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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)
35.8 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)
26.3 25.9 22.2 17.2 23.4 23.0 17.7 17.2 16.7 24.7 20.9 25.2 260.5
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 2.6 2.7 4.1 4.5 4.4 4.0 3.4 3.9 3.4 3.2 41.3

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 41.4 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 84.3 130.9 126.4 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 16.9
≥ 35.0°C
17.3 14.6 7.6 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.7 7.6 13.4 63.4
≥ 30.0°C
25.2 23.5 19.2 7.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.4 3.2 9.6 16.9 23.3 126.9
≤ 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 19.1
≤ 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 5.4

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
55 55 55 56 56 56 55 55 56 57 56 57 55.7
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015
Years of Maxima
56 57 57 57 57 57 56 55 56 57 57 57 56.5
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015
Years of Rainfall
138 137 138 138 136 136 136 136 136 136 136 137 136.5
Earliest Entry
1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879
Latest Entry
2017 2016 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

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

Severe weather warning issued as destructive cold front hits southern WA

23:06 EST

Heavy rain has soaked Perth and surrounds as the first strong cold front of the season batters the southern half of the state, with damaging winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour predicted overnight.

Tourists and feral animals flock to Lake Eyre as floodwaters end 1,000km journey

18:11 EST

Rain that fell ago in north west Queensland has finally hit South Australia's Lake Eyre, attracting tourists and feral animals not seen there in years.

Wild night in the west

16:47 EST

Perth's run of warm and dry weather will come to an abrupt end tonight when one of Western Australia's strongest cold front so far this year reaches the state's west coast.