AMSL
Commenced 1941

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