Arkaroola Climate

Arkaroola Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
34.3 33.3 29.9 25.2 20.3 16.8 16.5 19.1 23.3 26.7 30.2 32.7 25.7
Mean Min (°C)
20.1 19.4 15.9 11.2 7.2 4.5 3.3 4.6 8.1 11.4 15.4 17.8 11.6
Mean Rain (mm)
35.0 38.4 30.4 14.8 17.5 14.7 14.8 14.3 15.9 18.8 17.4 24.0 257.1
Median Rain (mm)
13.8 12.6 4.1 3.6 5.7 5.6 9.2 8.4 5.6 12.0 8.1 11.0 209.2
Mean Rain Days
3.1 2.8 2.3 2.4 2.8 3.2 3.5 3.2 2.9 3.1 2.9 3.0 34.0

Arkaroola Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.3 44.5 41.2 37.9 30.0 27.2 26.2 31.8 37.5 40.1 44.4 45.5 45.5
Low Max (°C)
19.1 15.4 14.3 13.8 8.7 7.6 7.1 10.4 11.5 8.5 16.0 17.1 7.1
High Min (°C)
35.5 32.0 29.7 24.0 19.1 19.6 15.1 19.5 25.6 29.0 30.3 34.0 35.5
Low Min (°C)
10.4 9.4 0.0 1.0 -2.0 -3.7 -6.0 -4.3 -1.6 1.1 4.8 7.3 -6.0
High Rain (mm)
182.4 113.2 189.7 67.0 65.3 51.3 42.0 53.6 97.8 52.6 89.0 61.2 189.7

Arkaroola Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
37.9 36.7 33.8 29.3 22.8 19.5 19.8 22.8 29.2 32.4 33.3 35.5 27.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.2 29.8 25.7 21.7 16.8 14.2 13.9 16.0 19.1 23.6 27.1 29.7 24.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.2 22.8 19.7 13.7 10.1 8.1 5.5 6.7 10.4 14.7 19.2 20.2 12.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.5 16.2 12.2 8.9 4.3 0.7 -0.2 1.5 5.2 8.8 12.7 14.9 10.2
High Rain (mm)
363.0 340.8 403.8 223.0 134.4 138.0 80.0 72.3 99.6 108.1 138.5 125.4 949.4
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 55.9

Arkaroola Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ARKAROOLA

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

Arkaroola Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
4.2 2.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 2.3 10.6
≥ 35.0°C
14.1 11.5 5.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.0 5.9 10.4 48.1
≥ 30.0°C
23.7 20.1 15.1 4.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.1 8.3 14.4 20.1 106.2
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.6 9.3 12.6 9.2 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 33.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 4.0 6.7 3.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.3

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.8 38.8 35.5 30.1 24.8 20.0 19.9 23.0 28.7 32.4 36.2 38.2 34.8
Low Max
28.7 27.2 24.5 20.5 16.2 13.6 13.1 15.1 17.9 21.2 24.1 27.1 16.8
High Min
24.8 24.0 20.3 15.3 11.2 8.8 7.8 9.2 12.6 16.0 20.4 22.5 19.5
Low Min
15.2 14.5 11.5 6.6 3.0 0.0 -1.0 0.5 3.6 7.0 10.9 13.4 3.2

Arkaroola Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
37 36 39 38 38 38 37 37 35 36 37 37 37.0
Earliest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1977 1977
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
38 39 39 39 39 38 38 37 37 37 38 38 37.8
Earliest Entry
1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1978 1977 1977
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
80 79 78 77 79 77 77 75 77 77 76 76 77.2
Earliest Entry
1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938 1938
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

ARKAROOLA
NE Pastoral, South Australia
30.3110°S 139.3357°E 318m AMSL
Commenced 1938
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