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Simpson-Strzelecki Dunefields - climate

The Simpson-Strzelecki Dunefields Bioregion is very arid and has unpredictable rainfall, which generally averages from 150-200 mm per year (Morgan and Terrey 1992). It is one of four bioregions, all in the far north-west of the state, that are dominated by a hot, persistently dry desert climate (Stern et al. 2000).

Simpson-Strzelecki Dunefields Bioregion - climate variable information
Mean annual temperature19-21°C
Minimum average monthly temperature4.6-5.5°C
Maximum average monthly temperature34.9-37.7°C
Mean annual rainfall130-249 mm
Minimum average monthly rainfall5-13 mm
Maximum average monthly rainfall19-45 mm

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