Cardwell Climate

Cardwell Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.7 31.4 30.9 29.3 27.2 25.5 25.0 26.0 27.8 29.3 30.6 31.5 28.9
Mean Min (°C)
23.4 23.5 22.6 20.8 18.5 15.7 14.4 15.2 17.2 19.6 21.8 23.0 19.6
Mean Rain (mm)
436.2 457.8 390.5 199.9 95.5 43.8 30.5 27.5 37.3 53.3 117.1 193.6 2073.4
Median Rain (mm)
377.7 414.1 316.8 153.3 77.2 32.0 21.0 21.6 20.8 36.6 85.7 138.8 2013.0
Mean Rain Days
16.0 16.3 16.9 14.6 11.7 7.7 6.1 5.8 5.8 7.0 9.2 11.7 121.6

Cardwell Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
41.7 40.4 38.7 34.7 31.7 31.1 30.2 32.5 36.0 36.6 37.7 42.6 42.6
Low Max (°C)
23.9 24.1 23.9 22.6 17.5 16.7 18.5 17.8 19.1 22.1 23.8 23.4 16.7
High Min (°C)
28.8 28.3 29.1 25.5 24.7 22.6 22.1 23.0 23.8 27.2 27.5 28.0 29.1
Low Min (°C)
17.2 16.8 14.4 11.0 6.1 3.3 2.8 4.2 6.5 9.2 14.4 15.1 2.8
High Rain (mm)
527.1 391.4 463.3 326.1 205.7 114.5 166.1 83.6 174.4 155.4 213.6 335.3 527.1

Cardwell Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
34.2 34.3 32.7 30.9 28.9 27.5 27.1 28.6 30.0 32.3 33.1 34.0 30.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.7 29.3 28.9 27.6 25.6 22.6 22.9 23.4 25.5 27.2 28.2 28.9 27.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.9 24.7 24.5 23.0 21.7 19.1 18.9 17.6 21.2 22.8 23.5 24.6 21.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
21.4 21.9 20.9 18.5 15.2 11.0 10.4 12.3 13.1 16.1 20.2 21.0 18.3
High Rain (mm)
1836.0 1330.5 1065.8 1178.8 347.4 199.2 190.6 122.7 336.0 328.0 653.2 989.2 4087.7
Low Rain (mm)
5.6 36.3 25.1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 900.4

Cardwell Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CARDWELL MARINE PDE

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

Cardwell 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 0.1 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
1.6 1.4 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.9 4.7
≥ 30.0°C
25.8 21.5 22.4 11.0 1.6 0.3 0.1 0.4 2.8 12.0 20.4 26.1 142.4
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.8 33.9 32.8 31.2 29.2 27.5 26.9 28.0 29.5 31.1 32.3 33.3 32.2
Low Max
29.6 29.0 28.9 27.3 25.5 23.6 23.3 24.4 26.2 27.7 29.1 30.0 25.6
High Min
24.9 24.8 24.1 22.9 21.2 19.4 18.5 18.7 20.3 22.5 24.0 24.9 23.7
Low Min
21.8 22.2 20.9 18.5 15.4 11.1 9.5 11.3 13.8 16.7 19.4 21.0 14.7

Cardwell Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
61 60 59 58 59 59 59 58 58 59 60 59 58.9
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1958 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
61 60 59 59 60 59 59 59 59 59 60 59 59.2
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1958 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
128 130 130 129 129 130 131 132 130 132 131 130 130.2
Earliest Entry
1888 1887 1888 1887 1887 1880 1875 1874 1882 1876 1880 1881 1874
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

CARDWELL MARINE PDE
Nth Cst Tableland, Queensland
18.2544°S 146.0192°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 1871
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