Balranald Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.3 32.4 28.9 24.1 19.5 16.3 15.8 17.6 20.8 24.4 27.9 30.9 24.4
Mean Min (°C)
17.2 16.8 13.9 9.9 6.9 4.7 3.9 4.7 7.1 9.9 12.9 14.9 10.2
Mean Rain (mm)
23.1 24.3 21.8 24.1 31.3 29.2 25.9 29.5 29.1 32.0 29.4 25.3 326.4
Median Rain (mm)
10.3 11.5 12.6 15.0 24.5 22.9 21.3 24.1 22.8 20.4 19.0 13.4 280.9
Mean Rain Days
3.1 2.8 3.4 4.1 6.2 7.6 8.0 7.9 6.6 5.8 4.6 3.7 64.1

Balranald Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
47.4 46.0 42.2 39.0 30.9 25.4 27.0 30.1 37.6 38.6 44.6 46.2 47.4
Low Max (°C)
19.6 12.5 14.0 13.3 10.6 7.1 7.5 9.1 11.5 11.5 12.9 16.7 7.1
High Min (°C)
30.2 29.2 29.5 24.0 18.8 16.5 13.0 14.4 20.6 22.9 27.6 29.4 30.2
Low Min (°C)
7.5 7.0 0.6 0.8 -3.0 -3.5 -4.8 -2.7 -2.2 -3.9 3.5 5.5 -4.8
High Rain (mm)
90.2 81.3 62.7 93.3 57.9 70.6 41.0 53.3 55.6 61.0 84.7 64.6 93.3

Balranald Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
38.0 35.9 32.1 28.6 22.6 18.6 18.4 20.7 25.4 30.5 32.5 34.1 25.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.3 28.4 25.3 21.0 16.8 14.5 13.5 15.0 16.9 20.6 23.7 26.8 22.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.4 20.6 16.7 12.8 9.3 6.5 5.9 6.6 9.7 12.3 17.2 18.2 11.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.6 14.0 11.6 6.7 3.7 2.4 1.5 2.7 4.5 6.9 10.1 12.0 8.8
High Rain (mm)
137.6 141.5 133.3 125.7 117.4 137.5 82.3 85.2 106.6 184.6 125.0 145.3 692.3
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 121.7

Balranald Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

Balranald annual climate

Balranald Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
3.6 1.8 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.6 8.1
≥ 35°C
11.1 8.2 3.8 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8 3.3 7.2 34.5
≥ 30°C
21.6 17.8 12.0 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 4.9 9.6 15.7 85.5
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.5 6.5 8.8 6.6 2.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 26.4
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 2.4 3.0 1.8 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.8

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.1 38.3 35.0 29.3 23.8 19.1 18.2 21.1 25.6 30.0 33.9 36.9 33.2
Low Max
26.7 27.0 23.4 19.2 15.6 13.5 13.0 14.0 15.8 19.1 21.8 24.4 15.7
High Min
21.5 21.1 18.1 14.0 11.2 8.0 7.0 8.0 10.8 14.2 17.1 19.0 16.6
Low Min
12.0 12.0 9.4 5.5 3.0 1.0 0.5 1.4 2.9 5.1 8.0 10.3 3.3

Balranald Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
34 38 39 34 40 37 37 38 39 39 40 39 39.0
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Maxima
36 38 40 34 40 37 36 39 39 39 41 39 39.0
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Rainfall
146 146 146 146 144 143 143 144 143 143 144 140 143.0
Earliest Entry
1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879 1879
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024

Station Details

BALRANALD (RSL)
Lower Western, New South Wales/ACT
34.6398°S 143.5610°E 61m AMSL
Commenced 1879

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