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Nullarbor Climate

Nullarbor Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.9 27.7 26.6 24.8 21.5 18.7 18.2 19.7 22.6 24.5 26.0 26.7 23.7
Mean Min (°C)
15.8 16.1 14.2 11.7 9.1 6.3 5.2 5.8 8.1 10.3 12.4 14.3 10.8
Mean Rain (mm)
10.6 12.8 22.1 26.6 27.7 26.3 28.3 23.2 18.8 18.6 17.1 15.7 244.1
Median Rain (mm)
2.4 2.6 7.7 15.9 23.2 23.0 20.8 19.0 13.2 11.9 13.2 7.4 250.3
Mean Rain Days
2.8 2.8 4.7 6.7 9.8 10.0 10.7 9.4 6.6 5.3 4.4 4.0 54.4

Nullarbor Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.5 47.6 43.0 42.0 36.5 32.0 28.8 33.0 38.5 45.0 45.3 46.1 48.5
Low Max (°C)
19.0 17.0 17.1 15.0 10.7 9.5 10.0 12.0 12.0 14.0 15.0 16.7 9.5
High Min (°C)
28.5 30.0 24.7 24.5 19.9 17.2 14.2 17.0 20.2 25.8 23.0 25.0 30.0
Low Min (°C)
3.5 7.0 5.0 2.0 1.0 -2.9 -2.2 -4.0 -0.7 1.0 2.0 2.3 -4.0
High Rain (mm)
82.0 79.8 65.0 79.2 40.9 32.8 42.0 27.9 25.8 32.8 59.2 42.3 82.0

Nullarbor Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
30.4 31.6 30.9 27.2 23.6 20.6 21.1 22.3 25.2 27.3 29.2 29.9 24.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.7 23.5 22.9 22.4 19.5 15.9 15.3 17.1 17.3 20.9 23.1 22.9 22.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
18.1 19.2 16.2 13.7 12.0 8.3 7.6 7.4 10.1 12.1 14.7 15.5 11.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.8 13.6 11.9 9.0 6.8 3.6 2.5 3.8 6.8 8.1 10.4 12.0 10.0
High Rain (mm)
121.8 86.8 219.5 210.4 83.4 91.5 99.5 72.7 71.2 88.6 76.8 109.0 520.0
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 85.2

Nullarbor Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

NULLARBOR

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

Nullarbor Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
2.8 2.6 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.4 1.7 9.5
≥ 35.0°C
5.7 4.8 4.3 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 2.9 4.4 4.6 27.6
≥ 30.0°C
8.9 7.7 8.4 5.1 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.7 4.0 6.7 8.1 8.2 56.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.6 4.5 3.4 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 11.1
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
37.0 37.0 35.0 30.5 26.2 22.0 22.0 24.2 29.1 33.0 34.9 35.1 31.0
Low Max
22.4 22.2 21.3 20.0 18.0 16.0 15.0 15.4 17.0 18.0 19.6 21.0 17.5
High Min
19.0 19.0 17.6 15.9 12.0 9.5 8.2 9.0 12.0 14.1 16.0 17.8 16.4
Low Min
12.0 12.4 10.0 7.8 5.5 3.0 2.0 2.5 4.0 5.9 8.0 10.5 5.0

Nullarbor Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
27 28 27 27 27 27 27 27 26 27 28 28 27.1
Earliest Entry
1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1986 1986
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
27 28 26 27 27 28 27 28 27 26 29 28 27.3
Earliest Entry
1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1986 1986
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
71 72 65 60 60 60 59 60 62 60 68 66 63.5
Earliest Entry
1890 1889 1890 1906 1928 1928 1928 1905 1898 1895 1894 1889 1889
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

NULLARBOR
West Coast, South Australia
31.4492°S 130.8976°E 64m AMSL
Commenced 1888
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Weather News

NSW Weather: Forbes farmers brace for extensive crop losses from flooding

13:33 EST

Farmers near Forbes in the New South Wales central west are bracing for extensive loses as their crops continue to be inundated with flood waters, which are expected to peak later today.

NSW weather: Forbes warned to evacuate as Lachlan River nears unexpectedly high peak

12:27 EST

At least 100 homes have been inundated with water and people have been evacuated from Forbes in central-western NSW, as floodwaters cut off roads and cause widespread damage to crops.

Canberra splashes out

11:08 EST

With a few showers and storms on the cards today and throughout the week ahead, will Canberra break it's September rain record? With Lake George looking more like a wetland than a wasteland, the additional amount of rain hasn't gone unnoticed.