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Cape Jaffa Climate

Cape Jaffa Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
24.6 24.5 22.7 19.9 17.0 14.7 14.0 14.6 16.2 18.7 21.3 22.9 19.2
Mean Min (°C)
13.7 13.7 12.5 10.7 9.4 8.1 7.7 7.9 8.6 9.2 10.6 12.3 10.4
Mean Rain (mm)
19.7 18.5 23.7 35.4 55.8 71.6 84.6 71.3 50.9 34.1 27.2 24.4 517.8
Median Rain (mm)
10.5 8.6 15.9 28.3 45.1 68.2 69.6 61.2 41.0 28.4 17.3 10.8 444.2
Mean Rain Days
5.7 4.8 8.5 12.9 17.1 18.5 20.1 21.0 16.7 12.5 8.7 8.3 148.3

Cape Jaffa Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
41.6 40.8 37.3 33.1 27.2 22.4 19.5 23.3 27.5 34.0 37.2 40.3 41.6
Low Max (°C)
15.7 16.4 15.8 13.5 10.7 10.5 9.8 9.2 11.5 11.3 12.6 15.5 9.2
High Min (°C)
26.3 26.5 21.6 21.1 17.6 14.5 14.3 13.5 16.0 16.9 21.5 22.2 26.5
Low Min (°C)
6.5 6.3 5.2 1.3 0.0 -0.7 0.1 0.2 1.0 2.6 3.4 4.7 -0.7
High Rain (mm)
39.0 47.4 41.0 37.0 38.0 31.0 37.0 33.6 35.4 24.0 38.4 76.6 76.6

Cape Jaffa Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
27.0 28.0 25.9 22.3 18.6 16.0 15.1 15.8 18.0 22.2 24.0 27.3 20.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
21.8 22.1 20.2 17.6 15.6 13.7 13.0 13.4 14.4 16.7 19.5 20.1 18.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.0 15.5 15.4 12.5 11.9 10.0 9.3 9.3 10.4 10.4 12.9 14.8 11.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
11.6 12.1 10.7 8.4 7.5 5.5 5.7 6.5 7.4 7.6 9.0 10.5 9.6
High Rain (mm)
51.4 64.4 59.0 68.0 102.2 112.2 180.2 127.2 103.4 68.0 80.4 113.2 727.8
Low Rain (mm)
0.4 0.2 4.6 9.0 9.2 21.4 22.4 16.6 24.6 3.2 4.4 4.0 330.2

Cape Jaffa Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)

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

Cape Jaffa Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3
≥ 35.0°C
2.1 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.0 5.0
≥ 30.0°C
4.8 4.1 3.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.1 3.3 17.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Cape Jaffa 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
30.4 30.3 28.6 23.4 19.1 16.3 15.3 16.2 18.6 22.6 27.4 28.1 24.2
Low Max
20.4 20.5 19.1 16.8 14.8 13.1 12.5 12.8 13.9 15.3 17.1 18.9 14.2
High Min
16.9 16.8 15.4 14.0 12.8 11.2 10.7 10.7 11.3 12.2 13.7 15.4 14.0
Low Min
9.9 10.0 9.1 7.1 5.7 4.4 4.4 4.7 5.3 5.6 7.0 8.5 6.2

Cape Jaffa Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
25 25 26 26 26 25 25 26 25 25 25 26 25.4
Earliest Entry
1992 1992 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
25 25 26 26 26 25 25 25 25 26 25 26 25.5
Earliest Entry
1992 1992 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
22 22 22 22 22 22 22 23 22 22 22 23 22.1
Earliest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

CAPE JAFFA (THE LIMESTONE)
Lower South East, South Australia
36.9655°S 139.7164°E 17m AMSL
Commenced 1991
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