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Encounter Bay Climate

Encounter Bay Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
25.0 24.2 23.6 21.4 18.6 16.1 15.4 16.4 18.5 20.6 22.5 24.1 20.5
Mean Min (°C)
14.7 14.6 12.9 10.3 8.8 7.5 6.6 6.7 7.6 8.9 11.5 12.7 10.2
Mean Rain (mm)
22.0 25.2 20.6 35.7 59.0 82.3 82.1 70.7 63.1 38.4 29.6 27.2 555.7
Median Rain (mm)
20.7 11.3 21.0 24.4 53.2 69.0 68.4 79.8 50.9 39.8 32.0 27.7 530.7
Mean Rain Days
6.0 6.1 7.4 10.6 15.1 17.7 18.1 17.6 15.1 11.1 9.9 9.4 137.0

Encounter Bay Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.6 44.0 40.5 36.7 29.9 25.7 23.0 28.2 30.9 37.9 41.3 41.7 45.6
Low Max (°C)
17.6 17.2 16.9 14.9 12.3 11.2 10.3 9.2 11.1 13.3 15.0 15.9 9.2
High Min (°C)
27.5 22.8 24.9 23.6 21.0 15.1 13.0 14.7 21.7 18.5 22.3 24.0 27.5
Low Min (°C)
6.7 6.9 4.6 1.9 -0.9 -1.6 -2.5 -1.8 0.4 0.4 3.2 4.2 -2.5
High Rain (mm)
35.4 67.6 25.2 32.8 30.8 48.6 40.8 31.2 34.2 26.4 56.2 33.6 67.6

Encounter Bay Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
26.5 26.5 27.4 23.9 20.3 17.1 16.4 17.6 21.0 23.5 26.8 27.9 21.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
21.6 21.6 20.9 18.6 16.6 14.5 14.5 14.8 15.6 17.5 19.8 20.7 18.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
16.3 15.4 14.5 11.9 11.0 9.0 7.5 8.0 9.6 10.2 12.8 13.2 10.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
12.9 13.0 11.7 8.7 7.1 4.6 5.7 5.2 6.7 7.8 10.2 11.3 9.6
High Rain (mm)
47.6 81.4 40.8 98.2 97.0 147.2 153.8 123.4 190.4 98.0 75.6 52.6 819.8
Low Rain (mm)
1.2 0.4 4.9 10.0 12.4 24.2 36.5 14.6 29.5 5.4 8.8 5.6 376.9

Encounter Bay Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY)

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

Encounter Bay Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
1.3 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 2.3
≥ 35.0°C
3.4 2.3 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.4 2.4 10.8
≥ 30.0°C
5.6 4.4 3.9 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.1 4.6 5.3 25.8
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.9 2.4 2.5 2.8 1.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 10.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9

Encounter Bay 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
30.9 30.0 30.3 26.2 21.3 17.8 17.1 19.4 22.9 26.6 30.8 30.9 25.5
Low Max
20.2 19.7 19.1 17.6 15.8 14.2 13.5 13.8 14.7 15.7 17.4 18.6 15.2
High Min
17.4 17.0 15.8 14.1 12.6 11.0 9.7 9.9 11.3 12.5 14.6 15.8 14.8
Low Min
10.6 10.9 8.3 5.6 4.5 3.5 3.1 3.3 3.4 4.9 8.1 8.9 5.2

Encounter Bay Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
16 16 16 17 17 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16.1
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
16 16 16 17 17 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16.1
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
16 16 16 17 17 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16.2
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

VICTOR HARBOR (ENCOUNTER BAY)
Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia
35.5544°S 138.5997°E 8m AMSL
Commenced 2001
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