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Wilcannia Climate

Wilcannia Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.7 34.8 31.5 26.7 21.5 18.1 17.5 19.9 23.8 27.6 31.2 33.9 26.8
Mean Min (°C)
20.3 19.8 16.6 11.9 8.0 5.4 4.3 5.5 8.5 12.1 15.5 18.1 12.1
Mean Rain (mm)
25.8 26.3 22.6 17.1 23.1 22.3 17.6 16.9 15.9 24.9 20.9 24.9 258.6
Median Rain (mm)
10.5 12.2 9.6 7.2 17.5 17.0 14.0 11.8 10.2 16.9 13.2 10.7 238.1
Mean Rain Days
3.0 2.9 2.7 2.7 4.0 4.5 4.4 4.0 3.4 3.9 3.4 3.2 41.4

Wilcannia Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.2 47.1 44.4 38.4 31.3 29.3 30.6 32.8 39.4 42.4 45.4 46.8 48.2
Low Max (°C)
16.1 18.9 17.2 14.2 12.1 8.5 7.1 10.7 11.6 13.2 15.8 17.5 7.1
High Min (°C)
32.8 31.1 29.6 25.2 20.0 16.7 15.6 17.9 23.6 27.2 29.4 33.4 33.4
Low Min (°C)
9.2 8.8 6.4 1.8 -2.5 -2.8 -5.0 -3.3 -0.5 3.4 3.9 8.4 -5.0
High Rain (mm)
121.8 101.9 116.6 51.1 94.2 58.4 43.7 40.4 38.1 88.4 46.4 173.2 173.2

Wilcannia Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
39.4 38.8 36.3 31.1 24.7 20.6 20.3 24.6 28.9 31.5 35.2 37.2 28.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.3 31.1 27.9 23.3 18.2 15.0 14.8 17.2 20.1 23.4 27.0 29.0 24.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.2 23.3 19.7 15.1 11.5 9.7 6.9 8.0 10.7 14.3 19.8 21.3 13.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
16.5 16.8 13.6 8.5 4.6 3.1 1.0 1.9 6.3 10.0 11.3 15.1 10.0
High Rain (mm)
236.1 184.7 268.4 181.3 113.0 101.7 77.4 84.3 86.4 126.4 95.4 252.3 680.2
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 66.4

Wilcannia Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

WILCANNIA (REID ST)

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

Wilcannia Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
6.4 4.2 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.7 3.9 17.1
≥ 35.0°C
17.4 14.6 7.6 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.7 7.6 13.4 64.4
≥ 30.0°C
25.5 23.5 19.2 7.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.4 3.2 9.6 16.9 23.3 128.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 5.0 8.0 4.7 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 19.5
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.3 2.8 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.5

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
41.1 40.0 36.7 31.7 25.7 21.5 20.6 23.7 29.0 33.3 37.4 39.6 36.1
Low Max
30.0 29.4 26.1 21.7 17.3 14.9 14.4 16.1 18.7 22.1 25.5 27.8 17.8
High Min
24.7 24.1 20.9 16.7 12.5 9.2 8.0 9.4 12.7 16.7 20.5 22.9 20.0
Low Min
15.6 15.3 12.2 7.6 3.9 1.7 1.0 1.8 4.5 8.1 11.0 13.6 4.4

Wilcannia Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
54 55 55 56 56 56 55 55 56 57 56 57 55.6
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
55 57 57 57 57 57 56 55 56 57 57 57 56.4
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
135 135 135 135 134 134 134 134 134 134 134 135 134.3
Earliest Entry
1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

WILCANNIA (REID ST)
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
31.5631°S 143.3747°E 75m AMSL
Commenced 1879
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Weather News

NSW weather: Forbes warned to evacuate as Lachlan River nears unexpectedly high peak

12:27 EST

At least 100 homes have been inundated with water and people have been evacuated from Forbes in central-western NSW, as floodwaters cut off roads and cause widespread damage to crops.

NSW Weather: Forbes farmers brace for extensive crop losses from flooding

12:20 EST

Farmers near Forbes in the New South Wales central west are bracing for extensive loses as their crops continue to be inundated with flood waters, which are expected to peak later today.

Canberra splashes out

11:08 EST

With a few showers and storms on the cards today and throughout the week ahead, will Canberra break it's September rain record? With Lake George looking more like a wetland than a wasteland, the additional amount of rain hasn't gone unnoticed.