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Cape Moreton Climate

Cape Moreton Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.1 27.0 26.2 24.4 22.0 19.8 19.1 19.9 21.7 23.3 24.9 26.2 23.4
Mean Min (°C)
22.2 22.3 21.4 19.5 16.8 14.4 13.4 14.2 16.2 18.1 19.7 21.2 18.2
Mean Rain (mm)
146.4 153.6 173.8 146.4 168.2 138.9 113.0 76.7 64.4 80.3 91.2 124.1 1476.4
Median Rain (mm)
115.2 119.0 160.1 122.4 157.7 122.4 95.4 66.3 54.9 69.7 80.5 94.8 1444.7
Mean Rain Days
12.5 13.9 15.8 14.6 14.0 11.7 10.4 9.2 8.8 9.7 10.1 11.2 139.7

Cape Moreton Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
31.9 33.0 31.7 29.6 27.4 25.6 24.5 27.3 30.0 31.5 33.4 35.4 35.4
Low Max (°C)
21.1 22.2 20.8 17.5 15.0 12.3 12.5 13.1 16.0 17.3 17.8 19.4 12.3
High Min (°C)
25.7 26.4 25.8 24.9 22.5 20.7 19.6 19.7 20.8 22.1 23.6 25.0 26.4
Low Min (°C)
15.0 15.2 15.0 12.7 8.0 7.4 6.7 7.2 6.1 10.6 9.2 12.2 6.1
High Rain (mm)
339.9 215.4 228.6 162.6 174.0 136.4 186.9 127.0 94.5 105.9 167.2 164.3 339.9

Cape Moreton Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
29.5 29.6 28.1 26.7 25.3 21.2 20.7 21.8 23.7 25.2 26.6 28.5 24.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
25.4 25.1 24.3 22.6 20.6 18.2 17.8 18.8 20.4 21.5 23.2 24.6 22.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.7 24.1 22.8 21.3 19.1 16.1 16.3 16.1 18.4 20.2 21.4 22.9 19.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.2 21.0 19.8 17.5 14.6 11.9 11.4 12.3 13.2 16.3 13.4 19.8 16.6
High Rain (mm)
719.4 590.3 640.0 480.3 605.9 586.2 569.3 226.4 218.9 385.1 343.5 372.5 2447.6
Low Rain (mm)
10.2 10.0 11.9 7.7 9.0 7.2 2.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.6 5.1 659.6

Cape Moreton Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE

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

Cape Moreton 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
0.8 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.4 2.5
≤ 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

Cape Moreton 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
28.5 28.6 27.5 26.0 23.6 21.7 20.8 21.5 23.3 24.8 26.3 27.7 26.9
Low Max
25.4 25.3 24.5 22.7 20.1 17.8 17.2 17.9 19.8 21.5 22.9 24.4 19.5
High Min
23.9 23.9 23.0 21.4 19.0 16.7 15.9 16.7 18.4 19.9 21.5 23.0 22.2
Low Min
20.4 20.5 19.4 17.4 14.4 11.8 10.6 11.3 13.6 16.0 17.6 19.3 13.8

Cape Moreton Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
60 56 58 59 60 58 59 59 59 58 58 58 58.4
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
60 60 59 60 59 59 59 60 59 60 59 59 59.4
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
128 127 128 129 129 128 128 128 129 129 128 127 128.1
Earliest Entry
1888 1888 1888 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
Southeast Coast, Queensland
27.0314°S 153.4661°E 100m AMSL
Commenced 1869
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