Phosphate Hill Climate

Phosphate Hill Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
37.5 37.0 35.8 32.7 27.9 24.0 24.1 26.8 31.4 35.2 37.3 38.2 32.3
Mean Min (°C)
24.5 23.5 21.9 17.3 12.1 8.5 7.3 9.1 14.2 18.1 21.6 23.8 16.8
Mean Rain (mm)
68.9 72.9 34.8 12.4 12.0 11.4 7.8 4.0 11.7 10.1 33.9 62.6 339.1
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
7.9 6.3 4.5 1.7 1.7 2.0 1.3 0.9 2.0 2.6 5.3 6.9 39.1

Phosphate Hill Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.9 43.4 44.1 39.3 37.5 34.1 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 9.6 14.9 12.6 20.2 18.3 22.3 7.7
High Min (°C)
32.2 30.7 29.5 25.8 26.1 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 92.0 37.0 18.0 16.6 43.6 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 39.9 39.3 35.1 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 27.1 31.8 33.4 36.0 30.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.1 25.7 24.0 20.4 16.3 11.7 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 14.6 19.0 22.0 14.9
High Rain (mm)
194.0 198.0 126.2 126.8 97.4 72.0 48.8 33.8 107.2 60.2 94.2 118.8 721.4
Low Rain (mm)
7.2 0.2 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 5.0 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.1 7.9 11.2 35.3
≥ 35.0°C
24.5 20.4 21.0 7.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.8 7.3 19.0 23.1 23.3 136.2
≥ 30.0°C
29.0 25.8 29.0 24.4 10.1 1.8 1.3 6.6 19.6 27.1 27.7 27.6 212.4
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.4 2.7 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.4
≤ 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 0.7

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
17 16 17 17 17 16 16 16 15 16 16 16 16.1
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
17 16 17 17 17 16 16 16 15 16 16 16 16.2
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
16 15 17 17 17 16 16 16 15 16 16 16 15.8
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

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