Tempe Downs Climate

Tempe Downs Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
37.6 35.6 33.8 28.7 22.7 20.8 20.8 23.0 26.5 31.7 33.8 36.7 29.3
Mean Min (°C)
20.8 20.1 16.6 11.6 8.3 3.6 1.8 5.6 8.2 13.6 16.7 19.4 12.2
Mean Rain (mm)
35.6 33.4 29.2 18.0 21.9 15.1 9.5 9.1 8.8 18.0 26.4 32.0 249.9
Median Rain (mm)
14.0 12.6 12.7 2.0 8.0 5.6 0.0 0.3 1.0 10.8 17.3 17.5 231.5
Mean Rain Days
2.8 2.8 2.3 1.7 2.3 2.0 1.2 1.3 1.5 2.4 3.5 3.4 26.6

Tempe Downs Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.9 45.4 41.4 37.6 32.7 29.6 30.0 33.8 37.1 41.7 43.0 45.0 45.4
Low Max (°C)
23.3 20.6 19.8 16.7 12.2 11.6 10.0 12.6 12.3 13.7 23.2 18.9 10.0
High Min (°C)
29.5 29.6 25.9 22.5 18.5 15.3 16.3 16.1 22.6 29.0 25.2 29.6 29.6
Low Min (°C)
6.7 10.2 7.5 1.0 -2.0 -5.5 -6.9 -5.4 -1.9 3.4 4.5 9.7 -6.9
High Rain (mm)
152.4 104.6 107.7 104.6 80.0 50.8 47.0 55.9 38.1 39.9 80.3 112.0 152.4

Tempe Downs Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
39.9 38.1 36.9 31.6 25.3 24.7 23.2 27.1 28.7 34.2 35.7 39.1 30.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
33.0 30.3 31.4 25.9 19.4 18.7 18.4 19.4 23.6 28.9 31.8 35.6 27.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.1 21.5 19.9 14.4 10.3 8.5 8.1 9.2 10.4 15.8 18.8 21.8 14.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.5 19.0 14.7 7.3 3.9 -0.6 -2.0 0.9 6.7 11.0 14.5 17.2 10.8
High Rain (mm)
495.5 207.5 200.0 146.6 143.8 84.6 97.6 109.3 76.8 90.8 166.9 224.3 979.9
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 41.1

Tempe Downs Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

TEMPE DOWNS

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

Tempe Downs Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
11.0 4.5 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.0 6.3 22.6
≥ 35.0°C
23.1 17.5 12.0 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 9.1 12.8 21.2 94.9
≥ 30.0°C
28.7 24.9 25.2 11.4 1.8 0.0 0.1 2.8 8.4 19.6 23.3 27.5 169.1
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 3.0 12.8 16.6 8.1 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 44.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 7.6 12.0 4.0 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 25.6

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
42.6 39.9 37.9 34.0 28.1 25.1 25.5 28.6 32.1 36.8 38.2 40.5 38.0
Low Max
32.9 30.3 29.6 23.5 17.8 16.6 16.5 18.2 20.5 26.6 29.5 32.2 20.4
High Min
25.5 24.4 21.2 17.6 13.6 9.7 7.8 11.7 13.9 18.5 21.1 23.5 21.2
Low Min
15.4 16.0 12.4 6.3 2.4 -1.6 -3.4 0.3 2.4 8.5 12.0 14.6 2.6

Tempe Downs Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
10 8 10 9 6 9 9 9 10 10 9 11 9.0
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1980
Years of Maxima
9 8 10 9 6 9 9 9 10 10 9 10 8.0
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
1980 1980 1980 1980 1980 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1980
Years of Rainfall
104 103 104 99 101 100 102 104 102 103 102 102 99.0
Earliest Entry
1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886
Latest Entry
1991 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993

Station Details

TEMPE DOWNS
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
24.3996°S 132.4525°E 518m AMSL
Commenced 1969
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