Nullarbor Climate

Nullarbor Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.9 27.7 26.7 24.7 21.5 18.7 18.2 19.7 22.5 24.6 26.1 26.9 23.8
Mean Min (°C)
15.9 16.1 14.2 11.7 9.0 6.4 5.2 5.8 8.0 10.4 12.5 14.3 10.8
Mean Rain (mm)
11.4 14.2 21.5 27.0 27.9 26.9 28.2 23.4 19.1 18.3 16.9 16.2 247.4
Median Rain (mm)
2.4 2.6 7.7 15.9 23.2 23.0 20.8 19.0 13.2 11.9 13.2 7.4 250.3
Mean Rain Days
2.9 2.8 4.8 6.9 10.0 10.3 10.8 9.6 6.8 5.3 4.4 4.2 55.8

Nullarbor Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.5 47.6 43.4 42.0 36.5 32.0 28.8 33.0 38.5 45.0 45.3 46.1 48.5
Low Max (°C)
19.0 17.0 17.1 15.0 10.7 9.5 10.0 12.0 12.0 14.0 15.0 16.7 9.5
High Min (°C)
28.5 30.0 24.7 24.5 19.9 17.2 14.2 17.0 20.2 25.8 26.6 25.0 30.0
Low Min (°C)
3.5 7.0 5.0 2.0 1.0 -2.9 -2.2 -4.0 -0.7 1.0 2.0 2.3 -4.0
High Rain (mm)
82.0 79.8 65.0 79.2 40.9 32.8 42.0 27.9 25.8 32.8 59.2 42.3 82.0

Nullarbor Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
30.4 31.6 30.9 27.2 23.6 20.6 21.1 22.3 25.2 27.6 29.2 30.6 24.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.7 23.5 22.9 22.1 19.5 15.9 15.3 17.1 17.3 20.9 23.1 22.9 22.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
18.1 19.2 16.2 13.7 12.0 8.3 7.6 7.6 10.1 13.0 14.7 15.5 11.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.8 13.6 11.9 9.0 6.8 3.6 2.5 3.8 6.8 8.1 10.4 12.0 10.0
High Rain (mm)
121.8 86.8 219.5 210.4 83.4 91.5 99.5 72.7 71.2 88.6 76.8 109.0 520.0
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 85.2

Nullarbor Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

NULLARBOR

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

Nullarbor Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
2.7 2.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.4 1.7 9.4
≥ 35.0°C
5.6 4.7 4.3 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 3.2 4.4 4.8 27.4
≥ 30.0°C
8.8 7.6 8.1 5.0 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.7 3.8 6.8 8.2 8.6 56.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.6 4.5 3.4 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 10.7
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
37.0 37.0 35.0 30.5 26.2 22.0 22.0 24.2 29.1 33.0 34.9 35.1 31.0
Low Max
22.4 22.2 21.3 20.0 18.0 16.0 15.0 15.4 17.0 18.0 19.6 21.0 17.5
High Min
19.0 19.0 17.6 15.9 12.0 9.5 8.2 9.0 12.0 14.1 16.0 17.8 16.4
Low Min
12.0 12.4 10.0 7.8 5.5 3.0 2.0 2.5 4.0 5.9 8.0 10.5 5.0

Nullarbor Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
30 31 30 30 30 29 29 29 28 29 30 30 29.5
Earliest Entry
1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1986 1986
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
30 31 29 30 30 30 29 30 29 28 31 30 29.7
Earliest Entry
1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1986 1986
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
74 75 68 63 63 62 61 62 64 62 70 68 65.9
Earliest Entry
1890 1889 1890 1906 1928 1928 1928 1905 1898 1895 1894 1889 1889
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

NULLARBOR
West Coast, South Australia
31.4492°S 130.8976°E 64m AMSL
Commenced 1888
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Drought-affected farmers hit hard as freak hailstorm wipes out crops in NSW hinterland

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Farmers struggling to cope with the drought are desperate for rain, but in northern New South Wales they have instead been hit by a severe hailstorm, which has wiped out a number of crops.

Asthma sufferers urged to stay indoors as South Australia braces for damaging winds and dust

15:35 EST

Asthma sufferers are being urged to stay indoors tomorrow as the state braces for potentially damaging winds and dusty conditions.

Rain reaches parts of western NSW but no real relief for farmers battling drought

11:54 EST

Rain has fallen in some parts of western NSW but farmers in the most critically dry areas have been left disappointed after failing to receive a single drop.