Fairfax Media Network

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
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Ex-Cyclone Owen downgraded to tropical low half a day after crossing Queensland coast

19:26 EDT

More than half a day after crossing Queensland's Gulf of Carpentaria coast as a category three system, ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen has been downgraded to a tropical low as it moves across Cape York toward the Coral Sea, bringing steady rain to the state's northern coast.

Thousands without power after storms lash Sydney's west, Hills District

19:23 EDT

A series of severe thunderstorms has whipped the coast of NSW, bringing down trees in western Sydney, cutting power and pelting some suburbs with large hailstones.

Victoria's freak floods prompt 1,400 calls for help, more storms hit Melbourne suburbs

16:54 EDT

Authorities say Victoria's State Emergency Service received more than 1,400 calls for help during 48 hours of wild weather that damaged buildings, flooded streets and closed a stretch of the Hume Freeway, where stranded motorists were rescued by helicopter.

Help us build a better Weatherzone experience by testing new concepts and providing your feedback.
Sign up to be notified when new test activities become available.