Willis Island Climate

Willis Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.7 30.4 29.9 28.9 27.8 26.5 26.0 26.3 27.4 28.7 29.9 30.7 28.6
Mean Min (°C)
25.7 25.7 25.5 24.8 23.9 22.7 22.0 22.0 22.6 23.6 24.7 25.5 24.1
Mean Rain (mm)
181.3 214.0 204.3 127.2 72.3 55.0 42.5 22.7 15.1 19.7 37.8 98.8 1102.5
Median Rain (mm)
139.2 186.7 148.5 97.7 45.3 37.2 23.7 10.9 5.8 8.6 13.8 61.1 1053.7
Mean Rain Days
14.5 16.1 17.6 14.4 12.6 10.5 9.6 7.1 5.3 5.2 6.7 10.0 123.0

Willis Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
35.1 35.2 33.8 33.9 31.5 32.2 29.8 30.0 31.6 32.4 33.6 34.8 35.2
Low Max (°C)
25.1 25.6 25.1 24.2 23.6 22.1 20.7 22.1 23.2 24.2 25.4 24.7 20.7
High Min (°C)
28.9 29.1 28.3 27.6 27.1 26.4 26.4 25.5 25.8 26.7 27.8 28.3 29.1
Low Min (°C)
20.7 20.9 20.9 18.9 19.9 16.9 17.2 16.4 18.6 18.9 20.9 21.1 16.4
High Rain (mm)
294.8 329.2 335.8 229.9 246.4 178.2 162.0 116.8 72.6 121.9 119.6 170.9 335.8

Willis Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
32.4 32.6 31.5 30.4 29.4 27.9 27.6 27.6 28.9 30.2 31.2 32.5 29.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.9 28.7 27.5 27.6 26.5 25.2 23.8 24.1 25.5 27.0 28.6 28.9 27.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.9 27.2 26.6 26.3 25.6 24.2 23.8 23.6 24.8 25.5 26.2 27.0 25.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.3 24.6 24.5 23.3 22.5 21.3 20.1 20.1 21.1 21.9 23.4 24.5 23.3
High Rain (mm)
633.2 684.5 1484.8 510.7 394.4 319.7 252.8 216.3 206.4 165.8 408.2 463.6 2482.4
Low Rain (mm)
10.7 10.0 7.2 10.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 240.6

Willis Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

WILLIS ISLAND

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

Willis Island Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 35.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 30.0°C
23.6 19.5 14.6 3.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 3.7 13.8 23.6 99.6
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Willis Island 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
32.0 31.7 30.9 29.8 28.8 27.7 27.1 27.5 28.4 29.9 31.0 31.8 30.8
Low Max
29.4 29.1 28.9 27.8 26.7 25.3 24.8 25.2 26.2 27.6 28.8 29.5 26.3
High Min
26.9 26.9 26.6 25.8 25.0 23.9 23.2 23.1 23.7 24.8 25.7 26.5 26.1
Low Min
24.4 24.4 24.2 23.6 22.6 21.3 20.6 20.7 21.5 22.5 23.6 24.3 22.0

Willis Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
92 91 92 91 87 86 86 87 87 88 88 89 88.6
Earliest Entry
1922 1922 1922 1922 1923 1923 1923 1922 1922 1922 1921 1921 1921
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
92 92 92 92 88 87 87 87 87 88 89 89 89.1
Earliest Entry
1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1921 1921 1921
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
86 86 87 86 86 84 84 83 82 83 85 85 84.7
Earliest Entry
1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1921 1921 1921
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

WILLIS ISLAND
Central Coast, Queensland
16.2878°S 149.9652°E 9m AMSL
Commenced 1921
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