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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 21.1 20.0 17.7 15.4 13.5 12.8 13.1 14.0 15.3 17.4 18.8 16.6
Mean Min (°C)
14.2 14.6 13.3 11.1 9.3 7.5 6.9 7.4 8.6 9.5 11.2 12.8 10.5
Mean Rain (mm)
46.6 24.8 47.6 57.3 62.9 68.8 73.3 86.4 64.0 50.7 49.3 43.0 674.7
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
7.1 6.3 7.8 10.5 13.5 14.6 17.1 16.6 15.9 12.1 9.2 9.1 132.7

Low Head Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
26.3 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 16.7 13.4 12.5 9.2 9.2 9.3 9.1 9.8 10.9 10.8 13.9 9.1
High Min (°C)
20.2 20.7 19.5 18.1 15.8 14.3 13.0 12.7 14.2 15.6 16.9 18.1 20.7
Low Min (°C)
8.2 8.6 7.0 3.7 3.3 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 42.0 56.0 51.2 36.0 34.6 34.4 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)
21.2 22.5 21.4 18.9 16.6 14.4 13.5 13.7 14.8 16.1 19.0 19.9 17.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
18.5 19.7 18.8 16.1 14.1 12.5 12.0 12.4 12.8 14.1 16.7 17.4 16.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.0 16.1 14.6 13.1 11.7 8.8 8.5 9.2 9.7 10.8 12.9 13.8 10.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
12.6 13.2 11.9 9.5 7.4 5.0 5.4 6.1 6.9 8.1 9.8 11.3 9.9
High Rain (mm)
172.0 68.0 130.8 88.6 134.2 163.6 134.4 193.6 100.4 131.8 124.2 76.6 904.4
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 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5
≤ 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
17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 16.9
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 16.9
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17.0
Earliest Entry
1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1997 1998 1997
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

LOW HEAD
Central North, Tasmania
41.0547°S 146.7874°E 3m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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