Victoria River Downs Climate

Victoria River Downs Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.6 35.5 35.3 34.8 32.1 29.5 29.6 32.1 35.8 38.0 38.6 37.6 34.6
Mean Min (°C)
25.0 24.5 23.3 19.8 15.9 12.1 11.0 13.2 18.3 22.4 24.7 25.2 19.5
Mean Rain (mm)
155.9 160.9 110.2 21.3 5.6 2.3 2.5 0.9 4.4 19.2 59.2 120.0 654.4
Median Rain (mm)
126.5 123.5 75.0 5.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.2 48.2 92.1 626.9
Mean Rain Days
11.5 11.1 8.2 1.9 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.8 2.7 6.7 10.0 53.7

Victoria River Downs Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.4 43.9 43.2 40.9 38.0 36.9 37.7 39.2 41.3 43.1 45.4 44.7 45.4
Low Max (°C)
26.0 25.0 24.3 20.4 17.0 15.1 13.1 21.9 24.6 18.6 19.5 25.7 13.1
High Min (°C)
31.4 31.2 29.9 28.5 26.8 23.6 24.2 24.7 29.4 31.5 31.0 33.3 33.3
Low Min (°C)
15.9 17.0 12.7 9.3 4.0 2.2 1.3 2.7 5.5 10.5 14.2 15.1 1.3
High Rain (mm)
172.8 222.3 177.8 211.8 57.2 50.8 65.8 42.2 64.2 99.0 122.0 186.7 222.3

Victoria River Downs Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.4 40.7 39.5 37.9 35.1 32.9 32.5 35.2 38.3 40.4 41.5 41.6 36.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
33.0 32.4 32.4 31.5 28.7 24.5 26.7 29.4 32.9 35.2 35.4 34.3 33.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.4 26.0 25.3 23.2 19.9 15.8 16.3 17.9 23.1 25.8 26.7 26.8 21.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.0 23.2 19.9 15.3 11.1 7.5 7.0 9.1 14.3 17.4 22.0 24.1 17.5
High Rain (mm)
781.4 645.4 456.5 254.0 59.2 86.0 75.8 42.7 68.2 235.2 220.3 302.2 1196.8
Low Rain (mm)
13.4 4.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 185.6

Victoria River Downs Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS

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

Victoria River Downs Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
4.1 2.0 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 5.8 9.7 6.5 29.7
≥ 35.0°C
21.2 15.4 17.9 15.2 4.3 0.4 0.4 5.0 20.4 26.8 26.6 24.7 176.5
≥ 30.0°C
29.0 26.3 29.1 27.8 23.7 14.4 14.9 23.4 28.1 29.2 28.7 29.6 300.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Victoria River Downs 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.9 38.9 37.7 36.9 34.7 32.6 32.4 35.0 38.0 40.0 41.0 40.7 39.0
Low Max
33.2 32.1 32.5 32.4 28.7 25.5 26.1 28.5 33.0 35.6 36.0 34.5 29.8
High Min
26.7 26.0 25.1 23.6 20.8 16.6 15.7 18.7 23.2 26.1 27.2 27.2 25.5
Low Min
23.1 23.0 20.8 16.0 11.1 7.4 6.6 8.5 13.0 17.8 22.0 23.1 11.5

Victoria River Downs Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
52 53 52 50 51 48 49 53 53 52 53 44 50.0
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
54 55 51 52 51 50 50 53 51 51 53 46 50.0
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
131 131 128 133 133 127 130 132 132 133 131 131 129.0
Earliest Entry
1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1885 1885 1885 1885
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

VICTORIA RIVER DOWNS
Victoria River, Northern Territory
16.4030°S 131.0145°E 89m AMSL
Commenced 1885
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