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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°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°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°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°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°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

Drought worries grow in Victoria, South Australia with some areas having lowest rainfall on record

13:05 EST

Rainfall totals are the lowest on record over the past year for parts of western Victoria and south-eastern South Australia, weather forecasters warn.

Six young Australian farmers on why they stay despite ongoing drought

12:50 EST

Why do young Australian farmers stay on the land despite battling ongoing drought and a poor seasonal outlook? ABC Rural asked six primary producers for their perspective on running a farm business in drought, what makes the experience more bearable and whether they've considered leaving the land.

New South Wales stock routes will not be compromised says Minister

12:43 EST

The New South Wales Minister for Agriculture says there is no need for concern over the future of travelling stock reserves in the state.