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Phosphate Hill Climate

Phosphate Hill Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
37.4 36.5 35.3 32.6 27.6 23.9 24.2 26.9 31.8 35.4 37.2 38.3 32.2
Mean Min (°C)
24.4 23.2 21.6 17.3 11.8 8.1 7.1 8.9 14.4 18.2 21.6 23.7 16.6
Mean Rain (mm)
71.8 81.4 31.4 15.0 7.2 9.3 5.4 1.9 5.2 10.6 36.8 55.2 321.7
Median Rain (mm)
46.1 18.9 6.1 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.2 16.4 9.8 290.4
Mean Rain Days
7.5 7.0 4.4 2.1 1.8 1.6 1.0 0.6 1.6 2.7 5.6 6.2 38.7

Phosphate Hill Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.9 43.4 42.1 39.3 37.2 33.0 34.0 37.3 40.7 43.0 44.6 46.5 46.5
Low Max (°C)
20.8 23.2 22.9 17.3 16.9 7.7 9.9 14.9 12.6 22.8 18.3 22.3 7.7
High Min (°C)
32.2 29.7 27.9 25.8 23.0 19.5 18.6 22.8 26.9 29.7 31.3 32.0 32.2
Low Min (°C)
15.4 13.7 10.6 7.0 1.0 -1.0 -1.0 0.0 4.0 6.1 11.3 14.9 -1.0
High Rain (mm)
95.8 104.6 60.0 87.2 35.0 35.8 18.0 10.8 18.2 25.0 42.6 85.0 104.6

Phosphate Hill Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
41.3 38.5 37.3 34.8 30.3 26.1 26.0 31.7 34.7 37.1 40.2 40.2 33.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.1 33.4 31.3 29.5 25.3 18.9 22.5 24.3 29.2 32.3 33.4 36.0 30.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.1 25.7 24.0 20.4 16.3 11.1 10.2 12.6 16.9 21.2 24.2 25.8 17.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.6 21.0 20.1 14.2 7.7 5.4 2.8 6.2 11.5 15.1 19.0 22.0 14.9
High Rain (mm)
194.0 198.0 81.0 126.8 35.4 72.0 38.6 12.4 38.2 60.2 94.2 70.0 564.6
Low Rain (mm)
7.2 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 84.8

Phosphate Hill Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT

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

Phosphate Hill Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
8.4 3.6 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.0 7.7 11.3 33.7
≥ 35.0°C
24.1 19.4 20.0 6.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.9 8.2 19.4 22.6 23.1 136.8
≥ 30.0°C
28.9 25.4 28.6 24.6 9.4 1.9 1.1 6.6 20.6 27.5 27.6 27.3 216.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.6 2.9 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9

Phosphate Hill 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.6 40.0 38.7 35.8 31.5 28.6 27.8 31.8 36.1 39.0 40.6 42.0 39.0
Low Max
32.4 33.1 33.0 29.6 23.9 19.9 20.0 21.9 25.5 30.3 33.5 34.1 24.1
High Min
26.9 26.2 25.0 21.1 16.0 13.2 11.2 14.3 20.0 23.7 25.5 27.6 24.6
Low Min
21.4 20.3 18.3 13.3 7.3 3.8 2.8 4.0 8.9 13.0 17.0 20.0 7.2

Phosphate Hill Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
14 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 14 14 14 13.7
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
14 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 14 14 14 13.7
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
13 12 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 14 14 14 13.5
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

THE MONUMENT AIRPORT
Northwest, Queensland
21.8125°S 139.9267°E 288m AMSL
Commenced 2000
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15:52 EDT

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Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

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