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Taroom Climate

Taroom Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.8 33.0 31.7 28.8 24.7 21.6 21.1 23.2 26.9 30.0 32.0 33.4 28.3
Mean Min (°C)
20.7 20.4 18.2 14.2 9.8 6.5 5.1 6.6 10.5 14.7 17.7 19.7 13.6
Mean Rain (mm)
98.0 87.3 63.8 37.1 36.4 34.7 31.5 26.9 31.7 53.9 72.7 90.4 662.1
Median Rain (mm)
89.3 62.5 46.0 22.4 24.3 24.3 20.2 18.7 21.1 46.2 59.2 77.9 627.5
Mean Rain Days
7.4 6.7 5.6 3.7 3.9 3.7 4.0 3.3 3.5 5.5 6.7 7.5 59.1

Taroom Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.3 43.3 42.0 36.9 34.7 32.8 30.0 37.0 41.4 41.2 42.8 44.0 45.3
Low Max (°C)
20.7 19.4 19.0 14.7 12.2 9.6 10.0 12.2 13.9 16.9 19.6 18.9 9.6
High Min (°C)
28.6 28.9 24.5 25.1 21.1 17.5 18.8 18.7 21.0 23.4 25.6 27.2 28.9
Low Min (°C)
12.6 11.1 7.2 2.9 -3.3 -4.6 -5.6 -4.0 -2.8 2.2 5.2 8.7 -5.6
High Rain (mm)
119.4 144.2 124.8 109.0 142.2 96.8 109.2 92.0 81.0 176.2 109.0 177.0 177.0

Taroom Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
36.9 36.7 34.9 31.2 27.9 24.0 23.8 28.5 32.9 34.2 36.4 37.1 30.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.4 29.1 28.3 25.4 21.6 18.3 18.1 19.6 23.2 26.0 28.2 29.6 26.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
22.7 22.3 20.5 17.3 14.7 10.8 10.3 9.8 14.5 18.0 20.8 21.9 15.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
18.6 17.6 15.1 10.5 6.1 2.4 1.2 3.3 6.5 12.1 15.0 17.3 12.2
High Rain (mm)
273.1 421.1 403.1 197.8 270.1 228.6 240.8 181.9 185.7 228.7 292.0 380.9 1594.0
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 2.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 243.0

Taroom Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

TAROOM POST OFFICE

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

Taroom Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
1.1 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.6 2.6
≥ 35.0°C
11.8 7.7 3.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 2.9 6.1 10.2 43.1
≥ 30.0°C
26.7 23.7 23.0 10.6 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.8 6.2 15.8 21.9 25.4 154.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 4.5 9.3 5.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.5 4.6 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.0

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
37.1 36.2 34.7 31.8 27.7 24.8 24.2 26.6 30.7 33.9 35.6 36.9 34.4
Low Max
30.1 29.8 28.8 26.1 21.4 18.2 17.8 19.4 22.8 26.2 28.3 29.8 21.7
High Min
23.2 23.0 21.3 18.2 14.8 11.4 10.6 11.9 15.6 18.6 21.0 22.5 20.8
Low Min
18.1 17.6 15.0 10.6 4.6 1.9 0.0 1.7 5.4 10.3 14.0 16.8 5.0

Taroom Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
56 57 57 56 57 56 57 56 57 57 57 56 56.7
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
56 57 57 56 56 56 57 56 57 57 57 56 56.5
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
126 127 128 128 129 128 129 129 129 128 126 126 127.6
Earliest Entry
1887 1888 1887 1878 1873 1887 1873 1878 1877 1877 1887 1879 1873
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

TAROOM POST OFFICE
Central Highlands, Queensland
25.6408°S 149.7958°E 199m AMSL
Commenced 1870
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Weather News

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.

Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle

17:06 EDT

A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.

Tropical Cyclone Tatiana intensifies, may bring dangerous swell to Queensland coast: BoM

16:18 EDT

Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.