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Orbost Climate

Orbost Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
25.7 25.7 24.0 21.2 17.9 15.5 15.0 16.1 17.9 19.9 21.8 23.6 20.3
Mean Min (°C)
13.5 13.7 12.1 9.5 7.2 5.3 4.4 5.0 6.5 8.4 10.4 12.0 9.0
Mean Rain (mm)
66.2 59.7 66.1 73.9 70.3 84.5 67.2 59.2 70.9 76.9 71.9 78.2 844.8
Median Rain (mm)
52.8 45.6 46.8 55.6 56.9 62.3 48.4 50.0 61.5 71.1 63.2 63.6 819.5
Mean Rain Days
8.1 7.1 8.3 9.0 10.4 11.4 11.1 11.4 11.7 11.6 10.1 9.3 119.2

Orbost Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.2 44.6 39.8 36.5 28.9 24.4 25.0 28.1 35.0 34.9 42.7 40.6 45.2
Low Max (°C)
15.5 14.4 12.8 11.5 8.2 8.3 5.6 7.0 8.5 10.0 11.6 13.3 5.6
High Min (°C)
25.9 23.8 21.0 21.0 16.7 14.1 14.3 15.3 18.5 21.6 23.9 26.0 26.0
Low Min (°C)
4.4 4.2 2.8 -0.6 -0.2 -2.4 -3.2 -2.2 -1.0 0.7 1.7 3.3 -3.2
High Rain (mm)
161.3 120.9 170.2 160.0 173.0 247.6 172.7 133.9 139.4 94.2 154.6 181.1 247.6

Orbost Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
29.2 29.3 26.5 23.8 20.6 18.2 17.1 19.2 21.1 22.3 26.3 26.4 21.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
22.1 22.7 21.4 18.7 15.6 13.6 13.5 14.5 15.0 17.5 19.1 20.1 19.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.8 16.3 14.5 12.0 9.9 8.1 6.2 6.5 8.3 10.0 12.4 14.1 9.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
10.2 10.9 10.0 5.7 5.0 3.6 2.0 3.4 4.9 6.2 7.8 10.1 7.9
High Rain (mm)
289.6 294.6 442.7 330.3 311.1 425.0 267.5 289.2 245.2 286.9 308.4 509.9 1558.8
Low Rain (mm)
3.6 0.0 0.8 2.5 3.8 9.7 6.5 8.4 15.6 6.1 0.0 1.9 470.5

Orbost Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ORBOST (COMPARISON)

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

Orbost Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
0.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.9
≥ 35°C
2.6 1.9 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.2 6.9
≥ 30°C
7.1 6.3 3.7 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.2 2.9 4.5 26.1
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 4.4 6.5 4.8 1.9 0.3 0.1 0.0 19.1
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.9 1.6 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.4

Orbost 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
32.6 32.2 29.4 25.7 21.6 18.3 17.9 19.4 22.6 25.6 28.0 30.2 26.6
Low Max
20.1 20.4 19.4 17.2 14.6 12.8 12.2 12.8 14.0 15.3 16.8 18.6 14.6
High Min
17.4 17.2 15.6 13.0 10.4 8.4 7.3 7.8 9.7 11.7 14.0 15.4 14.0
Low Min
9.8 9.9 8.7 5.9 3.8 1.9 1.3 1.7 3.1 5.1 6.8 8.5 4.0

Orbost Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
53 55 54 54 55 54 54 55 54 54 53 53 54.0
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2011
Years of Maxima
53 55 54 54 55 54 53 54 54 54 53 53 53.8
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2011
Years of Rainfall
128 129 129 129 129 128 128 129 128 129 128 128 128.4
Earliest Entry
1884 1883 1883 1883 1883 1883 1883 1883 1883 1883 1883 1883 1883
Latest Entry
2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2011

Station Details

ORBOST (COMPARISON)
East Gippsland, Victoria
37.6917°S 148.4589°E 41m AMSL
Commenced 1883 / Closed 2011
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