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Loxton Climate

Loxton Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.9 31.5 28.3 23.8 19.6 16.3 15.8 17.6 20.8 24.4 27.6 29.8 23.9
Mean Min (°C)
14.7 14.5 12.2 8.6 6.5 4.8 3.9 4.4 6.4 8.4 11.2 13.1 9.1
Mean Rain (mm)
19.8 19.2 11.9 18.4 23.3 25.0 27.4 26.7 28.7 24.4 22.3 24.3 271.5
Median Rain (mm)
8.4 10.2 4.6 10.4 18.8 21.0 24.9 24.7 21.2 15.4 15.6 14.1 265.0
Mean Rain Days
3.8 3.2 3.1 4.7 8.1 9.8 11.7 10.6 8.2 6.5 5.5 5.0 77.7

Loxton Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.7 47.1 41.5 37.9 29.6 25.7 24.9 31.0 35.4 40.1 43.6 44.2 47.1
Low Max (°C)
19.8 16.3 16.2 13.1 10.7 7.1 8.5 9.6 11.4 12.4 15.5 16.8 7.1
High Min (°C)
28.2 26.1 23.9 20.1 18.2 15.2 13.9 16.2 18.6 24.8 25.2 29.0 29.0
Low Min (°C)
4.8 6.1 3.2 -1.3 -3.3 -5.4 -4.6 -4.4 -3.2 0.4 2.7 4.4 -5.4
High Rain (mm)
68.2 68.0 43.4 39.0 43.8 29.2 23.8 26.2 51.8 47.8 35.0 95.2 95.2

Loxton Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
35.7 34.5 31.8 27.0 21.4 17.8 17.7 20.3 24.6 30.3 32.6 34.1 25.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.0 28.9 25.7 21.2 17.4 14.0 14.2 15.3 17.0 20.9 23.7 27.0 22.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
18.4 17.7 14.8 11.5 9.4 8.4 5.4 6.1 8.8 10.8 15.0 14.7 9.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
11.9 12.3 9.5 6.0 3.7 1.1 1.1 2.3 4.9 6.7 8.5 11.1 7.9
High Rain (mm)
99.2 101.6 51.6 54.8 80.8 69.0 61.8 76.0 101.8 71.6 48.2 125.6 476.6
Low Rain (mm)
0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 2.5 4.8 2.6 5.8 0.2 3.8 1.6 121.0

Loxton Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE

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

Loxton Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
2.8 1.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.0 6.3
≥ 35.0°C
9.0 7.8 3.8 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.2 3.4 5.8 30.4
≥ 30.0°C
18.5 16.6 11.2 2.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 5.0 9.6 13.9 76.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 4.3 7.3 9.2 8.4 3.6 0.5 0.0 0.0 32.9
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.6 3.7 4.6 4.1 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.4

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
38.0 37.1 34.3 29.0 23.4 18.8 18.3 20.9 25.6 29.8 34.0 36.0 32.4
Low Max
25.9 25.4 22.7 19.2 16.1 13.7 13.1 14.1 16.2 18.8 21.8 23.8 15.9
High Min
18.6 18.4 15.9 12.7 10.9 8.9 7.6 8.2 10.6 12.6 15.6 17.3 14.7
Low Min
10.4 10.3 8.2 4.6 1.7 0.2 -0.2 0.1 2.2 4.2 7.0 9.0 3.0

Loxton Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
33 33 33 33 33 32 33 32 33 32 32 33 32.6
Earliest Entry
1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 32.8
Earliest Entry
1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 32.9
Earliest Entry
1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE
Riverland, South Australia
34.4390°S 140.5978°E 30m AMSL
Commenced 1984
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