Perth Airport (suburb)

Perth Airport is an eastern suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia. Its local government areas are the City of Belmont, the City of Swan (north) and the City of Kalamunda (east). It is located approximately 12 km east of the central business district.[2]

Perth Airport
PerthWestern Australia
Entry signage per.JPG
Entry signage to Perth Airport domestic terminal
Perth Airport is located in Perth
Perth Airport
Perth Airport
Location in metropolitan Perth
Coordinates31°56′38″S 115°58′05″E / 31.944°S 115.968°E / -31.944; 115.968Coordinates: 31°56′38″S 115°58′05″E / 31.944°S 115.968°E / -31.944; 115.968
Population28 (2016 census)[1]
Established1997
Postcode(s)6105
Location12 km (7 mi) from Perth
LGA(s)
State electorate(s)Belmont
Federal Division(s)Swan
Suburbs around Perth Airport:
Redcliffe South Guildford High Wycombe
Cloverdale Perth Airport Maida Vale
Kewdale Welshpool Forrestfield

ClimateEdit

Perth Airport is home to a Bureau of Meteorology weather station. Perth Airport has a Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa), like the rest of Perth. The highest recorded temperature in the Perth metropolitan region is 46.7 °C (116.1 °F), recorded at Perth Airport on 23 February 1991.

Climate data for Perth Airport
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 46.0
(114.8)
46.7
(116.1)
43.8
(110.8)
39.6
(103.3)
35.3
(95.5)
27.8
(82.0)
25.7
(78.3)
29.9
(85.8)
34.5
(94.1)
37.7
(99.9)
41.1
(106.0)
44.5
(112.1)
46.7
(116.1)
Mean maximum °C (°F) 41.0
(105.8)
40.4
(104.7)
38.6
(101.5)
33.2
(91.8)
28.4
(83.1)
23.5
(74.3)
22.1
(71.8)
23.9
(75.0)
27.2
(81.0)
32.2
(90.0)
36.2
(97.2)
39.3
(102.7)
42.1
(107.8)
Average high °C (°F) 31.8
(89.2)
32.0
(89.6)
29.7
(85.5)
25.6
(78.1)
21.8
(71.2)
19.0
(66.2)
18.0
(64.4)
18.6
(65.5)
20.2
(68.4)
22.8
(73.0)
26.1
(79.0)
29.1
(84.4)
24.6
(76.3)
Average low °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
17.5
(63.5)
16.0
(60.8)
13.0
(55.4)
10.4
(50.7)
9.0
(48.2)
8.0
(46.4)
8.1
(46.6)
8.9
(48.0)
10.3
(50.5)
12.8
(55.0)
15.0
(59.0)
12.2
(54.0)
Mean minimum °C (°F) 10.4
(50.7)
11.1
(52.0)
8.9
(48.0)
6.4
(43.5)
4.4
(39.9)
2.9
(37.2)
2.3
(36.1)
2.6
(36.7)
3.4
(38.1)
4.6
(40.3)
6.9
(44.4)
8.7
(47.7)
1.2
(34.2)
Record low °C (°F) 6.0
(42.8)
5.7
(42.3)
3.1
(37.6)
1.2
(34.2)
−0.4
(31.3)
−1.3
(29.7)
−1.0
(30.2)
0.1
(32.2)
−0.2
(31.6)
1.2
(34.2)
3.2
(37.8)
4.8
(40.6)
−1.3
(29.7)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 10.9
(0.43)
15.0
(0.59)
16.2
(0.64)
39.7
(1.56)
97.5
(3.84)
155.1
(6.11)
155.3
(6.11)
118.9
(4.68)
72.2
(2.84)
43.0
(1.69)
25.4
(1.00)
11.2
(0.44)
762.1
(30.00)
Average precipitation days 2.5 2.8 3.9 7.3 12.1 16.1 17.5 15.7 13.2 9.3 6.4 3.9 110.7
Average afternoon relative humidity (%) (at 15:00) 37 37 39 46 53 60 60 56 54 49 44 41 48
Mean daily sunshine hours 11.5 11.0 9.5 8.1 6.9 6.0 6.1 7.1 7.8 9.6 10.8 11.5 8.8
Source: Bureau of Meteorology[3][4][5]
Temperatures and rain data: 1944–2020; Relative humidity: 1994–2010

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Perth Airport (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 September 2019.    Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. ^ Price Regulation of Airport Services Inquiry July 2006 Archived 1 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine, 2006, Productivity Commission, Australia federal Government. (accessed 27/8/2007)
  3. ^ "Climate statistics for Australian locations – Perth Airport". Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 15 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Monthly highest temperature – Perth Airport". Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 15 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Monthly lowest temperature – Perth Airport". Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 15 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)