Mt Barker Climate

Mt Barker Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.4 27.2 24.6 20.8 16.8 14.1 13.1 14.3 16.7 19.7 22.9 25.1 20.2
Mean Min (°C)
12.3 12.3 10.8 8.6 7.0 5.4 4.8 5.2 6.2 7.5 9.2 10.9 8.3
Mean Rain (mm)
25.2 25.2 30.2 57.7 83.0 99.9 106.4 101.1 85.7 65.0 40.0 35.1 752.0
Median Rain (mm)
17.8 13.5 19.0 47.7 72.1 87.0 101.1 95.6 80.4 61.3 36.0 25.7 717.7
Mean Rain Days
5.7 5.0 7.1 10.7 14.1 16.2 17.2 17.4 14.6 12.6 8.8 7.3 133.0

Mt Barker Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.5 43.0 40.7 35.2 28.9 24.2 23.8 27.2 31.1 35.3 40.6 41.3 44.5
Low Max (°C)
14.4 15.5 13.7 9.8 8.6 6.9 6.8 6.7 7.8 9.0 10.0 11.7 6.7
High Min (°C)
28.0 28.6 25.9 21.7 17.6 15.6 15.2 15.0 18.4 21.5 25.6 26.0 28.6
Low Min (°C)
2.6 3.3 1.7 -1.1 -3.7 -4.4 -5.6 -3.6 -1.8 -1.2 -1.1 1.7 -5.6
High Rain (mm)
94.2 129.3 74.2 129.8 81.5 56.8 70.2 57.2 64.3 97.0 58.7 76.0 129.8

Mt Barker Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.9 31.7 30.1 25.4 20.2 18.3 15.1 17.9 19.8 25.5 28.5 30.5 22.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
23.2 23.5 20.9 17.1 13.5 12.3 11.3 12.2 13.4 16.5 19.5 20.2 18.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.9 15.2 13.4 11.4 10.1 8.7 6.6 7.2 9.5 10.1 12.1 13.4 9.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
8.9 10.0 7.7 6.2 3.9 1.7 1.9 3.3 4.2 5.6 6.5 8.3 6.9
High Rain (mm)
156.9 160.9 174.0 218.7 271.2 245.5 251.4 243.5 227.8 146.3 113.6 164.8 1293.9
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 4.8 15.5 17.7 15.7 19.4 2.0 0.6 0.0 382.0

Mt Barker Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MOUNT BARKER

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

Mt Barker Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1
≥ 35.0°C
4.4 3.5 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 2.1 11.9
≥ 30.0°C
10.4 9.6 6.2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 4.3 7.3 39.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 5.6 6.7 5.5 3.7 1.6 0.3 0.0 26.9
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 2.5 2.9 2.1 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 9.3

Mt Barker 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
35.0 34.4 31.2 26.6 20.6 16.4 15.5 17.6 21.4 25.4 30.0 32.5 28.3
Low Max
20.9 20.6 18.7 16.0 13.3 11.7 10.9 11.3 12.4 14.4 16.7 18.6 13.0
High Min
16.0 15.9 14.4 12.4 10.8 9.3 8.0 8.4 9.6 11.0 12.8 14.4 12.8
Low Min
8.4 8.3 6.7 4.3 2.6 1.0 0.9 1.3 2.1 3.4 5.3 7.3 3.4

Mt Barker Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
58 60 60 60 60 59 60 60 60 59 59 59 59.4
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
59 60 60 60 60 59 60 60 60 59 59 59 59.4
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
134 136 133 132 132 132 131 131 132 132 132 132 132.2
Earliest Entry
1878 1870 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1884 1870
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

MOUNT BARKER
Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia
35.0730°S 138.8465°E 359m AMSL
Commenced 1861
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