Weipa Climate

Weipa Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.0 31.5 31.8 32.3 31.9 31.1 31.0 32.1 34.4 35.6 35.7 34.0 32.8
Mean Min (°C)
24.3 24.1 23.9 22.8 21.4 20.0 18.9 18.7 19.8 21.8 23.5 24.2 22.0
Mean Rain (mm)
495.2 526.1 414.8 93.4 20.5 3.8 1.4 5.1 1.7 21.0 104.9 280.3 1993.7
Median Rain (mm)
483.0 500.2 346.2 64.8 13.2 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 6.9 47.6 248.4 1815.7
Mean Rain Days
23.4 24.5 22.6 12.2 4.8 2.5 1.4 1.5 1.0 2.8 8.4 17.7 117.3

Weipa Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
37.5 35.7 34.7 35.3 35.5 34.5 34.6 35.9 38.1 39.0 39.2 38.8 39.2
Low Max (°C)
25.7 24.7 24.7 25.9 25.7 25.4 24.8 26.6 30.0 27.9 28.7 25.6 24.7
High Min (°C)
28.7 27.6 26.7 26.6 25.8 24.8 25.2 24.1 26.0 26.2 27.0 28.5 28.7
Low Min (°C)
20.8 20.4 19.1 18.2 12.7 10.2 11.8 12.9 14.7 15.7 19.0 20.7 10.2
High Rain (mm)
356.0 201.2 245.2 143.8 67.6 18.6 5.8 24.4 8.2 46.0 110.4 136.0 356.0

Weipa Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.8 33.4 32.7 33.8 33.0 32.2 32.1 33.4 35.4 36.9 37.4 36.0 33.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.6 29.8 30.5 30.9 30.7 29.3 29.8 30.7 33.2 34.6 33.3 31.3 32.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.0 25.0 24.7 24.5 23.6 21.2 22.3 21.6 22.8 23.7 24.6 24.9 23.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.7 23.5 23.0 20.8 19.1 18.1 16.9 16.8 18.1 19.0 21.9 23.2 21.3
High Rain (mm)
909.8 932.6 986.4 328.0 137.8 23.6 9.2 59.2 16.6 132.6 339.6 876.0 2719.4
Low Rain (mm)
115.4 127.2 149.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.2 59.2 1197.2

Weipa Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

WEIPA AERO

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

Weipa 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
1.6 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 10.8 22.0 20.4 11.2 63.0
≥ 30.0°C
26.2 22.0 26.2 28.6 29.3 24.5 24.7 29.0 30.0 31.0 29.6 29.3 312.3
≤ 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

Weipa 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.8 33.4 33.4 33.5 32.9 32.6 32.3 33.5 35.9 37.1 37.5 36.1 35.4
Low Max
29.9 29.0 30.0 31.1 30.8 29.7 29.6 30.5 32.9 34.0 33.5 31.4 30.5
High Min
25.1 25.0 24.8 24.3 23.4 22.3 21.5 21.4 21.8 23.9 24.9 25.2 24.5
Low Min
23.3 23.4 22.9 21.0 19.1 18.0 16.3 16.4 17.8 19.6 21.9 23.1 18.6

Weipa Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
25 25 25 25 25 24 24 24 24 24 25 25 24.5
Earliest Entry
1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1992 1992 1992
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
25 25 25 25 25 24 24 24 24 24 25 25 24.5
Earliest Entry
1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1992 1992 1992
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
25 25 25 25 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 25 24.4
Earliest Entry
1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1992 1992
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

WEIPA AERO
Peninsula, Queensland
12.6778°S 141.9208°E 18m AMSL
Commenced 1972
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Weather News

Broken Hill cops a drenching with half of all last year's rainfall falling in just 20 minutes

18:56 EST

Dry outback towns in the New South Wales far west have been drenched with their heaviest rainfalls in recent years including Broken Hill, hit with unusual flash flooding.

Northern Territory September rain and thunderstorms

13:12 EST

A low pressure trough has drawn in tropical moisture and spread it across northern parts of the Northern Territory, resulting in significant September rain and a few storms.