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Parkes Ap Climate

Parkes Ap Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.5 32.1 28.7 24.1 19.0 15.0 14.2 16.0 20.0 24.1 28.4 30.9 23.9
Mean Min (°C)
17.5 17.3 14.1 9.4 5.1 3.9 2.5 2.5 4.6 7.5 12.0 14.5 9.3
Mean Rain (mm)
62.7 60.1 56.0 32.0 46.0 56.0 47.6 46.1 47.3 48.7 56.3 51.5 610.9
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
6.4 6.3 5.5 5.2 7.6 12.3 13.0 10.7 7.7 7.8 6.8 6.3 84.6

Parkes Ap Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.1 45.9 40.0 34.5 27.0 23.0 21.0 25.0 31.0 36.8 43.9 42.0 45.9
Low Max (°C)
19.9 17.1 17.0 11.0 7.0 7.0 6.8 6.0 10.0 11.3 15.8 14.0 6.0
High Min (°C)
29.0 27.0 23.5 20.0 16.4 14.0 15.0 15.0 20.0 22.0 25.4 26.0 29.0
Low Min (°C)
4.0 6.0 2.3 -3.0 -4.0 -5.0 -5.6 -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 29.2 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 16.8 20.3 24.4 27.1 22.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.6 19.3 16.7 11.9 8.4 6.0 4.9 5.2 7.3 11.5 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)
212.0 225.8 195.4 135.2 131.5 176.4 110.8 89.2 187.4 141.4 203.4 239.4 1087.8
Low Rain (mm)
1.5 0.2 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
≥ 40.0°C
2.2 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.5 4.2
≥ 35.0°C
13.3 8.2 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 3.7 6.5 32.4
≥ 30.0°C
24.4 20.1 13.0 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 4.4 11.0 18.8 89.4
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6 9.2 11.9 16.1 16.1 10.2 4.7 0.7 0.0 64.5
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 4.7 6.3 10.6 9.9 4.3 1.5 0.1 0.0 34.7

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
20 20 20 20 20 19 19 19 18 19 20 20 19.3
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
20 20 20 20 20 19 19 19 19 19 20 20 19.4
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
30 30 30 30 30 28 28 29 30 31 31 29 29.5
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

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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23:06 EST

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