Horn Island Climate

Horn Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.9 30.6 30.5 30.6 30.1 29.4 29.0 29.2 30.2 31.0 32.0 32.1 30.5
Mean Min (°C)
25.2 25.1 25.1 25.3 24.8 24.0 23.3 23.1 23.8 24.7 25.8 25.9 24.7
Mean Rain (mm)
420.1 435.4 350.4 233.6 65.9 14.4 9.0 5.5 5.2 13.9 40.3 171.3 1748.0
Median Rain (mm)
393.4 461.4 366.8 217.8 14.2 9.9 5.6 4.6 2.7 2.1 13.6 127.0 1655.6
Mean Rain Days
22.4 21.0 20.8 16.2 11.0 10.0 8.8 5.2 3.2 4.4 5.1 13.2 140.0

Horn Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
36.7 36.0 34.8 33.9 32.2 32.4 30.9 31.7 35.8 35.2 46.7 37.9 46.7
Low Max (°C)
25.5 26.0 26.3 26.7 26.0 25.8 26.6 26.7 27.6 26.4 26.5 27.2 25.5
High Min (°C)
29.0 28.1 29.2 28.0 27.8 26.7 26.2 26.8 27.0 27.8 29.8 29.0 29.8
Low Min (°C)
21.8 21.1 21.1 21.1 17.7 18.1 16.0 15.3 15.1 18.4 19.9 20.3 15.1
High Rain (mm)
143.2 197.0 146.0 182.0 111.0 30.0 7.0 9.8 68.4 103.2 120.0 215.6 215.6

Horn Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
32.7 31.7 31.9 31.5 31.1 30.6 30.3 30.8 32.5 32.1 33.2 34.6 31.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
29.9 29.4 29.5 29.6 28.8 28.4 27.5 28.4 28.5 29.2 30.5 30.4 29.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.8 25.8 26.1 26.3 26.4 25.1 25.1 25.1 26.0 26.1 26.8 26.8 25.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.4 24.5 24.3 24.5 23.4 22.4 22.2 21.3 22.5 23.7 24.6 24.8 23.6
High Rain (mm)
701.6 878.6 579.2 726.2 318.0 45.8 40.8 19.8 70.6 120.4 201.8 707.2 2683.8
Low Rain (mm)
58.0 186.8 122.8 6.0 0.6 2.2 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1236.2

Horn Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

HORN ISLAND

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

Horn Island 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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.5 1.1
≥ 30.0°C
23.0 19.4 20.7 22.8 18.8 7.2 3.0 5.0 16.2 26.5 28.4 27.9 218.8
≤ 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

Horn Island 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
32.1 31.9 31.8 31.5 30.8 30.3 29.7 29.8 31.1 31.9 32.8 33.1 31.9
Low Max
29.3 28.8 28.8 29.2 29.0 28.5 27.9 28.2 29.1 29.9 30.9 30.1 28.7
High Min
26.3 26.0 26.0 26.3 25.9 25.1 24.4 24.3 25.0 26.2 27.0 27.3 26.1
Low Min
24.0 24.0 23.9 24.2 23.5 22.9 21.8 21.8 22.5 23.4 24.0 24.2 23.1

Horn Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
26 24 25 24 23 26 24 26 24 25 25 25 24.0
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
26 25 25 25 24 25 25 25 25 24 23 24 24.0
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
25 25 24 24 24 25 25 26 25 24 24 23 24.0
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1996 1996 1995
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

HORN ISLAND
Peninsula, Queensland
10.5844°S 142.2900°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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