Wave Hill Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.9 36.1 35.5 34.4 31.2 28.3 28.6 31.2 35.3 37.8 38.8 38.1 34.3
Mean Min (°C)
24.4 23.8 22.3 19.0 15.1 11.7 10.9 12.8 18.0 21.8 23.9 24.5 18.9
Mean Rain (mm)
157.4 161.9 117.0 16.2 8.0 3.8 4.8 1.4 12.0 26.4 56.1 113.9 673.6
Median Rain (mm)
143.0 179.6 82.3 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 19.0 48.5 106.0 652.3
Mean Rain Days
12.4 12.6 8.3 1.9 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.3 1.4 4.1 6.4 10.4 60.4

Wave Hill Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.0 44.5 43.5 40.5 38.8 36.5 36.6 38.0 41.5 45.0 45.6 45.2 45.6
Low Max (°C)
24.5 24.5 23.9 20.1 18.0 13.0 15.7 21.5 18.6 18.5 18.4 25.5 13.0
High Min (°C)
31.1 29.5 29.8 30.0 26.0 24.5 22.9 26.2 28.4 30.8 31.4 31.7 31.7
Low Min (°C)
15.5 16.4 11.7 5.0 3.4 1.3 0.0 0.1 6.0 9.4 12.9 16.1 0.0
High Rain (mm)
125.0 151.8 205.0 109.6 43.8 39.6 86.4 25.7 79.2 37.7 89.0 93.8 205.0

Wave Hill Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
41.0 40.7 39.8 37.4 34.3 31.5 31.4 33.8 37.4 40.4 41.7 40.9 36.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
32.3 32.5 31.3 30.7 28.1 24.1 25.6 27.9 30.9 34.9 34.9 34.7 32.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.2 25.8 25.2 22.7 19.5 16.3 15.6 15.9 22.2 25.0 27.1 26.3 20.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.3 22.3 18.9 15.2 10.6 7.3 6.7 8.3 13.9 18.0 21.8 22.8 16.7
High Rain (mm)
676.1 428.1 454.4 187.2 64.5 71.4 93.8 25.8 234.2 112.6 183.1 364.8 1201.8
Low Rain (mm)
11.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 21.0 162.0

Wave Hill Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

Wave Hill annual climate

Wave Hill Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
6.1 4.4 2.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 7.0 11.9 9.3 40.5
≥ 35°C
22.3 17.3 18.9 14.4 3.3 0.2 0.3 3.7 18.2 26.7 26.5 25.3 173.2
≥ 30°C
29.6 26.6 29.0 27.6 21.2 10.3 11.6 20.4 27.0 29.9 28.9 29.9 286.3
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
≤ 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

Wave Hill 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.5 39.8 38.4 37.0 34.5 32.0 31.8 34.5 38.1 40.4 41.5 41.4 39.4
Low Max
33.3 32.3 32.5 31.8 27.5 24.4 24.8 27.5 31.8 34.9 36.0 34.6 28.8
High Min
26.1 25.5 24.5 23.0 19.7 16.0 15.3 18.1 22.7 25.5 26.9 27.0 25.0
Low Min
22.6 22.2 19.0 15.1 10.5 6.9 6.0 7.6 12.8 17.2 20.8 22.4 11.0

Wave Hill Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
40 45 48 47 47 48 48 46 47 45 47 46 47.0
Earliest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1973 1973 1973
Latest Entry
2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022
Years of Maxima
43 46 46 47 47 47 48 46 45 44 47 46 47.0
Earliest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1973 1973 1973
Latest Entry
2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022
Years of Rainfall
50 50 50 49 48 48 48 48 49 49 49 48 48.0
Earliest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2021 2021 2021 2021 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024

Station Details

WAVE HILL
Victoria River, Northern Territory
17.3869°S 131.1166°E 196m AMSL
Commenced 1973

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