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Alice Springs, Northern Territory Climate & Temperature

  • Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia is at 23°37'S, 132°34'E, 579 m (1900 ft). See map.
  • Alice Springs, Northern Territory has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Alice Springs, Northern Territory is situated in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 20.7 degrees Celsius (69.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.5 °C (29.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Alice Springs, Northern Territory Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 252 mm (9.9 inches) which is equivalent to 252 Litres/m² (6.18 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 3456 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Alice Springs, Northern Territory you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Le Raizet, Guadeloupe where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Alice Springs, Northern Territory Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 23 (73) 27 (81) 31 (88) 33 (91) 35 (95) 35 (95) 35 (95) 32 (90) 27 (81) 23 (73) 20 (68) 28 (83)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (53) 15 (58) 19 (65) 23 (73) 26 (78) 28 (82) 28 (82) 28 (82) 25 (76) 20 (67) 16 (60) 13 (55) 21 (69)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (39) 6 (43) 10 (50) 15 (59) 18 (64) 20 (68) 21 (70) 20 (68) 17 (63) 12 (54) 8 (46) 5 (41) 13 (55)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 7 (0) 8 (0) 7 (0) 18 (1) 29 (1) 39 (2) 44 (2) 34 (1) 28 (1) 10 (0) 15 (1) 13 (1) 252 (10)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 1 (3) 2 (6) 1 (3) 3 (10) 4 (13) 4 (13) 4 (13) 3 (11) 3 (10) 2 (7) 2 (6) 2 (7) 31 (8)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 54' 9h 48' 10h 00' 9h 42' 10h 06' 10h 00' 10h 17' 10h 18' 9h 17' 9h 12' 8h 00' 8h 00' 9h 27'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 49' 11h 19' 11h 59' 12h 41' 13h 16' 13h 33' 13h 24' 12h 55' 12h 16' 11h 34' 10h 59' 10h 41' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 83 (17) 88 (12) 84 (16) 77 (23) 77 (23) 74 (26) 77 (23) 80 (20) 76 (24) 80 (20) 74 (26) 76 (24) 79 (21)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 45.9 54.2 65.6 76.5 85 89.5 85.5 76.6 66.1 54.6 46.2 42.9 65.7

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