Kalumburu Climate

Kalumburu Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
34.2 33.6 34.3 34.5 33.3 31.8 32.0 33.4 35.2 36.6 37.1 35.8 34.3
Mean Min (°C)
24.6 24.4 23.9 21.5 18.0 15.1 14.1 15.6 19.0 22.6 24.6 25.0 20.8
Mean Rain (mm)
309.8 293.3 213.7 61.6 17.0 5.4 6.9 0.4 4.0 28.0 80.4 193.2 1205.6
Median Rain (mm)
282.3 267.0 181.9 40.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.2 64.3 171.8 1202.0
Mean Rain Days
18.0 16.8 14.8 5.7 1.4 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.5 2.8 8.0 13.7 79.5

Kalumburu Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.9 39.2 40.9 39.9 37.8 36.7 36.8 40.0 41.2 42.5 42.8 42.3 42.8
Low Max (°C)
24.1 24.6 25.1 24.7 21.0 23.3 18.2 25.3 26.6 28.7 25.2 24.1 18.2
High Min (°C)
28.5 28.5 28.1 28.9 26.4 25.7 24.4 25.0 27.1 27.8 29.2 29.4 29.4
Low Min (°C)
15.5 14.4 13.9 8.3 7.0 2.4 2.3 3.6 8.2 12.0 17.9 18.2 2.3
High Rain (mm)
219.2 303.5 222.3 102.4 95.3 109.7 109.9 18.8 47.4 76.7 174.4 222.8 303.5

Kalumburu Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
36.7 35.9 36.9 37.1 35.6 34.0 34.2 35.5 37.5 38.7 39.8 38.8 35.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.7 31.0 31.8 32.8 30.2 28.6 29.7 31.7 33.5 35.1 34.0 33.2 33.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.3 26.0 26.4 24.7 24.0 21.0 19.3 20.0 24.1 26.4 26.6 27.3 24.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.8 23.0 22.0 15.7 14.0 11.1 10.6 12.4 15.0 19.5 23.1 23.7 19.0
High Rain (mm)
810.7 810.2 607.4 359.6 109.4 138.2 120.9 18.8 69.2 154.1 505.0 573.9 2206.9
Low Rain (mm)
59.4 30.5 17.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.7 38.5 177.8

Kalumburu Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KALUMBURU MISSION

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

Kalumburu Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.1 1.9 0.6 3.7
≥ 35.0°C
14.3 9.6 14.1 13.6 6.8 0.9 1.1 6.0 16.8 25.2 25.9 21.9 149.4
≥ 30.0°C
28.0 25.3 29.3 29.1 28.8 23.8 26.2 29.8 29.7 30.2 28.9 29.9 322.4
≤ 2.0°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
≤ 0.0°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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
36.9 36.2 36.5 36.4 35.3 33.9 34.0 35.2 37.1 38.5 39.0 38.3 37.1
Low Max
31.1 30.7 31.8 32.8 31.3 29.4 29.9 31.7 33.3 34.8 35.1 33.1 31.6
High Min
26.1 25.7 25.3 24.2 22.0 19.4 18.3 19.4 22.2 24.7 26.3 26.6 25.3
Low Min
23.2 23.1 22.5 18.1 13.6 10.5 9.8 11.6 15.4 20.3 22.9 23.4 14.7

Kalumburu Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
62 62 62 60 60 60 59 58 60 60 62 63 60.7
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005
Years of Maxima
63 62 62 60 61 61 59 59 61 59 61 64 61.0
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005
Years of Rainfall
62 62 62 62 63 63 63 62 64 63 63 63 62.6
Earliest Entry
1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1942 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2005 2005 2005 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2004 2005

Station Details

KALUMBURU MISSION
Kimberley, Western Australia
14.2961°S 126.6431°E 23m AMSL
Commenced 1941 / Closed 2005
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