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Ararat Climate

Ararat Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
26.9 27.1 23.9 19.5 15.4 12.4 11.7 13.0 15.2 18.1 21.5 24.6 19.0
Mean Min (°C)
11.2 11.3 9.6 7.2 5.5 3.9 3.4 3.9 5.1 6.0 7.8 9.3 7.0
Mean Rain (mm)
39.2 32.5 30.6 42.1 52.4 55.2 62.8 69.1 59.7 56.5 45.0 37.7 583.6
Median Rain (mm)
32.7 23.2 24.4 33.5 48.0 53.1 61.4 63.6 56.4 52.9 47.2 27.1 599.0
Mean Rain Days
7.1 5.5 8.2 10.6 13.9 17.4 19.1 18.2 15.5 12.8 10.5 8.5 146.6

Ararat Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.1 44.7 39.0 33.5 26.2 20.4 21.0 24.5 28.9 34.7 39.8 42.5 44.7
Low Max (°C)
13.3 11.9 12.5 9.6 4.7 5.0 5.7 6.2 7.2 9.4 10.1 11.5 4.7
High Min (°C)
27.4 26.7 23.4 20.0 17.7 12.8 10.8 12.5 15.9 18.5 24.0 22.8 27.4
Low Min (°C)
0.6 0.3 -0.9 -5.7 -5.2 -6.4 -7.3 -6.2 -4.0 -4.5 -4.5 -1.0 -7.3
High Rain (mm)
91.2 98.6 57.0 58.4 45.6 34.6 36.8 38.1 42.4 48.2 43.7 68.0 98.6

Ararat Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
30.4 30.5 27.3 23.3 17.8 14.2 13.1 15.9 17.9 22.3 27.1 28.3 20.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
23.6 23.5 20.3 16.2 12.8 10.9 10.4 11.2 12.0 15.1 18.3 20.3 17.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.3 14.2 12.6 10.4 9.1 6.4 5.0 5.9 6.9 8.1 11.3 12.1 8.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
7.6 8.5 6.3 3.6 3.7 -0.5 -0.1 1.3 2.9 3.3 5.5 6.9 5.6
High Rain (mm)
178.0 225.7 100.8 110.0 144.5 124.6 113.5 152.0 117.2 201.6 88.3 105.5 908.6
Low Rain (mm)
0.3 0.0 5.4 3.6 7.4 9.5 17.0 12.1 13.5 6.0 11.2 0.3 301.9

Ararat Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ARARAT PRISON

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

Ararat Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7
≥ 35.0°C
3.3 2.5 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.5 8.2
≥ 30.0°C
9.7 9.3 4.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.9 6.1 32.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.1 0.1 0.7 3.2 6.3 8.6 9.9 8.4 6.4 4.9 2.0 0.7 51.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1 2.8 5.0 5.3 3.9 2.8 1.8 0.4 0.2 23.2

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.7 33.4 30.0 24.7 18.5 14.4 13.7 15.5 18.9 22.8 27.9 31.5 27.3
Low Max
20.5 20.7 18.3 14.9 12.4 10.2 9.6 10.4 11.7 13.8 15.5 18.1 11.9
High Min
15.1 15.3 14.0 11.6 9.5 7.4 6.5 7.0 8.7 10.1 11.9 13.2 11.7
Low Min
6.9 7.3 5.3 2.6 1.1 -0.5 -0.5 0.2 1.0 1.8 3.3 5.1 2.0

Ararat Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
45 45 45 45 45 46 45 46 46 46 46 46 45.4
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
45 45 45 45 45 46 46 46 46 46 45 45 45.3
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
45 45 45 45 45 46 46 46 46 46 46 46 45.6
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

ARARAT PRISON
South West, Victoria
37.2769°S 142.9786°E 295m AMSL
Commenced 1969
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Weather News

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Icy and windy weather affecting parts of the NSW central-west and Blue Mountains will continue into Sunday, although strong coastal winds are easing, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.

Cold front delivers for boardriders

13:47 EST

After a slow start to the snow season and a week of small to no surf, an intense cold front has brought some happiness to snowboarders and surfers in Victoria and New South Wales.

Above average rainfall for WA

13:39 EST

Parts of WA have been receiving persistent showers in recent days, propelling some locations well past their monthly average.