Mount Lofty Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
23.3 22.9 20.2 16.6 12.5 9.8 9.0 10.0 12.9 15.8 18.6 21.0 16.1
Mean Min (°C)
12.6 12.8 11.3 9.9 7.8 5.8 5.0 5.1 6.3 7.6 9.3 10.9 8.7
Mean Rain (mm)
41.0 36.5 42.7 55.8 125.2 146.5 147.9 135.5 109.6 64.9 50.2 49.9 994.6
Median Rain (mm)
18.2 13.8 38.4 82.6 128.8 123.6 105.8 116.8 135.6 64.4 81.0 30.2 940.2
Mean Rain Days
7.0 8.1 11.1 12.4 19.9 20.1 22.1 21.3 17.8 13.8 11.3 10.5 175.3

Mount Lofty Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
41.1 38.9 35.8 31.0 24.5 20.1 16.9 24.0 27.0 34.3 37.1 39.0 41.1
Low Max (°C)
9.7 10.0 8.1 7.3 5.1 4.4 3.5 3.4 4.4 5.5 6.0 8.3 3.4
High Min (°C)
29.1 28.1 26.6 23.0 17.5 15.3 11.5 15.0 19.3 26.3 24.6 27.6 29.1
Low Min (°C)
4.5 4.4 3.8 1.1 -0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.5 0.3 0.4 1.4 3.0 -0.5
High Rain (mm)
36.2 74.0 45.8 38.6 53.2 64.6 55.2 40.4 83.8 46.2 37.6 86.0 86.0

Mount Lofty Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
28.3 26.9 23.8 21.1 14.9 11.6 10.6 12.2 17.1 21.4 24.8 26.4 17.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
17.2 19.0 16.4 12.5 10.1 7.3 7.1 7.3 9.8 10.7 14.0 14.9 14.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.0 17.1 15.1 12.1 9.9 7.1 6.0 6.9 9.3 12.0 14.0 13.9 9.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
8.5 10.1 9.5 7.7 6.3 3.9 3.9 3.5 4.9 5.1 7.1 7.5 7.9
High Rain (mm)
80.0 107.4 142.4 128.6 205.0 239.4 233.6 232.4 312.2 174.2 85.0 133.6 1573.6
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 1.6 9.6 0.0 62.8 22.4 42.8 36.0 31.4 12.0 17.8 0.8 789.4

Mount Lofty Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

Mount Lofty annual climate

Mount Lofty Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°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°C
1.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 2.1
≥ 30°C
5.3 4.1 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.0 2.6 15.1
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8 1.2 1.9 1.0 0.5 0.1 0.0 5.4
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4

Mount Lofty 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
29.2 29.3 26.3 21.2 16.0 11.7 11.1 13.5 17.4 21.6 25.4 26.8 23.9
Low Max
14.9 14.9 13.3 10.8 8.8 7.2 6.4 6.4 7.9 9.0 11.0 12.9 8.2
High Min
18.1 19.2 17.0 14.4 10.7 7.4 6.8 7.4 9.1 11.4 14.9 16.2 13.4
Low Min
8.0 8.0 7.1 6.2 5.2 3.8 3.1 2.8 3.6 3.9 5.2 6.4 4.3

Mount Lofty Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
33 33 33 32 32 33 34 32 33 33 33 32 32.0
Earliest Entry
1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Maxima
33 33 33 32 32 33 34 32 33 33 34 32 32.0
Earliest Entry
1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Rainfall
15 14 14 15 14 15 14 15 15 15 15 15 14.0
Earliest Entry
2010 2010 2004 2004 2004 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2005 2009 2004
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024

Station Details

MOUNT LOFTY
Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia
34.9784°S 138.7088°E 685m AMSL
Commenced 1985

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