Fairfax Media Network

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 34.8 31.3 26.2 21.1 17.1 16.6 19.1 23.4 27.2 30.9 33.3 26.3
Mean Min (°C)
20.8 20.5 17.5 12.9 8.9 5.6 4.8 6.1 9.4 12.6 16.3 18.7 12.8
Mean Rain (mm)
25.0 27.5 20.1 16.3 18.5 18.7 16.4 16.9 20.1 17.4 18.9 23.9 239.9
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
3.6 2.8 2.9 3.0 4.1 5.4 6.3 4.9 4.3 3.9 4.4 4.0 46.3

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 42.0 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 32.5 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)
61.2 57.4 83.8 67.4 45.0 35.6 15.8 39.8 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 33.7 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 16.5 19.6 20.8 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)
86.8 119.6 175.1 112.4 59.8 77.0 53.4 64.4 112.8 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
≥ 40.0°C
6.4 3.9 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.5 2.6 14.7
≥ 35.0°C
17.3 14.0 7.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.8 6.8 12.2 59.2
≥ 30.0°C
26.4 23.2 18.9 5.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.2 9.0 16.1 22.2 121.4
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 4.1 5.9 3.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.3
≤ 0.0°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 2.5

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
35 34 34 33 35 34 34 34 34 34 34 34 34.1
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
34 34 34 33 35 34 34 35 34 34 34 34 34.2
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
30 30 29 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 31 29.8
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

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

Weather News

Climate scientists reveal their fears for the future

18:20 EST

Cradling her newborn baby girl, heatwave expert Sarah Perkins Kirkpatrick admits to feeling torn between the joy of motherhood and anxiety over her first-born child's future.

Dry fronts equating to frosty nights

15:03 EST

This winter so far has been one of dry fronts for southeastern Australia, bringing little rain and priming the air for frosty nights to follow.

Outback soaking spreading east

14:31 EST

A month's worth of rain has fallen in Western Australia's Interior during the past few days.