Bourke Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.3 35.3 32.4 27.4 22.2 18.5 17.9 20.5 24.5 28.8 32.6 35.3 27.5
Mean Min (°C)
21.0 20.4 17.6 12.9 8.7 5.9 4.6 6.2 9.2 13.2 16.7 19.4 12.9
Mean Rain (mm)
42.0 42.2 35.0 27.0 30.0 27.3 23.4 20.0 20.0 26.3 29.1 32.2 354.0
Median Rain (mm)
24.9 27.8 15.7 12.2 21.1 19.1 17.5 12.3 12.7 19.4 18.2 20.8 328.4
Mean Rain Days
4.0 4.1 3.8 2.8 4.0 4.3 4.5 3.7 3.6 4.4 3.9 4.1 46.4

Bourke Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
49.7 48.3 46.7 41.1 35.0 30.0 28.9 34.4 37.8 43.3 45.6 48.9 49.7
Low Max (°C)
17.8 17.8 18.3 14.4 8.9 8.3 6.1 8.8 12.2 14.0 15.4 18.6 6.1
High Min (°C)
33.3 32.2 30.0 25.8 19.2 16.7 16.1 20.6 25.0 30.6 30.6 31.4 33.3
Low Min (°C)
8.9 10.6 5.6 1.7 -2.8 -3.9 -3.3 -3.3 -1.7 1.7 3.3 5.0 -3.9
High Rain (mm)
185.9 106.2 93.2 114.3 71.2 53.8 53.6 78.0 63.8 49.8 71.9 78.4 185.9

Bourke Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
43.4 41.6 37.2 32.7 25.6 22.3 21.0 24.9 29.1 34.5 38.9 40.2 30.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
29.2 29.6 28.2 23.1 17.5 15.1 11.7 15.8 20.0 22.2 21.1 31.2 23.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.7 23.5 21.7 16.0 13.0 9.6 8.3 9.1 12.6 19.0 21.4 24.8 14.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.2 16.4 13.7 9.2 4.7 1.9 1.2 2.3 4.8 9.4 12.9 16.2 10.2
High Rain (mm)
310.9 283.4 224.3 205.5 196.4 127.5 110.4 99.0 97.9 154.2 158.8 169.4 854.6
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 0.0 102.2

Bourke Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

Bourke annual climate

Bourke Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
7.7 4.7 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.3 5.6 21.2
≥ 35°C
19.7 15.9 8.8 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 4.3 10.4 16.7 75.2
≥ 30°C
27.9 24.9 22.6 8.4 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.5 3.9 12.6 20.9 26.9 146.0
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 3.7 7.0 2.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.2
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.2 2.4 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
41.7 40.0 37.1 31.8 26.7 22.2 21.4 25.0 29.4 34.8 38.3 40.6 36.7
Low Max
31.1 30.6 27.8 22.8 18.1 15.0 14.5 16.4 19.6 23.3 27.0 30.0 18.3
High Min
25.0 23.9 21.1 17.2 12.8 10.0 8.3 10.0 13.3 17.8 21.1 23.8 21.0
Low Min
17.2 16.9 13.9 8.5 4.4 2.2 1.1 2.8 5.0 8.9 12.2 15.3 4.8

Bourke Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
120 121 121 122 123 124 124 124 123 123 120 121 122.1
Earliest Entry
1873 1873 1873 1871 1872 1872 1872 1871 1871 1871 1872 1872 1871
Latest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996
Years of Maxima
121 122 122 123 124 125 125 124 123 123 123 121 123.1
Earliest Entry
1872 1872 1872 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871
Latest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996
Years of Rainfall
122 124 123 123 124 126 126 125 124 124 124 124 124.1
Earliest Entry
1872 1872 1872 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871 1871
Latest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996

Station Details

BOURKE POST OFFICE
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
30.0917°S 145.9358°E 106m AMSL
Commenced 1871 / Closed 1996

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