Orford Climate

Orford Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
22.1 21.9 20.6 18.4 15.7 13.3 13.1 14.0 15.8 17.4 18.7 20.4 17.6
Mean Min (°C)
11.9 12.0 10.7 8.4 6.2 4.2 3.6 4.2 5.6 7.2 9.1 10.6 7.8
Mean Rain (mm)
50.9 44.6 45.4 55.5 57.6 55.2 56.6 60.7 52.5 58.4 66.2 62.3 665.5
Median Rain (mm)
39.2 32.2 37.1 45.3 43.8 45.0 53.1 49.9 41.4 52.9 60.8 53.2 626.6
Mean Rain Days
9.7 8.8 10.2 11.3 12.8 12.8 13.9 13.7 12.9 13.6 13.8 11.9 141.7

Orford Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
38.8 38.8 36.2 30.0 25.7 20.5 19.5 22.6 28.4 32.4 35.6 37.5 38.8
Low Max (°C)
13.8 13.2 12.2 10.0 7.2 4.9 4.4 5.4 7.7 9.2 11.2 12.5 4.4
High Min (°C)
20.5 23.0 19.9 18.5 16.2 14.9 11.9 11.6 16.0 16.3 17.8 23.3 23.3
Low Min (°C)
3.2 0.0 1.1 0.0 -2.1 -5.3 -3.3 -2.9 -2.6 0.0 0.4 3.2 -5.3
High Rain (mm)
140.5 91.9 91.1 72.4 89.9 118.6 81.8 83.6 77.6 64.0 79.5 108.0 140.5

Orford Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
24.5 24.4 22.8 20.6 17.6 15.2 14.4 16.9 18.5 20.1 22.3 22.9 18.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
19.4 18.9 18.8 15.6 14.0 11.6 11.3 12.0 13.0 15.0 16.9 17.9 16.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
13.4 14.1 12.8 10.7 8.9 6.1 5.5 7.1 7.6 9.2 11.4 12.2 8.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
10.0 9.9 8.4 6.5 4.1 1.8 0.6 2.5 3.5 5.3 7.2 8.6 6.7
High Rain (mm)
174.2 167.7 144.0 203.3 282.2 229.5 237.4 187.5 170.6 175.4 194.6 250.7 1140.1
Low Rain (mm)
7.0 2.4 1.3 5.8 1.4 7.4 8.4 5.6 11.3 13.4 8.8 3.2 375.6

Orford Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)

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

Orford Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°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
≥ 35.0°C
0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8
≥ 30.0°C
1.2 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.6 3.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 2.4 7.7 9.6 7.0 3.4 1.0 0.2 0.0 30.8
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.0 2.8 1.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
25.7 25.7 24.0 21.8 18.6 15.8 15.3 16.7 18.7 20.6 21.9 23.7 22.2
Low Max
18.2 18.4 17.3 15.0 12.9 10.8 10.7 11.3 12.6 14.1 15.4 17.0 12.9
High Min
14.8 15.1 14.0 12.0 9.6 7.5 6.4 7.2 8.9 10.4 12.3 13.4 12.4
Low Min
8.8 8.8 7.1 4.6 2.8 0.8 0.6 1.3 2.3 3.8 5.9 7.3 2.9

Orford Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
48 48 48 48 48 47 47 47 46 47 49 47 47.6
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1968 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
48 48 48 48 48 47 48 48 47 48 49 48 47.8
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1968 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
65 65 65 65 65 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64.1
Earliest Entry
1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951 1951
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

ORFORD (AUBIN COURT)
East Coast, Tasmania
42.5519°S 147.8753°E 14m AMSL
Commenced 1951
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Weather News

Warm September night for Tasmania ahead of front

13:25 EST

Tasmania just had a very warm September night, the second night in a row that minimum temperatures across the state were reporting well above average.  Warm air from mainland Australia has filtered down to the southeastern parts of the country, forced further south by strong winds from the interior associated with an approaching cold front.

Low making a warm, windy, stormy mark on southeastern Australia

12:37 EST

A low pressure system and associated front are crossing New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania today bringing strong winds, rain, thunderstorms and high temperatures.

Barnaby Joyce says he sent 'an awful lot' of special drought envoy reports to PM

18:49 EST

The Federal Government's former special drought envoy, Barnaby Joyce, says he sent "an awful lot" of reports to the Prime Minister about issues relating to drought-affected communities, during his appointment.