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Dover Climate

Dover Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
20.7 20.6 19.3 16.8 14.8 12.6 12.4 13.2 14.7 16.2 17.6 19.1 16.5
Mean Min (°C)
10.2 10.2 9.1 7.1 5.8 3.9 3.5 4.0 5.0 6.4 7.8 8.9 6.8
Mean Rain (mm)
53.2 50.6 59.2 64.6 68.7 74.3 90.7 95.1 82.2 83.7 72.1 71.8 865.8
Median Rain (mm)
42.0 42.7 48.0 55.2 61.0 58.4 73.8 83.6 73.1 75.4 68.8 64.3 837.2
Mean Rain Days
11.5 10.5 12.8 14.4 16.4 16.5 19.6 18.1 17.1 17.3 15.3 14.0 178.1

Dover Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
39.6 37.4 37.0 28.6 25.2 18.9 18.5 22.6 27.7 31.9 34.2 37.3 39.6
Low Max (°C)
11.9 12.5 10.2 9.6 8.2 5.5 5.3 5.0 7.0 8.8 9.6 11.0 5.0
High Min (°C)
18.9 20.2 17.8 15.2 15.5 12.5 12.4 14.6 15.2 17.8 17.2 19.7 20.2
Low Min (°C)
3.1 2.6 1.9 -2.0 -1.5 -2.0 -3.4 -1.8 -2.1 -0.5 0.9 1.7 -3.4
High Rain (mm)
83.8 98.0 101.0 121.4 42.2 77.2 60.0 58.4 81.8 81.8 42.6 63.6 121.4

Dover Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
22.6 22.6 21.7 18.5 16.4 13.6 13.5 14.5 17.0 17.5 19.0 21.6 17.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
17.9 18.3 17.7 14.1 13.6 11.4 11.0 11.7 12.3 14.8 15.8 16.8 15.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
11.2 12.3 10.7 8.2 8.6 6.2 5.1 6.7 6.6 7.8 10.0 11.0 7.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
8.1 8.5 7.9 5.6 4.5 1.9 1.7 2.2 3.1 4.9 6.3 7.4 6.1
High Rain (mm)
174.4 163.6 295.4 262.0 243.6 192.0 204.0 225.7 167.8 250.3 157.2 210.3 1415.9
Low Rain (mm)
7.6 9.0 10.2 16.9 11.2 8.2 26.0 20.6 29.6 15.3 7.4 8.7 470.8

Dover Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

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

Dover Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°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°C
0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7
≥ 30°C
1.3 0.7 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.6 3.7
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 3.2 8.7 8.9 8.0 4.9 2.4 0.5 0.0 36.3
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 2.6 2.6 1.6 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 8.2

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
24.6 24.5 22.9 19.9 17.5 15.0 14.5 15.9 17.6 19.5 21.2 22.7 21.0
Low Max
16.8 16.4 15.6 13.5 12.0 10.3 10.1 10.2 11.4 12.7 13.7 15.3 12.0
High Min
13.4 13.6 12.0 10.2 9.2 7.1 6.2 7.0 8.3 9.6 10.8 11.9 10.9
Low Min
6.6 6.7 5.6 3.9 2.5 0.6 0.8 1.1 1.8 3.1 4.6 5.6 2.6

Dover Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
24 25 25 24 24 24 23 24 25 25 26 25 24.6
Earliest Entry
1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1989 1989 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
25 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 25 25 26 25 24.6
Earliest Entry
1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1989 1989 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
64 65 65 65 66 65 64 64 65 65 65 64 64.6
Earliest Entry
1925 1925 1925 1925 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

DOVER
Lower Derwent, Tasmania
43.3330°S 146.9980°E 20m AMSL
Commenced 1901
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