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Kingston Climate

Kingston Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
21.6 21.9 20.3 18.3 15.0 12.8 12.5 13.1 14.8 16.9 17.6 19.8 17.1
Mean Min (°C)
9.7 10.7 9.0 7.0 4.6 2.4 2.4 2.9 4.4 5.2 7.3 8.8 6.3
Mean Rain (mm)
44.7 44.6 51.3 58.0 54.0 58.2 55.8 53.3 48.7 65.6 61.6 64.5 660.7
Median Rain (mm)
36.7 34.2 37.2 52.0 42.8 45.0 51.8 41.2 40.3 54.9 52.1 50.5 626.4
Mean Rain Days
8.6 7.7 9.3 10.3 11.2 11.2 12.1 12.8 11.7 12.9 12.1 10.7 124.4

Kingston Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.0 36.6 34.8 29.2 25.0 20.0 21.5 20.1 28.0 28.5 36.1 37.5 40.0
Low Max (°C)
14.0 13.3 12.9 7.4 7.2 6.1 7.2 5.0 7.8 9.2 10.6 11.7 5.0
High Min (°C)
21.5 24.0 19.0 17.5 14.1 11.0 13.0 10.1 13.0 15.5 15.8 17.1 24.0
Low Min (°C)
1.3 2.4 1.7 -1.1 -3.3 -7.2 -4.4 -3.3 -2.8 -1.6 0.7 -0.1 -7.2
High Rain (mm)
80.8 58.4 94.7 168.7 66.5 215.9 83.3 72.4 58.7 82.3 59.7 78.7 215.9

Kingston Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
24.0 24.5 21.2 19.4 16.5 14.2 13.6 14.2 17.1 18.3 19.8 21.6 18.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
20.1 19.8 19.0 17.0 13.9 11.8 11.5 12.3 13.0 15.7 16.3 16.9 16.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
11.7 12.5 10.4 8.3 7.1 5.0 4.5 4.5 6.7 7.1 9.2 10.4 7.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
7.8 8.0 8.3 5.1 3.2 0.9 0.7 1.4 2.4 3.7 4.9 6.5 5.0
High Rain (mm)
126.3 193.1 242.3 276.6 174.9 277.7 190.1 159.6 124.2 208.0 181.8 218.5 1045.5
Low Rain (mm)
5.6 1.3 8.4 4.0 4.8 12.0 3.6 10.0 10.7 3.6 8.3 4.3 285.3

Kingston Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KINGSTON

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

Kingston Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
0.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.9
≥ 30.0°C
1.8 2.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 4.8
≤ 2.0°C
0.2 0.0 0.2 1.4 7.1 14.5 16.2 12.5 7.3 6.6 1.0 0.6 56.5
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.8 6.9 8.5 6.6 2.1 1.4 0.0 0.1 23.9

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
25.5 26.3 24.6 21.9 18.0 15.5 15.1 15.6 17.5 20.0 21.1 24.0 22.1
Low Max
17.8 17.8 16.3 14.9 12.0 10.4 10.0 10.6 11.7 13.3 13.9 15.6 12.2
High Min
13.0 14.4 12.2 11.1 8.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 7.8 8.9 10.0 12.1 11.1
Low Min
6.0 6.9 5.7 3.0 1.1 -1.0 -1.1 -0.6 1.0 1.5 4.3 5.4 1.4

Kingston Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
11 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 10.2
Earliest Entry
1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
1976 1976 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1976
Years of Maxima
11 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 10.2
Earliest Entry
1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
1976 1976 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1975 1976
Years of Rainfall
62 63 63 61 63 64 65 64 62 63 63 62 63.0
Earliest Entry
1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1911 1910 1910 1910
Latest Entry
1977 1977 1977 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1977

Station Details

KINGSTON
Lower Derwent, Tasmania
42.9667°S 147.3167°E 52m AMSL
Commenced 1910 / Closed 1977
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