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Bourke Climate

Bourke Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.3 35.3 32.4 27.4 22.2 18.5 17.9 20.5 24.5 28.8 32.6 35.3 27.5
Mean Min (°C)
21.0 20.4 17.6 12.9 8.7 5.9 4.6 6.2 9.2 13.2 16.7 19.4 12.9
Mean Rain (mm)
42.0 42.2 35.0 27.0 30.0 27.3 23.4 20.0 20.0 26.3 29.1 32.2 354.0
Median Rain (mm)
24.9 27.8 15.7 12.2 21.1 19.1 17.5 12.3 12.7 19.4 18.2 20.8 328.4
Mean Rain Days
4.0 4.1 3.8 2.8 4.0 4.3 4.5 3.7 3.6 4.4 3.9 4.1 46.4

Bourke Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
49.7 48.3 46.7 41.1 35.0 30.0 28.9 34.4 37.8 43.3 45.6 48.9 49.7
Low Max (°C)
17.8 17.8 18.3 14.4 8.9 8.3 6.1 8.8 12.2 14.0 15.4 18.6 6.1
High Min (°C)
33.3 32.2 30.0 25.8 19.2 16.7 16.1 20.6 25.0 30.6 30.6 31.4 33.3
Low Min (°C)
8.9 10.6 5.6 1.7 -2.8 -3.9 -3.3 -3.3 -1.7 1.7 3.3 5.0 -3.9
High Rain (mm)
185.9 106.2 93.2 114.3 71.2 53.8 53.6 78.0 63.8 49.8 71.9 78.4 185.9

Bourke Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
43.4 41.6 37.2 32.7 25.6 22.3 21.0 24.9 29.1 34.5 38.9 40.2 30.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
29.2 29.6 28.2 23.1 17.5 15.1 11.7 15.8 20.0 22.2 21.1 31.2 23.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.7 23.5 21.7 16.0 13.0 9.6 8.3 9.1 12.6 19.0 21.4 24.8 14.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.2 16.4 13.7 9.2 4.7 1.9 1.2 2.3 4.8 9.4 12.9 16.2 10.2
High Rain (mm)
310.9 283.4 224.3 205.5 196.4 127.5 110.4 99.0 97.9 154.2 158.8 169.4 854.6
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 0.0 102.2

Bourke Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

BOURKE POST OFFICE

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

Bourke Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
7.7 4.7 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.3 5.6 21.2
≥ 35.0°C
19.7 15.9 8.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 4.3 10.4 16.7 75.2
≥ 30.0°C
27.9 24.9 22.6 8.4 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.5 3.9 12.6 20.9 26.9 146.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 3.7 7.0 2.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.2 2.4 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
41.7 40.0 37.1 31.8 26.7 22.2 21.4 25.0 29.4 34.8 38.3 40.6 36.7
Low Max
31.1 30.6 27.8 22.8 18.1 15.0 14.5 16.4 19.6 23.3 27.0 30.0 18.3
High Min
25.0 23.9 21.1 17.2 12.8 10.0 8.3 10.0 13.3 17.8 21.1 23.8 21.0
Low Min
17.2 16.9 13.9 8.5 4.4 2.2 1.1 2.8 5.0 8.9 12.2 15.3 4.8

Bourke Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
120 121 121 122 123 124 124 124 123 123 120 121 122.1
Earliest Entry
1873 1873 1873 1871 1872 1872 1872 1871 1871 1871 1872 1872 1871
Latest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996
Years of Maxima
121 122 122 123 124 125 125 124 123 123 123 121 123.1
Earliest Entry
1872 1872 1872 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871
Latest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996
Years of Rainfall
122 124 123 123 124 126 126 125 124 124 124 124 124.1
Earliest Entry
1872 1872 1872 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871
Latest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996

Station Details

BOURKE POST OFFICE
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
30.0917°S 145.9358°E 106m AMSL
Commenced 1871 / Closed 1996
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Weather News

NSW weather: Lachlan River peaks in heavy Forbes flooding; SES continuing to monitor situation

07:26 EST

"Forbes' Lachlan River in central west New South Wales has peaked, the State Emergency Service says, with at least .

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

18:18 EST

The flood-hit area of Forbes in central-western NSW is readying itself for the worst of a slow-moving flood, with the peak expected to hit after midnight.

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

16:59 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.