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Orford Climate

Orford Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
22.1 21.9 20.6 18.4 15.7 13.3 13.1 14.0 15.8 17.4 18.7 20.4 17.6
Mean Min (°C)
11.9 12.0 10.7 8.4 6.2 4.2 3.6 4.2 5.6 7.2 9.1 10.6 7.8
Mean Rain (mm)
50.9 44.6 45.4 55.5 57.6 55.2 56.6 60.7 52.5 58.4 66.2 62.3 665.5
Median Rain (mm)
39.2 32.2 37.1 45.3 43.8 45.0 53.1 49.9 41.4 52.9 60.8 53.2 626.6
Mean Rain Days
9.7 8.8 10.2 11.3 12.8 12.8 13.9 13.7 12.9 13.6 13.8 11.9 141.7

Orford Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
38.8 38.8 36.2 30.0 25.7 20.5 19.5 22.6 28.4 32.4 35.6 37.5 38.8
Low Max (°C)
13.8 13.2 12.2 10.0 7.2 4.9 4.4 5.4 7.7 9.2 11.2 12.5 4.4
High Min (°C)
20.5 23.0 19.9 18.5 16.2 14.9 11.9 11.6 16.0 16.3 17.8 23.3 23.3
Low Min (°C)
3.2 0.0 1.1 0.0 -2.1 -5.3 -3.3 -2.9 -2.6 0.0 0.4 3.2 -5.3
High Rain (mm)
140.5 91.9 91.1 72.4 89.9 118.6 81.8 83.6 77.6 64.0 79.5 108.0 140.5

Orford Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
24.5 24.4 22.8 20.6 17.6 15.2 14.4 16.9 18.5 20.1 22.3 22.9 18.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
19.4 18.9 18.8 15.6 14.0 11.6 11.3 12.0 13.0 15.0 16.9 17.9 16.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
13.4 14.1 12.8 10.7 8.9 6.1 5.5 7.1 7.6 9.2 11.4 12.2 8.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
10.0 9.9 8.4 6.5 4.1 1.8 0.6 2.5 3.5 5.3 7.2 8.6 6.7
High Rain (mm)
174.2 167.7 144.0 203.3 282.2 229.5 237.4 187.5 170.6 175.4 194.6 250.7 1140.1
Low Rain (mm)
7.0 2.4 1.3 5.8 1.4 7.4 8.4 5.6 11.3 13.4 8.8 3.2 375.6

Orford Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)

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

Orford 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
0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8
≥ 30.0°C
1.2 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.6 3.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 2.4 7.7 9.6 7.0 3.4 1.0 0.2 0.0 30.8
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.0 2.8 1.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
25.7 25.7 24.0 21.8 18.6 15.8 15.3 16.7 18.7 20.6 21.9 23.7 22.2
Low Max
18.2 18.4 17.3 15.0 12.9 10.8 10.7 11.3 12.6 14.1 15.4 17.0 12.9
High Min
14.8 15.1 14.0 12.0 9.6 7.5 6.4 7.2 8.9 10.4 12.3 13.4 12.4
Low Min
8.8 8.8 7.1 4.6 2.8 0.8 0.6 1.3 2.3 3.8 5.9 7.3 2.9

Orford Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
48 48 48 48 48 47 47 47 46 47 49 47 47.6
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1968 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
48 48 48 48 48 47 48 48 47 48 49 48 47.8
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1968 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
65 65 65 65 65 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64.1
Earliest Entry
1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)
East Coast, Tasmania
42.5519°S 147.8753°E 14m AMSL
Commenced 1951
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Weather News

Frosty start to Tuesday

17:18 EST

Cold air, clear skies and light winds will cause widespread frost across multiple states and territories on Tuesday morning.

Did this cold snap break records?

12:27 EST

A pulse of wintry weather has sent shivers across southeastern Australia during the last few days.

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

06:21 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.