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Mitchell Climate

Mitchell Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
34.5 33.3 31.7 28.2 23.6 20.2 19.9 22.3 26.4 29.8 32.1 34.0 28.0
Mean Min (°C)
20.2 19.8 16.9 11.9 7.7 4.2 2.8 4.0 7.8 12.4 16.2 18.7 11.9
Mean Rain (mm)
79.5 71.5 60.8 33.8 31.7 32.4 32.2 22.5 25.9 42.1 56.9 71.6 560.5
Median Rain (mm)
55.6 43.8 41.7 21.6 22.1 21.4 21.2 16.0 15.1 32.0 46.6 54.7 519.6
Mean Rain Days
7.2 5.9 5.4 3.6 3.8 4.0 4.1 3.3 3.8 5.1 6.2 7.2 58.4

Mitchell Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.8 43.0 41.0 36.5 33.0 30.2 29.2 36.2 39.3 40.8 42.7 46.2 46.8
Low Max (°C)
21.9 18.9 18.9 15.0 11.3 9.4 9.0 12.1 11.4 15.2 18.2 18.9 9.0
High Min (°C)
29.7 28.4 25.8 22.4 20.9 16.2 15.5 20.0 22.9 23.9 26.1 29.3 29.7
Low Min (°C)
10.1 8.8 4.0 -0.9 -6.4 -6.2 -6.1 -9.4 -3.2 -1.4 3.6 7.5 -9.4
High Rain (mm)
138.4 186.7 165.6 96.4 68.2 99.8 105.2 49.8 102.4 68.1 99.1 147.8 186.7

Mitchell Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
37.6 36.9 35.0 30.6 26.9 22.9 22.0 28.2 31.6 34.1 36.8 37.9 29.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.4 29.6 27.6 24.7 21.6 17.4 16.6 18.2 22.6 25.7 27.5 29.0 26.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.3 22.6 19.7 15.4 12.3 7.2 8.9 8.0 11.7 15.5 20.0 21.9 13.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.5 16.9 14.2 7.4 3.9 -0.4 -1.9 0.8 3.7 10.1 12.9 16.1 10.1
High Rain (mm)
328.1 389.0 334.3 333.2 249.4 209.0 366.8 110.4 170.4 236.0 222.6 314.6 1304.4
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 236.4

Mitchell Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MITCHELL POST OFFICE

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

Mitchell Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
1.4 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.4 4.2
≥ 35.0°C
14.0 8.8 4.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 3.3 7.3 13.0 50.4
≥ 30.0°C
26.4 22.8 21.5 8.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.7 6.7 14.9 20.5 24.9 143.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 3.9 10.6 15.0 11.6 3.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 42.9
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 6.0 10.1 6.1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 23.2

Mitchell 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
38.2 37.0 35.0 31.4 26.9 24.1 23.6 26.2 31.2 34.4 36.3 38.0 35.0
Low Max
30.7 29.6 28.6 24.5 20.2 16.4 16.0 18.0 21.3 25.2 27.8 30.0 20.4
High Min
23.2 22.8 20.3 17.0 13.5 9.8 8.8 10.1 13.4 17.3 20.1 22.5 20.2
Low Min
17.1 16.7 13.2 7.4 2.3 -1.0 -2.2 -1.0 2.4 7.4 11.5 14.4 2.4

Mitchell Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
43 43 43 42 43 43 43 43 43 45 44 44 43.2
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
43 43 42 41 42 43 44 44 43 45 45 44 43.2
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
126 127 126 126 128 127 129 128 127 128 128 128 127.1
Earliest Entry
1887 1886 1887 1888 1885 1887 1885 1885 1887 1887 1887 1887 1885
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

MITCHELL POST OFFICE
Maranoa, Queensland
26.4888°S 147.9777°E 337m AMSL
Commenced 1884
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Weather News

Cyclone preparations step up as tropical low expected to strengthen off north Queensland

12:53 EDT

Authorities are preparing for a potential cyclone that could hit the north Queensland coast in coming days, as the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) tracks a tropical low in the Coral Sea that is expected to strengthen.

Queensland cyclone threat update

11:30 EDT

It's looking more likely that a tropical cyclone will cross the Queensland coast in the coming days.

Tropical low drenches Port Hedland and surrounding cattle country

11:27 EDT

A slow-moving tropical low has drenched the WA mining town of Port Hedland, which has received more than 270 millimetres of rain this week.