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Riverview Climate

Riverview Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.0 26.8 25.6 23.3 20.2 17.9 17.3 18.9 21.4 23.2 24.3 25.8 22.7
Mean Min (°C)
18.3 18.4 16.6 13.4 10.3 8.3 6.8 7.9 10.3 12.7 14.9 16.8 12.9
Mean Rain (mm)
106.1 111.2 126.9 110.2 103.8 118.1 85.0 72.0 61.7 76.3 80.2 84.0 1136.2
Median Rain (mm)
77.2 86.0 99.1 85.0 68.5 80.9 62.7 44.6 51.0 55.1 66.2 62.2 1082.5
Mean Rain Days
13.4 13.6 16.1 15.4 15.4 16.1 13.4 12.6 12.6 13.0 12.9 12.5 164.6

Riverview Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.4 41.3 40.2 32.7 28.5 24.9 24.5 30.2 34.8 38.0 40.5 43.5 45.4
Low Max (°C)
18.1 19.0 18.2 14.2 11.9 10.8 10.3 10.7 13.1 13.4 15.0 15.6 10.3
High Min (°C)
25.3 26.2 22.4 21.1 18.5 16.2 14.9 19.2 21.2 22.8 24.7 25.7 26.2
Low Min (°C)
11.3 11.1 7.4 5.7 3.4 1.2 -1.7 1.4 1.7 5.6 6.9 8.3 -1.7
High Rain (mm)
210.6 195.6 289.8 141.6 161.5 129.4 192.8 134.9 114.8 111.3 196.6 105.9 289.8

Riverview Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
29.1 29.9 27.5 25.1 22.6 19.8 19.1 21.4 24.1 25.8 27.2 29.0 23.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.0 24.6 22.9 20.9 18.9 16.0 15.9 17.4 19.0 21.1 21.6 22.6 21.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.7 20.0 18.4 14.9 12.2 11.6 8.5 10.2 12.1 14.7 17.4 18.5 13.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
16.0 17.0 14.7 12.0 8.3 6.7 4.3 6.3 8.4 10.9 13.2 15.2 12.0
High Rain (mm)
406.1 535.8 538.9 446.7 412.6 622.1 300.6 387.7 212.0 292.8 563.8 388.8 2116.5
Low Rain (mm)
9.8 6.6 11.7 5.4 4.7 3.9 2.1 0.2 2.3 2.1 1.6 8.6 493.7

Riverview Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY

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

Riverview Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.5
≥ 35°C
1.4 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.7 4.0
≥ 30°C
6.0 4.2 3.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 2.7 3.3 4.8 23.6
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.1 30.0 29.4 26.7 22.9 20.1 19.6 21.9 25.6 28.3 28.7 30.8 27.8
Low Max
22.6 23.1 22.0 19.9 17.5 15.5 14.9 15.8 17.1 18.4 19.7 21.6 17.3
High Min
20.8 20.8 19.3 16.0 13.6 11.3 9.8 11.1 13.6 16.0 17.8 19.5 18.4
Low Min
15.6 15.8 13.9 10.8 7.3 5.4 4.0 5.0 6.9 9.2 11.5 13.9 7.0

Riverview Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
28 29 28 28 27 29 28 28 27 28 30 29 28.2
Earliest Entry
1964 1964 1964 1962 1964 1962 1962 1962 1964 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
28 29 28 28 27 29 28 28 28 28 30 29 28.3
Earliest Entry
1964 1964 1964 1962 1964 1962 1962 1962 1964 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
93 95 95 94 94 93 94 93 94 94 95 94 93.9
Earliest Entry
1906 1905 1905 1905 1905 1905 1905 1905 1905 1905 1905 1905 1905
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

RIVERVIEW OBSERVATORY
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.8258°S 151.1556°E 40m AMSL
Commenced 1905
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16:02 EST

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15:20 EST

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