Tennant Creek Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.8 35.9 34.6 31.9 27.7 24.6 24.7 27.6 31.8 35.0 36.7 37.2 32.0
Mean Min (°C)
25.0 24.5 23.3 20.5 16.4 12.9 12.3 14.4 18.5 21.8 23.9 24.9 19.9
Mean Rain (mm)
115.3 117.2 53.9 15.8 8.2 5.3 5.2 2.3 7.4 18.6 40.2 75.8 466.7
Median Rain (mm)
93.0 78.3 29.5 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 13.1 27.8 43.9 416.0
Mean Rain Days
10.1 9.1 5.8 1.9 1.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 1.8 3.5 5.7 8.1 49.9

Tennant Creek Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.6 44.5 42.5 38.4 36.8 34.0 34.7 36.0 39.4 41.9 43.4 45.4 45.6
Low Max (°C)
23.8 24.0 20.0 15.1 14.6 8.0 10.4 14.1 15.7 14.8 15.5 20.4 8.0
High Min (°C)
33.2 31.4 29.7 27.8 25.2 22.1 21.9 23.8 27.6 30.2 31.6 33.1 33.2
Low Min (°C)
17.2 17.2 14.6 11.6 6.7 5.3 4.5 6.0 7.4 11.6 10.7 15.7 4.5
High Rain (mm)
138.4 153.6 96.4 102.8 22.6 45.5 62.2 19.8 29.6 57.4 71.6 134.8 153.6

Tennant Creek Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
41.6 40.2 37.9 35.3 30.4 28.6 27.1 31.3 35.2 37.7 40.4 41.4 33.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.1 31.3 30.3 27.8 24.4 19.9 22.6 24.8 28.2 31.3 32.9 32.3 30.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
28.3 27.3 25.7 23.5 19.2 17.0 14.4 17.7 21.4 24.6 27.1 28.0 21.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.2 22.2 21.3 17.5 13.0 9.8 10.2 11.7 15.2 19.1 20.8 22.8 17.9
High Rain (mm)
357.4 377.0 237.6 135.4 53.6 85.3 74.2 42.7 55.6 107.2 159.8 256.6 1004.2
Low Rain (mm)
1.2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 0.2 63.6

Tennant Creek Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

Tennant Creek annual climate

Tennant Creek Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
5.9 2.9 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 4.3 6.7 22.0
≥ 35°C
22.4 17.6 15.5 4.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3 6.3 18.1 22.2 24.4 131.8
≥ 30°C
29.4 26.3 28.3 23.2 9.0 2.0 2.1 8.7 21.4 27.8 28.8 29.8 237.1
≤ 2°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
≤ 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

Tennant Creek 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.3 39.5 37.6 34.8 31.1 28.7 28.3 31.7 35.5 38.4 39.7 40.5 38.2
Low Max
32.5 31.5 31.0 28.5 23.8 20.4 20.9 23.2 27.0 30.7 32.9 33.8 24.9
High Min
27.6 27.0 25.6 23.4 19.8 16.5 15.6 18.3 22.3 25.1 26.6 27.5 25.5
Low Min
22.4 22.4 20.9 17.3 13.0 9.3 8.9 10.8 14.0 18.2 20.7 22.4 12.8

Tennant Creek Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
52 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 52 52 52 51.0
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
52 51 51 51 51 51 51 51 52 52 52 52 51.0
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
52 51 51 51 51 51 51 52 52 52 52 52 51.0
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT
Barkly, Northern Territory
19.6423°S 134.1833°E 376m AMSL
Commenced 1969

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