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Kalumburu Climate

Kalumburu Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
34.2 33.6 34.3 34.5 33.3 31.8 32.0 33.4 35.2 36.6 37.1 35.8 34.3
Mean Min (°C)
24.6 24.4 23.9 21.5 18.0 15.1 14.1 15.6 19.0 22.6 24.6 25.0 20.8
Mean Rain (mm)
309.8 293.3 213.7 61.6 17.0 5.4 6.9 0.4 4.0 28.0 80.4 193.2 1205.6
Median Rain (mm)
282.3 267.0 181.9 40.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.2 64.3 171.8 1202.0
Mean Rain Days
18.0 16.8 14.8 5.7 1.4 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.5 2.8 8.0 13.7 79.5

Kalumburu Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.9 39.2 40.9 39.9 37.8 36.7 36.8 40.0 41.2 42.5 42.8 42.3 42.8
Low Max (°C)
24.1 24.6 25.1 24.7 21.0 23.3 18.2 25.3 26.6 28.7 25.2 24.1 18.2
High Min (°C)
28.5 28.5 28.1 28.9 26.4 25.7 24.4 25.0 27.1 27.8 29.2 29.4 29.4
Low Min (°C)
15.5 14.4 13.9 8.3 7.0 2.4 2.3 3.6 8.2 12.0 17.9 18.2 2.3
High Rain (mm)
219.2 303.5 222.3 102.4 95.3 109.7 109.9 18.8 47.4 76.7 174.4 222.8 303.5

Kalumburu Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
36.7 35.9 36.9 37.1 35.6 34.0 34.2 35.5 37.5 38.7 39.8 38.8 35.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.7 31.0 31.8 32.8 30.2 28.6 29.7 31.7 33.5 35.1 34.0 33.2 33.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.3 26.0 26.4 24.7 24.0 21.0 19.3 20.0 24.1 26.4 26.6 27.3 24.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.8 23.0 22.0 15.7 14.0 11.1 10.6 12.4 15.0 19.5 23.1 23.7 19.0
High Rain (mm)
810.7 810.2 607.4 359.6 109.4 138.2 120.9 18.8 69.2 154.1 505.0 573.9 2206.9
Low Rain (mm)
59.4 30.5 17.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.7 38.5 177.8

Kalumburu Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KALUMBURU MISSION

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Kalumburu Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.1 1.9 0.6 3.7
≥ 35.0°C
14.3 9.6 14.1 13.6 6.8 0.9 1.1 6.0 16.8 25.2 25.9 21.9 149.4
≥ 30.0°C
28.0 25.3 29.3 29.1 28.8 23.8 26.2 29.8 29.7 30.2 28.9 29.9 322.4
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Kalumburu 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
36.9 36.2 36.5 36.4 35.3 33.9 34.0 35.2 37.1 38.5 39.0 38.3 37.1
Low Max
31.1 30.7 31.8 32.8 31.3 29.4 29.9 31.7 33.3 34.8 35.1 33.1 31.6
High Min
26.1 25.7 25.3 24.2 22.0 19.4 18.3 19.4 22.2 24.7 26.3 26.6 25.3
Low Min
23.2 23.1 22.5 18.1 13.6 10.5 9.8 11.6 15.4 20.3 22.9 23.4 14.7

Kalumburu Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
62 62 62 60 60 60 59 58 60 60 62 63 60.7
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005
Years of Maxima
63 62 62 60 61 61 59 59 61 59 61 64 61.0
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005
Years of Rainfall
62 62 62 62 63 63 63 62 64 63 63 63 62.6
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005

Station Details

KALUMBURU MISSION
Kimberley, Western Australia
14.2961°S 126.6431°E 23m AMSL
Commenced 1941 / Closed 2005
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18:30 EST

The lack of winter rain over much of Western Australia has left many crops to wither and pasture to dry out, with Wheatbelt farmers in particular being forced to sell their sheep.

Late start to winter in Tasmania

12:06 EST

Winter has finally arrived in Tasmania this week after dry and record-breaking warm start to June in Hobart.

Rain drenches Perth but fails to bring many desperate WA farmers relief

16:51 EST

A cold front over the southern half of Western Australia has dumped more than 60 millimetres of rain on Perth, and has given some struggling farmers a boost, but has failed to reach all agricultural areas desperate for a drenching.