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Murchison Climate

Murchison Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
39.2 38.4 35.2 30.9 26.0 21.6 20.9 22.9 26.1 30.5 34.0 37.3 30.2
Mean Min (°C)
22.3 23.1 20.0 16.3 11.1 7.5 6.2 7.0 9.4 13.0 16.6 20.1 14.3
Mean Rain (mm)
19.9 33.6 32.5 22.5 18.2 28.8 29.5 19.9 7.7 5.1 6.0 14.0 236.9
Median Rain (mm)
5.5 13.3 12.4 11.2 10.4 19.8 18.1 13.7 4.8 2.1 3.5 5.2 211.8
Mean Rain Days
3.2 4.2 3.7 4.2 4.2 6.8 6.5 5.0 2.8 1.5 2.0 2.8 45.4

Murchison Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.6 47.6 45.4 40.0 36.8 29.7 29.5 34.4 37.0 41.0 43.8 46.0 47.6
Low Max (°C)
22.8 23.0 19.8 19.7 16.4 13.2 13.2 14.3 16.8 18.1 21.0 23.9 13.2
High Min (°C)
31.2 33.5 29.0 26.5 22.6 17.8 17.5 17.5 19.1 24.3 26.3 31.3 33.5
Low Min (°C)
13.0 14.4 8.5 5.5 -0.6 -2.4 -6.5 -1.8 1.1 3.5 6.6 10.5 -6.5
High Rain (mm)
33.1 142.5 127.6 56.4 71.2 36.4 41.1 42.2 33.0 21.9 19.0 27.0 142.5

Murchison Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
41.9 42.6 38.1 34.0 29.0 23.7 23.2 25.7 28.8 33.9 36.7 39.7 31.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
36.0 34.4 31.1 26.6 23.2 19.0 17.5 19.1 22.6 27.4 30.9 35.0 28.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.8 27.0 22.7 18.7 15.0 11.6 9.3 9.1 11.7 15.0 18.4 21.7 15.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.9 21.3 17.8 13.3 6.4 4.0 1.6 4.0 7.6 11.0 14.5 18.3 12.8
High Rain (mm)
135.9 183.0 280.6 71.5 98.0 77.9 88.0 93.7 41.0 41.2 24.3 47.4 437.9
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 2.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 95.9

Murchison Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MURCHISON

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

Murchison Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
14.0 10.1 4.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.5 7.7 37.8
≥ 35°C
25.5 22.4 16.4 5.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 5.2 11.8 19.0 102.9
≥ 30°C
28.3 26.8 25.4 16.3 4.2 0.0 0.0 0.9 4.8 14.5 21.8 25.2 163.5
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.7 4.6 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.8
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.3

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
43.2 42.6 40.0 35.2 30.0 25.0 24.3 26.9 30.3 35.5 39.0 41.8 39.3
Low Max
35.2 34.0 30.2 25.9 21.8 18.5 17.8 18.7 22.0 25.3 28.7 32.2 21.0
High Min
26.1 26.1 23.6 19.9 16.1 12.6 11.0 11.0 12.6 16.0 20.4 24.4 22.3
Low Min
18.5 19.0 16.0 12.4 6.2 2.6 1.7 2.7 5.7 9.6 13.2 15.7 5.8

Murchison Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
22 24 23 22 23 23 23 23 23 21 20 20 22.2
Earliest Entry
1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
Years of Maxima
23 24 23 23 22 22 23 23 23 22 21 20 22.3
Earliest Entry
1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
Years of Rainfall
25 26 26 26 25 25 25 27 27 26 26 26 25.7
Earliest Entry
1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013

Station Details

MURCHISON
Gascoyne, Western Australia
26.8956°S 115.9567°E 287m AMSL
Commenced 1987
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Weather News

Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.

South Australia warned of another severe bushfire season

15:08 EST

The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.