Fairfax Media Network

Burrinjuck Dam Climate

Burrinjuck Dam Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.2 29.5 26.5 21.5 16.6 12.9 11.9 13.7 16.9 20.7 24.2 27.8 21.0
Mean Min (°C)
16.3 16.5 13.9 9.9 6.9 4.5 3.3 4.1 6.1 8.7 11.6 14.1 9.6
Mean Rain (mm)
62.8 57.5 61.9 65.3 81.4 97.7 103.4 98.0 84.3 84.1 72.6 63.7 932.2
Median Rain (mm)
47.4 45.6 44.1 48.8 75.8 86.9 90.5 93.8 80.8 75.4 63.6 53.7 916.0
Mean Rain Days
6.4 5.8 6.2 7.0 9.4 12.0 13.4 13.6 11.1 10.3 8.5 7.4 108.9

Burrinjuck Dam Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
42.5 42.4 39.0 34.0 29.0 21.5 20.6 24.5 30.0 34.0 39.4 40.9 42.5
Low Max (°C)
16.3 13.6 13.3 9.5 4.7 5.0 4.4 5.5 6.1 9.4 10.6 14.0 4.4
High Min (°C)
25.8 26.8 25.5 19.5 16.6 13.4 12.0 13.6 14.5 20.0 22.6 22.6 26.8
Low Min (°C)
5.9 7.0 3.1 0.9 -0.7 -2.6 -7.0 -3.7 -6.1 0.0 2.6 5.6 -7.0
High Rain (mm)
162.4 92.0 128.0 128.3 116.1 61.7 86.1 74.7 61.0 81.0 94.0 111.0 162.4

Burrinjuck Dam Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
34.7 33.5 29.8 26.5 19.8 14.8 13.8 17.1 20.9 26.1 30.2 31.1 23.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
25.3 25.7 23.5 18.1 12.6 10.8 9.9 11.4 13.2 16.9 20.3 24.3 19.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.1 19.4 16.3 13.4 10.3 7.6 5.4 6.7 8.5 11.9 15.7 16.7 10.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.3 13.5 11.5 7.4 3.6 2.0 1.1 2.0 3.1 6.5 7.6 11.2 8.0
High Rain (mm)
339.8 205.0 384.2 300.0 322.7 314.1 253.4 280.3 245.7 225.8 206.3 260.5 1684.7
Low Rain (mm)
1.1 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 5.0 6.0 1.3 12.0 4.8 0.2 0.2 358.1

Burrinjuck Dam Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

BURRINJUCK DAM

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

Burrinjuck Dam Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8
≥ 35.0°C
5.8 3.5 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 2.2 12.8
≥ 30.0°C
15.9 12.9 6.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.8 10.5 49.3
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.5 6.6 11.3 8.3 2.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 29.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.5 3.6 2.1 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 7.6

Burrinjuck Dam 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
35.6 34.5 31.0 25.5 20.1 15.5 14.4 16.7 21.0 25.2 29.4 33.0 29.9
Low Max
24.5 24.5 22.0 17.4 13.1 10.0 9.3 10.5 12.8 16.0 18.9 22.4 12.5
High Min
19.5 19.5 17.2 13.5 10.8 8.0 6.5 7.2 9.4 12.4 15.4 17.5 16.2
Low Min
12.6 13.5 10.0 6.3 3.3 1.3 0.5 1.0 2.8 5.3 7.8 10.4 3.3

Burrinjuck Dam Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
51 51 51 51 51 50 50 50 51 50 50 51 50.4
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
50 51 51 51 51 49 50 49 51 49 49 50 50.1
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
108 109 108 107 107 107 108 108 108 108 108 108 107.8
Earliest Entry
1909 1909 1909 1909 1909 1909 1908 1908 1908 1908 1908 1908 1908
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

BURRINJUCK DAM
Southern Tablelands, New South Wales/ACT
34.9997°S 148.5984°E 390m AMSL
Commenced 1908
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.