Chill Unit Calculations : Bega Valley Seed Savers


Chill Unit Calculations

Bega Chill Unit Calculation

Raw data from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. From 1992 - 2010 (19 years)

BEGA AWS 69139

    April May June July Aug Sept  
Buckajo Rd AWS Mean maximum temperature (°C) 22.2 19.2 16.7 16.2 17.8 19.9  
  Mean minimum temperature (°C) 9.3 5.9 3.6 2.4 3.1 5.9  
Newtown Rd
Mean maximum temperature (°C) 23.0 19.7 16.9 16.7 18.2 20.5  
  Mean minimum temperature (°C) 8.9 5.5 2.9 1.4 2.6 5.1  
Mean values from BOM
Climate statistics for Australian locations.
  Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours P.A.
Test Less than or equal to 7°C 35 132 221 272 222 113 996
  Between 0°C and 7°C 35 127 202 240 205 111 920
  Utah (Victorian DPI) CU CU CU CU CU CU CU
  1 hour below 1.4°C, 0 chill unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1 hour between 1.5 - 2.4°C, 0.5 chill unit 1 6 13 16 13 4 53
  1 hour between 2.5 - 9.1°C, 1 chill unit 80 186 231 257 238 169 1,160
  1 hour between 9.2 - 12.4°C, 0.5 chill unit 67 74 93 84 76 77 471
  1 hour between 12.5 - 15.9°C, 0 chill unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1 hour between 16 - 18°C, -0.5 chill unit -49 -39 -20 -17 -26 -36 -186
  1 hour above 18°C, -1 chill unit -171 -70 -21 -14 -44 -94 -414
  Utah Total -72 156 296 326 258 120 1,084
Summary for Bega Less than or equal to 7°C             996
  Between 0°C and 7°C             920
  Utah (Victorian DPI)             1,084
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Merimbula Chill Unit Calculation

Raw data from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. From 1999 - 2010 (12 years)

Merimbula AWS 69147

    April May June July Aug Sept  
Airport AWS Mean maximum temperature (°C) 21.4 18.9 16.9 16.4 17.3 19.4  
  Mean minimum temperature (°C) 10.7 7.6 5.5 4.1 4.6 6.6  
Mean values from BOM
Climate statistics for Australian locations.
  Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours P.A.
Test Less than or equal to 7°C 7 65 168 219 192 95 745
  Between 0°C and 7°C 7 65 168 219 191 95 744
  Utah (Victorian DPI) CU CU CU CU CU CU CU
  1 hour below 1.4°C, 0 chill unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1 hour between 1.5 - 2.4°C, 0.5 chill unit 0 0 4 8 6 1 19
  1 hour between 2.5 - 9.1°C, 1 chill unit 32 157 260 305 284 177 1,215
  1 hour between 9.2 - 12.4°C, 0.5 chill unit 63 93 94 86 79 80 495
  1 hour between 12.5 - 15.9°C, 0 chill unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1 hour between 16 - 18°C, -0.5 chill unit -61 -53 -28 -19 -32 -47 -495
  1 hour above 18°C, -1 chill unit -218 -77 -19 -12 -32 -77 -435
  Utah Total -185 120 311 369 305 133 1,053
Summary for Merimbula Less than or equal to 7°C             745
  Between 0°C and 7°C             744
  Utah (Victorian DPI)             1,053
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Bombala Chill Unit Calculation

Raw data from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. From 1992 - 2010 (19 years)

Bombala AWS 70328

    April May June July Aug Sept  
Bombala Therry St AWS Mean maximum temperature (°C) 18.5 14.7 11.5 11.0 12.6 15.7  
  Mean minimum temperature (°C) 5.2 2.1 -0.2 -1.1 -0.2 2.2  
Mean values from BOM
Climate statistics for Australian locations.
  Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours Average Hours P.A.
Test Less than or equal to 7°C 168 330 465 533 441 311 2,249
  Between 0°C and 7°C 164 302 397 437 373 291 1,964
  Utah (Victorian DPI) CU CU CU CU CU CU CU
  1 hour below 1.4°C, 0 chill unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1 hour between 1.5 - 2.4°C, 0.5 chill unit 1 6 13 16 13 4 53
  1 hour between 2.5 - 9.1°C, 1 chill unit 80 186 231 257 238 169 1,160
  1 hour between 9.2 - 12.4°C, 0.5 chill unit 67 74 93 84 76 77 471
  1 hour between 12.5 - 15.9°C, 0 chill unit 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  1 hour between 16 - 18°C, -0.5 chill unit -49 -39 -20 -17 -26 -36 -186
  1 hour above 18°C, -1 chill unit -171 -70 -21 -14 -44 -94 -414
  Utah Total 287 454 478 486 426 381 2,510
Summary for Bombala Less than or equal to 7°C             2,249
  Between 0°C and 7°C             1,964
  Utah (Victorian DPI)             2,510
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