Southern Cross Ap Climate

Southern Cross Ap Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
34.7 33.7 30.4 26.2 21.3 17.9 16.6 18.5 21.6 26.5 30.1 32.8 25.9
Mean Min (°C)
17.9 17.7 15.3 11.7 7.5 4.6 3.4 3.7 5.3 9.3 13.3 15.5 10.5
Mean Rain (mm)
33.6 24.9 35.6 23.8 29.3 27.8 35.9 30.6 21.6 17.2 17.8 15.9 313.8
Median Rain (mm)
17.8 15.3 22.4 25.0 18.2 18.0 35.4 20.2 18.5 7.4 17.4 7.0 303.6
Mean Rain Days
4.3 3.7 4.1 4.7 7.9 10.8 14.1 11.5 7.4 4.5 4.3 3.5 75.0

Southern Cross Ap Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.3 46.7 42.6 37.0 34.0 26.4 24.5 31.0 34.5 40.3 41.4 45.7 46.7
Low Max (°C)
16.2 16.6 17.2 14.9 13.3 11.8 9.6 10.8 12.4 15.0 13.7 18.8 9.6
High Min (°C)
27.9 25.7 27.6 23.9 19.1 14.0 14.6 16.8 16.6 23.4 26.4 27.8 27.9
Low Min (°C)
8.5 7.5 1.8 1.4 -3.4 -5.0 -4.8 -3.8 -3.2 -1.7 0.7 5.8 -5.0
High Rain (mm)
60.0 56.8 66.0 77.0 39.0 21.0 39.4 53.2 14.2 42.0 26.0 36.6 77.0

Southern Cross Ap Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
37.3 36.7 32.7 29.3 24.6 19.4 18.7 22.4 24.3 30.0 32.5 35.7 26.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.0 29.0 26.7 22.7 19.0 15.8 14.5 16.3 19.4 23.5 25.8 29.9 24.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.4 20.0 17.3 14.7 11.2 6.8 6.9 6.3 9.0 12.1 16.0 17.6 11.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.9 15.2 12.6 8.2 4.0 0.6 1.4 2.0 2.8 6.3 10.6 11.9 9.2
High Rain (mm)
113.0 73.8 154.4 77.8 91.8 69.0 76.8 82.6 40.8 82.4 46.8 91.4 551.8
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 5.8 7.8 5.8 2.8 0.8 0.2 0.0 151.4

Southern Cross Ap Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD

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

Southern Cross Ap Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
4.6 2.4 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 2.4 10.2
≥ 35.0°C
15.0 11.3 5.6 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.4 5.7 10.8 48.2
≥ 30.0°C
25.1 21.8 15.8 6.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 6.4 14.5 21.6 107.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.0 9.6 12.6 12.5 6.6 1.4 0.0 0.0 41.8
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 4.8 8.1 6.9 2.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 21.2

Southern Cross Ap 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.3 39.1 36.6 30.8 25.9 21.2 19.5 21.9 26.1 31.2 35.8 38.0 35.0
Low Max
29.1 28.2 25.1 21.2 17.2 14.6 13.5 14.7 17.0 21.1 24.0 27.0 17.0
High Min
20.9 21.1 18.8 15.3 12.2 9.3 8.2 8.1 9.8 13.1 17.0 19.0 17.4
Low Min
13.8 13.9 11.0 7.4 2.4 -0.2 -1.3 -1.2 0.5 3.9 8.4 11.1 2.0

Southern Cross Ap Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
20 20 21 21 21 20 20 20 20 20 20 21 20.2
Earliest Entry
1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1996 1996 1996 1996
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
21 21 21 21 21 20 20 20 20 20 21 21 20.3
Earliest Entry
1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1996 1996 1996 1996
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
20 20 21 21 21 20 20 20 20 20 21 21 20.2
Earliest Entry
1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1997 1996 1996 1996 1996
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

SOUTHERN CROSS AIRFIELD
Central Wheatbelt, Western Australia
31.2353°S 119.3564°E 347m AMSL
Commenced 1996
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