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Coober Pedy Climate

Coober Pedy Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.3 35.6 32.8 27.6 22.3 18.8 18.7 20.8 24.5 28.8 32.1 34.5 27.6
Mean Min (°C)
20.6 20.7 18.2 14.1 10.1 7.3 6.3 7.4 10.1 13.6 16.6 19.1 13.5
Mean Rain (mm)
16.7 23.0 14.5 8.2 14.8 14.1 7.7 8.7 9.2 14.3 11.8 17.4 160.1
Median Rain (mm)
4.1 7.4 2.6 2.2 4.6 5.6 3.2 3.4 2.8 6.4 5.8 10.8 139.7
Mean Rain Days
2.1 2.3 1.9 1.8 2.9 3.0 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.8 3.1 2.9 27.8

Coober Pedy Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
47.0 46.7 44.4 40.0 33.0 29.4 32.0 35.0 39.1 43.9 45.6 47.8 47.8
Low Max (°C)
19.5 18.5 16.5 17.2 10.7 9.8 10.5 11.0 13.3 13.7 16.7 17.0 9.8
High Min (°C)
31.8 30.2 30.0 23.6 19.2 15.6 15.1 16.6 21.5 25.8 27.8 34.5 34.5
Low Min (°C)
9.4 10.6 9.6 5.0 1.4 0.1 -2.0 0.6 1.7 3.9 6.7 10.0 -2.0
High Rain (mm)
63.5 165.1 180.0 77.0 40.6 41.6 26.9 29.2 57.6 43.0 41.6 65.6 180.0

Coober Pedy Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
38.9 39.9 36.6 31.3 25.3 21.6 21.9 24.9 28.9 32.7 35.6 38.5 29.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
32.0 31.7 29.1 24.1 18.3 15.8 16.2 16.3 21.3 23.5 29.5 30.7 26.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.3 23.2 20.7 17.2 12.0 9.8 8.4 10.3 12.4 16.3 19.5 21.4 15.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
18.1 18.2 15.8 12.1 7.5 5.6 4.2 4.9 7.7 11.8 14.0 16.4 12.2
High Rain (mm)
166.0 165.1 268.0 129.7 86.8 90.7 51.1 59.7 59.6 104.1 84.2 78.9 427.2
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.4

Coober Pedy Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

COOBER PEDY

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

Coober Pedy Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
7.7 6.0 1.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 2.3 4.6 23.0
≥ 35.0°C
16.9 16.1 11.0 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 4.4 9.6 14.2 73.4
≥ 30.0°C
25.1 23.6 21.2 9.3 1.1 0.0 0.1 0.8 4.4 12.5 18.5 21.9 136.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Coober Pedy 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
42.0 41.0 37.9 32.4 27.0 22.0 22.1 25.0 30.5 35.0 38.3 40.3 37.2
Low Max
30.8 29.8 27.0 22.7 18.3 16.0 15.6 16.7 19.5 22.7 26.2 28.6 18.5
High Min
25.3 25.0 22.5 18.0 13.5 10.0 8.9 10.5 14.0 17.8 21.2 24.0 21.0
Low Min
16.0 16.0 14.1 10.5 6.9 4.5 3.8 4.4 6.4 9.8 12.2 14.1 6.5

Coober Pedy Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
26 29 29 28 29 29 29 29 28 28 28 26 28.1
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1993 1993 1993 1994
Years of Maxima
27 29 29 28 29 28 28 29 28 28 28 26 28.2
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1993 1993 1993 1994
Years of Rainfall
84 84 85 85 85 85 86 85 86 85 87 86 85.2
Earliest Entry
1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

COOBER PEDY
NW Pastoral, South Australia
29.0040°S 134.7564°E 215m AMSL
Commenced 1921
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Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

18:30 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, with temperatures in some areas already hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C as Victorians warned to take 'heat kills' warnings seriously

18:22 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.

SA heatwave will not affect power supply, Treasurer says, as TDU amateur cyclists ignore warnings

17:55 EDT

The South Australian Government is not expecting to use the state's new backup diesel power generators despite temperatures well into the mid-40s forcing a tight power supply balance.