Broken Hill Climate

Broken Hill Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.8 32.0 28.7 24.1 19.1 15.9 15.3 17.4 21.2 24.9 28.4 31.0 24.2
Mean Min (°C)
19.0 18.7 15.8 12.5 9.1 6.7 5.9 6.8 9.3 12.1 15.0 17.1 12.3
Mean Rain (mm)
25.6 25.8 21.6 18.1 22.4 22.3 18.9 18.7 20.2 23.9 21.3 21.8 260.8
Median Rain (mm)
9.9 10.1 7.1 7.3 12.9 14.8 16.0 15.3 12.3 14.7 11.2 9.3 239.8
Mean Rain Days
3.3 3.3 3.0 3.1 4.8 5.9 6.0 5.4 4.4 4.6 3.9 3.5 50.4

Broken Hill Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.8 45.3 41.5 36.2 29.2 26.3 26.1 31.5 37.2 40.0 44.0 43.9 46.8
Low Max (°C)
16.0 17.1 11.5 13.9 9.0 7.9 6.3 8.4 9.6 6.1 14.8 15.0 6.1
High Min (°C)
33.0 32.4 27.7 24.9 19.5 18.5 15.6 18.4 22.4 28.1 30.2 33.2 33.2
Low Min (°C)
7.7 7.8 6.9 3.1 0.8 -1.8 -2.2 -2.2 0.3 1.1 4.2 7.9 -2.2
High Rain (mm)
73.6 94.8 139.4 93.5 62.2 58.0 32.8 46.5 91.4 55.1 103.1 87.2 139.4

Broken Hill Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
37.7 35.6 32.7 28.6 21.9 19.0 18.3 21.5 27.1 29.9 32.6 34.3 26.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
27.8 28.5 25.6 20.5 15.6 12.9 12.4 15.0 17.5 20.8 24.7 26.3 22.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.8 22.4 18.5 15.8 11.3 9.5 7.6 8.9 13.0 14.4 19.8 20.0 13.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.6 16.1 12.9 9.9 6.9 3.6 2.7 4.8 6.1 9.7 12.0 13.5 9.4
High Rain (mm)
215.8 140.6 258.8 219.0 93.3 143.6 88.7 91.0 154.8 129.1 122.4 180.4 838.0
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 57.4

Broken Hill Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET)

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

Broken Hill Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
3.0 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.4 6.6
≥ 35.0°C
11.2 9.1 3.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 4.3 8.0 35.8
≥ 30.0°C
20.9 18.2 12.9 3.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6 5.8 11.5 17.7 88.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.4 1.8 1.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7

Broken Hill 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
38.7 37.7 34.3 29.4 23.5 19.2 18.4 21.2 26.5 30.8 34.9 37.0 33.3
Low Max
26.6 25.8 23.2 19.0 15.0 12.5 12.2 13.6 16.1 19.3 22.2 24.8 15.5
High Min
24.2 23.3 20.6 16.7 12.8 9.8 8.7 9.9 13.2 16.7 20.6 22.6 19.4
Low Min
13.9 13.6 11.2 8.4 5.7 3.5 3.2 3.7 5.6 7.7 9.9 12.1 5.8

Broken Hill Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
52 52 52 52 52 52 52 52 51 51 50 52 51.5
Earliest Entry
1958 1958 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 2015
Years of Maxima
52 52 52 51 52 52 52 52 51 51 51 52 51.5
Earliest Entry
1958 1958 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2015
Years of Rainfall
121 121 120 120 120 120 120 120 119 121 120 121 120.3
Earliest Entry
1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889
Latest Entry
2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015 2015

Station Details

BROKEN HILL (PATTON STREET)
Lower Western, New South Wales ACT
31.9759°S 141.4676°E 315m AMSL
Commenced 1889 / Closed 2015
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