Karratha Ap Climate

Karratha Ap Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
35.9 35.8 36.1 34.3 30.0 26.5 26.2 28.3 30.8 34.1 35.0 35.8 32.4
Mean Min (°C)
26.8 26.7 25.9 22.7 18.3 15.1 13.8 14.3 16.9 20.8 23.1 25.6 20.9
Mean Rain (mm)
50.3 80.2 49.1 18.0 29.2 36.5 14.8 4.4 1.3 0.5 1.4 14.6 303.1
Median Rain (mm)
17.9 44.6 33.8 3.2 3.2 7.1 3.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 243.4
Mean Rain Days
4.2 5.3 4.0 1.8 3.2 3.3 2.1 1.1 0.5 0.3 0.4 1.4 26.4

Karratha Ap Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.2 47.7 45.8 41.3 37.6 32.8 32.7 35.4 40.7 44.7 44.8 46.9 48.2
Low Max (°C)
27.4 26.9 25.8 19.6 19.0 17.4 17.1 22.4 22.5 26.3 27.6 29.3 17.1
High Min (°C)
31.9 32.6 31.3 29.6 27.7 24.1 22.1 21.4 24.0 29.2 30.5 30.6 32.6
Low Min (°C)
20.5 19.4 13.0 14.7 10.8 7.1 6.9 8.0 10.0 11.1 16.0 18.7 6.9
High Rain (mm)
212.4 210.6 190.8 107.0 107.4 209.4 66.6 28.2 15.4 6.0 37.8 112.8 212.4

Karratha Ap Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
37.9 38.2 38.4 36.8 32.0 28.3 27.7 29.9 32.9 37.9 37.6 38.7 33.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
34.0 32.5 33.0 31.3 27.0 24.8 23.9 26.5 29.1 30.4 32.4 33.1 31.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
28.2 28.3 27.7 24.9 21.1 18.9 16.5 16.0 18.3 23.2 24.9 27.1 21.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
25.2 25.4 24.1 20.3 16.3 12.4 10.2 12.5 15.7 18.4 21.7 23.6 19.9
High Rain (mm)
263.4 348.8 291.2 120.7 143.7 271.6 76.2 34.4 20.8 6.0 38.0 112.8 855.4
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 53.0

Karratha Ap Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KARRATHA AERO

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

Karratha Ap Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
3.5 2.9 3.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.6 2.5 3.7 17.3
≥ 35.0°C
17.2 16.2 19.3 11.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1 12.4 14.3 16.4 106.2
≥ 30.0°C
29.3 26.3 29.8 27.8 15.8 2.1 1.2 6.0 16.9 25.8 27.5 29.7 228.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Karratha Ap 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.9 38.8 39.4 36.7 32.9 29.2 28.6 30.3 33.8 37.9 38.9 39.7 37.5
Low Max
32.8 32.3 33.0 31.7 27.4 24.0 24.1 25.8 27.6 29.6 30.8 32.1 26.9
High Min
28.7 28.6 27.9 25.2 21.3 19.0 17.0 17.1 19.5 23.7 25.2 27.5 26.9
Low Min
24.7 24.9 23.9 19.8 14.9 11.1 10.7 11.3 14.3 17.6 20.6 23.0 14.1

Karratha Ap Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
23 23 24 24 24 22 22 23 23 23 24 23 23.1
Earliest Entry
1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
23 23 24 24 24 22 22 23 23 23 23 23 23.1
Earliest Entry
1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
43 43 43 43 44 44 43 42 42 41 41 42 42.5
Earliest Entry
1973 1973 1973 1973 1972 1972 1972 1972 1972 1972 1972 1972 1972
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

KARRATHA AERO
Pilbara, Western Australia
20.7097°S 116.7742°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 1971
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