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Orange Climate

Orange Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
26.6 25.7 22.6 18.5 14.2 10.5 9.4 11.0 14.1 17.7 21.2 24.4 17.9
Mean Min (°C)
13.3 13.2 10.7 7.2 4.6 2.6 1.5 2.1 4.2 6.5 9.2 11.3 7.2
Mean Rain (mm)
86.0 77.9 64.1 51.0 69.4 73.3 89.2 96.4 79.0 81.9 76.9 82.1 927.2
Median Rain (mm)
71.8 57.0 48.7 36.4 63.4 65.6 75.2 93.6 72.5 72.2 63.2 64.2 954.1
Mean Rain Days
8.0 7.6 8.0 8.0 13.2 16.6 18.7 16.2 12.1 10.2 9.7 8.2 136.4

Orange Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
37.2 38.3 33.3 29.4 21.5 18.0 16.5 21.8 25.7 31.3 36.0 34.8 38.3
Low Max (°C)
14.7 12.0 9.7 6.4 2.2 2.5 0.6 2.4 3.8 6.8 6.9 10.1 0.6
High Min (°C)
22.6 24.4 22.1 15.6 12.8 10.9 10.5 11.2 16.3 16.8 22.3 22.0 24.4
Low Min (°C)
1.0 2.8 1.0 -1.6 -4.0 -5.0 -5.6 -4.2 -5.4 -2.0 -0.4 0.5 -5.6
High Rain (mm)
98.6 86.0 103.4 82.2 58.7 62.0 55.2 76.2 61.8 71.0 96.0 76.4 103.4

Orange Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
30.6 30.1 26.2 22.9 16.4 12.8 11.8 14.8 17.3 21.9 27.2 28.0 19.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
22.1 21.9 19.2 15.5 12.3 8.0 7.3 8.0 11.2 13.7 17.3 20.8 16.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
16.4 15.9 13.4 9.9 7.0 5.6 3.6 4.0 5.9 9.6 13.0 13.2 8.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
10.0 9.9 8.2 4.8 1.9 0.7 -0.2 0.4 2.7 4.8 6.6 8.8 6.3
High Rain (mm)
300.7 285.0 174.4 329.0 249.1 178.6 207.7 270.8 196.8 223.1 204.3 299.9 1592.0
Low Rain (mm)
7.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.2 0.8 11.2 3.1 9.0 0.2 7.0 0.4 324.0

Orange Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE

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

Orange Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 35.0°C
0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.9
≥ 30.0°C
7.1 4.2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 3.4 17.1
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.1 1.8 6.6 13.5 18.5 15.8 8.0 3.3 0.8 0.1 68.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.8 5.2 8.9 7.3 2.6 0.6 0.0 0.0 26.9

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.2 30.0 26.8 22.2 17.5 13.5 12.2 14.5 18.5 22.2 26.1 29.4 26.1
Low Max
21.7 21.5 18.7 14.8 10.8 7.2 6.2 7.0 9.8 13.0 16.0 19.6 10.0
High Min
17.0 16.6 14.2 10.8 8.4 5.6 4.2 5.1 8.0 11.0 13.2 15.2 13.3
Low Min
9.3 9.4 6.9 3.8 1.3 -0.4 -1.3 -0.8 0.9 2.4 4.8 7.1 1.2

Orange Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
38 39 39 39 39 39 39 38 37 38 38 37 38.2
Earliest Entry
1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
39 39 39 39 39 39 39 39 38 38 38 37 38.4
Earliest Entry
1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
49 49 49 49 49 48 49 49 48 48 49 48 48.6
Earliest Entry
1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE
Central Tablelands, New South Wales/ACT
33.3211°S 149.0828°E 922m AMSL
Commenced 1966
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