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Port Pirie Climate

Port Pirie Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.0 31.9 29.0 24.9 20.3 17.2 16.4 18.0 21.1 24.4 27.6 29.7 24.3
Mean Min (°C)
18.1 18.3 16.2 13.6 10.9 8.6 7.8 8.4 10.0 12.2 14.8 16.7 12.9
Mean Rain (mm)
18.9 17.5 17.9 27.5 37.7 41.8 34.1 35.6 35.9 33.7 24.6 23.8 348.3
Median Rain (mm)
8.6 6.8 11.0 22.7 31.2 33.4 30.3 34.3 30.4 24.6 19.7 17.1 338.0
Mean Rain Days
3.0 2.5 3.3 5.3 8.3 10.2 10.5 10.5 8.0 6.8 5.1 4.1 72.2

Port Pirie Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.3 45.5 42.5 37.7 31.0 25.5 26.5 30.0 35.0 39.5 44.0 44.6 46.3
Low Max (°C)
17.8 19.0 16.6 16.0 11.7 10.3 9.7 11.3 11.7 11.6 15.0 17.8 9.7
High Min (°C)
33.5 31.6 29.0 26.5 21.5 16.6 17.2 18.4 22.9 27.0 28.5 32.2 33.5
Low Min (°C)
4.4 7.1 7.4 4.8 -0.6 -1.7 -0.6 0.6 0.3 1.1 1.1 4.4 -1.7
High Rain (mm)
86.2 104.1 69.1 70.4 91.9 65.8 45.7 37.8 76.2 65.2 48.3 125.0 125.0

Port Pirie Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
37.5 35.6 32.5 28.6 22.8 20.9 18.6 22.3 24.1 26.9 32.2 32.6 25.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.1 28.3 26.3 22.2 16.9 14.8 14.5 15.9 17.4 20.9 24.0 25.9 21.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
22.1 22.5 19.7 15.9 13.2 10.8 9.7 10.8 12.4 14.2 18.9 19.6 14.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.7 15.6 14.1 10.5 8.2 4.9 5.6 6.0 6.9 10.4 10.8 12.5 9.9
High Rain (mm)
130.5 158.7 124.0 138.0 187.7 114.4 100.4 79.0 136.6 158.7 85.9 146.8 676.1
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 1.0 0.9 4.4 0.8 0.0 0.0 107.1

Port Pirie Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

PORT PIRIE NYRSTAR COMPARISON

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

Port Pirie Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
3.1 2.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.2 7.1
≥ 35°C
9.8 9.0 4.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.9 6.7 33.6
≥ 30°C
18.4 17.0 12.6 4.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 5.3 10.3 13.9 80.7
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

Port Pirie 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
38.8 38.0 34.7 30.0 24.0 19.6 18.8 21.2 26.0 30.6 34.5 36.5 32.8
Low Max
25.5 25.6 23.8 20.5 17.0 14.8 14.1 14.8 16.5 19.0 21.2 23.4 16.6
High Min
23.0 23.2 20.7 17.3 14.4 11.7 10.5 11.4 13.5 16.5 19.9 21.6 18.6
Low Min
13.6 13.8 12.2 10.0 7.2 5.2 4.7 5.3 6.3 8.3 10.5 12.0 7.5

Port Pirie Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
54 54 55 55 54 55 55 54 54 54 53 53 54.1
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 2012
Years of Maxima
55 54 55 55 54 55 55 55 54 54 54 54 54.3
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 2012
Years of Rainfall
130 129 128 125 126 127 126 125 124 125 125 125 126.2
Earliest Entry
1878 1881 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1885 1884 1886 1880 1886 1878
Latest Entry
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 2012

Station Details

PORT PIRIE NYRSTAR COMPARISON
Mid North, South Australia
33.1708°S 138.0104°E 2m AMSL
Commenced 1877 / Closed 2012
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