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Hamilton Island Climate

Hamilton Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.4 30.1 28.8 27.1 24.8 22.4 21.9 22.8 25.4 27.6 29.1 30.0 26.7
Mean Min (°C)
24.9 24.9 23.9 22.6 20.8 18.4 17.6 18.1 19.8 21.8 23.3 24.4 21.7
Mean Rain (mm)
249.2 330.9 275.4 194.4 122.7 96.2 64.8 45.5 28.8 43.8 107.3 192.1 1774.4
Median Rain (mm)
197.1 201.8 152.7 171.6 111.2 78.4 46.0 26.8 15.6 19.8 66.2 120.3 1641.6
Mean Rain Days
15.0 16.8 17.4 16.3 14.5 11.3 8.9 7.9 5.6 7.1 8.2 10.5 130.5

Hamilton Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
38.5 38.2 34.9 32.5 28.9 27.2 29.7 27.8 30.0 31.5 34.7 38.1 38.5
Low Max (°C)
24.7 25.5 24.8 23.1 18.1 16.6 15.3 16.0 20.0 23.5 24.4 25.0 15.3
High Min (°C)
28.7 29.2 27.6 26.9 24.3 22.1 21.8 22.2 24.7 25.1 26.8 28.1 29.2
Low Min (°C)
20.6 21.2 15.6 18.3 14.6 11.8 11.7 11.4 15.4 16.7 18.0 20.0 11.4
High Rain (mm)
276.0 412.6 165.6 125.8 133.1 93.3 182.8 63.0 100.4 71.6 203.5 295.0 412.6

Hamilton Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
32.4 32.5 30.2 28.6 25.7 23.6 22.9 24.3 27.3 28.9 29.9 31.0 27.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
29.2 28.4 27.6 26.0 23.6 20.3 20.6 21.3 24.0 26.1 27.8 28.4 26.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.1 25.7 25.0 23.9 21.7 19.6 18.9 19.3 21.0 23.0 24.0 25.4 22.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.8 24.0 22.1 21.4 19.8 16.9 16.6 16.8 18.5 20.2 22.7 23.1 21.2
High Rain (mm)
651.1 962.0 826.9 507.6 401.6 216.5 288.2 212.2 187.5 155.2 738.7 1065.9 2823.0
Low Rain (mm)
11.1 26.4 20.8 34.6 19.8 19.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.4 1.4 19.2 616.6

Hamilton Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

HAMILTON ISLAND

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

Hamilton 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
0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7
≥ 30.0°C
18.4 14.4 5.7 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.0 8.4 16.1 62.5
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
32.1 31.6 30.2 28.8 26.7 24.7 23.9 24.9 27.2 29.2 30.7 31.6 30.4
Low Max
28.7 28.4 27.2 25.5 23.2 20.2 20.1 20.7 23.7 25.9 27.5 28.2 22.5
High Min
26.5 26.4 25.4 24.3 22.4 20.4 19.4 19.7 21.5 23.2 24.7 26.1 25.0
Low Min
23.2 23.5 22.4 21.0 19.4 16.5 15.7 16.3 18.1 20.2 21.8 22.7 18.1

Hamilton Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
17 17 16 15 15 16 16 16 17 17 16 16 16.0
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985
Latest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2002
Years of Maxima
17 17 16 15 15 16 16 16 17 17 16 16 16.0
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985
Latest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2002
Years of Rainfall
29 29 29 28 28 27 27 27 28 28 28 28 27.9
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

HAMILTON ISLAND
Central Coast, Queensland
20.3528°S 148.9511°E 23m AMSL
Commenced 1985
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