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Barrow Island Climate

Barrow Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.3 33.6 33.3 31.2 27.5 24.2 23.6 25.2 26.8 29.4 30.4 32.2 29.2
Mean Min (°C)
26.0 26.3 26.5 24.5 21.3 18.7 17.5 17.7 19.5 21.7 22.9 24.4 22.2
Mean Rain (mm)
26.8 60.0 53.8 40.2 62.2 37.4 12.9 2.8 0.8 2.3 1.9 6.7 304.3
Median Rain (mm)
0.2 3.2 18.6 12.0 8.9 1.4 1.3 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 167.2
Mean Rain Days
3.1 3.0 3.6 2.3 3.8 4.0 3.1 3.8 1.3 0.4 0.5 0.8 29.1

Barrow Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.0 41.0 39.5 38.0 33.8 29.2 29.0 31.1 33.0 36.8 40.0 40.3 45.0
Low Max (°C)
28.0 26.9 26.7 26.0 20.5 19.7 19.1 20.2 22.0 23.9 25.3 27.0 19.1
High Min (°C)
31.0 31.2 30.0 28.9 27.0 23.6 22.0 23.0 23.7 26.3 28.8 28.7 31.2
Low Min (°C)
21.0 21.5 21.0 19.8 14.3 13.3 11.8 13.4 14.7 16.0 18.9 19.8 11.8
High Rain (mm)
90.8 283.0 180.6 234.2 224.4 83.0 34.0 8.0 7.6 24.6 25.4 52.8 283.0

Barrow Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
35.5 36.1 35.4 32.6 29.5 25.6 24.4 26.9 28.2 31.5 32.7 34.4 29.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.7 31.7 31.8 29.4 25.1 23.2 22.7 23.7 25.7 26.9 28.5 29.8 28.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
27.8 27.6 27.4 25.3 22.5 20.6 18.9 18.9 20.2 22.9 24.1 26.2 22.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.1 24.4 25.4 23.6 19.9 17.5 15.6 17.1 18.6 20.0 21.4 22.6 21.8
High Rain (mm)
113.0 196.0 271.0 296.8 201.4 214.6 64.4 15.2 8.2 34.0 27.0 53.2 639.6
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 95.4

Barrow Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT

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

Barrow Island Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.8 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 1.1
≥ 35.0°C
7.3 7.6 7.6 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 1.3 5.1 30.7
≥ 30.0°C
25.5 23.6 28.8 22.0 4.8 0.0 0.0 0.4 3.0 13.0 15.9 23.4 158.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Barrow Island 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
36.0 36.0 35.9 33.3 30.0 26.0 25.1 26.7 29.0 32.0 33.0 35.0 33.7
Low Max
30.1 30.8 31.0 28.8 25.0 22.5 22.1 23.2 24.3 26.5 27.5 29.0 24.1
High Min
27.0 28.0 28.0 26.7 23.3 21.0 20.0 19.7 21.0 23.4 24.6 26.0 26.1
Low Min
24.0 24.4 24.7 22.4 19.2 16.0 15.1 15.9 17.8 19.6 20.9 22.4 18.0

Barrow Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
13 14 16 16 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 15 15.3
Earliest Entry
2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
13 14 16 16 15 15 15 16 16 16 16 15 15.3
Earliest Entry
2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
13 14 16 16 15 15 15 16 16 16 15 15 15.2
Earliest Entry
2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

BARROW ISLAND AIRPORT
Pilbara, Western Australia
20.8750°S 115.4056°E 6m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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Weather News

Wet weather sees Mount Todd gold mine owned by Vista Gold discharging contaminated water into Edith River

09:24 EDT

A gold mine north of Katherine has started deliberately discharging contaminated water into a river due to the heavy rainfall in the area.

Outback pilots deliver goods to remote NT communities and check properties as wet weather continues

18:19 EDT

Aircraft companies are flat out dropping off food and supplies to Northern Territory communities stranded by continuing wet weather.

NT weather: Crocs, floods, and food drops as Top End residents brace for more heavy rainfall

17:37 EDT

The Katherine River is set to flood as an active monsoon trough causes heavy rains and squally showers across the Northern Territory, registering the wettest day in five years.