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Climate

Climate statistics for Australian locations

Monthly climate statistics

All years of record

Temperature | Rainfall | Other daily elements | 9am conditions | 3pm conditions

CANBERRA AIRPORT

An extended list of climate statistics recorded is provided below. There is also a summary table for printing with the commonly requested statistics and a map showing the location of this site. Monthly statistics are only included if there are more than 10 years of suitable data.

Note: Many statistics are updated quarterly and recent weather events may not be represented in the statistics below. For more current information on recent extreme values, please refer to the corresponding Daily rainfall, Maximum temperature and Minimum temperature data tables for this site, and our Australian Climate and Weather Extremes Monitoring System. Missing observations associated with the observer being unavailable (where observations are undertaken manually), a failure in the observing equipment, or when an event has produced suspect data may result in an extreme event not being recorded.

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Statistics Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual Years Plot Map
Temperature  
Maximum temperature  
Mean maximum temperature (°C) 30.828.225.221.016.613.412.814.018.121.725.327.821.2122008
2020
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Highest temperature (°C) 44.042.735.531.824.517.718.821.330.232.139.941.144.0122008
2020
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Date04 Jan
2020
01 Feb
2020
05 Mar
2016
11 Apr
2018
03 May
2018
02 Jun
2011
19 Jul
2016
03 Aug
2011
23 Sep
2017
21 Oct
2013
20 Nov
2009
21 Dec
2019
04 Jan
2020
    
Lowest maximum temperature (°C) 17.116.916.49.79.14.17.07.59.28.611.914.84.1122008
2020
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Date05 Jan
2016
12 Feb
2009
30 Mar
2019
30 Apr
2020
27 May
2019
12 Jun
2009
09 Jul
2014
22 Aug
2020
27 Sep
2009
11 Oct
2012
10 Nov
2013
15 Dec
2016
12 Jun
2009
    
Decile 1 maximum temperature (°C) 23.722.120.116.613.310.810.211.113.816.019.021.6 112008
2020
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Decile 9 maximum temperature(°C) 37.634.130.325.020.215.915.517.722.427.831.833.4 112008
2020
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Mean number of days ≥ 30 °C17.29.33.80.30.00.00.00.00.11.25.710.247.8122008
2020
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Mean number of days ≥ 35 °C7.32.40.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.72.112.8122008
2020
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Mean number of days ≥ 40 °C1.10.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.11.7122008
2020
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Minimum temperature  
Mean minimum temperature (°C)14.413.611.27.12.31.10.00.93.06.09.812.36.8122008
2020
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Lowest temperature (°C)1.62.80.6-1.9-6.9-7.0-8.7-7.6-6.8-3.4-1.50.3-8.7122008
2020
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Date12 Jan
2012
21 Feb
2017
28 Mar
2015
24 Apr
2013
15 May
2011
02 Jun
2015
01 Jul
2017
05 Aug
2014
01 Sep
2012
18 Oct
2013
04 Nov
2013
06 Dec
2012
01 Jul
2017
    
Highest minimum temperature (°C)24.426.719.217.215.211.811.111.513.816.119.522.826.7122008
2020
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Date13 Jan
2010
02 Feb
2020
07 Mar
2010
13 Apr
2018
03 May
2019
05 Jun
2016
20 Jul
2016
24 Aug
2009
28 Sep
2008
03 Oct
2008
26 Nov
2015
20 Dec
2017
02 Feb
2020
    
Decile 1 minimum temperature (°C) 9.99.56.31.7-3.1-3.8-4.7-3.8-1.90.44.97.0 112008
2020
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Decile 9 minimum temperature (°C) 18.417.715.412.27.77.15.65.88.111.214.716.1 112008
2020
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Mean number of days ≤ 2 °C 0.10.00.23.116.317.321.218.712.56.30.70.196.5122008
2020
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Mean number of days ≤ 0 °C 0.00.00.00.89.113.116.312.96.82.40.30.061.7122008
2020
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Ground surface temperature  
Mean daily ground minimum temperature (°C)              12010
2012
   
Lowest ground temperature (°C)              12010
2012
   
Date                 
Mean number of days ground min. temp. ≤ -1 °C              12010
2012
   
