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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 38.5 35.4 30.9 26.0 21.6 20.9 23.1 26.2 30.6 34.0 37.3 30.2
Mean Min (°C)
22.4 23.2 20.2 16.4 11.2 7.5 6.2 7.1 9.5 13.1 16.6 20.1 14.4
Mean Rain (mm)
19.3 32.5 31.4 22.1 19.2 28.0 28.4 19.3 7.9 5.0 6.5 13.7 232.4
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 3.6 4.1 4.2 6.7 6.3 4.9 2.9 1.5 2.1 2.7 45.0

Murchison Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
47.0 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 38.2 34.0 29.0 23.7 23.2 27.8 28.8 33.9 36.7 39.7 31.6
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 23.1 18.7 15.0 11.6 9.3 9.5 12.9 15.0 18.4 21.7 15.7
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 0.1 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
14.2 10.5 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.5 7.8 38.6
≥ 35°C
25.5 22.5 16.8 5.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 5.2 11.8 19.2 104.0
≥ 30°C
28.4 26.8 25.5 16.4 4.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 5.0 14.8 22.0 25.4 165.2
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.7 4.4 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.5
≤ 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 2.2

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
23 25 24 23 24 24 24 23 24 22 21 21 23.2
Earliest Entry
1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
24 25 24 24 23 23 24 23 24 23 22 21 23.3
Earliest Entry
1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
26 27 27 27 26 26 26 28 28 27 27 27 26.7
Earliest Entry
1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

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