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Mount Barrow Climate

Mount Barrow Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
13.9 14.5 12.0 8.2 5.3 3.2 2.1 2.3 3.8 7.2 8.9 11.3 7.8
Mean Min (°C)
5.1 6.3 4.8 2.3 0.4 -1.1 -1.7 -1.6 -1.5 0.1 1.4 3.4 1.5
Mean Rain (mm)
55.1 81.8 83.6 124.1 140.1 121.7 153.3 166.8 139.8 88.6 90.9 104.7 1352.7
Median Rain (mm)
49.9 62.5 76.7 100.9 100.1 103.7 139.4 202.7 119.3 75.5 76.3 101.7 1252.8
Mean Rain Days
8.5 9.9 9.9 14.0 15.3 15.3 13.9 13.7 14.4 10.8 11.9 11.2 135.3

Mount Barrow Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
28.5 26.1 25.0 18.3 15.6 12.2 6.4 9.4 12.6 18.9 20.6 24.2 28.5
Low Max (°C)
2.9 3.3 2.2 -0.6 -2.2 -4.0 -4.2 -3.9 -2.2 -1.7 0.6 2.8 -4.2
High Min (°C)
19.5 17.2 17.2 10.0 8.9 5.3 5.0 8.7 6.5 8.9 10.7 14.4 19.5
Low Min (°C)
-3.6 -3.3 -3.9 -6.7 -7.2 -8.2 -7.8 -6.7 -7.8 -7.2 -5.0 -5.0 -8.2
High Rain (mm)
43.2 66.0 72.9 56.0 94.2 50.8 55.9 87.9 90.2 48.3 120.9 66.5 120.9

Mount Barrow Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
16.0 16.4 13.0 10.4 7.6 5.1 2.9 3.7 5.7 9.3 10.6 13.2 9.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
12.0 12.9 10.5 6.7 3.2 1.5 1.2 1.0 1.6 4.1 6.5 9.4 7.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
6.3 8.2 6.8 3.7 1.9 0.9 0.1 -0.4 -0.2 1.8 2.4 5.3 2.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
2.7 4.3 2.2 0.4 -1.7 -2.7 -2.8 -2.8 -3.5 -1.2 -0.4 1.1 0.8
High Rain (mm)
121.8 261.2 138.6 235.9 282.4 254.5 250.7 300.6 324.3 207.6 228.9 231.9 2000.7
Low Rain (mm)
17.6 4.8 17.3 29.0 38.1 20.5 50.3 39.7 59.5 19.0 30.1 20.1 591.9

Mount Barrow Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MOUNT BARROW

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

Mount Barrow 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
6.3 3.9 7.2 12.9 21.1 23.8 26.7 25.3 25.0 21.1 15.6 12.0 193.3
≤ 0.0°C
2.8 1.9 4.2 7.9 15.4 18.0 23.0 21.8 21.4 15.6 9.8 5.8 142.1

Mount Barrow 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
18.3 19.4 16.7 12.1 9.4 6.1 3.9 5.0 6.7 12.1 12.4 16.0 14.4
Low Max
9.4 10.5 7.4 4.8 1.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 1.1 2.2 4.7 6.7 1.8
High Min
9.0 11.1 8.5 5.6 4.4 1.7 0.6 1.1 1.0 3.5 4.5 7.7 6.1
Low Min
1.0 1.7 0.0 -1.7 -3.2 -4.1 -4.1 -4.4 -4.0 -3.5 -2.2 -0.5 -2.8

Mount Barrow Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
10 9 9 9 10 9 8 9 9 8 8 8 8.9
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1973 1973 1973 1974
Years of Maxima
10 9 9 9 9 8 8 9 9 8 8 8 8.7
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1973 1973 1973 1974
Years of Rainfall
12 11 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 11 11 11 11.4
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1963 1963 1962 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961
Latest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1973 1973 1973 1974

Station Details

MOUNT BARROW
Northeast, Tasmania
41.4000°S 147.4167°E 1323m AMSL
Commenced 1961 / Closed 1974
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Weather News

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.