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Yirrkala Mission Climate

Yirrkala Mission Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.1 31.4 30.9 31.0 29.8 28.3 27.5 28.2 29.6 31.0 32.6 32.9 30.5
Mean Min (°C)
24.9 24.6 23.9 24.0 23.6 22.2 20.9 20.3 21.0 22.5 24.2 24.8 23.1
Mean Rain (mm)
218.3 245.4 262.5 259.4 85.6 29.8 12.0 5.0 3.3 5.8 48.2 142.4 1331.2
Median Rain (mm)
187.2 213.4 224.9 177.3 60.0 16.2 5.9 2.3 0.3 0.0 11.2 95.2 1225.0
Mean Rain Days
13.6 14.9 15.2 13.1 8.8 5.5 3.6 1.7 0.9 0.9 3.7 8.1 86.7

Yirrkala Mission Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
37.8 36.7 36.2 34.4 35.8 34.4 30.2 31.4 33.4 35.0 36.5 37.4 37.8
Low Max (°C)
25.9 25.0 25.0 26.1 25.6 24.1 23.3 24.9 25.4 28.0 27.8 26.7 23.3
High Min (°C)
29.0 28.3 28.9 27.8 27.9 26.1 25.6 25.3 26.2 28.1 28.0 28.5 29.0
Low Min (°C)
19.0 20.5 15.6 18.6 14.7 13.3 12.5 13.0 13.2 15.7 16.9 17.2 12.5
High Rain (mm)
507.5 247.9 205.7 405.1 180.8 58.7 48.5 27.9 52.6 33.0 122.7 141.0 507.5

Yirrkala Mission Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.9 32.9 32.1 32.4 30.8 29.7 28.7 29.0 30.8 32.7 33.9 35.0 31.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.1 30.4 29.1 29.5 29.0 27.2 26.3 27.4 28.7 29.8 30.9 31.7 29.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.2 25.4 25.3 24.8 24.8 23.8 22.8 22.5 23.0 24.0 25.6 25.8 24.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.1 24.0 23.6 22.9 22.5 20.8 19.1 18.9 18.7 21.5 23.1 23.3 22.3
High Rain (mm)
602.0 567.2 678.7 687.7 445.2 106.8 56.3 53.3 58.2 49.0 266.6 500.0 2015.2
Low Rain (mm)
35.6 60.8 48.0 9.3 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 593.8

Yirrkala Mission Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

YIRRKALA MISSION

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

Yirrkala Mission Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°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
≥ 35°C
3.0 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.1 5.6 11.1
≥ 30°C
26.1 21.5 24.4 24.4 16.2 1.5 0.3 1.8 10.6 25.4 28.7 29.2 199.0
≤ 2°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°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

Yirrkala Mission 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
34.4 33.3 32.3 32.2 30.9 29.3 28.8 29.4 30.8 32.5 34.4 35.1 32.9
Low Max
29.7 29.4 29.2 29.7 28.3 27.2 26.3 27.2 28.4 29.7 31.1 31.0 27.9
High Min
26.7 26.1 25.6 25.8 25.6 24.2 23.1 22.4 23.6 24.9 26.1 26.7 25.6
Low Min
23.4 23.3 22.8 22.2 21.6 20.0 18.6 18.1 18.5 20.2 22.2 23.3 20.3

Yirrkala Mission Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
14 13 14 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12.9
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
1975 1974 1975 1975 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1975
Years of Maxima
14 13 13 14 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13.0
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
1975 1975 1974 1975 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1975
Years of Rainfall
36 36 36 36 36 36 36 35 35 34 34 34 35.3
Earliest Entry
1936 1936 1936 1936 1936 1936 1936 1936 1936 1936 1936 1936 1936
Latest Entry
1975 1975 1975 1975 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1975

Station Details

YIRRKALA MISSION
Arnhem, Northern Territory
12.2500°S 136.8833°E 9m AMSL
Commenced 1936 / Closed 1975
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Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.

South Australia warned of another severe bushfire season

15:08 EST

The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.