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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Weather News

The week ahead for NSW

15:11 EST

A cold front is passing over southern parts of New South Wales, with cold air in its wake and unusually warm air ahead of the system over central and northern areas.

Dry winds elevate the risk of fire in the Top End

13:07 EST

With strong winds and temperatures on the rise, there has been severe fire danger declared for the Darwin and Adelaide River and Northern Fire Protection Area fire forecast areas.

Country towns close to reaching 'day zero', as water supplies dry up in the drought

12:19 EST

Across New South Wales and Queensland's southern downs, country towns are approaching their own 'day zero', as water supplies dry up in the drought.