Parkes Ap Climate

Parkes Ap Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.8 32.0 28.7 24.3 19.0 15.1 14.4 16.0 20.2 24.4 28.4 31.2 23.9
Mean Min (°C)
17.8 17.2 14.1 9.6 5.2 3.7 2.3 2.2 4.5 7.8 12.1 14.7 9.2
Mean Rain (mm)
63.3 58.8 54.8 34.2 46.1 52.4 47.1 43.6 43.0 51.8 58.2 52.3 611.7
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
6.5 6.4 5.7 5.1 7.7 12.0 13.0 10.7 7.4 7.9 6.8 6.5 96.4

Parkes Ap Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.8 45.9 40.0 34.5 27.0 23.0 22.1 25.0 32.1 36.8 43.9 45.6 45.9
Low Max (°C)
19.9 17.1 16.0 11.0 7.0 7.0 6.8 6.0 10.0 11.3 15.8 14.0 6.0
High Min (°C)
29.5 29.9 23.5 20.2 18.0 14.0 15.0 15.0 20.0 22.0 25.4 26.0 29.9
Low Min (°C)
4.0 6.0 2.3 -3.0 -4.0 -5.0 -6.6 -6.0 -4.0 -2.0 0.0 3.0 -6.6
High Rain (mm)
105.0 91.0 94.4 68.6 94.0 68.0 57.0 43.2 49.0 69.3 130.0 105.6 130.0

Parkes Ap Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
38.7 35.0 31.7 28.8 21.0 17.0 15.9 18.2 22.8 29.2 33.8 34.8 25.8
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)
23.1 19.3 16.7 12.2 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 -0.3 -0.3 2.3 5.1 8.9 11.2 8.2
High Rain (mm)
244.8 225.8 195.4 154.8 179.5 176.4 110.8 89.2 187.4 160.2 203.4 239.4 1087.8
Low Rain (mm)
1.5 0.2 0.2 0.0 1.8 0.4 2.0 9.6 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 229.8

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
2.8 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.8 5.3
≥ 35.0°C
13.9 7.6 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 3.5 7.1 34.9
≥ 30.0°C
24.8 19.9 13.0 2.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 4.4 11.0 19.2 95.2
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 8.7 12.3 16.5 16.7 10.9 4.2 0.6 0.0 71.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 4.3 6.6 11.2 10.8 4.6 1.4 0.0 0.0 39.5

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
24 24 24 23 23 23 23 23 22 24 24 24 23.0
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
24 24 24 23 23 23 23 23 23 24 24 24 23.0
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
34 35 34 33 33 33 33 33 34 36 36 34 33.0
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

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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