Compared to the rest of Australia, Carnarvon experiences exceptionally high wind speed and numbers of clear days along with far below average rainfall. Indeed, with only 226mm of rain annually, Carnarvon is a town in the desert. Daytime temperatures and overnight temperatures are above average. Humidity levels and numbers of cloudy days are below average.
Carnarvon has a wet and a dry season. The wet season in Carnarvon begins around February and ends around August. Over the course of the wet season, Carnarvon receives around 196.1mm of rain. By comparison, in the dry season from September to January, less than 36.8mm of rain falls in total. At the height of the wet season in June it rains on average 7.2 days in that one month. Indeed, Carnarvon has experienced as much as 102.6mm in a single July day. The wettest month on record is March with 206mm of rain falling.
Temperatures in the wet season average between 22.2 and 32.6OC during the day and 11 and 23.3OC overnight. Temperatures in the dry season average between 24.3 and 31.2OC during the day and 13.9 and 22.4OC at night.
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24/5/13 3:34AM (EST); 2:34AM (CST); 1:34AM (WST)