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Karnet Climate

Karnet Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.7 30.5 27.8 23.3 19.2 16.4 15.4 16.0 17.6 20.8 24.4 28.2 22.4
Mean Min (°C)
15.3 15.7 14.2 11.8 9.1 7.3 6.2 6.3 7.3 9.0 11.4 13.5 10.5
Mean Rain (mm)
16.9 19.6 24.0 66.8 139.3 211.8 219.0 188.8 137.7 77.9 48.1 18.0 1155.0
Median Rain (mm)
4.3 9.7 17.5 56.3 127.3 203.2 203.4 187.0 121.4 74.8 36.0 11.9 1137.8
Mean Rain Days
2.9 3.1 4.6 8.9 13.8 17.3 19.0 18.5 16.2 10.6 7.6 4.2 123.1

Karnet Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.5 44.5 40.0 35.0 30.7 25.3 24.0 25.0 30.6 35.8 39.9 42.0 44.5
Low Max (°C)
17.2 15.5 14.1 11.9 11.0 7.9 7.8 8.0 9.1 10.8 10.9 16.7 7.8
High Min (°C)
29.5 25.8 24.1 20.5 18.0 16.0 13.6 14.4 16.2 18.3 22.3 23.5 29.5
Low Min (°C)
6.5 6.5 4.1 3.0 0.4 -2.0 -2.0 -2.0 -0.6 0.6 1.6 4.0 -2.0
High Rain (mm)
106.8 82.8 58.0 77.4 84.6 145.8 113.0 116.8 68.4 77.8 81.4 54.2 145.8

Karnet Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.7 34.7 30.9 27.2 22.1 18.1 16.8 18.5 20.0 24.3 27.9 31.4 24.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
27.6 27.0 23.4 18.6 16.9 13.8 14.0 13.5 15.3 17.7 20.0 22.6 20.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
17.3 18.8 16.9 15.0 11.9 9.4 8.4 8.8 8.9 10.9 13.8 16.1 11.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.3 13.1 11.7 7.8 5.6 4.7 4.4 4.4 5.6 6.6 8.8 9.9 8.9
High Rain (mm)
167.0 107.1 92.3 166.9 281.5 455.3 440.9 294.1 304.8 189.4 152.4 82.6 1648.3
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 34.6 45.7 37.3 34.0 15.8 2.0 1.0 0.0 596.3

Karnet Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KARNET

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

Karnet Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.1
≥ 35.0°C
6.2 4.7 2.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 2.9 16.3
≥ 30.0°C
17.4 15.4 10.2 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 4.4 10.9 60.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.2 2.5 2.3 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 7.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
36.0 35.5 32.9 27.8 22.5 18.8 17.7 18.4 21.1 25.5 30.0 33.9 30.8
Low Max
25.4 25.3 22.7 19.0 16.0 13.9 13.0 13.5 14.5 16.5 19.1 22.5 15.2
High Min
18.8 19.3 17.6 15.1 12.3 10.5 9.5 9.5 10.3 12.2 14.6 17.0 15.6
Low Min
11.7 12.0 10.6 8.4 5.6 4.0 3.0 3.0 4.0 5.5 8.0 10.0 5.4

Karnet Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
47 48 48 49 49 49 49 49 48 49 49 48 48.4
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
48 48 49 48 48 49 49 49 48 49 49 47 48.4
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
51 51 51 50 49 49 49 50 49 50 50 51 50.1
Earliest Entry
1964 1964 1964 1964 1964 1965 1965 1964 1964 1964 1964 1963 1963
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

KARNET
Lower West, Western Australia
32.4389°S 116.0789°E 286m AMSL
Commenced 1963
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Weather News

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12:24 EST

A strong and complex low is moving over New Zealand and has been generating heavy rain, isolated thunderstorms and gale force winds.

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12:19 EST

The sunrise this morning likely made the ancient sandstone formation of Uluru glow a glorious red at dawn, although cloud and rain from today should lead to more demure morning displays for the next couple of days.