Broken Hill Airport

YBHI · New South Wales, Australia

Climate Broken Hill Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Adelaide International Airport (YPAD) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 95.2 91 99 85 97 95
February 97.0 100 93 98 98 90
March 97.1 98 95 96 99 99
April 96.9 93 96 100 99 97
May 90.9 93 82 89 95 92
June 88.3 82 81 87 89
July 88.3 85 91 85 85
August 91.4 89 92 93 92
September 94.0 95 86 92 97
October 94.2 95 87 97 96
November 95.8 95 88 99 99
December 95.4 88 97 99 99
Average 94.0 94.7 91.4 90.6 95.1 94.4

47th best VFR conditions of Australia

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 99.0 97 100 98 99 100
February 99.7 100 100 100 100 99
March 99.6 99 100 100 100 100
April 99.8 100 100 100 100 100
May 98.6 99 96 98 99 100
June 97.3 93 96 97 99
July 96.1 95 96 97 93
August 98.2 98 98 98 97
September 99.2 99 98 99 100
October 99.0 100 99 99 100
November 99.6 100 99 100 100
December 99.6 99 100 100 100
Average 98.9 98.8 98.3 98.5 99.0 98.9

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 28.0 27 28 27 27 27
February 26.6 28 27 27 26 25
March 25.3 28 23 26 24 24
April 21.9 20 21 23 22 21
May 18.1 19 17 18 19 17
June 15.6 16 15 16 15
July 15.1 15 14 15 15
August 15.6 17 15 16 15
September 18.4 21 16 19 20
October 21.1 20 19 20 21
November 23.6 23 22 22 28
December 25.8 24 25 25 25
Average 21.6 24.2 21.0 20.4 20.8 20.9

91st highest temperature of Australia

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 17.9 18 17 19 17 17
February 17.2 17 17 17 16 17
March 16.0 17 15 16 14 15
April 13.0 10 13 14 12 13
May 10.1 8 10 11 10 10
June 8.6 11 10 10 7
July 8.2 8 7 9 6
August 8.8 9 10 9 8
September 10.0 10 10 10 12
October 12.2 11 13 11 12
November 14.1 13 14 14 16
December 15.8 15 15 15 15
Average 12.8 13.9 12.5 12.8 12.2 12.2

20th lowest temperature of Australia

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 3.8 5 4 7 2 4
February 3.6 0 4 4 4 7
March 3.4 1 5 4 3 4
April 5.7 4 5 3 1 19
May 11.5 3 12 6 3 21
June 12.5 20 15 7 18
July 16.8 12 8 8 10
August 16.0 5 13 5 21
September 11.4 3 11 9 18
October 9.0 4 11 3 12
November 8.2 4 11 6 3
December 5.1 11 3 1 2
Average 8.1 2.6 7.1 7.9 4.1 11.0

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 12.2 11 12 12 13 13
February 12.0 12 12 12 12 12
March 11.1 11 11 12 11 11
April 10.4 11 11 10 10 10
May 10.1 9 10 10 10 11
June 10.6 13 12 11 10
July 11.2 11 10 13 9
August 11.6 10 12 11 11
September 12.0 11 12 12 13
October 11.8 13 12 12 11
November 12.4 12 13 12 12
December 12.7 13 13 13 14
Average 11.5 10.7 11.6 11.8 11.6 11.6

91st highest wind speed of Australia

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 206° 193° 196° 204° 215°
February 214° 221° 190° 218° 200°
March 208° 226° 198° 209° 195°
April 212° 268° 166° 245° 260°
May 218° 269° 282° 281° 312°
June 335° 307° 326° 319°
July 323° 326° 328° 306°
August 301° 307° 313° 290°
September 283° 248° 270° 307°
October 237° 257° 243° 216°
November 193° 240° 205° 236°
December 194° 195° 209° 219°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.