Fairfax Media Network

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 31.7 28.4 24.0 19.0 15.0 14.3 16.1 20.2 23.9 28.3 30.8 23.8
Mean Min (°C)
17.4 17.3 13.9 9.3 4.9 3.8 2.4 2.4 4.6 7.3 12.1 14.4 9.2
Mean Rain (mm)
64.0 66.1 53.6 29.9 46.5 55.1 44.8 45.1 43.3 48.6 55.0 51.9 604.6
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
5.9 6.6 5.4 5.0 7.6 12.0 12.6 10.4 7.3 7.8 6.8 6.2 83.8

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 36.8 43.9 42.0 44.0
Low Max (°C)
19.9 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 25.4 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 27.3 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 0.6 0.5 4.1
≥ 35°C
13.7 7.6 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 3.7 5.9 31.7
≥ 30°C
24.8 19.2 12.2 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 4.1 11.0 18.4 88.8
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8 9.8 11.9 16.7 16.1 10.7 5.1 0.7 0.0 69.1
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 5.2 6.2 10.9 10.1 4.7 1.7 0.1 0.0 37.5

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
17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 16.9
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 17.0
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
27 27 27 27 27 26 26 27 28 29 29 27 27.2
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

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

Weather News

Victorian weather: Strong wind gusts cause temperatures to plunge

10:25 EST

Strong, biting northerly winds have left Victorians shivering, as apparent temperatures plunge up to 10 degrees below actual temperatures.

Hunter graziers upbeat amidst better conditions

06:32 EST

Hunter graziers, buoyed by high cattle prices, are beginning to address a backlog of farm work that has built up during tough times.

Grantham floods inquiry: Former quarry owner Denis Wagner gives evidence

19:01 EST

The owner of a quarry which allegedly contributed to the fatal 2011 Grantham flood says a safety bund appeared to be man made and may have been built without his knowledge.