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Peak Hill Climate

Peak Hill Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.2 32.4 29.3 25.1 20.1 16.3 15.3 17.1 20.6 24.7 28.3 31.3 24.4
Mean Min (°C)
19.2 19.3 16.3 12.3 8.8 6.1 4.9 5.7 8.0 11.4 14.5 17.2 11.9
Mean Rain (mm)
58.5 49.8 48.9 41.4 44.2 42.7 43.8 42.0 38.4 47.2 46.9 50.3 554.1
Median Rain (mm)
43.0 32.8 35.1 26.4 40.4 34.2 39.2 36.8 32.4 38.4 30.5 37.2 531.5
Mean Rain Days
5.0 4.9 4.6 4.3 5.7 7.3 7.4 6.8 6.1 6.2 5.3 5.1 68.1

Peak Hill Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.5 45.1 39.7 36.0 28.2 24.7 23.4 28.4 34.7 39.0 43.8 42.2 45.1
Low Max (°C)
18.7 18.4 15.1 12.0 8.2 7.0 4.3 7.3 9.4 10.7 11.0 15.1 4.3
High Min (°C)
30.9 30.3 26.6 21.7 18.3 15.9 14.0 19.0 22.4 23.6 28.2 27.8 30.9
Low Min (°C)
7.4 7.8 4.3 1.5 -0.7 -2.5 -3.0 -3.6 -1.0 1.7 3.8 6.2 -3.6
High Rain (mm)
120.7 133.9 116.8 105.4 89.2 123.2 55.6 60.5 48.8 71.4 60.2 88.0 133.9

Peak Hill Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
37.1 36.0 32.8 29.6 22.5 19.0 17.2 22.2 24.3 28.9 33.9 34.6 26.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.5 28.4 25.8 22.2 15.4 14.0 13.0 14.5 16.1 19.9 24.5 27.3 22.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
22.9 22.0 18.9 16.0 11.8 9.4 7.4 7.7 11.1 13.8 19.9 19.8 13.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
16.6 16.3 13.2 9.8 5.7 2.7 2.0 4.0 5.6 8.6 11.5 14.7 10.5
High Rain (mm)
237.6 328.7 223.0 323.8 175.0 186.5 142.2 107.1 116.6 202.1 198.7 209.8 1126.7
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 232.6

Peak Hill Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

PEAK HILL POST OFFICE

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

Peak Hill Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
1.6 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.6 3.1
≥ 35°C
11.8 7.8 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.9 6.9 29.9
≥ 30°C
23.4 21.0 14.9 2.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 4.3 11.2 19.3 91.4
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 4.3 7.0 5.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.2
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 2.3 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.4

Peak Hill 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
38.0 37.0 33.5 29.0 24.0 19.7 18.4 20.7 25.4 29.8 33.8 36.4 33.0
Low Max
28.3 28.2 25.0 20.5 16.0 12.7 12.0 13.1 15.7 19.5 22.7 26.5 15.7
High Min
23.2 23.0 20.2 16.7 13.4 10.4 8.8 10.0 12.6 16.4 19.4 21.9 19.4
Low Min
15.0 15.3 11.7 7.8 4.3 2.0 1.0 1.9 3.8 6.5 9.3 12.4 4.4

Peak Hill Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
46 46 46 46 47 46 48 47 46 47 46 46 46.4
Earliest Entry
1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 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
46 47 47 46 47 46 48 48 47 48 46 46 46.7
Earliest Entry
1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 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
124 124 123 124 124 123 123 124 125 125 125 124 123.8
Earliest Entry
1891 1891 1891 1891 1891 1891 1891 1891 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

PEAK HILL POST OFFICE
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
32.7235°S 148.1902°E 285m AMSL
Commenced 1890
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15:20 EST

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