Lockhart River Climate

Lockhart River Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.7 31.4 30.6 29.8 28.7 27.5 27.2 27.8 29.1 30.4 31.8 32.2 29.8
Mean Min (°C)
23.8 23.7 23.5 23.0 22.0 20.3 19.6 19.4 20.6 22.0 23.2 23.6 22.0
Mean Rain (mm)
404.4 384.3 447.0 290.2 99.5 59.1 41.9 28.3 15.3 28.1 67.3 219.1 2068.8
Median Rain (mm)
351.8 355.7 380.3 214.9 77.8 46.6 35.5 18.0 8.4 10.7 28.6 184.7 2053.9
Mean Rain Days
21.5 21.2 22.6 18.6 16.8 15.0 14.0 11.0 6.7 6.3 8.1 14.2 173.9

Lockhart River Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
38.0 37.0 36.0 34.3 33.6 31.6 31.9 32.0 36.1 37.7 40.2 38.5 40.2
Low Max (°C)
23.2 25.5 24.8 23.9 24.2 21.9 21.7 22.2 23.9 26.4 25.3 24.7 21.7
High Min (°C)
28.2 27.5 27.2 26.7 26.8 25.5 25.2 25.4 26.1 27.3 27.6 28.6 28.6
Low Min (°C)
18.9 19.5 18.2 15.4 11.5 10.6 3.3 9.5 10.6 11.1 13.4 17.7 3.3
High Rain (mm)
338.6 309.2 302.0 462.3 182.4 96.6 53.7 82.8 64.6 199.4 131.8 182.2 462.3

Lockhart River Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.6 33.1 32.2 31.1 29.8 29.0 28.7 29.2 30.7 31.9 33.7 34.2 30.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.0 29.9 29.2 28.7 27.5 25.7 25.4 26.0 27.6 29.0 29.9 30.1 29.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.8 24.9 24.8 24.4 24.2 22.9 23.0 22.9 24.5 24.7 25.0 25.3 23.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.6 22.7 22.5 20.4 19.2 17.7 15.0 15.0 16.7 18.5 21.2 21.8 20.2
High Rain (mm)
930.4 876.6 1285.6 1178.2 484.6 205.3 136.5 166.2 87.3 336.4 521.4 965.9 3436.8
Low Rain (mm)
104.2 109.7 83.1 24.9 9.6 4.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.4 1118.6

Lockhart River Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT

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

Lockhart River 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 0.1 0.0 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
1.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.2 2.0 6.3
≥ 30.0°C
25.8 22.5 22.3 14.8 3.1 0.4 0.1 0.8 6.0 20.1 27.6 27.7 168.9
≤ 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

Lockhart River 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.5 33.0 32.0 30.9 29.7 28.7 28.2 28.8 30.1 31.6 33.1 33.9 32.1
Low Max
29.7 29.4 29.0 28.7 27.7 26.1 25.9 26.6 28.0 29.1 30.5 30.6 27.4
High Min
24.7 24.6 24.6 24.8 24.2 23.0 22.5 22.5 23.6 24.6 25.3 25.1 24.4
Low Min
22.6 22.6 22.3 20.7 19.1 16.7 15.7 15.5 16.7 18.5 20.6 22.0 18.6

Lockhart River Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
54 55 53 52 52 54 54 54 57 54 54 55 55.0
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1966 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
55 55 54 53 53 54 55 54 57 55 55 55 55.0
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
64 65 64 62 63 63 64 64 63 62 65 64 64.0
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1956 1956 1956
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

LOCKHART RIVER AIRPORT
Peninsula, Queensland
12.7850°S 143.3047°E 19m AMSL
Commenced 1956
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