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Ernabella Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.6 34.4 30.9 27.4 21.7 17.7 18.2 21.3 26.3 28.9 31.6 33.1 27.0
Mean Min (°C)
21.2 20.3 17.2 13.2 8.2 4.7 4.3 6.0 10.8 13.9 17.0 19.0 12.7
Mean Rain (mm)
25.0 51.6 34.0 15.1 15.9 19.0 15.6 5.4 14.6 29.3 29.4 68.3 317.6
Median Rain (mm)
7.4 0.6 12.6 7.1 9.5 0.6 3.9 1.8 8.1 15.6 27.6 54.0 227.4
Mean Rain Days
4.5 3.9 4.1 2.9 2.9 3.8 3.4 1.8 3.0 5.4 5.8 7.3 45.4

Ernabella Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.8 42.1 41.1 37.0 31.0 29.0 28.7 32.4 36.2 39.3 41.8 42.5 43.8
Low Max (°C)
18.7 15.0 13.9 15.8 8.4 8.9 8.0 12.0 11.0 13.0 13.7 17.0 8.0
High Min (°C)
29.0 29.0 27.0 23.4 17.8 15.5 15.3 18.3 22.0 24.0 28.1 27.9 29.0
Low Min (°C)
12.0 9.9 6.0 2.0 -1.5 -4.0 -5.2 -2.7 -0.7 4.0 7.7 9.9 -5.2
High Rain (mm)
54.6 173.6 50.8 32.0 47.2 43.0 24.0 19.2 26.8 39.4 29.2 80.8 173.6

Ernabella Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
38.2 35.9 32.7 30.4 24.7 19.7 20.9 25.1 30.4 31.4 35.3 34.9 28.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
33.9 32.2 26.0 25.3 18.9 15.9 13.7 17.1 20.9 24.4 28.5 29.1 24.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.1 21.8 21.4 15.0 10.3 6.4 6.2 8.6 12.3 15.6 20.1 20.7 13.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.3 17.5 14.1 10.2 5.7 1.9 1.4 5.0 7.9 10.9 15.1 17.2 10.4
High Rain (mm)
70.0 249.4 124.2 55.4 54.0 115.6 51.2 21.4 76.4 93.8 58.6 192.8 620.6
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4 22.2 134.2

Ernabella Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)

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

Ernabella Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
4.1 1.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 1.5 7.6
≥ 35°C
15.7 11.2 6.5 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 4.0 8.2 10.6 51.8
≥ 30°C
23.7 18.0 18.1 8.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.8 7.5 11.7 16.6 20.3 114.9
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.7 7.5 7.7 4.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.6
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 3.3 3.9 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.8

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.2 39.1 36.0 32.0 26.0 21.7 22.9 25.9 31.5 34.6 37.8 37.8 35.7
Low Max
31.0 30.0 26.0 22.6 17.8 14.5 13.7 16.0 19.9 23.0 25.5 27.4 18.0
High Min
24.8 24.1 21.9 17.6 12.2 9.0 8.3 10.7 15.9 18.7 21.7 22.9 20.7
Low Min
17.0 16.0 13.0 9.0 4.0 0.1 0.1 1.6 5.5 9.5 13.0 15.0 4.2

Ernabella Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
11 12 15 14 13 14 15 15 14 14 15 14 13.7
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
Years of Maxima
11 12 15 14 13 14 15 15 15 13 15 14 13.7
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
Years of Rainfall
12 12 15 14 13 13 15 14 14 14 14 14 13.6
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013

Station Details

ERNABELLA (PUKATJA)
NW Pastoral, South Australia
26.2635°S 132.1771°E 703m AMSL
Commenced 1997

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