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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 26.7 24.7 21.5 18.7 18.2 19.7 22.5 24.6 26.1 26.9 23.8
Mean Min (°C)
15.9 16.1 14.2 11.7 9.0 6.4 5.2 5.8 8.0 10.4 12.5 14.3 10.8
Mean Rain (mm)
11.4 14.2 21.5 27.0 27.9 26.9 28.2 23.4 19.1 18.3 16.9 16.2 247.4
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
2.9 2.8 4.8 6.9 10.0 10.3 10.8 9.6 6.8 5.3 4.4 4.2 55.8

Nullarbor Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.5 47.6 43.4 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 26.6 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 27.6 29.2 30.6 24.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.7 23.5 22.9 22.1 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 7.6 10.1 13.0 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
2.7 2.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.4 1.7 9.4
≥ 35.0°C
5.6 4.7 4.3 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 3.2 4.4 4.8 27.4
≥ 30.0°C
8.8 7.6 8.1 5.0 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.7 3.8 6.8 8.2 8.6 56.0
≤ 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 10.7
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7

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
30 31 30 30 30 29 29 29 28 29 30 30 29.5
Earliest Entry
1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1986 1986
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
30 31 29 30 30 30 29 30 29 28 31 30 29.7
Earliest Entry
1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1986 1986
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
74 75 68 63 63 62 61 62 64 62 70 68 65.9
Earliest Entry
1890 1889 1890 1906 1928 1928 1928 1905 1898 1895 1894 1889 1889
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

NULLARBOR
West Coast, South Australia
31.4492°S 130.8976°E 64m AMSL
Commenced 1888
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Cyclone Joyce stirs up snake activity in WA's north as king brown strikes at dog

17:42 EDT

A cyclone which lashed northern Western Australia has stirred up snake activity in people's backyards, with a pet dog having a narrow miss with a deadly king brown on a family's veranda.

Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

16:21 EDT

Soaring temperatures will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southern Australia on Thursday and Friday.

'Our own personal cyclone' as severe thunderstorm rips through WA farming community of Cunderdin

15:33 EDT

Residents in Cunderdin have described a severe storm that tore through the region yesterday afternoon as "our own personal cyclone".