Ararat Climate

Ararat Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.2 27.1 24.0 19.7 15.5 12.5 11.8 13.0 15.3 18.4 21.8 24.9 19.2
Mean Min (°C)
11.2 11.3 9.7 7.3 5.6 3.8 3.4 3.9 5.1 6.1 7.9 9.5 7.1
Mean Rain (mm)
39.6 31.6 29.6 41.9 55.7 56.0 62.5 68.4 60.9 55.0 44.4 38.1 583.1
Median Rain (mm)
32.7 23.2 24.4 33.5 48.0 53.1 61.4 63.6 56.4 52.9 47.2 27.1 599.0
Mean Rain Days
7.0 5.5 8.2 10.4 14.1 17.0 18.9 18.2 15.3 12.6 10.5 8.4 146.2

Ararat Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.1 44.7 39.0 33.5 26.2 20.4 21.0 24.5 28.9 34.7 39.8 43.3 44.7
Low Max (°C)
13.3 11.9 12.5 9.6 4.7 5.0 5.7 6.2 7.2 9.4 10.1 11.5 4.7
High Min (°C)
29.8 26.7 23.5 20.0 17.7 12.8 11.0 12.5 15.9 18.5 25.0 25.2 29.8
Low Min (°C)
0.6 0.3 -0.9 -5.7 -5.2 -6.4 -7.3 -6.2 -4.0 -4.5 -4.5 -1.0 -7.3
High Rain (mm)
91.2 98.6 57.0 58.4 46.0 36.2 36.8 38.1 51.6 48.2 43.7 68.0 98.6

Ararat Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.8 30.5 27.7 23.8 17.8 14.2 13.2 15.9 17.9 26.1 27.1 30.0 20.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
23.6 23.5 20.3 16.2 12.8 10.9 10.4 11.2 12.0 15.1 18.3 20.3 17.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.3 14.2 12.6 10.4 9.1 6.4 5.3 5.9 6.9 8.1 11.3 12.1 8.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
7.6 8.5 6.3 3.6 3.7 -0.5 -0.1 1.3 2.9 3.3 5.5 6.9 5.6
High Rain (mm)
178.0 225.7 100.8 110.0 144.5 127.7 113.5 152.0 168.4 201.6 88.3 105.5 908.6
Low Rain (mm)
0.3 0.0 5.4 3.6 7.4 9.5 17.0 12.1 10.0 2.7 11.2 0.3 301.9

Ararat Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ARARAT PRISON

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

Ararat Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.9
≥ 35.0°C
3.7 2.5 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.8 9.1
≥ 30.0°C
10.1 9.4 4.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.3 6.7 35.3
≤ 2.0°C
0.1 0.1 0.7 2.9 6.2 9.0 9.8 8.4 6.4 4.7 1.9 0.6 50.5
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 2.6 5.0 5.2 3.8 2.8 1.7 0.4 0.1 22.6

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.7 33.4 30.0 24.7 18.5 14.4 13.7 15.5 18.9 22.8 27.9 31.5 27.3
Low Max
20.5 20.7 18.3 14.9 12.4 10.2 9.6 10.4 11.7 13.8 15.5 18.1 11.9
High Min
15.1 15.3 14.0 11.6 9.5 7.4 6.5 7.0 8.7 10.1 11.9 13.2 11.7
Low Min
6.9 7.3 5.3 2.6 1.1 -0.5 -0.5 0.2 1.0 1.8 3.3 5.1 2.0

Ararat Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
52 51 51 51 51 52 51 52 52 52 52 52 51.0
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
52 51 50 51 51 52 52 52 52 51 51 51 51.0
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
52 51 51 51 51 52 52 52 52 52 52 52 51.0
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

ARARAT PRISON
South West, Victoria
37.2769°S 142.9786°E 295m AMSL
Commenced 1969
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