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Cape Sorell Climate

Cape Sorell Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
18.9 18.9 18.1 15.9 13.6 12.7 11.9 12.5 13.4 14.6 15.8 17.3 15.3
Mean Min (°C)
12.2 12.4 11.9 10.7 9.1 8.1 7.4 7.4 7.9 8.6 9.8 11.0 9.7
Mean Rain (mm)
68.5 67.8 84.4 108.2 129.6 139.3 155.4 147.5 123.9 106.2 87.2 81.8 1300.3
Median Rain (mm)
67.2 60.8 73.7 107.5 117.3 133.3 143.7 142.5 118.0 110.7 87.0 77.5 1302.5
Mean Rain Days
14.9 13.4 17.0 19.8 22.4 21.7 23.4 23.8 22.1 21.4 18.5 17.6 229.4

Cape Sorell Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
32.5 28.2 29.4 23.2 20.4 17.8 17.7 18.3 20.8 22.5 26.1 27.3 32.5
Low Max (°C)
13.3 13.1 11.7 10.0 8.7 7.7 7.6 7.1 7.2 8.9 10.4 11.1 7.1
High Min (°C)
22.8 20.9 20.1 18.1 16.3 13.9 12.7 13.7 13.5 15.6 17.0 18.9 22.8
Low Min (°C)
6.1 5.1 6.1 3.9 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.7 2.3 2.2 4.7 5.2 1.4
High Rain (mm)
57.7 55.9 58.2 46.5 66.0 78.0 62.0 43.7 54.0 48.5 54.0 66.0 78.0

Cape Sorell Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
21.2 21.1 20.9 17.6 15.0 14.0 13.5 14.5 15.2 16.1 18.1 18.9 16.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
16.7 17.8 16.2 14.4 12.4 11.3 10.8 11.3 11.8 13.1 14.0 14.7 14.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.1 14.1 13.7 12.0 10.2 9.8 9.2 9.6 9.2 10.5 10.8 12.2 10.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
10.8 11.3 10.7 8.7 7.4 6.6 6.1 6.1 6.1 7.2 8.6 9.7 9.1
High Rain (mm)
197.2 174.3 179.8 201.0 326.2 293.1 296.1 288.1 251.0 191.5 165.9 176.7 1996.9
Low Rain (mm)
16.0 10.9 28.8 13.3 26.5 20.6 49.0 53.0 59.2 22.0 10.4 9.5 801.6

Cape Sorell Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE SORELL

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

Cape Sorell 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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
≤ 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 Sorell 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
21.8 21.7 20.6 18.3 15.4 14.4 13.1 13.9 15.0 16.7 17.9 19.8 18.9
Low Max
15.7 15.8 15.0 13.3 11.7 10.4 10.0 10.4 11.1 11.9 12.8 13.9 11.7
High Min
14.4 14.4 13.9 13.3 11.3 11.1 9.4 9.4 10.0 10.7 11.7 13.1 12.8
Low Min
10.0 10.0 9.4 7.9 6.6 4.9 4.6 4.7 5.4 6.1 7.2 8.3 6.4

Cape Sorell Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
18 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 17.6
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
18 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 17.5
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
90 87 89 87 89 89 89 89 90 90 90 88 88.9
Earliest Entry
1901 1902 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901 1901
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

CAPE SORELL
West & Sth Coast, Tasmania
42.1986°S 145.1700°E 19m AMSL
Commenced 1899
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Weather News

Heat put on hold in the southeast

14:24 EDT

Temperatures will cool down for much of the week for South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales.

Brief monsoonal activity for QLD and the NT

12:58 EDT

The monsoon trough has made a glancing blow of Queensland's Cape York Peninsula and the Top End.

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.