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Monthly weather review, Northern Territory : September 2009



Monthly weather review, Northern Territory : September 2009

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Maximum temperatures Every station in the NT reported average maximum temperatures above their long-term mean. Several stations reported their hottest September average maximum temperature on record. The warmest mean maximum temperatures occurred in the northwest of the Northern Territory, close to their climatological location. Maximum temperature anomalies were warmest in the Alice Springs and Victoria River Districts. The hottest day was 41.5 C at Bradshaw AWS, followed by 41.1 C at Port Keats Aero and then 40.6 C at Mango Farm, all of which were recorded on the 23rd. The warmest days on average were 38.3 C at Bradshaw AWS, followed by 38.2 C at Douglas River and then 38.1 C at Timber Creek. The coolest day was 18.8 C at Kulgera on the 26th, followed by 20.2 C at Alice Springs Airport on the 26th and then 20.4 C at Kulgera on the 27th. The coolest days on average were 27.7 C at Kulgera, followed by 29.7 C at Arltunga and McCluer Island AWS, followed by 29.8 C at Curtin Springs. Anomalies of mean daily maximum temperature in September 2009 Decile rank of mean daily maximum temperature in September 2009 There could be discrepancies between the values shown on these maps and those at individual locations, as a result of the way the maps are generated. Monthly Weather Review Northern Territory September 2009 page 6