Nullarbor Climate

Nullarbor Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
28.0 27.7 26.7 24.9 21.4 18.8 18.4 19.8 22.6 24.8 26.2 27.1 23.8
Mean Min (°C)
15.9 16.1 14.3 11.8 8.9 6.3 5.2 6.0 7.9 10.4 12.5 14.5 10.8
Mean Rain (mm)
12.4 14.3 21.3 26.9 28.0 27.3 27.4 24.0 18.9 18.3 17.7 16.5 268.1
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
3.2 2.9 4.9 7.0 10.3 10.7 11.1 10.0 6.8 5.4 4.6 4.3 84.6

Nullarbor Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.5 47.6 45.3 42.2 36.5 32.0 31.2 33.0 38.6 45.0 46.6 49.9 49.9
Low Max (°C)
17.5 17.0 16.5 15.0 10.7 9.5 10.0 12.0 12.0 14.0 15.0 16.7 9.5
High Min (°C)
29.4 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 0.5 -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 80.4 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)
30.9 31.6 30.9 27.9 23.6 20.6 21.1 22.3 25.2 28.6 30.0 31.4 25.5
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 8.2 10.1 13.0 14.7 15.8 11.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.8 13.6 11.9 9.0 6.8 3.6 2.5 3.8 6.4 8.1 10.4 12.0 9.7
High Rain (mm)
121.8 86.8 219.5 210.4 83.4 91.5 99.5 72.7 71.2 88.6 76.8 109.0 522.0
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 94.0

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
2.8 2.4 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.4 2.0 10.1
≥ 35.0°C
5.7 4.7 4.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 3.4 4.4 5.1 29.7
≥ 30.0°C
9.0 7.7 8.1 5.4 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.6 4.0 7.2 8.3 9.0 60.1
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.9 4.6 3.3 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 11.9
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9

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
35 34 34 33 34 34 32 33 32 34 35 33 34.0
Earliest Entry
1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1986 1986
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
35 34 33 33 34 34 33 34 33 33 35 34 34.0
Earliest Entry
1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1986 1986
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
78 79 73 67 67 67 66 67 68 66 74 71 65.0
Earliest Entry
1890 1889 1890 1906 1928 1928 1928 1905 1898 1895 1894 1889 1889
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

NULLARBOR
West Coast, South Australia
31.4492°S 130.8976°E 64m AMSL
Commenced 1888
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