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Arkaroola Climate

Arkaroola Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
34.3 33.2 29.8 25.2 20.3 16.9 16.6 19.1 23.4 26.6 30.1 32.7 25.7
Mean Min (°C)
20.0 19.4 15.8 11.1 7.2 4.5 3.3 4.6 8.2 11.3 15.4 17.8 11.5
Mean Rain (mm)
32.9 39.8 31.4 14.3 16.9 14.2 15.0 14.3 15.3 19.1 17.4 23.6 255.1
Median Rain (mm)
13.8 12.6 4.1 3.6 5.7 5.6 9.2 8.4 5.6 12.0 8.1 11.0 209.2
Mean Rain Days
3.0 2.9 2.3 2.3 2.7 3.0 3.5 3.2 2.8 3.1 2.9 2.9 33.6

Arkaroola Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.3 44.5 41.2 37.9 30.0 27.2 26.2 31.8 37.5 40.1 44.4 45.5 45.5
Low Max (°C)
19.1 15.4 15.0 13.8 8.7 7.6 7.1 10.4 11.5 8.5 16.0 17.1 7.1
High Min (°C)
35.5 32.0 29.7 24.0 19.1 19.6 15.1 19.5 25.6 29.0 30.3 34.0 35.5
Low Min (°C)
10.4 9.4 0.0 1.0 -2.0 -3.7 -6.0 -4.3 -1.6 1.1 6.5 7.3 -6.0
High Rain (mm)
182.4 113.2 189.7 67.0 65.3 51.3 42.0 53.6 97.8 52.6 89.0 61.2 189.7

Arkaroola Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
37.9 36.7 33.8 29.3 22.8 19.5 19.8 22.8 29.2 30.9 33.3 35.5 27.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.2 29.8 25.7 21.7 16.8 14.2 13.9 16.0 19.1 23.6 27.1 29.7 24.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.2 22.8 19.7 13.7 10.1 8.1 5.5 6.7 10.4 13.7 19.2 20.2 12.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.5 16.2 12.2 8.9 4.3 0.7 -0.2 1.5 5.2 8.8 12.7 14.9 10.2
High Rain (mm)
363.0 340.8 403.8 223.0 134.4 138.0 80.0 72.3 99.6 108.1 138.5 125.4 949.4
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 55.9

Arkaroola Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ARKAROOLA

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

Arkaroola Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
4.3 2.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1 2.3 10.6
≥ 35°C
14.2 11.3 5.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.8 5.9 10.4 48.2
≥ 30°C
24.0 19.8 14.7 4.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.2 8.1 14.4 20.4 107.2
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.6 9.4 12.5 8.9 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 34.0
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 4.1 6.6 3.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.6

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.8 38.8 35.5 30.1 24.8 20.0 19.9 23.0 28.7 32.4 36.2 38.2 34.8
Low Max
28.7 27.2 24.5 20.5 16.2 13.6 13.1 15.1 17.9 21.2 24.1 27.1 16.8
High Min
24.8 24.0 20.3 15.3 11.2 8.8 7.8 9.2 12.6 16.0 20.4 22.5 19.5
Low Min
15.2 14.5 11.5 6.6 3.0 0.0 -1.0 0.5 3.6 7.0 10.9 13.4 3.2

Arkaroola Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
35 34 36 35 35 36 35 35 34 34 35 36 34.8
Earliest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1977 1977
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
36 36 36 36 36 36 36 35 35 35 36 36 35.6
Earliest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1977 1977
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
77 76 75 74 76 75 75 73 75 75 74 74 74.8
Earliest Entry
1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

ARKAROOLA
NE Pastoral, South Australia
30.3110°S 139.3357°E 318m AMSL
Commenced 1938
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