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Kimba Climate

Kimba Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.5 31.1 27.9 24.0 19.4 16.0 15.5 17.0 20.3 23.9 27.2 29.3 23.8
Mean Min (°C)
15.8 16.1 14.0 11.3 8.4 6.0 5.0 5.4 7.1 9.1 12.0 13.9 10.5
Mean Rain (mm)
15.7 18.3 15.5 21.0 32.7 36.8 38.1 38.9 34.4 28.2 21.2 18.1 316.8
Median Rain (mm)
7.8 9.0 8.2 14.4 26.8 26.2 33.3 37.0 30.0 21.5 18.0 12.4 286.8
Mean Rain Days
2.9 3.1 3.3 5.4 8.9 10.2 11.6 11.7 8.6 7.0 5.0 3.9 80.7

Kimba Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.0 44.5 42.3 37.8 30.0 25.8 27.0 30.0 35.5 39.0 43.5 44.0 46.0
Low Max (°C)
17.2 17.8 15.4 12.9 10.5 6.4 8.1 9.4 10.5 10.3 14.0 14.8 6.4
High Min (°C)
31.5 28.5 25.8 21.6 18.2 13.6 16.3 15.0 19.2 23.4 26.2 28.0 31.5
Low Min (°C)
5.3 7.7 4.3 0.6 0.8 -0.8 -1.7 -0.8 -1.1 0.4 2.5 4.6 -1.7
High Rain (mm)
69.6 53.2 47.0 40.6 52.2 41.0 34.3 28.6 41.9 61.2 85.6 85.6 85.6

Kimba Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
36.8 35.1 31.5 28.4 21.6 18.3 17.6 20.8 23.7 28.6 31.2 31.9 25.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
26.9 27.4 24.2 21.2 16.3 14.0 13.5 14.6 16.1 19.2 24.0 25.6 22.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.7 19.8 16.7 13.1 10.7 7.6 6.6 7.5 9.8 10.6 15.8 16.0 11.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
12.5 13.7 11.8 9.2 6.3 3.9 3.2 3.8 4.2 7.3 9.6 11.5 9.4
High Rain (mm)
140.6 90.2 77.0 77.5 112.8 129.6 127.9 96.6 118.2 117.4 134.5 112.5 591.1
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 1.3 2.8 3.2 2.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 121.9

Kimba Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KIMBA

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

Kimba Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
2.9 2.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.0 6.4
≥ 35.0°C
9.5 8.6 3.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 3.4 6.2 31.6
≥ 30.0°C
17.1 16.0 11.2 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 4.6 9.9 13.4 75.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.7 3.0 2.5 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 8.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
38.6 38.1 34.6 29.5 23.5 18.8 18.4 20.9 25.5 30.2 34.1 36.4 32.8
Low Max
24.6 24.0 21.8 19.1 15.6 13.5 12.8 13.4 15.0 17.7 20.4 22.6 15.5
High Min
20.6 20.6 17.8 14.6 11.5 8.7 7.7 8.2 10.5 13.0 16.5 18.6 16.2
Low Min
11.5 12.2 10.4 8.2 5.1 3.1 2.2 2.6 3.5 5.4 7.8 9.8 4.8

Kimba Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
46 46 46 44 41 41 42 42 41 41 46 46 43.5
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
45 46 46 44 41 41 42 42 42 42 46 46 43.8
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
93 93 93 91 90 90 88 89 91 92 93 94 91.4
Earliest Entry
1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1921 1920 1920 1920
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

KIMBA
Eastern Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
33.1416°S 136.4126°E 280m AMSL
Commenced 1920
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Weather News

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

18:43 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria have been evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they wait for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.