Tarcoola Climate

Tarcoola Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.4 35.0 31.8 26.9 21.9 18.8 18.4 20.4 23.9 27.8 31.2 33.5 27.0
Mean Min (°C)
18.4 18.7 15.9 11.6 8.3 5.6 4.6 5.5 8.6 11.8 14.7 16.9 11.6
Mean Rain (mm)
10.3 21.1 11.5 9.6 16.3 16.7 12.6 15.8 14.2 17.1 14.2 14.0 173.3
Median Rain (mm)
5.9 8.8 3.8 2.3 9.0 11.2 8.4 12.5 9.1 9.4 10.2 6.9 154.2
Mean Rain Days
2.1 2.0 2.0 2.3 4.5 4.9 4.9 4.5 3.8 3.9 3.4 2.7 39.2

Tarcoola Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.5 47.9 45.7 40.5 34.0 29.1 30.7 33.4 39.7 45.0 47.9 47.0 48.5
Low Max (°C)
20.6 18.8 16.2 12.8 11.5 10.7 10.5 12.0 12.0 13.5 16.5 15.6 10.5
High Min (°C)
31.7 31.8 33.9 22.9 21.9 16.2 19.0 17.0 25.5 27.7 30.0 29.8 33.9
Low Min (°C)
6.5 8.7 6.1 1.8 -1.4 -3.0 -4.8 -2.2 -0.6 1.8 4.5 7.0 -4.8
High Rain (mm)
44.5 141.2 93.0 53.3 71.9 37.1 23.4 38.1 45.5 38.4 56.6 55.4 141.2

Tarcoola Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.1 39.1 36.2 31.1 24.6 21.6 21.2 24.8 27.8 31.4 34.6 37.2 28.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
32.6 31.1 28.3 23.6 18.3 15.6 15.9 17.6 20.6 23.6 27.8 29.1 25.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
21.9 22.9 19.2 14.4 10.9 8.9 7.0 7.6 11.0 13.6 17.1 20.1 12.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
14.8 15.1 13.1 9.5 5.0 1.8 1.1 2.8 5.6 9.7 12.0 14.0 10.0
High Rain (mm)
66.0 167.4 129.8 84.1 136.2 73.4 56.2 81.8 74.8 89.6 91.6 97.0 437.9
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50.8

Tarcoola Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

TARCOOLA

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

Tarcoola Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
6.5 5.4 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.2 4.1 20.0
≥ 35.0°C
15.7 14.7 8.5 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.6 7.8 12.0 62.3
≥ 30.0°C
25.4 22.3 19.2 7.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.5 3.7 10.7 16.3 21.7 124.8
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 5.3 8.2 5.3 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.5
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.4 2.9 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.5

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
41.5 41.0 37.7 32.2 26.3 22.1 21.6 24.8 29.5 34.2 37.8 39.7 36.2
Low Max
29.5 28.7 26.0 22.2 18.2 16.0 15.5 16.7 18.8 21.8 25.2 27.7 18.3
High Min
23.5 23.5 20.7 15.8 12.4 9.6 8.7 9.8 13.0 16.1 19.8 22.2 18.9
Low Min
13.5 13.8 11.6 7.6 4.1 1.7 0.6 1.7 4.2 7.2 9.9 12.0 4.3

Tarcoola Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
35 36 36 37 37 38 37 37 37 36 35 35 36.3
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1999
Years of Maxima
36 36 38 37 37 38 38 37 37 36 35 35 36.5
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1999
Years of Rainfall
91 90 90 90 90 90 91 90 87 89 91 91 90.0
Earliest Entry
1904 1905 1904 1906 1907 1907 1906 1907 1907 1907 1904 1904 1904
Latest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1999

Station Details

TARCOOLA
NW Pastoral, South Australia
30.7111°S 134.5694°E 120m AMSL
Commenced 1903 / Closed 1999
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