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Horn Island Climate

Horn Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.9 30.5 30.5 30.6 30.1 29.4 28.9 29.1 30.1 31.0 31.9 31.9 30.4
Mean Min (°C)
25.2 25.0 25.0 25.3 24.8 24.0 23.2 23.0 23.8 24.8 25.7 25.8 24.6
Mean Rain (mm)
423.2 466.7 365.0 255.3 72.7 16.1 9.9 6.1 5.9 15.6 45.9 196.0 1889.4
Median Rain (mm)
393.4 461.4 366.8 217.8 14.2 9.9 5.6 4.6 2.7 2.1 13.6 127.0 1655.6
Mean Rain Days
21.8 21.1 20.2 15.9 10.7 9.7 8.5 5.4 3.2 4.2 5.4 13.4 133.1

Horn Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
36.7 35.4 34.8 33.9 32.2 32.4 30.9 31.7 35.8 35.2 36.6 37.9 37.9
Low Max (°C)
25.5 26.0 26.3 26.7 26.0 25.8 26.6 26.7 27.6 26.4 26.5 27.2 25.5
High Min (°C)
28.7 28.1 29.2 28.0 27.8 26.7 26.2 26.8 27.0 27.8 29.8 29.0 29.8
Low Min (°C)
22.4 21.1 21.1 21.1 17.7 18.1 16.0 15.3 16.1 18.4 19.9 20.3 15.3
High Rain (mm)
143.2 197.0 146.0 182.0 111.0 30.0 7.0 9.8 68.4 103.2 120.0 215.6 215.6

Horn Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
32.7 31.7 31.9 31.5 31.1 30.6 30.3 30.8 32.5 32.1 33.2 34.6 31.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
29.9 29.4 29.5 29.6 28.8 28.4 27.5 28.4 28.5 29.2 30.5 30.4 29.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.8 25.7 26.1 26.3 26.4 25.1 25.1 25.1 26.0 26.1 26.8 26.8 25.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.4 24.5 24.3 24.5 23.4 22.4 22.2 21.3 22.5 23.7 24.6 24.8 23.6
High Rain (mm)
701.6 878.6 579.2 726.2 318.0 45.8 40.8 19.8 70.6 120.4 201.8 707.2 2683.8
Low Rain (mm)
58.0 193.6 122.8 6.0 0.6 2.2 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1244.2

Horn Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

HORN ISLAND

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

Horn 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 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.8
≥ 30.0°C
23.1 18.8 20.0 22.2 17.7 7.3 3.3 4.2 15.3 25.1 26.5 26.5 202.5
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
32.1 31.9 31.8 31.5 30.8 30.3 29.7 29.8 31.1 31.9 32.8 33.1 31.9
Low Max
29.3 28.8 28.8 29.2 29.0 28.5 27.9 28.2 29.1 29.9 30.9 30.1 28.7
High Min
26.3 26.0 26.0 26.3 25.9 25.1 24.4 24.3 25.0 26.2 27.0 27.3 26.1
Low Min
24.0 24.0 23.9 24.2 23.5 22.9 21.8 21.8 22.5 23.4 24.0 24.2 23.1

Horn Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
21 22 22 21 22 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21.2
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
21 22 22 21 22 21 21 21 21 21 20 21 21.0
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
21 22 21 20 22 21 21 21 21 20 20 20 20.7
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996 1996 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

HORN ISLAND
Peninsula, Queensland
10.5844°S 142.2900°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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