Lenswood Climate

Lenswood Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
25.3 26.0 22.9 18.9 14.9 12.1 11.4 12.5 14.7 17.8 20.7 23.3 18.3
Mean Min (°C)
12.9 13.5 12.2 10.5 8.6 6.7 6.0 6.3 7.2 8.5 10.0 11.6 9.5
Mean Rain (mm)
33.1 29.8 43.0 76.1 121.9 151.3 179.5 158.5 125.8 81.3 46.8 46.2 1074.9
Median Rain (mm)
23.0 12.7 30.1 66.7 106.6 129.2 161.0 153.0 102.8 75.6 40.3 37.7 1013.7
Mean Rain Days
6.2 5.4 8.1 11.4 15.9 17.3 18.0 18.4 15.3 12.6 9.4 8.1 141.5

Lenswood Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
41.3 39.6 39.3 33.9 30.5 20.6 22.2 23.9 29.9 33.9 38.4 37.7 41.3
Low Max (°C)
12.4 14.4 12.0 8.8 7.6 5.6 5.5 6.1 6.6 6.8 8.8 11.4 5.5
High Min (°C)
30.0 29.8 27.0 23.8 17.2 14.5 15.0 16.0 21.0 23.0 26.9 28.3 30.0
Low Min (°C)
4.2 5.8 4.4 2.3 1.5 -0.5 -1.8 0.6 -0.1 0.7 2.4 5.1 -1.8
High Rain (mm)
50.8 123.2 79.0 96.5 93.0 84.2 108.4 104.0 89.0 77.0 107.0 121.0 123.2

Lenswood Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
28.9 29.1 26.1 21.6 16.7 14.0 13.3 16.3 17.0 19.8 24.9 26.4 19.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
22.7 22.6 19.3 15.7 12.3 10.7 9.5 10.3 11.8 14.6 17.7 20.6 17.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.4 15.9 14.8 12.5 10.3 9.1 7.7 8.1 8.7 9.6 12.1 13.1 10.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
10.8 12.0 10.7 9.0 7.2 5.3 4.7 4.9 4.9 7.0 8.6 9.5 8.9
High Rain (mm)
103.2 174.8 127.7 290.2 268.4 343.0 356.6 311.0 297.2 197.6 162.6 164.8 1609.0
Low Rain (mm)
1.2 0.2 0.2 3.2 8.0 41.6 51.2 35.4 41.8 1.2 3.0 7.8 602.1

Lenswood Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LENSWOOD RESEARCH CENTRE

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

Lenswood Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
2.0 2.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 5.1
≥ 30.0°C
7.5 8.2 3.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.3 5.0 26.6
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 2.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
32.6 33.1 29.4 24.9 18.8 14.5 14.0 16.0 19.6 23.7 27.7 30.6 26.7
Low Max
19.0 19.1 17.0 14.1 11.6 9.8 9.0 9.5 10.5 12.5 14.7 16.8 11.2
High Min
17.6 18.7 16.6 14.3 11.4 8.9 8.0 8.5 10.1 12.0 14.0 16.0 13.6
Low Min
9.4 9.5 8.5 7.2 5.7 4.4 3.9 3.9 4.2 5.3 6.5 8.0 5.4

Lenswood Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 32 31 31 31.2
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1999
Years of Maxima
31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 31 32 32 31 31.2
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1999
Years of Rainfall
49 49 48 47 47 45 44 45 45 47 48 48 46.7
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

LENSWOOD RESEARCH CENTRE
Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia
34.9482°S 138.8071°E 480m AMSL
Commenced 1967
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