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Low Head Climate

Low Head Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
20.3 20.9 19.7 17.2 14.7 12.6 11.9 12.5 13.6 15.0 16.9 18.7 16.2
Mean Min (°C)
12.9 13.3 12.2 10.3 8.3 6.5 5.9 6.3 7.5 8.7 10.1 11.6 9.4
Mean Rain (mm)
36.3 36.0 41.5 55.2 68.1 74.6 81.3 70.8 58.8 58.6 47.3 45.9 674.6
Median Rain (mm)
34.6 28.1 35.8 47.8 60.4 68.0 75.6 64.5 55.1 55.5 41.3 41.5 670.6
Mean Rain Days
7.6 6.7 8.8 10.9 13.5 14.8 17.1 16.4 14.5 12.8 10.4 9.5 139.4

Low Head Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
29.5 29.5 28.0 25.6 23.2 24.4 17.4 18.0 22.0 23.2 26.5 27.5 29.5
Low Max (°C)
12.0 12.8 12.8 10.6 8.4 6.7 4.9 6.1 8.6 9.0 10.0 12.7 4.9
High Min (°C)
20.5 20.1 19.6 18.6 16.1 14.0 13.0 13.0 14.2 15.0 17.0 18.6 20.5
Low Min (°C)
4.4 4.4 1.1 1.7 -0.6 -1.2 -2.8 -1.1 -0.6 0.0 2.9 5.0 -2.8
High Rain (mm)
42.7 113.0 86.0 66.8 47.0 50.8 43.2 40.1 37.6 40.2 55.9 57.8 113.0

Low Head Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
23.4 24.6 23.5 20.3 16.7 15.6 14.2 14.6 15.8 17.3 20.1 21.2 18.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
17.4 17.1 17.0 15.3 12.9 10.7 10.3 11.2 11.8 13.3 15.0 16.3 14.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.9 15.4 14.5 12.4 11.2 9.2 8.6 8.2 9.5 10.4 12.7 13.0 10.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
11.2 10.6 10.0 7.9 5.8 4.1 3.0 3.7 5.0 6.4 8.8 9.6 8.2
High Rain (mm)
121.6 168.2 170.3 189.2 211.5 172.0 195.9 231.3 158.5 160.3 146.7 149.4 1033.0
Low Rain (mm)
5.8 1.3 2.0 1.5 8.4 11.3 14.6 19.2 5.4 2.9 0.8 1.0 416.1

Low Head Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LOW HEAD (COMPARISON)

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

Low Head 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
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 30.0°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
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.9 3.6 1.9 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 8.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7

Low Head 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
22.8 23.5 22.2 19.6 16.8 14.4 13.5 14.0 15.4 17.1 19.0 21.0 20.6
Low Max
17.9 18.4 17.2 15.0 12.7 10.6 10.2 11.0 11.9 13.1 14.7 16.7 12.2
High Min
15.3 16.0 15.0 13.3 11.7 10.0 9.4 9.4 10.0 11.0 12.2 13.9 13.3
Low Min
10.3 10.6 9.4 7.2 5.0 3.0 2.3 3.0 4.4 6.1 7.8 9.4 5.3

Low Head Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
105 105 105 104 105 105 105 105 105 104 105 104 104.8
Earliest Entry
1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895
Latest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Years of Maxima
106 106 106 106 106 106 106 105 106 106 106 105 105.6
Earliest Entry
1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895 1895
Latest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Years of Rainfall
106 106 104 107 106 106 106 106 106 106 107 106 106.0
Earliest Entry
1895 1895 1895 1890 1895 1895 1877 1877 1877 1877 1877 1894 1877
Latest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001

Station Details

LOW HEAD (COMPARISON)
Central North, Tasmania
41.0567°S 146.7883°E 28m AMSL
Commenced 1877 / Closed 2001
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