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Mt Wellington Climate

Mt Wellington Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
13.5 13.6 11.5 8.4 5.6 3.7 2.4 2.7 4.7 7.4 9.4 11.2 7.8
Mean Min (°C)
4.8 5.3 4.1 2.2 0.6 -0.6 -1.6 -1.8 -1.1 0.2 1.7 2.9 1.4
Mean Rain (mm)
99.6 78.1 79.7 84.9 68.7 82.9 75.1 80.6 72.8 79.1 90.4 87.6 979.0
Median Rain (mm)
45.1 66.0 57.1 63.1 53.2 39.7 58.6 52.3 52.1 63.2 69.5 63.0 841.9
Mean Rain Days
16.5 15.4 17.7 18.4 19.4 17.3 18.6 18.0 19.1 19.1 18.3 19.3 200.8

Mt Wellington Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
29.8 29.6 34.5 24.7 17.3 13.3 9.8 13.4 19.5 22.0 26.2 27.6 34.5
Low Max (°C)
2.1 -2.7 -0.9 -2.4 -3.2 -3.8 -4.8 -5.0 -5.0 -2.2 -1.7 -0.1 -5.0
High Min (°C)
19.1 20.7 16.2 15.3 10.2 8.5 4.4 6.4 8.6 12.8 14.3 16.5 20.7
Low Min (°C)
-3.4 -7.4 -4.7 -6.5 -8.1 -7.5 -8.1 -7.8 -9.1 -9.5 -6.2 -4.4 -9.5
High Rain (mm)
176.0 159.0 78.0 88.0 89.0 114.2 100.4 199.4 81.6 75.0 101.2 202.0 202.0

Mt Wellington Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
15.9 17.2 14.5 13.7 8.4 5.8 4.0 5.4 7.4 11.6 12.8 14.0 9.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
10.8 10.4 9.1 4.7 3.1 2.1 0.3 1.2 0.9 3.6 6.3 7.6 6.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
6.3 9.0 6.7 5.6 3.1 1.1 -0.1 0.7 1.4 3.7 4.4 4.5 2.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
2.2 2.4 1.7 0.0 -1.9 -2.8 -3.2 -4.0 -3.6 -1.8 -0.4 0.5 0.2
High Rain (mm)
339.0 347.4 202.8 349.6 185.4 411.4 161.4 272.6 225.4 271.8 201.8 318.8 1611.4
Low Rain (mm)
18.6 16.4 14.8 20.6 16.8 15.4 13.2 13.2 22.2 22.2 17.6 27.2 550.2

Mt Wellington Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE)

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

Mt Wellington 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
8.0 7.0 10.1 14.9 20.9 24.6 28.6 28.2 25.7 21.6 17.4 13.9 208.1
≤ 0.0°C
2.8 2.8 5.1 8.8 13.4 17.9 22.8 23.7 20.2 15.9 11.2 7.8 143.4

Mt Wellington 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
19.1 19.4 16.7 12.7 9.2 6.7 4.9 5.6 8.3 12.5 14.7 16.5 14.1
Low Max
8.0 7.8 6.1 3.9 1.9 0.2 -0.2 -0.4 0.5 2.1 4.3 5.6 1.7
High Min
9.2 10.6 8.6 5.8 3.9 2.1 0.6 0.7 1.4 4.1 5.6 6.9 5.8
Low Min
0.7 0.6 -0.4 -1.6 -2.6 -3.5 -4.0 -4.6 -4.3 -3.4 -2.2 -1.1 -2.8

Mt Wellington Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
36 38 38 38 37 36 37 37 37 35 34 35 36.5
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
36 37 38 39 37 36 37 37 37 35 35 35 36.5
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
35 36 36 36 36 34 34 34 35 34 34 34 34.7
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961 1961
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE)
Lower Derwent, Tasmania
42.8950°S 147.2358°E 1261m AMSL
Commenced 1961
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Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.