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Williamstown Climate

Williamstown Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.1 27.5 24.3 20.6 16.1 13.0 12.2 13.1 15.4 18.9 21.9 24.9 19.9
Mean Min (°C)
11.1 11.2 9.7 7.0 5.0 3.6 3.2 3.4 4.4 6.0 7.7 9.5 7.0
Mean Rain (mm)
27.0 22.2 29.0 47.0 70.4 90.8 112.2 91.4 79.8 58.1 38.0 38.3 691.9
Median Rain (mm)
20.4 11.8 15.8 41.2 61.6 78.4 95.3 83.7 58.0 42.1 33.6 29.0 638.5
Mean Rain Days
6.0 4.6 6.6 9.4 12.9 14.8 16.9 17.8 14.2 11.1 8.4 7.9 121.7

Williamstown Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
42.5 42.5 40.6 35.0 26.5 22.0 23.5 25.0 29.3 33.0 39.0 40.0 42.5
Low Max (°C)
14.4 15.6 13.2 9.6 8.0 6.0 5.8 7.0 8.0 7.1 10.4 11.7 5.8
High Min (°C)
26.5 28.5 26.0 22.5 18.9 13.9 16.0 12.0 19.0 21.0 23.0 23.0 28.5
Low Min (°C)
2.0 1.0 -2.2 -3.5 -5.0 -7.0 -7.0 -4.7 -4.0 -3.5 -2.0 0.1 -7.0
High Rain (mm)
40.1 102.9 65.2 40.1 58.7 53.3 53.0 71.4 35.6 64.5 40.1 49.0 102.9

Williamstown Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.2 30.6 27.6 23.6 17.9 15.4 14.5 15.5 17.2 21.4 25.7 28.1 21.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.2 24.5 20.8 17.7 13.8 10.9 10.5 10.8 12.8 16.1 18.4 22.3 18.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.1 13.6 13.0 9.2 8.0 7.9 5.0 5.4 5.6 7.5 9.9 11.6 8.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
8.5 9.3 7.0 5.5 3.1 0.6 1.8 1.3 2.6 4.2 6.3 7.6 5.8
High Rain (mm)
77.2 133.2 102.3 159.7 195.8 221.3 261.5 207.2 205.5 178.7 102.2 166.2 1231.7
Low Rain (mm)
0.6 0.0 0.0 3.0 17.0 15.2 10.4 19.5 22.4 4.2 0.3 2.8 315.0

Williamstown Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MOUNT CRAWFORD FOREST HEADQUARTERS

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

Williamstown Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0
≥ 35.0°C
3.8 3.4 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.7 10.2
≥ 30.0°C
9.8 10.4 5.5 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 3.0 7.1 37.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.1 0.1 1.0 3.7 7.4 9.7 10.8 9.6 7.9 5.0 2.0 0.8 56.1
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 3.5 5.5 6.6 5.5 4.1 1.6 0.6 0.0 27.6

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
34.3 34.4 30.5 26.6 20.0 15.6 15.0 16.7 20.0 25.0 28.6 32.1 28.6
Low Max
20.6 21.0 18.5 15.5 12.7 10.5 10.0 10.0 11.2 13.5 15.8 18.3 12.1
High Min
15.6 15.5 14.0 11.5 9.5 8.0 7.1 7.0 8.5 10.0 12.0 13.4 12.0
Low Min
7.0 7.2 5.0 2.2 0.3 -1.0 -1.0 -0.8 0.0 1.7 3.5 5.5 1.5

Williamstown Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
29 29 29 27 24 24 24 24 24 23 26 28 25.7
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1995
Years of Maxima
29 29 29 27 24 24 25 24 24 24 26 28 25.8
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1995
Years of Rainfall
33 33 33 32 31 30 30 30 30 30 32 32 31.2
Earliest Entry
1964 1964 1964 1964 1964 1964 1964 1964 1964 1964 1964 1964 1964
Latest Entry
1996 1996 2005 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 2001 2005

Station Details

MOUNT CRAWFORD FOREST HEADQUARTERS
Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia
34.7122°S 138.9469°E 395m AMSL
Commenced 1954
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Cheeky Canberrans disrobe and jump in the lake to mark winter solstice

14:01 EST

It's the shortest day of the year, so why not take off all of your clothes and plunge into the freezing lake to celebrate? That's what a brave group of Canberrans did early on Thursday morning to mark the winter solstice and raise money for charity.

Frosty start to winter solstice

09:57 EST

It was another cold and frosty morning across the southern half a Australia on Thursday as the sun rose on the shortest day of the year.

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

09:07 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.