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Balranald Climate

Balranald Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.0 32.5 29.0 24.3 19.5 16.2 15.6 17.6 20.7 24.4 27.8 30.5 24.2
Mean Min (°C)
16.6 16.6 13.7 9.8 7.0 4.4 3.7 4.6 6.9 9.6 12.5 14.5 10.0
Mean Rain (mm)
20.7 23.5 21.3 22.6 30.4 28.3 25.5 28.8 28.2 28.8 26.9 24.1 309.1
Median Rain (mm)
10.3 11.5 12.6 15.0 24.5 22.9 21.3 24.1 22.8 20.4 19.0 13.4 280.9
Mean Rain Days
2.9 2.8 3.3 3.9 6.0 7.2 7.8 7.7 6.4 5.6 4.4 3.6 61.3

Balranald Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.7 46.0 42.2 37.6 30.9 25.4 27.0 30.1 36.7 38.6 44.6 45.1 46.7
Low Max (°C)
20.0 12.5 14.0 13.8 10.6 7.1 7.5 10.0 11.5 11.5 13.9 16.7 7.1
High Min (°C)
30.2 29.2 29.5 22.4 18.8 16.5 13.0 14.4 20.6 22.9 26.7 29.0 30.2
Low Min (°C)
7.5 7.2 0.6 0.8 -3.0 -3.3 -4.8 -2.7 -2.2 -3.9 3.5 5.5 -4.8
High Rain (mm)
71.8 81.3 62.7 93.3 57.9 70.6 39.4 53.3 55.6 61.0 71.6 61.0 93.3

Balranald Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
36.8 35.9 32.0 28.6 22.6 18.6 18.4 20.7 24.9 28.6 32.5 33.2 25.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.3 28.8 25.3 21.0 16.8 14.5 13.6 15.0 16.9 20.6 24.4 26.9 22.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.0 20.6 16.7 12.6 9.3 6.5 5.9 6.6 9.7 11.1 17.2 16.9 11.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.6 14.0 11.6 6.7 3.7 2.4 1.5 2.7 4.5 6.9 10.1 12.0 8.8
High Rain (mm)
137.2 141.5 94.6 105.2 117.4 125.9 82.3 85.2 99.0 130.0 125.0 145.3 691.6
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 121.7

Balranald Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

BALRANALD (RSL)

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

Balranald Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
2.9 1.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.2 6.5
≥ 35.0°C
8.8 7.8 3.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 2.8 5.6 28.6
≥ 30.0°C
17.6 16.1 10.9 2.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 4.0 8.3 12.9 71.3
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.1 6.1 7.8 5.6 2.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 23.1
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 2.1 3.0 1.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.4

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.1 38.3 35.0 29.3 23.8 19.1 18.2 21.1 25.6 30.0 33.9 36.9 33.2
Low Max
26.7 27.0 23.4 19.2 15.6 13.5 13.0 14.0 15.8 19.1 21.8 24.4 15.7
High Min
21.5 21.1 18.1 14.0 11.2 8.0 7.0 8.0 10.8 14.2 17.1 19.0 16.6
Low Min
12.0 12.0 9.4 5.5 3.0 1.0 0.5 1.4 2.9 5.1 8.0 10.3 3.3

Balranald Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
38 40 40 38 40 39 40 39 40 40 42 41 39.7
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
39 40 40 38 40 39 39 39 40 40 41 40 39.3
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
135 135 135 135 135 133 134 133 133 133 134 131 133.8
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

BALRANALD (RSL)
Lower Western, New South Wales/ACT
34.6398°S 143.5610°E 61m AMSL
Commenced 1879
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