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Paynes Find Climate

Paynes Find Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
37.2 36.3 33.0 28.4 23.1 19.2 18.4 20.1 23.7 27.8 31.7 35.0 27.8
Mean Min (°C)
20.8 21.0 18.1 14.2 9.6 6.5 5.3 5.9 8.1 11.3 15.3 18.4 12.9
Mean Rain (mm)
20.7 23.7 24.2 26.2 38.1 41.4 35.2 26.4 15.0 11.2 10.4 12.8 284.3
Median Rain (mm)
4.9 10.4 9.3 14.2 23.2 31.8 31.6 20.4 13.2 6.5 4.9 6.0 276.4
Mean Rain Days
2.7 2.7 3.0 3.6 6.4 7.9 7.6 6.4 4.8 3.0 2.5 2.3 47.2

Paynes Find Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
47.2 46.6 43.6 38.2 34.9 28.1 27.5 32.5 36.3 39.8 43.5 46.1 47.2
Low Max (°C)
17.3 16.3 19.2 17.0 12.0 11.9 10.0 10.5 11.6 14.2 14.8 18.7 10.0
High Min (°C)
30.8 31.6 28.8 24.4 24.2 16.1 18.6 16.8 20.3 24.2 26.6 30.8 31.6
Low Min (°C)
9.3 9.5 7.7 3.2 0.2 -4.3 -3.4 -4.2 0.0 0.0 4.6 8.9 -4.3
High Rain (mm)
70.0 124.5 98.3 78.8 57.4 52.1 30.8 34.0 27.0 36.4 39.2 27.6 124.5

Paynes Find Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
39.7 40.1 35.6 32.6 26.3 21.4 20.8 24.9 26.5 30.7 34.6 37.7 29.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
33.8 30.5 28.4 24.3 20.0 16.6 15.2 17.1 18.7 23.9 28.2 31.5 25.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.1 24.2 21.4 15.7 13.4 9.3 8.4 8.4 11.5 13.8 18.8 20.8 14.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
18.7 18.7 15.0 11.3 5.3 3.5 2.5 3.2 6.1 7.1 12.8 15.0 11.7
High Rain (mm)
114.0 147.4 142.0 128.8 252.3 97.1 96.8 113.0 54.2 73.2 46.2 86.2 560.0
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 99.2

Paynes Find Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

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

Paynes Find Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
8.6 5.6 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 4.4 20.3
≥ 35°C
21.0 17.0 10.6 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.3 7.8 14.4 71.6
≥ 30°C
26.5 23.5 20.8 10.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.4 9.2 17.4 24.1 128.6
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 4.4 6.9 4.8 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 17.0
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 2.8 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.1

Paynes Find 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
42.0 41.1 38.3 33.5 27.5 22.6 21.5 23.8 28.2 33.2 37.2 40.2 37.2
Low Max
32.6 31.5 27.5 23.5 18.8 16.0 15.3 16.0 19.0 22.2 26.0 29.8 18.6
High Min
24.9 24.5 22.1 17.9 14.5 11.6 10.1 10.2 11.8 15.4 19.3 22.6 20.6
Low Min
16.7 17.1 13.8 10.1 4.7 1.7 0.6 1.7 4.0 6.8 11.3 14.2 4.8

Paynes Find Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
32 32 31 30 32 31 31 32 32 32 33 32 31.7
Earliest Entry
1976 1976 1976 1976 1981 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
32 32 31 30 31 31 31 33 32 32 33 32 31.7
Earliest Entry
1976 1976 1976 1976 1981 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
55 54 53 52 52 54 53 53 53 52 54 57 53.4
Earliest Entry
1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1920 1921 1919 1919 1919
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

PAYNES FIND
Gascoyne, Western Australia
29.2708°S 117.6836°E 339m AMSL
Commenced 1919
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