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Cobar Climate

Cobar Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.4 33.9 30.5 25.7 20.5 16.8 16.2 18.8 23.0 26.7 30.5 33.2 25.9
Mean Min (°C)
20.6 19.9 16.4 11.3 6.8 4.8 3.2 4.2 7.9 11.5 15.6 18.0 11.7
Mean Rain (mm)
38.7 37.9 32.1 17.0 30.7 38.5 24.5 19.9 32.8 31.8 35.9 26.1 365.7
Median Rain (mm)
12.0 23.4 12.4 7.0 23.4 25.2 21.0 15.0 15.2 23.1 12.8 9.6 327.6
Mean Rain Days
5.9 5.0 4.9 4.2 5.9 8.6 7.3 5.4 6.3 6.1 6.5 5.7 68.2

Cobar Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.7 47.3 41.2 36.2 29.3 26.0 24.5 30.5 37.4 40.4 45.7 44.0 47.3
Low Max (°C)
20.5 19.2 19.0 14.3 11.3 6.7 8.5 9.8 9.9 14.6 14.4 20.6 6.7
High Min (°C)
32.6 32.6 27.8 22.5 19.2 15.9 16.8 17.9 22.8 24.3 28.7 29.7 32.6
Low Min (°C)
9.7 8.7 5.7 0.0 -3.0 -4.8 -6.7 -5.3 -2.3 1.4 3.9 7.2 -6.7
High Rain (mm)
80.0 71.0 57.0 42.0 54.0 37.4 32.0 25.0 44.0 60.0 61.2 44.0 80.0

Cobar Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
39.0 37.2 33.0 30.2 22.6 18.4 18.8 22.2 26.5 30.6 34.6 35.7 27.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.1 29.4 27.2 22.8 18.6 14.0 13.4 15.2 18.9 23.6 27.3 28.9 24.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.1 22.8 18.9 15.3 10.0 7.4 5.4 6.5 10.8 13.6 19.9 20.1 12.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.3 16.7 14.1 7.8 3.1 1.6 -0.4 0.7 4.6 8.7 13.2 16.0 10.4
High Rain (mm)
144.8 122.6 86.6 58.6 101.8 116.8 72.2 76.2 125.4 107.0 167.0 109.4 583.4
Low Rain (mm)
2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.0 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 176.8

Cobar Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

COBAR AIRPORT AWS

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

Cobar Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
4.7 2.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 1.8 10.0
≥ 35.0°C
16.8 11.5 4.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.8 6.0 11.3 50.1
≥ 30.0°C
25.5 21.7 17.5 4.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.1 8.0 15.0 22.9 112.3
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 5.2 9.4 13.5 10.7 2.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 40.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 5.2 7.9 6.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.6

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.9 38.9 35.0 30.1 24.4 20.1 19.2 22.9 28.6 32.0 36.6 38.2 34.9
Low Max
29.7 28.1 26.0 20.7 16.6 13.5 13.0 14.6 17.7 21.0 24.4 28.1 16.7
High Min
24.9 24.1 21.1 16.4 12.7 10.6 8.7 9.8 13.7 16.7 20.9 22.9 20.4
Low Min
15.6 14.8 10.5 5.5 1.3 -0.8 -1.7 -0.7 2.8 6.0 10.0 12.5 2.6

Cobar Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
23 23 24 24 23 22 23 23 24 23 23 24 23.1
Earliest Entry
1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
23 23 24 24 24 22 23 23 24 23 23 24 23.2
Earliest Entry
1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
22 21 22 21 22 21 22 22 22 21 21 23 21.7
Earliest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1996 1995 1995 1994 1995 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

COBAR AIRPORT AWS
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
31.5388°S 145.7964°E 218m AMSL
Commenced 1993
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Weather News

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09:57 EST

It was another cold and frosty morning across the southern half a Australia on Thursday as the sun rose on the shortest day of the year.

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09:07 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.

Clear signs of drought in western NSW

21:05 EST

The prospect of El Nino forming during the second half of 2018 is troubling for parched western NSW, where some places are experiencing their driest year to date in more than five decades.