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Cook Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.5 32.8 30.2 26.4 22.1 19.3 18.6 20.3 23.5 27.2 30.1 31.7 26.4
Mean Min (°C)
15.4 15.7 13.8 11.1 8.0 5.6 4.4 5.1 7.4 10.0 12.3 14.3 10.3
Mean Rain (mm)
12.3 14.8 16.5 16.7 15.3 17.1 13.1 15.1 13.5 17.8 14.9 18.2 185.2
Median Rain (mm)
4.4 5.4 4.8 7.9 9.7 11.2 9.0 11.2 6.1 9.8 11.7 11.4 169.3
Mean Rain Days
2.4 2.8 3.1 3.5 4.7 5.5 5.4 5.0 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7 46.2

Cook Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
48.7 46.7 46.5 41.1 36.0 30.0 34.2 33.6 39.0 43.5 46.5 46.3 48.7
Low Max (°C)
17.4 16.7 15.7 13.3 10.0 8.9 10.4 11.1 12.0 12.2 15.7 14.4 8.9
High Min (°C)
32.2 31.0 26.1 26.4 20.7 17.8 17.8 15.8 20.2 26.3 28.9 27.2 32.2
Low Min (°C)
4.5 4.4 4.5 2.0 -1.8 -3.8 -4.5 -3.3 -0.7 0.0 3.7 5.6 -4.5
High Rain (mm)
78.0 57.6 80.8 75.0 41.0 54.4 32.0 34.5 39.6 39.6 33.0 68.8 80.8

Cook Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
36.5 36.4 33.2 30.8 24.4 22.4 21.3 24.7 27.5 30.2 33.8 36.8 27.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.7 28.6 25.8 22.6 18.8 16.1 16.2 16.7 19.7 22.9 26.7 26.5 24.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
18.0 19.5 17.3 14.4 10.7 8.8 6.5 7.6 9.6 11.9 14.7 17.1 11.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.5 13.4 11.3 7.7 6.2 3.2 1.9 3.0 5.1 8.4 10.0 12.3 8.8
High Rain (mm)
107.3 95.4 157.0 172.8 63.7 152.9 60.6 82.1 92.2 81.6 49.3 105.4 434.6
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 53.8

Cook Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

COOK

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Cook Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
5.4 4.1 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.0 3.4 16.6
≥ 35.0°C
12.0 10.5 6.7 1.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 3.9 7.1 9.6 51.0
≥ 30.0°C
21.1 18.0 14.6 7.2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.7 9.8 14.2 17.4 105.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 4.4 7.4 5.5 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 18.6
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8 1.8 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.8

Cook 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.8 40.0 36.8 32.2 26.5 22.8 22.0 24.7 29.5 34.4 37.3 39.2 35.0
Low Max
27.2 26.3 24.3 21.5 18.2 16.2 15.6 16.5 18.2 21.0 23.7 25.1 18.3
High Min
19.4 19.4 18.0 15.6 12.0 9.4 8.0 9.0 11.7 14.5 16.6 18.4 16.4
Low Min
11.3 11.7 9.8 7.0 4.2 2.0 1.1 1.7 3.5 5.6 7.7 10.0 4.0

Cook Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
41 41 39 40 40 38 40 40 40 39 41 39 39.7
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
1998 1998 1997 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1997 1997 1998
Years of Maxima
42 42 40 40 40 39 40 39 40 39 40 39 39.9
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
1998 1998 1997 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1997 1997 1998
Years of Rainfall
93 91 91 92 92 91 92 92 92 91 95 94 92.2
Earliest Entry
1919 1918 1918 1918 1918 1918 1918 1918 1918 1918 1918 1918 1918
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2013 2014 2014 2013 2011 2013 2014 2013 2013 2011 2014

Station Details

COOK
West Coast, South Australia
30.6143°S 130.4136°E 120m AMSL
Commenced 1918
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11:52 EDT

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Coles, Aldi blasted by Minister over handling of 10c milk levy for drought-stricken farmers

00:40 EDT

Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has launched a scathing attack on Coles over its handling of the 10c milk levy for drought relief, calling the supermarket chain's approach "slippery" and saying the extra money may not even go back to the right farmers.

Deluge continues across south-east Queensland as drought-stricken farmers hope for more

21:13 EDT

The sodden weekend across south-east Queensland has delivered some remarkable rainfall totals, with Noosa Heads on the state's Sunshine Coast recording almost half a metre of rain.