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Rainbow Beach Climate

Rainbow Beach Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
28.9 28.7 27.9 26.1 23.8 21.6 21.2 22.2 24.2 25.5 27.0 28.2 25.4
Mean Min (°C)
22.1 22.1 20.5 17.5 14.3 11.7 10.3 10.9 13.9 16.7 18.9 20.7 16.6
Mean Rain (mm)
167.3 200.9 150.1 132.6 152.9 118.9 70.8 94.7 60.8 73.9 85.1 125.3 1432.9
Median Rain (mm)
115.4 139.0 94.6 126.4 128.2 113.0 65.4 41.4 53.9 73.7 81.4 105.0 1372.4
Mean Rain Days
12.9 13.5 15.4 14.8 13.6 12.2 10.0 7.8 7.2 8.2 8.7 11.0 130.3

Rainbow Beach Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
37.2 37.0 35.2 32.3 29.3 27.1 27.3 30.2 32.2 35.2 36.0 35.6 37.2
Low Max (°C)
21.0 22.2 22.3 21.4 17.2 11.4 14.8 11.2 16.5 19.4 21.7 21.3 11.2
High Min (°C)
26.6 27.4 25.6 24.8 23.0 20.3 19.0 20.4 21.5 23.2 25.0 26.9 27.4
Low Min (°C)
15.2 14.8 12.3 7.0 2.0 2.3 -1.0 0.4 2.0 6.7 10.2 11.4 -1.0
High Rain (mm)
136.6 242.2 184.2 125.4 165.8 82.8 96.8 529.2 108.4 78.0 77.6 110.2 529.2

Rainbow Beach Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
30.2 30.3 29.2 27.0 25.7 22.8 22.4 24.0 26.3 27.0 28.7 30.4 26.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
27.4 27.5 26.4 24.9 22.5 19.7 20.3 21.0 23.1 24.3 25.3 26.2 24.8
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.3 23.3 21.9 19.3 16.5 13.6 14.0 13.4 17.0 18.9 20.9 22.4 17.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.6 20.6 19.0 16.0 11.8 9.9 5.8 7.8 11.9 14.6 17.9 18.9 15.7
High Rain (mm)
465.2 674.2 430.3 315.8 448.1 283.8 286.1 758.6 201.6 140.2 208.6 535.6 2529.8
Low Rain (mm)
16.8 19.4 33.6 42.5 30.5 24.8 3.0 0.0 2.0 4.2 5.0 17.8 911.9

Rainbow Beach Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

RAINBOW BEACH

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

Rainbow Beach 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
0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6
≥ 30.0°C
6.6 5.4 2.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.5 3.2 5.2 24.3
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Rainbow Beach 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
30.2 30.1 29.1 27.5 25.4 23.7 23.0 24.1 26.6 28.0 29.3 30.6 28.9
Low Max
27.2 27.2 26.4 24.5 22.2 19.7 19.4 20.2 22.0 23.4 24.9 26.2 21.6
High Min
24.5 24.2 23.1 20.4 18.2 15.9 14.6 15.2 18.4 20.2 21.8 23.4 22.3
Low Min
19.6 20.0 17.9 14.7 10.0 6.6 5.4 6.8 9.3 12.5 15.5 18.1 10.5

Rainbow Beach Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
17 17 17 17 16 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 16.8
Earliest Entry
1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992
Latest Entry
2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2009
Years of Maxima
25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 24.9
Earliest Entry
1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25.0
Earliest Entry
1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

RAINBOW BEACH
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
25.9007°S 153.0891°E 14m AMSL
Commenced 1992
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