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Whyalla Climate

Whyalla Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
29.2 29.1 26.9 23.9 20.3 17.6 16.9 18.4 20.8 23.6 25.9 27.4 23.3
Mean Min (°C)
18.5 18.7 16.8 13.7 10.5 8.2 7.2 8.0 9.9 12.4 14.9 16.8 12.9
Mean Rain (mm)
19.3 23.0 17.5 19.1 27.0 26.8 22.4 24.1 26.1 27.1 22.4 20.9 275.6
Median Rain (mm)
7.5 11.0 11.1 14.6 21.5 18.3 18.4 22.0 19.0 19.3 19.2 15.0 250.0
Mean Rain Days
2.9 2.9 3.2 4.6 7.2 7.5 8.3 8.2 6.7 6.1 4.4 3.8 64.7

Whyalla Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
49.4 46.2 44.6 39.2 31.3 27.2 29.5 33.0 38.0 41.8 45.6 44.9 49.4
Low Max (°C)
18.3 19.4 17.7 15.6 12.4 9.3 10.0 11.4 11.9 12.6 14.4 18.0 9.3
High Min (°C)
34.3 30.0 28.0 24.9 19.6 17.0 19.2 17.5 23.0 27.5 29.8 30.5 34.3
Low Min (°C)
8.0 8.9 9.0 4.2 2.6 -2.0 -1.5 0.2 1.6 0.1 6.6 7.0 -2.0
High Rain (mm)
69.6 169.9 80.5 61.4 64.5 58.6 31.0 36.3 62.4 57.0 55.1 90.2 169.9

Whyalla Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
35.8 33.9 29.6 26.6 22.8 21.9 20.2 22.9 24.1 26.4 28.9 30.5 24.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
25.6 26.0 25.0 21.4 17.4 14.6 15.2 16.3 17.0 19.9 23.4 24.3 22.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
21.8 21.4 20.3 15.8 12.8 10.8 9.0 10.2 11.8 14.4 17.3 19.0 13.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.7 16.6 14.5 11.0 8.6 5.9 4.1 5.3 8.0 10.8 12.4 14.5 11.8
High Rain (mm)
115.1 216.9 112.4 104.4 94.3 92.2 95.0 78.8 112.8 104.0 87.2 109.7 555.0
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.7 0.3 1.6 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.0 107.3

Whyalla Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

WHYALLA (NORRIE)

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

Whyalla Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
2.4 1.7 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8 1.3 6.7
≥ 35.0°C
6.2 4.8 3.1 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.5 3.5 4.5 24.3
≥ 30.0°C
11.2 10.2 7.2 3.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.8 5.1 7.7 8.9 55.4
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
37.5 36.3 33.3 29.4 24.4 20.7 19.9 22.5 26.9 30.9 33.8 35.2 30.6
Low Max
23.3 23.4 22.2 19.7 16.7 14.8 14.2 14.6 16.1 18.1 20.0 21.8 16.7
High Min
22.0 21.8 20.0 17.0 13.5 10.8 9.6 10.6 12.9 15.6 18.4 20.1 18.5
Low Min
15.5 15.6 13.8 10.6 7.5 5.3 4.5 5.1 6.9 9.3 11.7 13.7 7.4

Whyalla Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
45 43 45 44 44 45 44 44 44 44 44 43 43.8
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2001
Years of Maxima
45 44 44 45 44 45 44 44 44 44 44 42 43.8
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2001
Years of Rainfall
95 95 95 94 95 94 94 94 94 94 92 93 94.0
Earliest Entry
1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1906 1906 1906 1906 1906 1906
Latest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2001

Station Details

WHYALLA (NORRIE)
Eastern Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
33.0303°S 137.5328°E 13m AMSL
Commenced 1906 / Closed 2001
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Weather News

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.