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Leigh Creek Ap Climate

Leigh Creek Ap Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.6 34.6 31.2 26.2 21.1 17.1 16.6 19.1 23.5 27.0 30.8 33.2 26.2
Mean Min (°C)
20.8 20.5 17.4 12.9 8.8 5.5 4.8 6.1 9.5 12.5 16.3 18.6 12.7
Mean Rain (mm)
20.3 30.4 20.4 15.0 17.2 17.6 16.9 15.0 18.4 18.6 18.8 23.6 232.0
Median Rain (mm)
4.0 7.4 2.7 5.3 5.2 8.7 8.4 8.0 11.0 14.1 11.2 12.8 196.2
Mean Rain Days
3.3 3.0 2.6 2.9 4.0 5.0 6.4 4.7 4.1 4.1 4.5 3.9 46.0

Leigh Creek Ap Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.3 45.4 41.5 37.3 32.1 27.7 26.3 32.0 37.7 43.0 45.2 45.4 46.3
Low Max (°C)
20.2 17.0 16.8 15.6 9.2 9.6 9.3 10.9 11.7 14.1 18.1 20.0 9.2
High Min (°C)
33.0 33.2 29.7 23.6 19.8 18.5 15.6 19.1 21.5 27.0 29.4 31.6 33.2
Low Min (°C)
11.0 10.5 6.7 2.2 -0.7 -1.7 -2.4 -1.2 0.9 2.5 6.1 7.0 -2.4
High Rain (mm)
54.0 57.4 83.8 67.4 45.0 35.6 15.8 25.8 97.6 33.6 50.0 112.6 112.6

Leigh Creek Ap Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
39.9 38.2 35.0 30.8 24.3 18.7 19.5 22.9 28.8 31.4 34.3 35.9 27.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.8 31.5 27.8 22.9 18.7 14.0 13.9 16.3 19.0 22.2 27.3 29.4 24.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.8 23.7 20.9 16.0 11.4 8.6 6.6 7.9 12.2 14.0 19.6 20.6 13.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.3 16.7 14.6 10.5 6.8 2.7 2.1 3.6 6.9 10.0 12.9 16.4 11.9
High Rain (mm)
80.1 119.6 175.1 112.4 59.8 77.0 53.4 51.0 112.8 60.2 76.0 157.0 496.0
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 77.6

Leigh Creek Ap Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT

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

Leigh Creek Ap Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
6.4 3.6 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.4 2.5 14.3
≥ 35°C
17.2 13.6 6.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.5 6.6 11.8 58.0
≥ 30°C
26.3 22.8 18.6 5.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.3 8.5 15.9 21.9 121.2
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 4.3 5.9 3.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.1
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.9 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.6

Leigh Creek Ap 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.7 39.4 36.3 30.8 25.2 19.9 19.8 23.0 28.6 32.7 37.0 38.6 35.6
Low Max
29.9 29.1 25.9 21.3 17.2 14.2 13.6 15.1 18.2 21.3 24.5 27.3 16.9
High Min
25.4 25.0 21.6 17.0 12.5 9.4 8.4 10.0 13.6 16.6 21.3 23.6 20.8
Low Min
15.9 15.7 13.0 8.8 5.0 2.0 1.5 2.7 5.5 8.5 11.6 14.0 4.9

Leigh Creek Ap Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
32 31 31 30 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 31.7
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
31 31 31 30 32 32 32 33 32 32 32 32 31.8
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
27 27 26 27 27 28 28 28 28 28 28 29 27.4
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT
NE Pastoral, South Australia
30.5963°S 138.4219°E 259m AMSL
Commenced 1982
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