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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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06:17 EDT

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Cyclone Joyce stirs up snake activity in WA's north as king brown strikes at dog

17:42 EDT

A cyclone which lashed northern Western Australia has stirred up snake activity in people's backyards, with a pet dog having a narrow miss with a deadly king brown on a family's veranda.

Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

16:21 EDT

Soaring temperatures will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southern Australia on Thursday and Friday.