Alice Springs has a very hot and dry desert climate, summers are very hot, while winters are quite cold, there are also significant differences in temperature between day and night. The climate is arid, with little or no rainfall. The city is located more than 500 meters above sea level.
The temperatures usually range from an average of 20 ° C between the minimum and maximum daily. In summer, maximum temperatures exceed 40 ° C, while in winter the minimum temperatures can drop to -7 ° C. The average maximum temperatures vary between 36 ° C in January and 19 ° C in July, while the average minimum temperatures vary between 21 ° C in January and 4 ° C in the month of July.
The rains are more abundant during the hot season, between October and March, the average annual rainfall is less than 300 mm. Alice Springs has an average of 43 days of rain per year, they are divided between the 2 days of rain per month of August and almost 6 days of rain in the month of November and December. The hours of sunshine are more than 3,500 per year.
WHEN TO GO TO ALICE SPRINGS
The best time of year to visit Alice Springs are the autumn months between April and June, but also September is a good month.
ALICE SPRINGS CLIMATE TABLES
|ALICE SPRINGS (545 metres)|
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