Witjira Climate

Witjira Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
39.1 37.8 35.3 28.7 25.5 21.6 20.1 23.6 29.4 31.5 34.4 37.4 30.3
Mean Min (°C)
24.3 23.4 20.0 14.7 11.0 7.2 6.2 8.1 12.5 16.1 18.2 22.9 15.3
Mean Rain (mm)
18.5 29.4 19.7 11.2 9.0 9.4 9.3 6.4 6.8 16.3 10.3 18.8 165.0
Median Rain (mm)
6.0 2.8 3.3 0.6 1.7 3.6 1.7 0.0 1.2 6.0 3.8 8.2 142.6
Mean Rain Days
2.1 2.1 1.5 1.6 1.9 1.9 1.5 1.3 1.7 2.7 2.4 2.4 22.3

Witjira Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.2 45.5 43.6 37.1 34.1 34.0 31.0 33.2 40.0 41.8 46.9 45.0 46.9
Low Max (°C)
23.5 21.5 25.0 18.1 15.2 14.2 11.4 16.9 20.0 15.8 22.0 19.4 11.4
High Min (°C)
34.0 32.4 29.6 24.4 18.4 18.5 16.4 19.5 21.6 25.3 28.0 31.3 34.0
Low Min (°C)
16.7 14.2 10.4 4.9 2.9 0.3 -1.3 0.2 3.6 7.1 9.5 13.0 -1.3
High Rain (mm)
121.0 135.8 149.1 58.3 37.0 34.8 39.5 31.8 38.0 53.8 38.0 67.2 149.1

Witjira Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
41.0 39.0 37.4 30.9 27.9 23.9 21.9 24.1 30.2 32.0 36.9 39.0 30.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
37.6 37.3 33.2 26.7 22.9 19.8 17.8 22.7 28.5 31.0 31.2 35.0 30.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.0 24.8 22.2 17.5 11.5 10.0 8.3 9.2 13.4 17.0 18.9 25.1 15.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.2 22.3 17.3 13.0 10.9 5.8 3.9 6.5 11.9 15.0 17.2 21.7 14.9
High Rain (mm)
146.4 345.2 320.1 96.2 62.6 54.8 56.0 71.4 73.2 91.2 81.3 115.8 569.0
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 18.0

Witjira Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MOUNT DARE

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

Witjira Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
14.0 9.5 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.8 4.8 9.3 34.6
≥ 35.0°C
26.8 19.0 13.8 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.3 9.0 12.8 23.5 89.0
≥ 30.0°C
30.5 23.0 23.3 13.3 3.3 1.5 0.5 2.5 14.3 18.8 23.8 29.3 147.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 5.5 3.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
43.6 41.8 39.9 32.9 29.8 25.8 23.8 27.8 36.2 38.1 40.3 41.9 39.5
Low Max
35.0 32.6 29.9 23.1 20.7 17.6 16.2 19.7 22.8 25.4 29.1 33.2 20.8
High Min
28.5 27.7 24.8 19.7 14.9 11.6 11.5 12.4 17.0 20.5 22.7 26.9 24.0
Low Min
19.6 19.1 14.2 10.1 6.9 3.0 1.4 2.5 6.8 12.0 12.3 17.5 6.3

Witjira Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
4 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3.8
Earliest Entry
1997 1997 1997 1997 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996
Latest Entry
2000 2000 2000 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 2000
Years of Maxima
4 3 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3.8
Earliest Entry
1997 1997 1997 1997 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996
Latest Entry
2000 2000 2000 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 2000
Years of Rainfall
60 60 62 60 59 58 60 62 61 62 62 60 60.2
Earliest Entry
1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

MOUNT DARE
NE Pastoral, South Australia
26.0702°S 135.2471°E 150m AMSL
Commenced 1950
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Weather News

Wind and rain batter parts of WA

18:04 EST

A cold front brought a dramatic end to the working week as it crossed Western Australia.

The cold mornings continue for NSW

12:42 EST

Clearer skies and calmer winds have meant that New South Wales has seen minimum temperatures below the average in many places for the past couple of days.

Murray-Darling Basin in 'most severe' two-to-three year drought conditions in 120 years of records, BOM says

23:57 EST

Every drought is different, but when it comes to the current drought conditions across the Murray-Darling Basin, BOM says it is now "the most severe in 120 years of records".