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Gold Coast Climate

Gold Coast Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
28.7 28.7 27.8 25.9 23.5 21.4 21.1 21.9 24.0 25.4 26.8 27.9 25.2
Mean Min (°C)
21.8 21.8 20.7 18.3 15.3 13.1 12.0 12.5 14.8 16.9 19.0 20.5 17.1
Mean Rain (mm)
136.2 184.3 118.7 136.2 119.5 116.1 53.8 66.6 45.6 93.5 127.2 150.4 1337.4
Median Rain (mm)
100.8 140.0 89.9 85.3 106.4 57.2 37.8 19.4 25.0 66.4 101.0 126.2 1265.8
Mean Rain Days
14.2 14.2 15.3 12.2 12.1 10.8 8.4 7.1 8.5 9.8 12.2 12.5 133.5

Gold Coast Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
38.5 40.5 36.3 33.3 29.4 27.1 26.8 32.4 33.0 36.8 35.5 39.4 40.5
Low Max (°C)
22.8 22.3 22.2 19.3 17.0 14.5 15.6 15.0 16.9 17.5 19.8 20.9 14.5
High Min (°C)
26.0 27.3 26.2 23.8 21.8 19.1 21.8 19.4 20.7 22.7 24.0 24.6 27.3
Low Min (°C)
17.2 17.2 13.4 8.9 6.6 3.8 2.5 4.2 8.3 9.5 8.2 14.7 2.5
High Rain (mm)
178.2 140.0 122.0 183.4 126.0 350.8 100.6 144.0 87.0 127.0 149.8 112.2 350.8

Gold Coast Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
30.8 31.3 30.0 27.8 26.0 23.0 22.2 24.6 26.2 27.8 28.7 31.4 26.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
25.8 25.8 25.0 23.6 21.4 18.8 18.3 18.4 21.0 22.3 24.1 25.4 22.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
22.7 24.0 22.0 19.3 17.5 14.9 15.7 14.2 16.3 18.1 20.4 21.9 18.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.4 20.8 19.1 15.9 13.4 11.3 9.3 9.9 12.7 15.0 17.4 18.8 16.1
High Rain (mm)
399.8 471.2 222.4 385.6 339.6 455.8 172.2 204.2 163.6 374.4 440.6 490.4 2021.8
Low Rain (mm)
5.2 17.4 13.0 13.4 36.2 12.4 1.0 0.0 3.2 1.6 24.6 20.8 839.8

Gold Coast Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

GOLD COAST SEAWAY

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

Gold Coast Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.4 1.3
≥ 30.0°C
8.7 6.5 4.2 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 1.9 3.5 6.1 31.5
≤ 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

Gold Coast 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.5 31.4 30.1 27.8 25.5 23.5 23.4 24.6 26.8 28.6 30.0 30.6 29.1
Low Max
26.0 26.1 25.6 23.7 21.5 19.1 19.0 19.3 20.8 21.9 23.5 24.8 21.0
High Min
23.5 23.7 22.6 20.2 17.8 16.0 14.9 15.2 17.5 19.3 21.0 22.6 21.6
Low Min
19.9 20.0 18.9 16.6 12.4 9.8 8.8 9.7 12.1 14.6 16.5 18.4 12.2

Gold Coast Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
22 22 21 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 21 21 21.7
Earliest Entry
1993 1992 1993 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1993 1993 1993 1992
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
22 22 21 22 22 23 22 23 22 22 21 21 21.9
Earliest Entry
1993 1992 1993 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1993 1993 1993 1992
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
19 18 19 19 19 19 19 20 21 21 20 20 19.3
Earliest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

GOLD COAST SEAWAY
Southeast Coast, Queensland
27.9390°S 153.4283°E 3m AMSL
Commenced 1987
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Cyclone Debbie could hit north Queensland as category four, Bureau of Meteorology warns

22:03 EDT

A cyclone off northern Queensland could intensify to category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.

Cyclone Debbie: How the BOM names cyclones

20:42 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.

Queensland braces for Tropical Cyclone Debbie

12:37 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.