Daylight

Daylight hours for July at Alice Springs are roughly 7:15 A.M. to 6:15 P.M.

Weather Conditions for the Larapinta Trail

Temperature

The average daily maximum temperature in June and July is around 20°C and the average daily minimum temperature is around 5°C, however maximum can be as high as 30° and at night it can be as cold as -8°C.

Take thermals and a good warm sleeping bag for night time and light but long shirts and trousers to keep the sun off during the day.

TemperatureJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
  Mean max temperature (°C) 36.4 35.1 32.6 28.2 23.0 19.8 19.7 22.6 27.2 30.9 33.6 35.4 28.7
  Mean min temperature (°C) 21.5 20.7 17.5 12.6 8.2 5.0 4.0 6.0 10.3 14.8 17.9 20.2 13.2

 

Rainfall

Rainfall is very low and spasmodic. Most months there is very little and lack of water can be a major problem. Rainy days are the exception. For most of the year perfect clear days are normal. Bring a broad brimmed shady hat and sunscreen as clouds are not common.

RainfallJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
  Mean rainfall (mm) 38.6 43.8 32.3 16.3 18.9 13.6 15.4 9.2 8.5 21.4 29.1 36.9 284.3

Source www.bom.gov.au/