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Port Douglas Climate

Port Douglas Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.3 31.1 30.5 29.5 27.5 25.6 24.7 26.2 27.8 29.1 31.0 31.3 28.7
Mean Min (°C)
23.2 22.8 22.2 20.7 19.7 17.3 17.0 17.8 18.4 20.4 22.2 22.8 20.2
Mean Rain (mm)
400.0 427.2 414.5 203.2 73.5 45.8 24.5 23.6 30.1 51.7 106.0 203.4 1981.9
Median Rain (mm)
353.7 378.7 364.4 146.0 57.4 31.3 16.3 16.3 22.7 34.6 79.0 132.4 1904.4
Mean Rain Days
15.1 15.6 15.9 12.9 9.6 6.9 5.4 5.0 5.3 6.4 8.9 11.4 115.4

Port Douglas Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
36.7 35.0 36.7 32.2 31.1 28.9 26.7 30.0 30.0 32.8 35.6 35.6 36.7
Low Max (°C)
23.3 25.6 23.9 25.0 23.9 21.1 20.6 22.8 24.4 26.7 26.7 26.7 20.6
High Min (°C)
27.2 26.7 25.0 23.9 22.8 21.1 23.9 21.7 24.4 23.9 25.6 26.7 27.2
Low Min (°C)
20.0 15.6 18.3 17.8 12.8 8.9 11.1 11.7 13.9 15.6 18.9 20.0 8.9
High Rain (mm)
389.6 337.6 446.2 800.9 285.0 148.3 91.4 79.2 90.7 209.4 188.6 283.2 800.9

Port Douglas Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
32.5 31.7 30.9 30.5 28.6 26.3 24.9 26.8 28.8 30.0 31.4 32.1 29.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.2 29.7 30.0 28.8 26.7 25.1 24.4 25.5 27.0 28.4 30.7 30.5 28.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.6 23.3 22.6 21.4 20.5 17.8 17.7 19.2 19.6 20.7 22.3 22.9 20.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.5 22.0 21.5 20.2 19.2 16.7 16.3 16.7 17.2 20.0 22.0 22.7 20.2
High Rain (mm)
1624.8 1067.4 1106.0 1637.8 344.8 248.3 176.4 149.1 119.4 340.8 555.8 958.0 4252.9
Low Rain (mm)
57.9 22.3 10.8 15.4 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.3 759.5

Port Douglas Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST

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

Port Douglas 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
0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.0 1.5
≥ 30.0°C
25.3 22.5 22.0 11.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 10.0 26.5 28.0 114.8
≤ 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

Port Douglas 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.3 32.8 32.0 31.1 28.9 26.7 26.1 27.2 28.9 30.6 32.2 33.3 31.7
Low Max
29.3 28.9 29.4 27.8 25.6 23.9 23.3 25.0 26.7 27.8 30.0 30.0 26.1
High Min
24.4 23.9 23.3 22.2 21.7 19.4 20.0 20.0 20.0 22.0 23.7 23.9 23.3
Low Min
22.1 21.7 20.6 19.4 17.8 14.8 13.1 15.6 16.7 18.9 21.1 21.1 17.2

Port Douglas Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
3 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 2 2 3.4
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1967 1965 1965 1965 1967 1967 1965
Latest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Years of Maxima
3 4 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 4 2 2 3.4
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1967 1965 1965 1965 1967 1967 1965
Latest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Years of Rainfall
118 118 118 115 120 122 120 121 122 121 120 118 119.3
Earliest Entry
1888 1887 1888 1888 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

PORT DOUGLAS - WARNER ST
Nth Cst & Tableland, Queensland
16.4833°S 145.4639°E 8m AMSL
Commenced 1884
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