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West Channel Beacon Climate

West Channel Beacon Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
24.7 24.7 23.8 22.4 19.9 17.8 17.1 17.9 20.0 21.3 22.1 23.6 21.2
Mean Min (°C)
20.3 20.5 19.3 16.6 13.4 11.5 10.4 11.1 13.5 15.2 17.2 18.9 15.6
Mean Rain (mm)
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Median Rain (mm)
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Mean Rain Days
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West Channel Beacon Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
42.2 39.4 32.4 31.7 27.0 24.1 25.2 28.7 34.1 35.8 40.8 38.5 42.2
Low Max (°C)
19.9 19.8 19.0 17.2 14.6 12.3 12.4 10.0 13.4 14.2 15.7 17.6 10.0
High Min (°C)
23.4 26.0 23.5 20.9 19.4 17.3 16.4 17.0 20.0 20.6 23.0 24.0 26.0
Low Min (°C)
14.8 14.7 13.3 10.7 8.9 5.0 6.6 6.2 7.0 8.8 11.0 12.1 5.0
High Rain (mm)
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West Channel Beacon Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
26.5 26.7 24.5 23.5 21.9 19.0 18.3 19.4 22.3 23.1 23.8 26.2 21.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
23.6 23.4 22.5 21.2 18.4 16.5 16.3 16.7 18.8 19.5 20.4 20.6 20.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
21.1 21.3 20.2 17.9 14.6 12.4 11.2 12.0 14.6 17.4 18.2 20.0 16.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
19.8 19.7 17.8 15.6 12.0 10.1 9.3 10.3 13.0 13.8 15.7 17.2 14.9
High Rain (mm)
- - - - - - - - - - - - -
Low Rain (mm)
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West Channel Beacon Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST)

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

West Channel Beacon Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.3 1.4
≥ 30.0°C
1.8 1.3 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.5 1.4 2.1 7.6
≤ 2.0°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
≤ 0.0°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

West Channel Beacon 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
26.5 25.1 24.6 22.0 20.0 20.0 23.5 25.0 26.0 25.0 - - -
Low Max
22.9 21.4 20.0 17.1 15.0 15.5 16.9 17.8 21.0 17.0 - - -
High Min
21.5 22.2 21.1 15.5 13.5 12.3 13.4 17.5 19.0 21.0 20.0 - -
Low Min
19.0 18.8 14.7 11.0 9.0 8.4 11.0 12.3 14.2 17.0 10.8 - -

West Channel Beacon Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
13 13 14 13 14 13 13 14 14 15 14 13 13.5
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
13 13 14 13 14 13 13 14 14 15 14 13 13.5
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
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Earliest Entry
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2001
Latest Entry
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2001

Station Details

SYDNEY HARBOUR (WEDDING CAKE WEST)
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.8405°S 151.2643°E 6m AMSL
Commenced 1996
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