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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
≥ 40.0°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
≥ 35.0°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
≥ 30.0°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
≤ 2.0°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
≤ 0.0°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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Weather News

Heat and powerful surf on the way for coastal southeast QLD

12:55 EDT

After a slight dip in temperatures yesterday, warmer days are on the way from the Coolangatta area to the Sunshine Coast region.

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.