Borroloola Climate

Borroloola Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.5 34.5 33.7 33.8 31.6 29.6 29.5 31.9 34.2 36.5 37.5 36.7 33.9
Mean Min (°C)
24.3 24.0 22.9 20.1 15.9 12.6 11.8 14.0 16.3 20.2 23.2 24.1 19.2
Mean Rain (mm)
192.4 188.4 164.3 42.8 11.5 8.6 1.4 1.0 2.7 12.2 43.2 118.7 781.2
Median Rain (mm)
154.6 149.7 131.2 14.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 33.7 89.0 707.2
Mean Rain Days
11.7 10.8 9.7 3.1 0.9 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.3 1.3 4.2 8.4 47.5

Borroloola Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
42.8 40.6 40.0 38.9 36.5 34.7 36.0 37.1 39.0 41.7 44.4 44.4 44.4
Low Max (°C)
26.5 24.9 23.7 23.2 21.1 17.2 19.0 20.0 23.0 26.9 26.0 27.1 17.2
High Min (°C)
28.9 29.4 27.2 26.7 28.1 21.3 20.6 25.5 25.1 30.0 32.0 28.9 32.0
Low Min (°C)
11.7 16.1 15.0 10.6 5.2 2.4 1.7 5.0 5.5 5.5 16.1 17.8 1.7
High Rain (mm)
322.1 304.8 355.6 228.6 114.3 96.3 25.7 26.7 58.9 52.3 122.4 143.8 355.6

Borroloola Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
38.4 36.5 37.5 35.1 33.4 31.4 31.2 32.7 35.2 38.0 40.0 39.3 34.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
32.7 31.1 31.2 29.9 29.1 27.5 28.1 30.4 33.5 34.9 35.1 34.2 33.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.3 24.9 24.2 22.2 19.2 17.0 14.6 19.9 19.6 22.4 24.2 25.1 20.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.6 22.7 21.1 17.8 13.9 9.8 9.3 10.5 13.9 17.3 21.8 22.9 18.7
High Rain (mm)
997.4 919.4 740.0 397.5 147.3 226.3 26.2 40.7 58.9 88.6 219.2 413.9 1675.2
Low Rain (mm)
11.7 4.0 8.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.6 231.1

Borroloola Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

BORROLOOLA

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

Borroloola Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
1.6 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 4.5 3.4 10.0
≥ 35.0°C
16.8 14.1 9.8 7.6 0.9 0.0 0.2 1.0 9.5 21.9 24.3 21.8 109.5
≥ 30.0°C
26.3 25.5 24.7 26.1 21.4 12.6 13.1 23.0 25.7 26.6 27.6 27.7 233.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
38.9 37.5 36.1 35.5 34.0 32.0 31.7 33.8 36.0 38.6 40.0 39.6 37.8
Low Max
32.0 31.2 30.6 32.0 28.4 26.9 26.7 30.0 32.2 34.5 35.0 34.0 30.0
High Min
26.1 25.6 24.5 22.6 20.0 16.7 16.1 18.0 20.4 23.3 25.5 26.1 24.6
Low Min
22.8 22.5 21.4 17.7 11.2 8.3 7.0 9.9 11.7 16.8 20.6 22.2 12.2

Borroloola Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
15 16 15 16 15 15 14 15 14 14 16 16 14.9
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1977 1978 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1978
Years of Maxima
17 17 15 15 14 14 15 15 15 15 18 17 15.4
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1977 1977 1977 1977 1978
Years of Rainfall
80 79 78 77 81 78 80 81 82 81 80 82 79.8
Earliest Entry
1890 1890 1890 1891 1890 1890 1890 1890 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889
Latest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1977 1977 1977 1977 1978

Station Details

BORROLOOLA
Roper-McArthur, Northern Territory
16.0667°S 136.3000°E 17m AMSL
Commenced 1889 / Closed 1978
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