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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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Cyclone Debbie: Heavy rain hampers recovery efforts, many still without power

09:33 EDT

Bad weather continues to hinder the cyclone recovery effort in north Queensland where flooding and fallen trees still block roads, phone lines are down and many homes remain without power.

BOM warns Brisbane, south-east Queensland face flooding from ex-Cyclone Debbie

09:29 EDT

All south-east Queensland schools will be shut today and businesses asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing severe thunderstorms, torrential rain and flash flooding.

Brisbane, south-east Queensland braces for rain, gale force winds

09:18 EDT

All south-east Queensland schools are closed today and businesses are being advised to shut their doors as the region prepares for a deluge from ex-Cyclone Debbie.