Leigh Creek Climate

Leigh Creek Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.8 34.7 31.4 26.4 21.1 17.2 16.9 19.1 23.5 27.3 30.9 33.5 26.4
Mean Min (°C)
21.0 20.4 17.5 13.0 8.7 5.5 4.8 6.0 9.4 12.7 16.3 18.9 12.9
Mean Rain (mm)
20.8 26.8 18.4 13.7 16.0 16.8 14.7 15.1 17.8 16.4 17.8 22.0 217.3
Median Rain (mm)
4.0 7.4 2.7 5.3 5.2 8.7 8.4 8.0 11.0 14.1 11.2 12.8 196.2
Mean Rain Days
3.4 2.8 3.1 2.9 3.9 5.4 6.0 4.7 4.1 4.2 4.2 3.9 48.4

Leigh Creek Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.9 45.4 42.0 37.8 32.1 27.7 26.7 32.0 37.7 43.0 46.0 46.2 46.9
Low Max (°C)
20.2 17.0 16.8 14.6 9.2 9.6 9.3 9.9 11.7 14.1 18.1 20.0 9.2
High Min (°C)
33.0 33.2 29.7 23.6 19.8 18.5 15.6 19.1 21.5 27.0 29.4 33.2 33.2
Low Min (°C)
11.0 10.5 6.7 2.2 -0.7 -1.7 -2.4 -1.2 0.9 2.5 6.1 7.0 -2.4
High Rain (mm)
61.2 57.4 83.8 67.4 45.0 35.6 15.8 39.8 97.6 33.6 50.0 112.6 112.6

Leigh Creek Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.7 38.2 35.0 31.2 24.3 18.9 19.5 22.9 28.8 33.7 34.4 38.3 28.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.8 31.5 27.8 22.9 18.7 14.0 13.9 16.3 19.0 22.2 27.3 29.4 24.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.8 23.7 20.9 16.0 11.4 8.6 6.6 7.9 12.2 16.5 19.6 22.0 13.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.3 16.7 14.6 10.5 6.6 2.7 2.1 3.6 6.9 10.0 12.9 16.4 11.9
High Rain (mm)
86.8 119.6 175.1 112.4 59.8 77.0 53.4 64.4 112.8 60.2 76.0 157.0 496.0
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 0.4 50.0

Leigh Creek Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT

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

Leigh Creek Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
7.1 3.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.5 3.2 16.4
≥ 35.0°C
17.5 14.1 7.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.8 6.8 12.5 61.7
≥ 30.0°C
26.5 23.4 19.5 6.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.2 3.3 9.5 16.4 22.4 126.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 4.4 6.3 3.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 13.8
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.6

Leigh Creek 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.7 39.4 36.3 30.8 25.2 19.9 19.8 23.0 28.6 32.7 37.0 38.6 35.6
Low Max
29.9 29.1 25.9 21.3 17.2 14.2 13.6 15.1 18.2 21.3 24.5 27.3 16.9
High Min
25.4 25.0 21.6 17.0 12.5 9.4 8.4 10.0 13.6 16.6 21.3 23.6 20.8
Low Min
15.9 15.7 13.0 8.8 5.0 2.0 1.5 2.7 5.5 8.5 11.6 14.0 4.9

Leigh Creek Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
38 39 37 37 40 39 38 40 40 38 38 39 38.0
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
39 38 37 36 39 38 38 40 40 39 39 39 38.0
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
34 33 34 34 34 36 35 35 35 34 34 35 32.0
Earliest Entry
1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

LEIGH CREEK AIRPORT
NE Pastoral, South Australia
30.5963°S 138.4219°E 259m AMSL
Commenced 1982
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