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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)
33.9 33.1 31.8 28.9 24.8 21.6 21.2 23.2 26.9 30.1 32.1 33.4 28.4
Mean Min (°C)
20.8 20.4 18.3 14.2 9.8 6.6 5.2 6.6 10.5 14.6 17.7 19.7 13.7
Mean Rain (mm)
98.0 86.7 63.7 36.4 35.8 34.9 31.5 26.9 32.2 53.7 72.2 89.7 659.9
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 6.6 5.6 3.7 3.9 3.7 4.1 3.3 3.5 5.5 6.7 7.6 59.1

Taroom Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.3 44.6 42.2 36.9 34.7 33.0 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 24.9 25.1 21.1 17.5 18.8 18.9 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)
37.2 37.5 34.9 32.3 28.4 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)
23.4 22.5 20.8 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

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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 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.7 2.8
≥ 35.0°C
12.1 8.0 4.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 2.8 6.3 10.3 44.1
≥ 30.0°C
26.7 23.8 23.3 10.8 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 6.1 16.0 22.1 25.4 154.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 4.5 9.1 5.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 19.8
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 4.4 1.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.7

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
59 60 60 59 60 58 59 58 59 59 59 58 59.0
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
59 60 60 58 59 58 59 58 59 59 59 58 58.9
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
129 130 131 131 132 130 131 131 131 130 128 128 130.0
Earliest Entry
1887 1888 1887 1878 1873 1887 1873 1878 1877 1877 1887 1879 1873
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

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

Heating up in Sydney

16:59 EDT

Temperatures have been steadily climbing across the Sydney basin today, the second day of a prolonged period of heat for the region.

Tropical thunder at the top of Down Under

12:55 EDT

Weather news of late has been focussed on the heatwave conditions plaguing southeastern Australia - and rightly so: these conditions are severe.

100 years ago, a cyclone without a name killed 30 people and almost levelled a young city

10:09 EDT

Nearly one year after tropical cyclone Debbie hit the north Queensland coast, the region is marking the centenary of another destructive cyclone, which all but flattened the young town of Mackay.