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Barraba Climate

Barraba Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.8 31.1 29.0 25.1 20.5 16.8 16.1 18.0 21.5 25.2 28.1 30.6 24.5
Mean Min (°C)
16.5 15.9 12.8 7.9 4.2 1.7 0.3 1.1 4.2 8.1 11.9 14.7 8.2
Mean Rain (mm)
86.5 75.9 54.9 39.4 42.3 45.9 43.5 40.3 44.0 61.6 72.9 76.0 682.7
Median Rain (mm)
78.9 59.4 41.6 32.8 30.4 37.3 37.6 32.1 37.4 52.3 62.2 67.8 666.9
Mean Rain Days
7.8 6.6 5.5 4.7 5.4 6.8 6.6 6.3 6.1 7.2 7.6 7.7 77.5

Barraba Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.9 44.0 38.2 34.4 29.5 24.4 23.4 32.1 33.5 38.0 41.0 41.1 44.9
Low Max (°C)
19.2 16.3 16.1 13.0 10.2 8.2 5.8 7.8 10.6 12.2 11.3 18.2 5.8
High Min (°C)
28.3 26.8 23.3 19.2 17.4 14.1 14.7 16.1 21.5 20.2 24.8 25.6 28.3
Low Min (°C)
5.8 0.0 0.0 -3.7 -6.2 -8.9 -9.4 -7.7 -5.0 -2.7 -0.6 3.4 -9.4
High Rain (mm)
162.6 194.3 125.5 79.0 69.0 93.5 68.1 71.1 56.6 80.2 145.0 82.2 194.3

Barraba Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
35.4 34.4 32.9 28.4 23.2 18.9 18.9 22.5 26.6 29.7 33.4 35.0 26.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
27.3 27.1 25.9 22.0 17.1 14.4 13.4 14.7 17.1 20.5 23.9 26.2 22.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.7 19.6 16.1 13.5 8.4 7.5 4.3 4.8 7.6 10.8 15.2 17.4 9.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.5 13.5 9.4 4.5 -0.8 -1.3 -5.1 -1.4 1.3 5.4 9.0 11.5 5.9
High Rain (mm)
333.7 412.1 259.8 180.4 173.4 190.3 187.8 126.0 154.3 215.3 256.1 225.5 1105.1
Low Rain (mm)
1.3 4.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1 0.0 0.5 276.0

Barraba Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

BARRABA POST OFFICE

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

Barraba Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.6
≥ 35.0°C
6.7 3.3 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.8 3.9 16.5
≥ 30.0°C
22.3 19.0 12.3 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 4.0 10.0 18.3 86.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.1 0.1 2.2 10.7 16.5 21.0 20.0 10.7 2.5 0.1 0.0 82.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.1 0.0 0.6 5.7 11.5 16.2 14.9 4.8 0.5 0.0 0.0 53.3

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
35.7 34.2 32.3 28.3 23.8 20.0 19.2 21.4 25.7 29.4 32.6 34.6 32.0
Low Max
27.9 27.6 25.7 21.5 16.8 13.4 12.6 14.2 17.0 20.4 23.0 26.0 16.7
High Min
20.2 19.8 16.8 13.0 9.8 6.7 5.4 6.2 9.4 13.2 16.2 19.0 16.4
Low Min
12.4 12.2 8.9 3.4 -0.6 -3.1 -4.2 -3.2 -0.1 3.2 7.1 10.0 -0.2

Barraba Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
50 49 50 50 49 49 50 51 50 49 49 50 49.6
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
50 50 51 52 50 51 50 51 51 50 51 50 50.4
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
136 136 137 137 136 134 136 135 136 135 134 134 135.3
Earliest Entry
1882 1882 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

BARRABA POST OFFICE
NW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
30.3781°S 150.6096°E 500m AMSL
Commenced 1881
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