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Mount Buffalo Climate

Mount Buffalo Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
20.6 21.1 17.7 12.9 8.6 6.4 4.5 5.2 7.9 12.0 14.7 17.9 12.6
Mean Min (°C)
11.5 12.4 9.8 6.1 3.0 0.9 -0.4 0.0 1.5 4.2 6.1 9.0 5.5
Mean Rain (mm)
89.8 88.2 99.7 125.4 193.7 214.5 229.3 223.7 194.2 186.4 132.3 113.4 1869.1
Median Rain (mm)
63.7 56.1 71.8 99.8 154.2 179.6 205.9 204.1 190.5 155.0 110.6 91.0 1793.1
Mean Rain Days
6.5 6.5 7.3 8.6 11.9 12.9 13.3 13.9 12.9 12.2 9.9 8.7 116.7

Mount Buffalo Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
31.7 31.9 28.3 24.4 18.9 15.0 14.0 16.0 19.6 21.5 26.1 29.5 31.9
Low Max (°C)
5.3 8.9 5.0 3.0 -2.0 -1.6 -2.0 -1.7 -2.8 0.8 2.1 4.4 -2.8
High Min (°C)
22.5 25.6 21.2 16.0 12.2 7.8 7.5 9.1 11.7 15.0 17.2 20.7 25.6
Low Min (°C)
0.8 1.5 -0.8 -3.5 -7.2 -5.0 -5.6 -6.0 -6.6 -8.1 -2.5 -1.1 -8.1
High Rain (mm)
193.0 178.8 174.0 189.7 197.0 216.7 157.0 145.4 195.0 212.0 108.6 123.0 216.7

Mount Buffalo Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
24.5 23.9 19.6 14.5 10.5 8.9 7.2 7.3 10.6 14.3 16.5 21.0 13.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
18.1 18.8 15.3 11.2 6.3 4.9 2.9 3.3 5.2 9.5 12.3 15.5 11.8
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.9 14.5 11.8 8.8 4.6 3.6 1.2 1.6 3.7 6.8 7.7 11.5 6.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
9.2 9.8 8.0 4.2 1.7 -0.2 -1.7 -0.8 -0.4 0.2 4.3 7.2 4.4
High Rain (mm)
364.7 421.9 418.1 764.1 614.0 607.4 717.4 557.7 496.0 525.3 323.1 374.6 3283.3
Low Rain (mm)
1.3 0.0 4.8 0.0 0.0 26.9 2.3 21.4 19.0 4.0 10.4 5.1 606.2

Mount Buffalo Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET

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

Mount Buffalo Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°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
≥ 35.0°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
≥ 30.0°C
0.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.5 0.2 0.8 3.4 13.4 20.0 26.4 23.6 17.6 9.9 5.8 2.2 107.7
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.2 1.1 5.8 10.9 19.7 17.2 10.6 5.4 2.9 0.6 64.4

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
25.0 25.0 22.0 17.0 12.0 9.7 7.5 8.7 11.8 16.5 19.5 23.0 21.0
Low Max
16.1 16.5 13.3 8.3 5.0 2.6 1.3 1.8 4.0 7.0 9.8 12.4 4.9
High Min
16.0 16.5 13.5 9.5 6.9 3.6 1.7 2.6 4.7 8.6 10.6 13.8 12.2
Low Min
6.6 8.4 6.0 2.2 -0.3 -1.8 -2.8 -2.4 -1.9 -0.1 1.1 3.8 -0.6

Mount Buffalo Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
16 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 14 14 15 13.8
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
1980 1980 1980 1980 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1980
Years of Maxima
15 14 14 14 14 13 13 14 12 13 14 15 13.6
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
1980 1980 1980 1980 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1979 1980
Years of Rainfall
103 104 104 103 99 97 95 90 95 96 95 100 98.2
Earliest Entry
1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2012 2012 2012 2011 2015 2017

Station Details

MOUNT BUFFALO CHALET
North East, Victoria
36.7220°S 146.8189°E 1350m AMSL
Commenced 1910
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Weather News

Heating up in Sydney

16:59 EDT

Temperatures have been steadily climbing across the Sydney basin today, the second day of a prolonged period of heat for the region.

Tropical thunder at the top of Down Under

12:55 EDT

Weather news of late has been focussed on the heatwave conditions plaguing southeastern Australia - and rightly so: these conditions are severe.

100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

10:09 EDT

Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.