Perth, Western Australia
|Population||28 (2016 census)|
|Location||12 km (7 mi) from Perth|
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.
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|
|Record high °C (°F)||46.0|
|Mean maximum °C (°F)||41.0|
|Average high °C (°F)||31.8|
|Average low °C (°F)||17.0|
|Mean minimum °C (°F)||10.4|
|Record low °C (°F)||6.0|
|Average rainfall mm (inches)||10.9|
|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 |
Temperatures and rain data: 1944–2020; Relative humidity: 1994–2010
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