Fairfax Media Network

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
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Perth weather: Temperature hits 40C for fourth day, equalling record from 1933

21:26 EDT

Perth has recorded its fourth consecutive day of temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius, equalling a record that has stood for more than 80 years, as a heatwave continues to grip the city.

Farm Management Deposits changes will give farmers chance to help themselves, once they have cash to spare

16:23 EDT

The Federal Government has introduced legislation to overhaul the Farm Management Deposits scheme, which it says will help farmers to help themselves.

Hobart set to cool after a warm start to February

14:50 EDT

The first ten days of February have set a new record for Hobart with each day breaking the 21 degree mark, although a series of fronts on the forecast will bring a cooler change.