Falls Creek Climate

Falls Creek Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
17.7 17.3 14.3 9.7 6.0 2.8 1.1 1.9 4.9 9.2 12.6 15.1 9.4
Mean Min (°C)
8.8 8.6 6.3 3.1 0.6 -1.6 -2.9 -2.6 -0.8 1.5 4.3 6.2 2.6
Mean Rain (mm)
123.5 101.8 105.8 91.2 102.7 153.0 96.6 101.4 127.1 126.7 129.7 121.7 1378.1
Median Rain (mm)
121.4 70.4 73.2 69.0 60.2 127.8 79.5 95.5 113.8 98.0 106.4 93.1 1141.0
Mean Rain Days
10.1 9.5 10.1 9.5 10.3 13.5 13.9 14.0 13.3 12.3 11.5 10.5 125.9

Falls Creek Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
29.7 28.6 25.3 19.1 16.1 13.2 9.8 11.9 14.5 21.7 25.3 25.1 29.7
Low Max (°C)
2.7 1.5 1.4 -2.0 -5.2 -4.6 -5.8 -5.9 -4.0 -2.1 -2.8 1.9 -5.9
High Min (°C)
20.1 19.3 17.3 12.5 8.3 5.9 3.6 6.3 7.9 11.8 17.5 17.7 20.1
Low Min (°C)
-3.9 -6.5 -3.6 -6.9 -7.7 -8.6 -8.5 -9.3 -8.6 -7.0 -6.0 -4.5 -9.3
High Rain (mm)
131.4 104.2 93.4 97.4 79.0 86.4 71.0 80.0 103.0 112.0 75.0 106.2 131.4

Falls Creek Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
20.6 20.3 18.0 12.8 8.1 4.6 3.3 4.6 7.4 14.3 17.1 17.9 10.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
13.9 13.7 11.1 6.3 2.8 1.1 -0.5 -0.6 1.0 5.6 7.0 12.6 7.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
11.4 11.8 9.0 5.9 2.5 0.0 -1.3 -0.3 1.3 5.6 8.5 8.2 3.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
4.7 5.8 3.6 0.3 -1.7 -3.0 -4.4 -4.5 -2.9 -1.2 1.0 4.4 1.3
High Rain (mm)
219.0 492.8 313.2 215.0 285.2 473.6 205.2 231.8 363.8 271.2 291.0 199.6 1933.6
Low Rain (mm)
35.6 15.6 9.8 15.8 9.6 20.6 40.8 20.6 26.0 24.2 2.2 8.2 494.0

Falls Creek Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

FALLS CREEK

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

Falls Creek 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
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 2.0°C
2.7 2.3 5.3 10.8 19.7 25.7 29.1 28.6 22.7 16.7 9.5 5.8 168.5
≤ 0.0°C
1.6 1.1 2.6 6.5 13.5 21.2 27.1 25.5 17.8 11.5 6.3 2.9 129.3

Falls Creek 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
21.9 21.6 18.7 13.8 10.1 6.2 3.9 5.5 8.9 13.6 17.8 20.0 17.7
Low Max
12.6 12.4 9.9 5.2 2.1 -0.6 -1.3 -1.1 0.2 3.8 7.0 10.1 0.8
High Min
13.6 12.9 10.6 7.0 3.8 1.2 -0.6 0.1 2.8 5.8 9.5 10.9 9.1
Low Min
3.3 3.2 0.8 -1.5 -2.5 -4.4 -5.4 -5.7 -4.6 -3.2 -1.8 0.8 -3.5

Falls Creek Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
25 26 25 26 26 24 25 25 26 25 25 25 25.1
Earliest Entry
1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
25 26 26 27 26 24 25 25 26 24 25 25 25.2
Earliest Entry
1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
21 22 22 23 23 21 23 22 23 23 23 21 22.2
Earliest Entry
1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1994 1991 1990 1990 1990 1990
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

FALLS CREEK
North East, Victoria
36.8708°S 147.2755°E 1765m AMSL
Commenced 1990
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