Compared to the rest of Australia, Old Laura experiences exceptionally high overnight temperatures along with far below average wind speed and humidity levels. Daytime temperatures and rainfall are above average. Numbers of cloudy days and numbers of clear days are below average.
Old Laura has a wet and a dry season. The wet season in Old Laura begins around October and ends around April. Over the course of the wet season, Old Laura receives around 941.2mm of rain. By comparison, in the dry season from May to September, less than 62.4mm of rain falls in total. At the height of the wet season in January it rains on average 14.1 days in that one month. Indeed, Old Laura has experienced as much as 206mm in a single February day. The wettest month on record is January with 795.7mm of rain falling.
Temperatures in the wet season average between 31.2 and 34.6OC during the day and 19.5 and 22.8OC overnight. Temperatures in the dry season average between 28.3 and 31.8OC during the day and 16.1 and 18.8OC at night.