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Moreton Climate

Moreton Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.3 31.5 31.4 31.2 30.6 29.6 29.3 30.6 32.1 34.0 35.0 33.9 31.7
Mean Min (°C)
23.4 23.6 23.4 22.1 20.4 18.1 17.2 17.1 18.7 20.2 21.9 22.9 20.7
Mean Rain (mm)
341.4 331.5 293.8 110.9 21.5 10.0 8.1 4.1 4.4 17.4 66.4 195.7 1410.1
Median Rain (mm)
320.9 320.9 267.2 86.3 13.2 6.4 5.6 2.0 1.3 3.5 40.4 187.6 1382.2
Mean Rain Days
19.8 19.7 19.4 10.6 6.0 4.3 4.0 2.3 1.6 2.1 4.9 12.3 104.6

Moreton Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
37.8 37.8 35.6 36.6 33.4 36.5 32.8 34.8 37.6 40.0 39.5 39.4 40.0
Low Max (°C)
24.8 25.6 25.2 24.6 25.5 24.0 24.6 24.0 25.6 28.6 25.4 25.6 24.0
High Min (°C)
26.3 26.0 25.8 25.2 24.7 24.0 25.4 25.0 25.4 25.9 26.0 27.8 27.8
Low Min (°C)
19.7 20.6 19.0 14.4 12.5 9.5 4.5 10.0 10.5 10.9 15.3 17.8 4.5
High Rain (mm)
196.8 116.8 201.0 128.0 80.6 43.9 26.4 25.0 36.6 154.9 398.8 123.7 398.8

Moreton Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.7 32.5 32.3 32.2 31.3 31.1 30.3 31.6 33.4 35.6 36.4 35.3 32.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.3 30.5 29.8 30.2 29.1 28.3 28.4 28.4 31.0 32.9 33.5 30.9 31.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.3 24.2 24.1 23.5 23.5 20.6 20.5 19.0 21.8 22.4 23.5 23.7 21.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.6 23.0 22.9 20.8 18.9 16.0 15.5 14.3 15.6 16.4 19.7 21.9 19.5
High Rain (mm)
849.2 589.6 655.6 400.2 114.3 52.5 39.0 28.6 43.5 159.0 513.0 576.5 2096.8
Low Rain (mm)
120.1 36.6 47.9 3.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.4 717.3

Moreton Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION

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

Moreton 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 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
≥ 35°C
2.1 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 1.5 7.1 13.2 8.1 31.4
≥ 30°C
20.6 21.6 24.5 23.4 20.1 13.3 9.5 17.9 24.1 26.6 24.2 24.1 235.7
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
34.5 33.5 33.3 32.6 32.0 31.3 30.7 32.4 33.9 35.7 36.7 36.1 34.5
Low Max
29.7 29.0 29.5 29.7 29.2 28.0 27.7 28.9 30.4 32.2 33.3 31.3 29.2
High Min
24.4 24.5 24.2 23.8 23.0 21.6 21.1 20.8 21.7 23.3 23.8 24.2 23.9
Low Min
22.5 22.9 22.6 20.0 17.5 15.0 13.9 14.0 15.8 17.3 19.8 21.2 16.5

Moreton Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
13 18 19 18 17 19 16 16 18 18 16 14 16.8
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
1986 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1987
Years of Maxima
12 18 19 18 17 19 17 16 18 17 16 14 16.7
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
1986 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1987 1986 1987
Years of Rainfall
103 105 105 104 103 104 103 103 104 104 103 102 103.6
Earliest Entry
1888 1888 1888 1888 1888 1888 1888 1888 1888 1888 1888 1888 1888
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

MORETON TELEGRAPH STATION
Peninsula, Queensland
12.4536°S 142.6389°E 40m AMSL
Commenced 1887
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