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Cape Grim Climate

Cape Grim Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
18.9 19.6 18.5 16.6 14.6 13.1 12.6 12.7 13.4 14.4 16.0 17.3 15.6
Mean Min (°C)
13.1 13.8 12.9 11.5 10.2 8.8 8.3 8.3 8.6 9.2 10.6 11.9 10.6
Mean Rain (mm)
37.5 33.6 47.7 68.6 80.0 83.4 105.4 101.6 78.7 63.5 55.4 47.6 803.3
Median Rain (mm)
30.4 24.0 39.4 51.2 54.8 81.4 102.4 82.6 79.3 49.4 46.9 41.2 723.4
Mean Rain Days
10.9 10.1 13.9 17.9 21.0 21.3 23.5 23.8 22.1 19.1 14.1 13.6 199.0

Cape Grim Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
30.5 29.0 28.0 25.4 21.0 23.0 16.6 18.3 21.0 21.8 27.2 27.0 30.5
Low Max (°C)
13.0 13.0 12.2 10.5 9.6 8.6 8.0 8.0 9.0 8.7 9.8 12.0 8.0
High Min (°C)
20.9 19.8 19.8 17.0 15.1 13.2 12.7 13.0 14.0 15.1 16.0 17.0 20.9
Low Min (°C)
7.0 8.0 4.2 4.9 4.0 0.0 -0.4 2.0 3.0 3.0 4.1 6.6 -0.4
High Rain (mm)
41.0 109.2 50.4 64.4 85.6 55.4 36.0 39.4 47.0 38.2 61.0 39.2 109.2

Cape Grim Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
20.2 21.9 20.7 18.0 15.9 14.2 13.8 13.6 14.7 15.4 18.2 18.4 16.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
16.8 18.1 17.4 14.6 13.6 11.8 11.6 11.6 12.0 13.2 14.4 16.0 14.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.5 15.2 14.8 12.6 11.9 10.4 9.3 9.3 10.0 10.3 12.8 13.3 11.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
11.5 12.4 11.6 9.9 8.3 6.9 7.3 7.2 7.0 8.2 9.4 10.9 9.9
High Rain (mm)
100.2 155.0 116.4 160.6 234.4 134.4 201.2 252.0 128.2 127.8 115.6 89.2 1022.0
Low Rain (mm)
3.0 1.4 5.4 17.4 19.0 22.0 38.8 33.4 18.2 17.6 10.4 18.4 502.0

Cape Grim Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON)

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

Cape Grim 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 0.0 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 0.1

Cape Grim 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
21.9 22.7 21.0 19.0 16.3 15.0 14.0 14.0 15.0 16.4 18.6 20.0 19.0
Low Max
16.0 16.9 16.0 14.0 13.0 11.3 11.0 11.0 11.6 12.0 13.1 15.0 12.0
High Min
15.0 16.7 15.0 14.0 12.1 11.0 10.0 10.0 10.5 11.0 13.0 14.0 13.4
Low Min
11.0 11.0 10.6 9.0 8.0 6.8 6.0 6.0 6.3 7.0 8.2 10.0 7.6

Cape Grim Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
22 22 23 23 22 21 22 23 24 23 23 24 22.7
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
22 22 23 23 22 21 23 23 24 23 23 24 22.8
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
26 26 27 27 26 26 26 27 27 27 28 27 26.6
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON)
Northwest Coast, Tasmania
40.6828°S 144.6900°E 94m AMSL
Commenced 1985
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