Port Augusta Climate

Port Augusta Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
34.3 33.1 30.5 26.7 21.6 18.0 18.0 20.0 24.0 27.3 30.4 32.3 26.4
Mean Min (°C)
19.5 18.8 16.6 12.9 8.7 5.8 4.6 5.3 8.4 11.9 15.4 17.4 12.1
Mean Rain (mm)
12.3 17.9 13.9 19.5 16.9 24.6 17.0 15.4 17.6 17.1 18.6 24.7 215.5
Median Rain (mm)
9.7 1.4 2.7 6.7 10.1 13.2 14.2 9.4 10.2 6.7 17.4 13.0 188.6
Mean Rain Days
3.4 2.8 3.7 4.1 7.6 11.6 10.9 8.2 5.7 5.2 5.4 4.6 71.2

Port Augusta Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
49.5 48.1 43.1 40.3 32.2 27.0 26.9 32.8 38.2 42.9 46.3 48.5 49.5
Low Max (°C)
17.6 20.0 19.2 16.9 11.5 12.2 10.3 8.7 15.2 14.6 18.6 21.4 8.7
High Min (°C)
32.2 28.2 25.6 22.0 18.0 15.6 13.8 20.3 21.3 23.6 27.6 33.2 33.2
Low Min (°C)
11.7 6.8 6.6 4.2 -1.9 -4.0 -4.1 -4.5 0.0 2.2 6.9 7.7 -4.5
High Rain (mm)
42.6 74.4 31.4 44.2 20.6 31.6 16.0 17.2 31.0 31.8 33.4 35.8 74.4

Port Augusta Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
37.1 36.0 33.7 30.6 23.6 19.4 19.8 22.0 28.4 31.6 33.5 36.2 27.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.2 30.0 27.6 23.0 19.7 16.2 16.5 17.7 19.9 23.1 27.1 28.5 25.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
22.8 20.6 19.0 14.3 10.3 7.9 6.7 7.5 10.3 14.8 18.7 19.5 13.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
16.9 16.3 14.3 10.6 6.2 1.9 2.5 3.0 6.2 9.0 13.3 15.1 11.0
High Rain (mm)
52.0 118.6 76.8 115.0 47.4 74.0 41.0 40.0 68.0 68.8 55.8 72.6 346.4
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.8 2.4 2.4 0.0 0.2 0.0 1.8 2.8 100.4

Port Augusta Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

PORT AUGUSTA AERO

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

Port Augusta Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
5.9 4.2 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.5 4.2 18.8
≥ 35.0°C
13.1 9.9 6.7 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 3.8 8.0 10.2 54.5
≥ 30.0°C
22.2 18.3 15.1 7.4 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.3 4.4 10.0 14.7 17.8 112.2
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 5.4 6.9 5.3 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 19.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.3 2.7 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.0

Port Augusta 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.7 39.7 37.1 32.5 25.5 20.5 20.7 23.7 28.8 32.7 37.3 39.0 35.0
Low Max
27.5 27.1 24.5 22.4 18.2 15.6 15.1 16.1 18.2 20.7 23.2 25.4 17.8
High Min
23.6 23.1 20.4 16.8 12.6 10.2 8.5 9.5 12.8 15.4 20.4 20.8 18.8
Low Min
15.7 15.0 12.5 9.6 4.8 1.2 1.6 1.7 4.8 7.8 11.6 13.4 4.8

Port Augusta Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
18 20 20 20 20 19 21 21 21 20 20 19 19.0
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
19 20 20 19 20 19 21 21 21 20 20 19 19.0
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
19 20 19 20 20 19 21 21 21 20 20 19 19.0
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

PORT AUGUSTA AERO
Flinders, South Australia
32.5073°S 137.7169°E 14m AMSL
Commenced 2001
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