 
StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Rainfall  
Mean rainfall (mm) 46.366.163.335.726.445.832.046.448.242.163.877.8583.2112008
2020
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Highest rainfall (mm) 106.4133.2197.291.879.2144.271.0105.8149.2102.8119.4198.4959.6122008
2020
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Date2016201020122015201020162016202020162010201020102010    
Lowest rainfall (mm) 4.87.27.26.82.62.45.017.813.213.412.61.2358.6122008
2020
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Date2014200920182016200920172019201920082013201920192019    
Decile 1 rainfall (mm) 7.020.910.48.97.110.38.626.813.415.417.024.4431.4122008
2020
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Decile 5 (median) rainfall (mm) 44.961.458.219.517.441.032.041.337.235.667.674.3545.6122008
2020
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Decile 9 rainfall (mm) 94.6128.998.672.547.582.460.366.788.366.0112.4119.7788.2122008
2020
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Highest daily rainfall (mm) 43.064.462.453.231.265.239.039.657.838.643.487.687.6122008
2020
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Date11 Jan
2015
26 Feb
2018
04 Mar
2012
08 Apr
2015
20 May
2017
06 Jun
2016
14 Jul
2010
09 Aug
2020
17 Sep
2013
14 Oct
2010
26 Nov
2011
03 Dec
2010
03 Dec
2010
    
Mean number of days of rain 6.98.18.87.46.411.411.29.77.28.48.88.9103.2122008
2020
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 1 mm 5.75.56.24.83.45.65.26.95.05.96.66.667.4122008
2020
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 10 mm 1.61.81.81.21.01.10.61.71.41.42.12.518.2122008
2020
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 25 mm 0.30.80.60.20.20.40.10.30.30.20.50.84.7122008
2020
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Other daily elements  
Mean daily wind run (km)              92010
2020
   
Maximum wind gust speed (km/h) 11781879310083917685969381117102010
2020
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Date20 Jan
2020
12 Feb
2019
18 Mar
2016
13 Apr
2018
27 May
2014
24 Jun
2014
12 Jul
2016
17 Aug
2017
04 Sep
2010
04 Oct
2016
21 Nov
2013
13 Dec
2018
20 Jan
2020
    
Mean daily sunshine (hours)              32010
2012
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Mean daily solar exposure (MJ/m2) 25.421.217.413.310.48.19.212.216.620.723.225.316.9142007
2020
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Mean number of clear days              12010
2010
   
Mean number of cloudy days              12010
2010
   
Mean daily evaporation (mm)              52008
2013
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
9 am conditions  
Mean 9am temperature (°C)              22008
2010
   
Mean 9am wet-bulb temperature (°C)              22008
2010
   
Mean 9am dew-point temperature (°C)              22008
2010
   
Mean 9am relative humidity (%)              22008
2010
  Climatology Map
Mean 9am cloud cover (oktas)              12010
2010
   
Mean 9am wind speed (km/h)              12010
2010
   
9am wind speed vs direction plot                                 Climatology Map
 
StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
3 pm conditions  
Mean 3pm temperature (°C)              22008
2010
   
Mean 3pm wet-bulb temperature (°C)              22008
2010
   
Mean 3pm dew-point temperature (°C)              22008
2010
   
Mean 3pm relative humidity (%)              22008
2010
  Climatology Map
Mean 3pm cloud cover (oktas)              12010
2010
   
Mean 3pm wind speed (km/h)              12010
2010
   
3pm wind speed vs direction plot                                 Climatology Map
red = highest value   blue = lowest value
Product IDCJCM0037 Prepared at Wed 16 Sep 2020 23:45:17 PM EST

  


Monthly statistics are only included if there are more than 10 years of data. The number of years (provided in the 2nd last column of the table) may differ between elements if the observing program at the site changed. More detailed data for individual sites can be obtained by contacting the Bureau.

Related Links

  • This page URL: http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_070351_All.shtml
  • Summary statistics and locational map for this site:
       http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_070351.shtml
  • About climate averages: http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/cdo/about/about-stats.shtml
  • Data file (csv): http://www.bom.gov.au/clim_data/cdio/tables/text/IDCJCM0037_070351.csv
  • Climate averages home page URL:  http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/data/index.shtml
  • Bureau of Meteorology website:  http://www.bom.gov.au

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