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Climate

Climate parameters for Cuskinny Nature Reserve, 1951-1980 (Source: estimated from Rohan, 1986).

 
 
Annual mean daily air temperature 10.5C
January mean daily air temperature 6C
July mean daily air temperature 15.5-16C
Mean daily range of air temperature 5.5-6.0C
Average annual rainfall 1000-1200 mm
60 minute rainfall with a return period of 5 years 16-18 mm
Driving rain index 5-6 m2sec-1year-1
Maximum wind speed in a gust with a return period of 50 years 48 m per sec
Annual average mean daily duration of bright sunshine 4.0 hours
January mean daily duration of bright sunshine 1.5-2.0 hours
June mean daily duration of bright sunshine 6.0-6.5 hours