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Scoresby Climate

Scoresby Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
26.2 26.8 24.2 20.2 16.5 13.7 13.1 14.4 16.5 19.2 21.7 24.0 19.6
Mean Min (°C)
13.5 14.1 12.6 10.2 8.4 6.5 5.9 6.5 7.7 8.9 10.6 12.0 9.7
Mean Rain (mm)
52.1 53.6 53.2 67.1 88.2 70.5 72.8 79.8 85.0 85.2 81.9 73.5 863.7
Median Rain (mm)
48.9 37.5 44.7 58.2 83.1 63.2 70.9 83.1 82.4 79.9 72.2 71.8 834.7
Mean Rain Days
8.6 7.8 10.3 13.0 17.3 18.6 19.6 18.6 16.2 15.6 13.6 11.2 167.5

Scoresby Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.8 46.1 39.6 33.4 26.6 22.2 22.2 24.3 30.0 34.8 39.1 41.5 46.1
Low Max (°C)
14.6 14.0 13.0 10.3 7.2 5.7 4.2 6.1 7.6 9.6 11.6 13.9 4.2
High Min (°C)
29.2 27.2 26.1 23.1 17.6 15.7 14.0 15.9 20.2 24.2 25.6 26.6 29.2
Low Min (°C)
3.6 4.8 2.2 0.3 -0.3 -2.7 -3.6 -2.3 -0.9 0.1 1.5 2.8 -3.6
High Rain (mm)
69.6 145.4 89.4 78.2 57.6 74.2 58.9 41.0 67.1 63.6 55.9 68.0 145.4

Scoresby Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
29.3 31.2 27.5 23.6 18.8 15.4 15.0 16.8 19.1 21.4 26.2 26.5 21.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
21.7 23.3 20.5 17.3 13.9 12.4 11.7 12.8 13.3 16.3 19.3 20.5 18.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
16.2 16.6 15.6 12.4 11.3 8.8 7.5 8.1 9.7 10.3 13.3 13.8 11.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
9.9 11.9 10.2 7.0 6.1 4.1 3.7 5.1 5.8 7.0 8.8 9.4 8.3
High Rain (mm)
192.5 212.4 184.8 177.4 168.3 171.6 180.5 168.0 182.2 171.2 178.3 156.4 1237.1
Low Rain (mm)
2.2 0.3 4.0 18.4 12.4 13.7 21.2 20.0 28.6 13.4 19.1 3.7 512.8

Scoresby Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

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

Scoresby Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7
≥ 35.0°C
3.0 2.5 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.2 7.6
≥ 30.0°C
8.1 8.6 4.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 2.2 4.9 28.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 2.9 3.4 1.9 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 10.1
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.6 33.5 30.5 24.9 19.9 15.9 15.2 17.1 20.2 24.1 27.6 30.6 26.9
Low Max
20.0 20.4 18.8 15.8 13.4 11.5 10.8 11.7 13.0 14.6 16.2 18.1 13.2
High Min
17.2 18.1 16.6 14.2 11.9 9.8 8.8 9.4 10.9 12.8 14.4 15.4 14.4
Low Min
9.6 10.2 8.7 6.1 4.7 2.8 2.5 3.4 4.3 5.0 6.6 8.5 5.1

Scoresby Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
46 46 46 46 47 47 46 46 47 47 46 46 46.3
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
46 47 46 47 47 47 47 47 48 47 46 46 46.7
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
63 63 63 63 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 63 63.6
Earliest Entry
1948 1948 1948 1948 1948 1948 1948 1948 1948 1948 1948 1948 1948
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

SCORESBY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Melbourne, Victoria
37.8710°S 145.2561°E 80m AMSL
Commenced 1948
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