Adelaide Climate

Adelaide Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
29.4 29.5 26.5 22.7 19.0 16.1 15.3 16.7 19.1 22.1 25.3 27.3 22.4
Mean Min (°C)
17.2 17.2 15.4 12.5 10.3 8.2 7.5 8.2 9.8 11.5 14.0 15.6 12.3
Mean Rain (mm)
21.0 15.9 27.4 39.6 61.4 79.3 78.2 68.2 60.1 42.3 29.9 29.3 551.2
Median Rain (mm)
20.1 6.8 19.0 33.6 56.8 76.8 68.8 69.2 58.0 37.0 30.3 23.8 527.0
Mean Rain Days
4.6 3.5 5.8 8.0 12.3 14.9 16.3 16.0 13.4 9.9 7.9 7.0 117.2

Adelaide Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.7 44.7 41.9 36.9 31.1 25.4 23.1 30.4 34.3 39.0 43.0 43.4 45.7
Low Max (°C)
17.6 18.3 15.6 13.3 11.3 9.7 8.8 10.4 11.7 12.1 13.0 16.9 8.8
High Min (°C)
33.9 31.1 30.2 26.6 21.1 16.7 15.5 18.4 23.8 26.2 29.0 30.7 33.9
Low Min (°C)
9.2 9.5 7.2 4.3 1.5 -0.4 0.4 0.9 2.6 4.7 5.3 7.9 -0.4
High Rain (mm)
28.0 75.2 51.8 39.0 41.2 54.6 37.6 43.2 43.2 55.6 44.8 66.2 75.2

Adelaide Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.7 32.9 30.9 26.1 20.9 17.8 16.7 19.9 22.3 27.1 30.8 32.5 23.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
25.1 26.4 23.1 19.7 17.3 14.3 13.9 14.8 15.8 18.8 21.5 23.3 21.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.3 20.3 18.1 14.4 12.4 11.1 9.1 9.5 12.7 14.0 18.0 18.1 13.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
14.1 15.0 13.1 9.8 8.8 5.5 5.6 6.5 7.9 9.4 12.1 12.8 11.5
High Rain (mm)
52.8 98.2 106.0 105.6 128.0 174.6 159.8 129.0 151.4 105.0 107.0 87.0 883.2
Low Rain (mm)
0.4 0.0 0.0 0.8 8.2 12.4 22.2 11.4 16.0 1.0 1.0 5.8 287.6

Adelaide Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN)

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

Adelaide Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
1.8 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 3.6
≥ 35.0°C
6.3 5.5 2.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.3 3.7 20.4
≥ 30.0°C
13.5 12.6 8.2 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.9 7.2 9.8 55.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
36.5 36.3 33.0 27.7 22.4 18.2 17.5 20.0 23.9 27.9 32.6 34.2 30.4
Low Max
22.7 23.1 21.0 18.3 15.9 14.0 13.1 13.7 14.9 16.8 19.2 20.8 15.4
High Min
21.9 21.8 19.7 15.7 13.3 11.1 10.1 10.9 13.0 15.0 18.3 20.2 17.2
Low Min
13.1 13.3 11.6 9.0 6.7 4.7 4.4 5.0 6.4 8.0 10.0 11.7 7.2

Adelaide Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
40 41 41 41 41 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40.3
Earliest Entry
1978 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
40 41 41 41 41 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40.3
Earliest Entry
1978 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
40 41 41 41 41 40 40 40 40 40 40 40 40.0
Earliest Entry
1978 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1977
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN)
Adelaide, South Australia
34.9211°S 138.6216°E 48m AMSL
Commenced 1977
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