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Barcaldine Climate

Barcaldine Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.6 34.6 33.4 30.3 26.2 23.2 22.9 25.2 29.1 32.5 34.7 35.8 30.3
Mean Min (°C)
23.5 23.0 21.2 17.3 13.0 9.3 8.4 10.1 14.0 18.0 20.7 22.6 16.7
Mean Rain (mm)
86.8 78.7 59.4 35.1 29.6 23.9 22.5 15.8 16.1 28.5 39.4 63.2 499.4
Median Rain (mm)
71.0 55.1 28.8 18.7 11.5 10.3 8.9 6.0 5.1 19.9 24.1 47.1 454.3
Mean Rain Days
7.3 6.8 5.0 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.0 2.5 4.0 5.1 6.5 50.1

Barcaldine Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.9 42.6 41.3 37.3 35.2 33.0 32.0 35.7 40.1 41.8 45.1 44.6 45.1
Low Max (°C)
22.4 20.8 21.7 14.2 13.6 7.8 12.6 12.9 16.6 18.7 20.9 20.0 7.8
High Min (°C)
30.5 30.0 28.6 25.8 21.1 19.1 18.9 20.5 24.8 26.8 28.3 30.4 30.5
Low Min (°C)
13.0 15.2 10.9 5.6 2.8 -1.6 -1.6 -0.3 2.2 5.8 10.0 12.2 -1.6
High Rain (mm)
158.8 167.6 176.5 116.8 109.6 64.8 91.6 59.8 97.8 74.9 99.2 156.2 176.5

Barcaldine Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
38.7 38.2 36.8 32.6 29.3 26.4 25.1 30.4 33.2 36.1 37.9 39.3 31.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.1 31.4 30.6 26.3 22.3 18.9 20.0 22.1 25.5 28.5 29.5 31.6 28.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.2 25.0 23.4 19.8 16.3 12.3 13.1 14.0 17.0 21.2 23.8 24.6 18.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
21.0 21.1 19.2 14.2 9.7 5.2 4.8 6.4 10.9 15.0 17.6 20.3 15.1
High Rain (mm)
481.2 362.6 357.1 320.4 255.0 124.2 171.6 123.4 152.6 154.2 285.3 298.3 1399.0
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 146.0

Barcaldine Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

BARCALDINE POST OFFICE

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

Barcaldine Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
2.9 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.6 3.3 9.3
≥ 35°C
19.0 14.1 8.9 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.5 8.0 14.7 19.5 86.8
≥ 30°C
28.7 25.8 28.0 17.9 2.5 0.2 0.2 2.6 12.4 23.9 27.1 28.5 197.8
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.1 37.9 36.1 33.3 29.1 26.6 26.2 28.7 32.9 36.1 38.4 39.6 36.5
Low Max
32.0 31.6 31.0 27.7 22.8 19.5 19.1 21.4 25.0 28.8 31.2 32.2 23.5
High Min
25.8 25.4 23.7 20.5 17.3 14.0 13.1 14.7 18.2 21.4 23.8 25.4 23.5
Low Min
21.2 20.6 18.7 14.0 8.7 4.9 3.8 5.5 9.2 14.0 17.2 19.8 8.8

Barcaldine Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
53 53 52 52 53 52 53 52 53 52 52 51 52.3
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
53 53 52 52 53 52 53 52 53 52 53 52 52.3
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
128 127 128 126 127 127 127 127 127 128 128 128 127.3
Earliest Entry
1887 1888 1887 1888 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

BARCALDINE POST OFFICE
Central West, Queensland
23.5544°S 145.2883°E 267m AMSL
Commenced 1886
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