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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)
20.4 21.1 20.1 17.8 15.4 13.5 12.7 13.1 14.1 15.3 17.4 18.9 16.7
Mean Min (°C)
14.3 14.6 13.4 11.1 9.4 7.5 6.9 7.3 8.5 9.5 11.3 12.8 10.6
Mean Rain (mm)
53.2 25.0 47.8 54.6 66.4 75.0 76.1 83.0 62.1 49.8 50.7 43.4 685.1
Median Rain (mm)
45.4 16.7 31.0 49.0 42.0 57.6 66.2 76.6 65.8 45.0 40.2 52.2 637.8
Mean Rain Days
7.2 6.5 8.0 10.5 13.1 14.6 17.2 16.4 15.5 12.1 9.2 9.2 128.5

Low Head Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
27.0 28.7 25.8 23.1 19.2 18.0 15.9 17.2 18.8 21.2 24.6 25.7 28.7
Low Max (°C)
15.3 16.6 13.4 12.5 9.2 9.2 8.5 8.4 9.8 10.9 10.8 13.9 8.4
High Min (°C)
20.2 20.7 20.3 18.1 15.8 14.3 13.0 12.7 14.2 15.6 16.9 19.3 20.7
Low Min (°C)
8.2 8.3 7.0 3.7 3.1 1.0 0.6 0.5 1.9 3.9 5.1 6.5 0.5
High Rain (mm)
106.2 34.0 66.2 39.0 64.4 97.8 56.0 51.2 36.0 34.6 66.4 40.4 106.2

Low Head Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
22.2 22.5 21.4 18.9 16.6 14.4 13.5 13.7 14.8 16.5 19.0 20.1 17.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
18.5 19.5 18.8 16.1 14.1 12.5 12.0 12.1 12.8 14.1 16.7 17.4 16.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.7 16.1 14.8 13.1 11.7 8.8 8.5 9.2 9.7 10.8 12.9 13.8 11.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
12.6 13.2 11.9 9.5 7.4 5.0 5.4 5.9 6.9 8.1 9.8 11.3 9.9
High Rain (mm)
172.0 68.0 130.8 88.6 142.8 204.8 143.4 193.6 100.4 131.8 124.2 76.6 1128.0
Low Rain (mm)
5.4 0.2 5.8 12.6 11.4 13.2 22.2 19.0 25.4 5.8 12.0 12.2 318.4

Low Head Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LOW HEAD

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 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
22.2 23.0 21.7 19.4 17.0 14.9 13.9 14.3 15.2 16.8 19.4 20.5 20.4
Low Max
18.2 19.2 18.2 15.8 13.5 12.0 11.5 11.9 12.5 13.7 15.6 17.1 12.9
High Min
16.6 17.2 15.8 14.1 12.9 10.8 10.2 10.4 11.0 11.7 13.5 15.1 14.4
Low Min
11.8 12.0 10.4 7.8 6.1 4.1 3.6 4.1 5.6 6.9 8.6 10.4 6.1

Low Head Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
20 20 20 20 20 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19.3
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
20 20 20 20 20 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19.3
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
20 20 20 20 20 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19.4
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1998 1997
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

LOW HEAD
Central North, Tasmania
41.0547°S 146.7874°E 3m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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Wild weather set to continue after heavy rain strands scores of motorists

23:05 EDT

Victoria's north-east has been hit hard by torrential rain and flash flooding as intense storms sweep across the state, delivering up to a month's worth of rain in a single day and stranding cars on a major freeway.

Severe thunderstorms batter east coast of NSW with flash flooding and power outages

22:43 EDT

Emergency services have carried out four flood rescues as severe thunderstorms lashed the New South Wales east coast.

Tropical Cyclone Owen reaches category three on NT coast, may develop to category four today

18:50 EDT

Severe Tropical Cyclone Owen is tracking slowly along the Northern Territory's north-east coast, and is expected to batter a number of tiny communities and islands as it moves east towards Queensland.

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