Waikerie Climate

Waikerie Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.0 31.9 29.0 24.6 20.0 17.5 16.5 18.3 21.1 24.8 28.0 30.0 24.4
Mean Min (°C)
15.2 15.2 13.3 10.3 7.9 5.5 5.0 5.9 7.7 10.0 11.9 13.1 10.0
Mean Rain (mm)
14.8 21.1 11.9 16.0 24.3 24.1 21.1 22.2 23.7 25.6 19.3 18.7 242.7
Median Rain (mm)
8.2 9.0 6.4 9.3 19.2 17.6 16.5 17.3 20.3 19.1 15.2 10.3 237.9
Mean Rain Days
2.3 2.4 2.4 3.7 5.5 6.6 7.3 7.3 5.7 4.9 3.6 2.8 52.9

Waikerie Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.5 45.0 41.6 35.7 30.3 26.1 28.7 31.6 35.0 40.0 44.2 44.3 46.5
Low Max (°C)
19.4 21.2 15.0 15.6 11.1 4.4 9.3 9.0 10.6 12.8 16.6 13.3 4.4
High Min (°C)
30.0 28.3 24.5 19.8 18.9 16.3 13.9 13.3 17.6 24.0 24.5 26.0 30.0
Low Min (°C)
3.9 8.3 6.4 2.8 0.2 -3.1 -1.7 -0.6 0.0 1.7 3.3 4.0 -3.1
High Rain (mm)
58.2 76.7 50.3 49.6 181.0 36.1 26.2 46.5 36.8 72.0 75.0 52.3 181.0

Waikerie Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
35.9 32.3 30.0 23.3 21.7 17.2 17.5 18.4 21.2 26.6 31.2 - 24.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
33.7 28.7 29.2 23.3 18.5 17.1 15.4 16.9 19.9 25.7 26.6 - 23.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
- 15.4 13.1 - - - - - - 8.7 - - -
Low Mn. Min (°C)
- 15.4 13.1 - - - - - - 8.7 - - -
High Rain (mm)
130.1 129.5 59.2 74.1 192.4 72.6 57.6 76.2 102.2 104.7 79.2 114.6 457.0
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 80.4

Waikerie Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

WAIKERIE

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

Waikerie Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
2.4 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.7 5.3
≥ 35.0°C
7.7 6.1 2.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 3.0 3.9 22.8
≥ 30.0°C
13.5 12.2 8.8 2.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.9 3.3 6.8 7.7 52.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 3.0 3.0 1.3 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 8.1
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.3 37.9 34.5 29.5 24.3 21.0 19.2 22.2 26.5 30.6 35.0 37.3 33.1
Low Max
27.0 26.1 23.9 19.6 16.2 14.2 13.9 14.9 16.4 19.2 21.7 23.9 16.6
High Min
20.2 19.2 17.2 14.4 11.3 9.1 8.0 8.9 11.1 14.0 16.0 17.2 15.6
Low Min
11.0 11.1 9.5 6.4 4.0 1.7 2.0 3.0 4.3 6.0 7.9 9.4 4.5

Waikerie Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
16 17 17 15 17 15 17 17 16 16 16 12 15.8
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1984
Years of Maxima
16 18 16 15 17 15 17 17 16 16 16 12 15.8
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1984 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1983 1984
Years of Rainfall
97 99 97 97 97 97 97 96 97 97 98 97 97.1
Earliest Entry
1897 1897 1897 1896 1896 1896 1896 1896 1896 1896 1896 1896 1896
Latest Entry
2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2001

Station Details

WAIKERIE
Riverland, South Australia
34.1778°S 139.9806°E 25m AMSL
Commenced 1896 / Closed 2001
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