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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 27.7 26.5 26.0 26.3 27.3 28.7 29.9 30.7 28.6
Mean Min (°C)
25.7 25.7 25.4 24.7 23.8 22.7 22.0 21.9 22.6 23.6 24.7 25.4 24.0
Mean Rain (mm)
184.4 218.5 201.0 130.7 74.1 55.3 40.2 22.7 15.3 19.9 38.1 99.8 1108.2
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 16.3 17.5 14.4 12.5 10.5 9.4 7.0 5.3 5.1 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)
28.5 29.0 28.3 27.6 27.0 26.4 26.4 25.5 25.8 26.7 27.8 28.3 29.0
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 29.4
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 27.0 26.4 26.3 25.2 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°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°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°C
23.3 19.3 14.3 3.5 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 3.8 13.7 23.4 98.8
≤ 2°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°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
89 88 89 88 84 84 84 85 85 86 86 87 86.2
Earliest Entry
1922 1922 1922 1922 1923 1923 1923 1922 1922 1922 1921 1921 1921
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
89 89 89 89 85 85 85 85 85 86 87 87 86.7
Earliest Entry
1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1921 1921 1921
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
83 83 84 83 83 82 82 81 80 81 83 83 82.3
Earliest Entry
1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1922 1921 1921 1921
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

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