Arltunga Climate

Arltunga Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.7 34.6 32.4 28.8 23.4 19.4 19.7 22.8 27.6 31.3 33.7 34.4 28.6
Mean Min (°C)
22.1 20.9 18.7 13.4 8.3 4.7 3.4 5.0 10.5 14.3 18.2 20.4 13.3
Mean Rain (mm)
47.3 43.7 38.2 16.1 18.9 15.6 9.5 6.7 7.5 21.1 30.2 42.6 298.3
Median Rain (mm)
19.9 18.6 6.2 0.1 1.3 4.2 0.0 0.5 1.4 13.1 18.3 24.2 254.9
Mean Rain Days
4.4 4.0 2.8 1.7 2.1 2.0 1.7 1.4 1.6 3.5 4.4 5.0 32.7

Arltunga Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.9 41.7 41.6 39.0 33.4 30.2 30.4 35.0 37.5 41.0 42.1 42.7 43.9
Low Max (°C)
18.6 20.1 17.7 15.8 10.1 8.5 6.7 11.8 11.1 17.2 19.1 16.0 6.7
High Min (°C)
31.3 28.9 28.3 25.8 20.4 15.4 15.9 18.9 27.0 26.8 28.6 28.4 31.3
Low Min (°C)
13.4 8.6 6.9 1.5 -4.2 -5.0 -6.5 -4.7 -0.9 0.0 6.6 7.5 -6.5
High Rain (mm)
111.5 117.1 197.4 80.4 71.1 49.5 32.7 30.0 43.2 71.9 77.0 91.9 197.4

Arltunga Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
38.5 36.6 36.0 32.6 26.0 21.0 21.7 27.5 32.0 34.3 35.9 36.4 29.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
32.1 32.4 27.4 25.2 20.6 15.6 17.5 19.1 21.6 26.2 29.4 31.5 25.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.5 23.7 21.6 16.4 12.0 8.2 6.9 8.3 13.6 17.8 20.1 22.6 14.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
19.9 18.4 16.4 10.1 5.3 1.1 -2.0 2.9 6.9 12.0 13.7 17.5 11.3
High Rain (mm)
241.4 240.8 339.5 215.1 110.4 85.0 112.7 73.9 100.0 159.5 135.7 201.0 1082.8
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 80.1

Arltunga Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ARLTUNGA

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

Arltunga Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
3.5 1.1 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 2.0 8.1
≥ 35.0°C
19.4 13.4 9.2 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.9 8.0 12.2 15.0 75.9
≥ 30.0°C
27.1 22.8 21.5 11.8 2.1 0.2 0.1 2.3 10.9 18.3 21.9 24.1 152.2
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.2 9.3 12.3 10.3 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 31.8
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 5.8 8.3 5.6 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 18.7

Arltunga 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.5 38.5 36.7 33.5 28.0 24.5 24.8 28.4 33.7 36.2 38.2 38.6 36.7
Low Max
31.5 30.6 28.0 24.5 18.9 15.5 15.5 17.3 21.0 25.5 28.8 29.4 19.3
High Min
25.4 25.0 23.7 18.6 13.2 9.7 8.3 11.0 17.2 20.3 22.9 24.7 22.5
Low Min
19.0 16.9 13.5 9.5 3.2 -0.9 -1.6 -0.5 5.5 9.2 14.5 16.0 3.5

Arltunga Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
16 16 16 16 16 15 16 16 15 15 15 16 15.6
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
17 15 16 16 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 16 15.6
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
73 71 71 73 72 71 72 72 70 73 74 74 72.1
Earliest Entry
1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1900 1900 1900 1900
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

ARLTUNGA
Alice Springs, Northern Territory
23.4564°S 134.6849°E 661m AMSL
Commenced 1988
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