Cape Willoughby Climate

Cape Willoughby Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
21.7 21.8 20.7 19.1 17.0 14.9 14.2 14.5 15.9 17.7 19.2 20.7 18.1
Mean Min (°C)
15.9 16.3 15.6 14.2 12.6 10.8 9.8 9.6 10.4 11.5 13.1 14.4 12.8
Mean Rain (mm)
17.0 16.5 20.9 38.3 61.7 75.9 82.9 74.1 57.1 41.3 27.7 22.0 533.0
Median Rain (mm)
9.4 7.6 15.3 34.9 57.9 71.2 74.0 71.5 53.4 35.2 24.0 18.5 519.0
Mean Rain Days
4.5 4.5 6.5 10.0 14.4 16.4 18.3 17.6 14.4 11.4 8.0 6.6 129.1

Cape Willoughby Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
42.2 39.3 37.2 32.7 26.0 23.1 21.2 22.1 27.3 33.7 39.0 41.0 42.2
Low Max (°C)
14.6 16.0 14.7 13.5 11.0 10.3 9.3 10.0 10.6 11.0 12.6 14.1 9.3
High Min (°C)
27.3 26.0 24.6 21.7 19.5 16.4 15.2 15.4 20.0 20.2 22.3 23.3 27.3
Low Min (°C)
6.1 9.2 7.2 5.2 4.8 -1.5 3.6 0.9 2.0 3.4 5.7 7.0 -1.5
High Rain (mm)
125.7 76.2 66.0 74.7 59.2 96.5 46.2 40.4 84.0 50.4 101.6 59.4 125.7

Cape Willoughby Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
23.6 24.9 23.8 21.2 18.5 16.3 15.2 15.8 18.3 20.4 23.4 24.1 19.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
18.9 19.5 18.7 17.0 15.5 13.5 13.1 13.1 13.5 15.0 16.9 18.2 17.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
17.4 18.0 17.8 15.8 14.1 12.2 10.8 11.3 12.4 13.2 16.0 16.2 13.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.7 14.6 14.1 12.4 10.6 9.2 8.5 8.1 8.6 9.5 11.2 12.2 11.8
High Rain (mm)
214.9 106.3 110.9 127.5 147.8 260.2 241.6 154.6 234.8 122.3 138.9 85.0 887.8
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.1 13.1 23.2 7.6 9.4 2.2 0.8 0.0 319.1

Cape Willoughby Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE WILLOUGHBY

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

Cape Willoughby 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 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
0.8 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 2.0
≥ 30.0°C
2.8 2.4 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.8 2.0 9.2
≤ 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 0.1
≤ 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 Willoughby 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
26.6 27.2 25.0 22.4 19.3 16.4 15.6 16.4 18.9 22.1 24.5 25.4 22.0
Low Max
18.0 18.1 17.5 16.2 14.7 13.2 12.6 12.5 13.0 14.0 15.4 16.7 14.0
High Min
17.7 18.2 17.7 16.3 14.6 12.4 11.5 11.5 12.4 13.5 15.0 16.4 16.0
Low Min
13.9 14.4 13.6 12.0 10.6 9.0 8.0 7.7 8.2 9.2 11.0 12.2 9.4

Cape Willoughby Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
49 49 48 49 49 48 49 48 49 49 49 49 48.8
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 50 50 50 49.1
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
128 128 128 127 127 126 126 126 129 129 130 131 127.8
Earliest Entry
1882 1882 1881 1881 1881 1881 1882 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

CAPE WILLOUGHBY
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
35.8426°S 138.1327°E 55m AMSL
Commenced 1881
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