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Cape Leeuwin Climate

Cape Leeuwin Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
23.1 23.4 22.7 21.3 19.2 17.4 16.4 16.5 17.1 18.3 20.1 21.8 19.8
Mean Min (°C)
17.0 17.3 16.8 15.5 13.8 12.2 11.3 11.2 11.8 12.6 14.2 15.8 14.1
Mean Rain (mm)
15.9 15.7 28.2 60.4 139.1 177.5 183.8 136.9 91.9 64.1 38.0 20.1 971.2
Median Rain (mm)
9.0 7.8 20.2 56.8 129.1 177.2 180.8 131.0 88.1 60.6 32.3 17.8 978.3
Mean Rain Days
6.0 5.9 8.8 13.2 19.6 22.2 24.6 23.3 20.2 16.8 11.2 8.1 178.4

Cape Leeuwin Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
41.0 42.8 39.9 35.0 29.3 24.5 22.5 24.7 29.7 31.8 36.1 38.4 42.8
Low Max (°C)
16.3 16.4 15.0 13.9 12.9 11.1 11.6 10.1 11.4 12.1 13.1 15.0 10.1
High Min (°C)
24.2 23.9 24.4 21.6 20.3 18.6 17.7 17.8 17.8 19.1 20.7 21.7 24.4
Low Min (°C)
9.4 10.0 8.0 7.2 5.3 3.3 4.4 5.0 4.2 4.3 5.8 9.4 3.3
High Rain (mm)
54.9 102.4 84.8 88.4 123.2 119.0 104.4 174.0 76.2 49.5 76.2 95.0 174.0

Cape Leeuwin Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
25.1 25.5 25.4 24.0 21.3 18.8 17.8 18.8 18.6 20.5 22.3 25.5 21.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
21.2 21.2 20.4 18.9 17.0 15.4 15.0 14.8 15.5 16.6 17.9 19.3 18.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.1 19.5 18.9 17.8 15.8 14.1 12.6 13.5 13.2 14.5 16.3 17.8 15.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.5 15.4 14.6 13.8 11.5 10.3 10.3 9.4 9.9 10.8 12.2 14.2 12.9
High Rain (mm)
76.6 132.2 130.6 192.6 313.8 368.4 335.3 317.4 231.6 166.5 157.6 113.9 1464.4
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 1.6 5.8 35.0 67.6 44.4 32.0 23.1 8.6 3.8 1.4 530.8

Cape Leeuwin Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE LEEUWIN

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

Cape Leeuwin 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
0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6
≥ 30.0°C
0.7 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.4 3.4
≤ 2.0°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
≤ 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

Cape Leeuwin 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
25.0 25.3 25.0 23.8 21.4 19.4 18.0 18.3 19.0 20.0 22.0 23.8 23.3
Low Max
21.0 21.1 20.1 18.8 16.8 15.4 14.5 14.4 15.0 16.1 17.8 19.5 16.1
High Min
18.8 19.1 18.9 17.8 16.0 14.4 13.3 13.1 13.7 14.5 16.1 17.7 17.2
Low Min
15.1 15.6 14.7 13.2 11.5 10.0 9.3 9.0 9.7 10.5 12.2 13.9 10.8

Cape Leeuwin Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
108 107 107 107 107 106 106 106 107 107 107 107 106.8
Earliest Entry
1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
108 107 107 107 107 108 107 108 107 108 107 108 107.4
Earliest Entry
1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
108 109 108 108 108 108 108 108 108 108 108 108 108.1
Earliest Entry
1907 1903 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1903
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

CAPE LEEUWIN
Southwest, Western Australia
34.3728°S 115.1358°E 13m AMSL
Commenced 1897
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Weather News

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16:01 EDT

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