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Cradle Valley Climate

Cradle Valley Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
16.7 17.5 14.2 10.7 7.7 5.2 4.6 5.2 6.8 9.8 12.2 13.9 10.2
Mean Min (°C)
6.3 7.4 6.1 4.1 1.6 0.4 0.1 -0.2 0.5 1.7 3.2 4.4 2.9
Mean Rain (mm)
152.7 121.3 148.5 219.2 287.1 284.8 331.6 316.5 279.2 255.4 213.1 190.1 2710.4
Median Rain (mm)
138.4 98.2 133.4 210.3 267.1 267.4 312.2 301.3 256.8 227.7 197.2 171.3 2645.6
Mean Rain Days
16.5 13.6 17.0 18.9 21.6 22.2 22.9 23.0 21.4 21.2 18.4 18.2 184.1

Cradle Valley Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
30.0 30.5 25.1 20.0 17.8 11.1 11.5 12.7 17.9 19.9 22.0 27.0 30.5
Low Max (°C)
4.0 4.4 4.0 1.9 0.0 -1.3 -0.2 -1.5 -1.0 1.0 2.7 2.8 -1.5
High Min (°C)
15.5 15.6 14.7 10.5 10.0 8.9 5.0 6.1 9.5 9.0 12.0 14.0 15.6
Low Min (°C)
-1.0 -1.9 -2.5 -4.0 -8.3 -8.3 -7.8 -8.5 -8.0 -5.0 -3.5 -1.3 -8.5
High Rain (mm)
86.6 74.2 80.0 99.8 145.0 88.6 81.5 97.5 89.4 154.4 106.4 76.8 154.4

Cradle Valley Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
18.3 19.3 16.4 12.4 9.5 6.9 5.3 6.7 8.8 11.7 14.0 16.8 11.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
14.3 16.5 11.7 9.0 5.5 3.4 3.9 4.0 5.3 7.9 8.3 12.2 8.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
7.3 9.3 8.5 5.0 3.4 1.6 0.9 0.8 1.6 3.4 4.9 6.4 3.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
4.4 5.2 4.6 2.8 -0.5 -1.1 -0.7 -1.2 -1.7 0.6 1.7 3.0 2.4
High Rain (mm)
349.1 333.7 311.5 441.8 734.7 723.9 611.5 645.3 528.4 795.4 599.9 505.3 4087.4
Low Rain (mm)
11.7 0.0 0.0 14.3 79.7 52.4 108.9 67.2 72.4 51.3 52.6 31.8 1493.3

Cradle Valley Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)

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

Cradle Valley 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
0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
≤ 2.0°C
2.2 2.1 3.2 8.2 16.2 21.5 24.3 25.3 22.3 17.8 10.7 6.5 147.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.1 0.4 0.7 2.9 9.5 14.1 14.3 16.6 11.8 9.8 4.4 1.5 79.1

Cradle Valley 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
21.7 22.5 18.7 14.4 10.5 7.5 6.6 7.7 10.0 14.5 17.0 19.0 16.9
Low Max
11.5 13.0 9.5 7.5 5.0 2.7 2.5 2.8 3.9 5.3 7.5 8.6 4.5
High Min
9.5 11.6 9.8 7.3 5.0 3.3 2.5 2.5 3.0 4.6 6.0 7.5 7.2
Low Min
3.2 3.3 2.9 0.8 -1.7 -2.6 -2.5 -2.7 -2.2 -1.0 0.0 1.3 -1.0

Cradle Valley Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9.8
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1977
Years of Maxima
9 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9.7
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1977
Years of Rainfall
74 72 71 66 62 54 51 54 59 63 69 73 63.9
Earliest Entry
1919 1919 1919 1919 1919 1919 1919 1919 1918 1918 1918 1918 1918
Latest Entry
2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2009

Station Details

CRADLE VALLEY (WALDHEIM)
Central, Tasmania
41.6383°S 145.9444°E 903m AMSL
Commenced 1917 / Closed 2009
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