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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

Cattle prepare for simulated heatwave for Queensland study into their welfare, performance

10:49 EDT

Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.

Monsoon likely for Darwin and Top End, bringing cooler temperatures, more rain

10:15 EDT

People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to effect the area within days.

Severe winds lash Mudgee, causing mass power outage, damage to cars and buildings

08:09 EDT

Residents have described chaotic scenes in the streets of Mudgee as the town was battered by damaging winds today.