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Ayr Climate

Ayr Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.8 31.4 30.8 29.5 27.6 25.4 25.2 26.2 28.1 29.9 31.2 32.1 29.1
Mean Min (°C)
22.7 22.8 21.5 19.1 16.1 12.9 11.7 12.6 15.1 18.1 20.6 22.1 17.9
Mean Rain (mm)
211.2 237.5 147.4 48.6 40.9 24.6 15.0 16.0 10.2 25.5 46.3 99.7 914.6
Median Rain (mm)
129.0 184.3 111.7 20.7 15.2 11.3 4.0 3.8 2.0 6.0 26.9 58.6 868.2
Mean Rain Days
11.9 12.6 10.2 5.5 4.7 3.9 2.9 3.1 2.1 3.1 5.8 7.3 70.9

Ayr Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.0 40.6 37.0 36.0 33.2 31.7 32.5 34.1 36.5 38.0 41.0 42.5 44.0
Low Max (°C)
24.0 17.5 24.0 20.4 15.4 12.4 16.1 14.8 20.5 23.2 23.8 24.1 12.4
High Min (°C)
29.1 28.0 27.2 26.7 23.8 22.5 21.7 21.6 24.6 25.4 27.8 27.1 29.1
Low Min (°C)
17.4 16.7 11.9 8.5 3.7 2.2 1.4 2.0 5.6 7.7 11.5 12.5 1.4
High Rain (mm)
189.6 210.1 254.0 103.0 234.7 78.0 76.4 83.8 52.8 179.8 117.8 206.2 254.0

Ayr Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
34.7 34.5 32.2 31.0 29.2 27.1 26.6 28.1 29.9 31.8 33.8 34.2 30.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.2 29.3 29.1 28.1 25.7 21.9 23.6 24.7 26.6 28.1 28.4 29.4 27.8
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.0 24.1 23.2 21.7 20.3 16.5 16.5 15.0 19.9 20.6 22.7 23.8 19.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.0 20.6 19.4 16.6 12.4 9.7 7.8 9.3 12.7 14.9 19.0 20.2 16.5
High Rain (mm)
757.4 880.0 491.4 437.4 360.4 223.5 114.6 110.9 99.6 341.7 242.8 468.0 1759.4
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.8 4.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 132.3

Ayr Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

AYR DPI RESEARCH STN

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

Ayr Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
≥ 35°C
1.6 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.9 1.5 5.2
≥ 30°C
24.1 20.9 21.1 10.8 2.2 0.2 0.2 1.0 4.1 13.3 22.3 25.4 133.0
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≤ 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 0.0

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.8 33.4 32.5 31.0 29.3 27.4 27.0 28.1 30.0 31.7 32.8 33.9 32.3
Low Max
29.7 29.5 29.2 28.1 26.0 23.1 23.3 24.4 26.3 28.1 29.5 30.3 25.6
High Min
24.4 24.3 23.4 21.4 19.4 17.0 15.8 16.1 18.0 21.1 22.9 24.1 23.0
Low Min
21.0 21.2 19.5 16.8 12.7 8.4 7.2 9.0 12.1 15.2 18.2 20.0 12.3

Ayr Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
52 53 53 52 52 53 54 53 53 53 52 55 52.9
Earliest Entry
1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1951 1951
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
53 53 53 52 52 53 54 53 52 53 52 53 52.7
Earliest Entry
1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1951 1951
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
61 59 61 60 61 62 62 62 62 62 60 62 61.1
Earliest Entry
1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1952 1951 1951
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

AYR DPI RESEARCH STN
Lower Burdekin, Queensland
19.6169°S 147.3758°E 17m AMSL
Commenced 1951
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