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Moomba Climate

Moomba Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
37.4 36.7 34.0 28.6 23.7 19.9 19.2 22.0 26.0 29.9 33.7 36.7 29.0
Mean Min (°C)
23.2 23.0 19.6 14.8 10.9 7.3 6.3 7.7 11.0 15.0 18.6 21.5 14.9
Mean Rain (mm)
40.0 26.4 9.8 13.5 16.2 11.2 16.9 8.6 10.9 18.7 13.5 20.2 206.3
Median Rain (mm)
8.4 6.1 2.0 1.8 5.8 5.8 8.2 3.0 2.2 11.4 9.4 4.5 163.0
Mean Rain Days
3.3 3.2 1.7 2.1 2.8 2.4 3.0 2.2 2.4 3.6 3.4 2.9 31.3

Moomba Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
47.8 45.4 43.2 39.9 33.6 29.6 30.7 34.1 38.4 43.5 45.8 49.1 49.1
Low Max (°C)
20.6 21.3 19.5 18.3 12.8 11.0 11.0 14.2 14.9 14.0 20.1 23.6 11.0
High Min (°C)
34.8 33.4 29.8 24.9 21.5 18.6 16.9 19.4 23.0 26.0 31.6 32.5 34.8
Low Min (°C)
10.9 13.8 8.6 4.2 1.2 0.0 -1.4 -0.5 2.3 2.6 6.7 10.0 -1.4
High Rain (mm)
136.8 78.2 94.4 36.2 58.2 34.0 52.0 19.4 58.6 49.0 34.4 80.5 136.8

Moomba Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
41.0 40.7 37.7 31.8 26.5 22.6 21.7 25.9 29.3 34.1 36.9 40.4 30.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
32.4 32.4 30.6 26.2 20.7 17.5 16.8 19.4 22.7 26.1 30.9 34.1 27.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.0 26.8 22.6 17.0 13.2 10.3 9.1 10.5 13.5 16.7 20.4 24.2 15.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.7 20.4 16.5 12.5 8.4 4.8 4.3 5.5 8.3 12.1 15.6 18.5 13.2
High Rain (mm)
439.4 161.6 94.4 109.5 87.2 47.9 89.2 42.0 113.2 79.0 39.4 173.8 869.2
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 44.9

Moomba Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MOOMBA

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

Moomba Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
9.8 6.7 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 3.1 8.3 29.7
≥ 35.0°C
22.8 19.3 13.5 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 5.5 12.2 19.7 92.4
≥ 30.0°C
28.0 26.0 25.2 11.9 1.7 0.0 0.0 1.3 6.4 14.9 21.4 27.9 158.3
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 2.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
42.2 41.2 38.5 33.4 28.0 23.6 23.0 26.7 31.7 35.5 39.5 42.0 38.4
Low Max
32.2 31.8 29.4 23.8 19.7 16.5 15.8 17.8 20.7 24.4 28.1 31.5 19.6
High Min
27.3 26.7 23.9 19.1 14.9 11.2 10.0 11.9 15.7 19.5 23.4 25.9 23.3
Low Min
19.1 19.0 15.5 10.4 6.9 3.9 3.0 4.2 7.0 10.7 14.0 17.1 6.5

Moomba Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
27 27 27 27 27 27 26 26 26 26 26 27 26.3
Earliest Entry
1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1972 1972 1972
Latest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1999
Years of Maxima
27 27 27 27 27 27 26 26 26 26 26 27 26.3
Earliest Entry
1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1972 1972 1972
Latest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1999
Years of Rainfall
32 33 33 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 33 32.2
Earliest Entry
1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1972 1972 1972
Latest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005

Station Details

MOOMBA
NE Pastoral, South Australia
28.1125°S 140.2102°E 39m AMSL
Commenced 1972 / Closed 2005
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