Bourke Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
37.5 35.7 32.7 27.9 22.5 18.8 18.8 21.3 26.0 29.6 32.3 35.4 28.2
Mean Min (°C)
22.7 21.7 18.6 13.4 8.4 5.7 4.2 5.2 9.3 13.8 17.5 20.2 13.3
Mean Rain (mm)
37.8 31.6 38.7 23.1 24.7 29.4 14.6 12.9 19.4 27.6 47.9 36.9 329.9
Median Rain (mm)
12.7 28.0 19.0 17.0 8.0 19.3 10.9 7.7 9.6 18.6 30.8 12.4 241.7
Mean Rain Days
6.1 4.5 5.5 3.6 4.4 6.2 4.9 3.2 4.0 5.0 7.0 5.0 57.8

Bourke Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.3 47.1 43.0 38.6 32.1 28.0 31.8 34.8 40.8 41.6 46.6 47.6 48.3
Low Max (°C)
21.2 20.6 20.0 15.7 13.0 9.2 9.8 12.1 12.9 16.3 18.7 19.0 9.2
High Min (°C)
33.7 32.4 27.3 23.2 20.1 17.0 17.7 19.4 25.8 26.6 32.2 31.2 33.7
Low Min (°C)
11.0 11.0 5.8 1.8 -2.6 -4.6 -3.5 -2.7 -0.6 3.1 1.8 8.0 -4.6
High Rain (mm)
93.2 197.6 55.4 49.2 72.0 45.0 39.6 23.4 45.2 45.4 66.2 67.0 197.6

Bourke Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
42.6 39.6 35.9 32.1 24.9 20.0 20.6 24.6 29.7 32.7 37.0 38.8 29.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
33.3 32.3 29.6 24.4 20.3 15.4 16.7 18.5 21.0 26.0 27.3 30.3 26.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
27.8 23.4 20.5 16.5 11.9 8.1 5.9 7.4 11.3 17.0 20.7 22.1 14.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
18.8 20.1 16.5 9.1 4.8 3.9 1.8 2.2 6.6 11.0 14.8 17.8 11.4
High Rain (mm)
140.0 231.2 189.6 80.2 109.4 110.8 45.8 37.4 88.2 163.6 158.4 195.2 651.2
Low Rain (mm)
0.6 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 86.4

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
9.8 4.6 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 2.3 5.0 22.9
≥ 35°C
22.0 16.6 9.7 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 4.7 8.8 18.0 80.0
≥ 30°C
28.6 25.1 23.0 10.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.6 6.8 13.8 20.1 26.5 153.1
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 6.2 10.6 7.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 25.9
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.9 4.4 2.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.6

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
41.6 40.7 36.7 32.5 26.4 22.1 22.0 25.5 31.5 34.9 38.5 40.1 37.0
Low Max
32.0 30.0 27.2 23.0 18.7 15.2 15.0 17.0 20.3 24.0 27.0 30.3 19.0
High Min
26.0 25.0 22.1 18.0 12.6 11.0 8.0 10.1 14.2 17.7 22.0 24.0 22.0
Low Min
18.3 18.0 14.0 9.0 3.9 1.0 0.0 1.0 5.2 9.0 13.0 16.0 4.2

Bourke Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
26 23 26 26 25 23 23 25 25 25 23 22 25.0
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Maxima
26 24 26 26 26 23 23 25 25 24 23 21 25.0
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Rainfall
25 23 26 26 25 24 22 24 25 25 24 22 25.0
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024

Station Details

BOURKE AIRPORT AWS
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
30.0362°S 145.9521°E 108m AMSL
Commenced 1998

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