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Swansea Climate

Swansea Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
22.3 22.1 20.9 18.6 15.9 13.8 13.3 14.2 16.0 17.7 19.1 20.7 17.9
Mean Min (°C)
11.7 11.8 10.3 8.2 6.2 4.4 3.6 4.4 5.8 7.2 9.0 10.5 7.7
Mean Rain (mm)
47.2 43.6 51.8 50.2 44.5 56.4 47.8 42.3 41.1 51.0 52.8 62.2 590.8
Median Rain (mm)
38.5 34.0 32.6 37.7 27.3 37.8 38.1 33.4 33.5 44.5 40.8 50.4 560.2
Mean Rain Days
8.4 7.8 9.1 9.7 9.8 10.7 11.4 11.2 11.4 12.1 11.0 10.6 117.1

Swansea Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.4 39.2 36.8 30.1 27.0 21.1 24.0 24.3 29.6 33.9 36.0 38.1 40.4
Low Max (°C)
14.4 11.7 11.7 10.0 8.8 7.5 6.3 7.3 8.3 9.6 11.0 12.5 6.3
High Min (°C)
21.3 21.0 19.8 18.5 17.4 14.4 14.5 15.0 18.6 16.9 17.8 22.1 22.1
Low Min (°C)
2.4 1.3 0.0 -1.3 -3.1 -4.0 -5.0 -4.2 -4.0 -1.9 -1.4 1.0 -5.0
High Rain (mm)
109.6 115.6 116.3 121.4 131.6 172.5 107.4 72.4 69.6 75.4 97.0 103.4 172.5

Swansea Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
24.6 25.6 23.0 20.8 18.2 15.5 15.0 17.0 18.9 20.1 23.0 24.1 18.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
19.2 18.8 19.4 16.4 13.9 12.3 12.0 12.5 14.2 14.1 16.7 17.9 16.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
13.3 14.7 12.2 10.5 9.0 6.8 6.1 6.9 10.4 9.5 11.1 12.6 8.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
8.9 9.7 6.5 6.3 3.5 1.9 0.4 2.8 3.0 5.5 5.6 7.7 6.3
High Rain (mm)
202.6 186.3 317.5 254.8 318.6 361.7 262.9 196.8 161.6 142.2 310.3 260.6 985.8
Low Rain (mm)
0.8 0.0 5.0 1.8 0.0 2.5 4.0 3.9 6.8 5.6 4.6 2.2 246.7

Swansea Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

SWANSEA POST OFFICE

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

Swansea 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
0.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 1.0
≥ 30.0°C
1.5 1.1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 0.9 4.8
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.1 0.1 0.9 3.6 8.5 10.9 8.0 4.6 1.7 0.5 0.0 38.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.3 2.7 4.2 2.6 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 12.1

Swansea 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
26.1 25.6 24.5 21.9 18.8 16.4 15.6 16.8 19.1 21.1 22.7 24.2 22.6
Low Max
18.5 18.3 17.6 15.4 13.2 11.3 11.0 11.7 13.0 14.2 15.6 16.9 13.2
High Min
15.2 15.2 14.0 12.2 10.4 8.4 7.2 8.1 9.8 10.9 12.5 13.8 12.7
Low Min
8.2 8.2 6.5 4.4 2.3 0.6 0.1 0.9 1.8 3.5 5.4 6.9 2.7

Swansea Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
53 54 52 52 53 53 52 52 53 53 51 50 52.4
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2011
Years of Maxima
53 54 53 53 53 53 52 52 53 53 52 52 52.6
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2011
Years of Rainfall
108 110 107 107 108 108 107 106 107 106 105 107 107.1
Earliest Entry
1889 1888 1891 1888 1888 1889 1890 1890 1889 1888 1889 1885 1885
Latest Entry
2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2011

Station Details

SWANSEA POST OFFICE
East Coast, Tasmania
42.1236°S 148.0731°E 6m AMSL
Commenced 1884 / Closed 2008
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08:39 EST

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