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Murray Darling Depression - climate

The Murray Darling Depression Bioregion is dominated by a hot semi-arid climate in the northern section of the bioregion including the northeastern arms, and a warm semi-arid climate in the southern half of the bioregion and eastern outliers. Small patches in the west of the bioregion fall in the NSW arid zone (Stern et al. 2000).

Murray Darling Depression Bioregion - climate variable information
Mean annual temperature
16-19°C
Minimum average monthly temperature
2.9-4.9°C
Maximum average monthly temperature
32.4-35°C
Mean annual rainfall
210-408mm
Minimum average monthly rainfall
12-29mm
Maximum average monthly rainfall
22-40mm


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