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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 35.3 30.9 25.9 21.6 20.9 23.0 26.2 30.7 34.1 37.3 30.3
Mean Min (°C)
22.5 23.3 20.2 16.4 11.1 7.6 6.3 7.1 9.5 13.2 16.8 20.1 14.5
Mean Rain (mm)
20.8 31.7 31.5 21.5 18.1 28.8 30.3 19.0 7.4 4.8 7.1 13.2 234.2
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
3.3 4.2 3.8 4.0 4.0 6.8 6.3 5.0 2.7 1.4 2.2 2.7 44.2

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 29.8 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 12.0 14.3 16.8 18.1 21.0 23.9 12.0
High Min (°C)
31.2 34.0 29.0 26.5 22.6 17.8 17.5 17.5 19.1 26.0 26.3 31.3 34.0
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)
25.0 27.0 23.1 18.7 15.0 11.6 9.3 9.5 12.9 16.0 19.3 21.7 15.9
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 0.0 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
≥ 40.0°C
14.2 10.5 4.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.7 8.1 38.7
≥ 35.0°C
25.3 22.6 16.4 5.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 5.5 12.3 19.4 103.4
≥ 30.0°C
28.3 26.8 25.6 16.1 3.8 0.0 0.0 1.1 5.2 15.3 22.3 25.7 163.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.5 4.2 2.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.7
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0

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
26 28 27 26 26 26 26 25 26 24 23 23 25.5
Earliest Entry
1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
26 28 27 26 25 25 26 25 26 25 24 23 25.6
Earliest Entry
1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1989 1990 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
29 30 30 30 29 28 28 30 30 29 29 29 29.1
Earliest Entry
1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

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

Dry winter exacerbated by frost over growing regions

12:43 EST

Winter has made itself felt in recent days over the southeastern inland but not in the form of rain bearing cold fronts.

Canberra's cold, dry start to winter

14:47 EST

Canberra is known for its cold weather, although this winter has been even colder - and drier - than usual.

Late-week frost covers eastern Australia

13:49 EST

It's a frosty end to the week across much of eastern and southeast Australia, with parts of four states experiencing their lowest temperature in two years this morning.