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Palmerston is one of the hottest places in Australia. It experiences exceptionally high daytime temperatures, overnight temperatures and rainfall. Wind speed, humidity levels and numbers of cloudy days are above average. Numbers of clear days are average.
Palmerston has a wet and a dry season. The wet season in Palmerston begins around October and ends around April. Over the course of the wet season, Palmerston receives around 1663mm of rain. By comparison, in the dry season from May to September, less than 134.5mm of rain falls in total. At the height of the wet season in January it rains on average 21.1 days in that one month. Indeed, Palmerston has experienced as much as 310.8mm in a single January day. The wettest month on record is March with 1013.6mm of rain falling.
Temperatures in the wet season average between 31.4 and 33.2OC during the day and 24 and 25.3OC overnight. Temperatures in the dry season average between 30.5 and 32.5OC during the day and 19.3 and 23.1OC at night.
Weather graphs: Temperature | Rainfall | Rainy days | Clear and cloudy days | Windspeed | Humidity |
Palmerston Mean Morning and Afternoon Windspeed
|Wind speed (km/h) || Morning|
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