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Cape Nelson Climate

Cape Nelson Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
21.3 21.3 20.3 18.1 16.2 14.3 13.8 14.5 16.0 17.2 18.6 19.7 17.6
Mean Min (°C)
14.6 15.2 13.9 12.3 10.8 9.1 8.5 8.7 9.5 10.4 12.0 13.0 11.5
Mean Rain (mm)
35.0 24.6 36.3 46.9 71.4 92.7 98.9 107.2 74.2 50.2 42.7 42.7 720.9
Median Rain (mm)
24.7 18.5 29.5 42.5 56.3 75.4 84.6 85.4 69.8 41.4 37.8 40.8 664.8
Mean Rain Days
7.5 6.8 11.5 15.4 18.9 19.9 21.3 22.6 18.5 16.1 11.6 10.6 173.7

Cape Nelson Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
42.4 39.8 40.6 35.2 28.3 21.0 20.0 25.2 28.1 33.7 36.8 41.8 42.4
Low Max (°C)
14.0 15.0 14.0 12.1 11.0 10.0 9.0 9.8 10.2 10.5 11.4 13.0 9.0
High Min (°C)
28.5 24.8 24.9 22.4 17.7 14.1 13.1 14.5 17.0 18.7 22.2 23.0 28.5
Low Min (°C)
6.6 8.6 7.5 5.8 3.0 2.9 1.4 2.3 3.0 3.5 4.8 5.7 1.4
High Rain (mm)
73.8 39.6 32.0 26.6 54.2 53.0 31.4 49.0 39.0 46.2 55.6 48.0 73.8

Cape Nelson Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
23.9 24.5 23.2 20.9 17.6 15.2 14.5 16.2 17.7 18.6 21.7 22.5 18.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
18.4 18.7 18.7 16.1 14.7 13.0 13.0 13.1 13.9 15.1 16.5 16.8 16.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.6 16.7 15.2 13.5 12.4 10.4 9.4 9.7 10.9 11.5 14.2 14.3 11.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.2 13.7 13.0 11.0 9.7 7.9 7.3 8.0 8.7 9.5 10.8 11.7 11.0
High Rain (mm)
145.2 55.8 56.6 96.8 173.0 157.4 180.4 243.0 126.6 105.2 87.4 95.2 997.6
Low Rain (mm)
5.4 0.0 15.8 9.0 20.4 44.2 46.2 37.0 26.0 21.0 10.8 13.2 516.6

Cape Nelson Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

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

Cape Nelson Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6
≥ 35.0°C
1.3 0.9 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.7 3.7
≥ 30.0°C
2.8 2.3 1.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.4 1.8 10.7
≤ 2.0°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
≤ 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 Nelson 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
25.8 25.3 24.0 20.9 18.1 16.0 15.3 17.0 19.0 21.7 23.0 23.0 21.0
Low Max
17.1 17.6 17.0 15.0 14.0 12.7 12.0 12.0 13.0 13.4 15.0 16.0 13.3
High Min
16.3 17.0 15.9 14.0 13.0 11.0 10.4 10.5 11.4 12.3 14.0 15.0 14.9
Low Min
12.9 13.0 12.0 10.0 8.3 6.8 6.2 6.7 7.2 8.2 10.0 11.0 8.0

Cape Nelson Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 18.9
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 18.9
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 20 20 18.9
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE
South West, Victoria
38.4306°S 141.5437°E 45m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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Weather News

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.

Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle

17:06 EDT

A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.

Tropical Cyclone Tatiana intensifies, may bring dangerous swell to Queensland coast: BoM

16:18 EDT

Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.