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Mount Magnet Climate

Mount Magnet Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
37.9 36.6 33.1 28.9 23.9 19.8 18.8 21.4 24.6 29.4 32.6 35.6 28.4
Mean Min (°C)
23.4 23.1 20.1 16.3 11.7 8.2 7.0 7.9 10.4 14.4 17.9 21.1 15.0
Mean Rain (mm)
28.1 37.7 33.9 21.2 19.5 21.3 29.9 15.7 9.5 6.8 11.6 23.8 257.4
Median Rain (mm)
13.8 23.4 8.2 15.8 10.5 13.9 22.2 13.4 6.6 2.1 6.4 10.4 217.1
Mean Rain Days
4.8 5.0 4.6 4.8 4.8 6.2 7.9 5.6 4.3 3.1 3.3 3.7 56.8

Mount Magnet Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
47.4 45.9 42.0 37.5 35.1 28.0 27.9 32.0 35.6 40.6 43.6 45.4 47.4
Low Max (°C)
18.4 21.2 18.7 17.0 13.3 11.9 9.6 12.3 13.6 18.8 17.6 18.7 9.6
High Min (°C)
32.4 32.3 27.8 25.4 21.6 16.6 16.3 17.5 20.4 25.2 28.1 30.6 32.4
Low Min (°C)
12.6 13.5 9.9 5.1 3.3 0.5 -0.2 0.5 3.0 5.3 8.1 11.5 -0.2
High Rain (mm)
46.0 58.8 91.4 57.8 33.0 34.0 37.4 24.0 23.0 14.0 23.0 71.8 91.4

Mount Magnet Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.7 40.4 36.1 32.6 26.3 21.4 20.7 25.6 27.5 31.8 35.4 37.7 29.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
33.9 31.1 28.0 24.6 20.7 18.2 15.9 18.2 22.7 26.2 27.3 33.3 27.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.6 25.0 22.9 18.9 14.9 10.6 9.7 10.4 13.1 16.2 19.9 23.0 15.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.7 20.3 17.3 13.3 7.4 6.3 5.0 5.7 9.0 12.3 14.4 18.0 13.7
High Rain (mm)
97.4 140.0 182.2 67.0 55.2 73.2 103.4 52.6 36.6 32.4 47.8 109.4 434.2
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.6 1.6 0.8 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 92.2

Mount Magnet Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MOUNT MAGNET AERO

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

Mount Magnet Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
11.1 6.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.5 5.5 24.8
≥ 35.0°C
23.7 18.8 11.7 2.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 3.9 9.3 16.8 84.0
≥ 30.0°C
28.3 25.5 23.6 12.2 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.3 13.7 20.0 26.6 150.3
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 1.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0
≤ 0.0°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

Mount Magnet 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
42.3 41.4 38.3 33.2 28.5 23.1 21.9 25.0 28.9 34.3 37.7 40.2 37.6
Low Max
33.6 31.6 27.8 24.3 19.8 16.3 15.5 17.0 20.0 24.3 26.7 30.6 19.3
High Min
27.3 26.2 23.8 19.1 15.8 12.0 10.8 10.9 13.0 17.7 22.0 25.2 22.8
Low Min
19.3 19.7 16.4 12.9 7.4 4.3 3.2 4.2 7.0 10.7 13.6 16.4 7.0

Mount Magnet Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
18 18 19 19 19 19 20 20 20 20 19 19 18.9
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
18 18 19 19 19 19 20 20 20 20 19 19 19.0
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
19 19 19 19 19 19 20 20 20 20 19 19 19.1
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

MOUNT MAGNET AERO
Gascoyne, Western Australia
28.1156°S 117.8425°E 407m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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