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Heron Island Climate

Heron Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
29.8 29.5 28.8 27.0 24.4 22.2 21.5 22.6 24.6 26.4 28.0 29.1 26.2
Mean Min (°C)
24.2 24.2 23.7 22.0 19.8 17.7 16.6 17.3 18.8 20.5 22.2 23.4 20.9
Mean Rain (mm)
105.0 137.2 109.2 111.8 106.7 112.9 79.2 50.2 29.1 40.7 53.8 92.2 1027.2
Median Rain (mm)
64.3 94.0 85.0 83.6 102.4 80.6 68.4 43.4 19.1 27.4 37.8 75.0 979.8
Mean Rain Days
11.3 13.4 13.7 14.5 13.7 11.1 10.2 8.2 6.3 7.1 7.5 9.3 115.7

Heron Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
33.9 34.0 32.9 31.8 29.3 27.0 25.6 27.8 31.1 30.6 32.2 34.7 34.7
Low Max (°C)
22.8 24.5 23.9 22.2 17.5 17.2 15.6 17.2 18.5 21.0 23.2 23.3 15.6
High Min (°C)
28.4 27.8 27.0 26.4 24.8 22.9 21.2 21.1 22.5 24.0 25.6 27.2 28.4
Low Min (°C)
17.8 17.2 15.6 15.0 12.3 7.2 5.0 5.6 12.8 14.4 17.0 11.1 5.0
High Rain (mm)
191.2 282.4 159.8 167.4 87.1 250.2 165.1 55.7 91.8 81.2 130.6 158.0 282.4

Heron Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.3 32.0 30.3 28.6 26.2 23.7 22.9 23.9 25.7 28.2 29.6 31.6 27.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.2 27.7 26.9 25.4 23.3 20.7 20.3 21.1 23.4 24.9 26.7 27.9 25.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.5 25.6 24.8 23.2 21.6 19.5 18.1 18.6 20.1 22.0 23.2 25.4 21.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.0 22.3 22.4 19.7 18.1 14.9 14.4 15.5 17.4 18.7 21.3 21.8 20.0
High Rain (mm)
379.7 513.7 320.1 736.6 312.9 724.0 500.1 149.0 122.4 184.1 176.2 308.7 1727.7
Low Rain (mm)
3.6 6.2 8.6 13.0 26.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.8 3.7 565.0

Heron Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

HERON ISLAND RES STN

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

Heron 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
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 30.0°C
15.5 10.8 7.2 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.7 8.8 43.9
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.5 31.3 30.4 28.8 26.3 24.3 23.5 24.4 26.1 27.8 29.5 30.8 29.9
Low Max
27.9 27.8 27.0 25.3 22.5 20.2 19.4 20.5 22.8 25.0 26.5 27.4 22.2
High Min
25.6 25.7 25.1 23.8 21.8 19.8 18.8 19.3 20.5 21.8 23.7 25.0 24.4
Low Min
22.8 22.8 22.0 20.0 17.8 15.5 14.2 15.0 16.8 18.9 20.8 21.7 17.2

Heron Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
28 25 26 26 26 24 25 25 25 25 25 26 25.4
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007
Years of Maxima
28 26 26 26 26 24 25 26 25 24 24 26 25.4
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007
Years of Rainfall
48 47 49 47 46 46 47 48 47 47 47 49 47.2
Earliest Entry
1957 1959 1959 1959 1959 1956 1956 1956 1956 1956 1958 1956 1956
Latest Entry
2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007

Station Details

HERON ISLAND RES STN
Capricornia, Queensland
23.4417°S 151.9125°E 3m AMSL
Commenced 1956
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