Kowanyama Climate

Kowanyama Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
33.1 32.4 32.9 33.1 32.2 30.9 30.9 32.3 34.8 36.4 36.4 35.0 33.3
Mean Min (°C)
24.5 24.4 23.9 22.1 19.2 16.5 15.8 16.3 19.1 22.3 24.2 24.6 21.0
Mean Rain (mm)
344.3 367.3 238.1 56.4 11.4 4.3 2.3 2.3 2.5 16.5 55.8 178.8 1266.8
Median Rain (mm)
286.5 328.8 220.5 35.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 37.5 134.7 1188.5
Mean Rain Days
17.4 17.4 14.3 5.0 1.4 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.6 4.6 11.2 74.6

Kowanyama Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
39.5 38.5 38.0 37.2 37.2 36.7 35.6 37.5 40.2 41.0 41.5 41.9 41.9
Low Max (°C)
24.5 24.6 24.9 23.0 17.9 17.7 18.8 22.5 21.0 26.3 27.4 24.8 17.7
High Min (°C)
29.8 28.0 27.8 26.5 25.2 26.1 23.5 24.7 26.3 28.0 29.5 29.5 29.8
Low Min (°C)
17.2 16.5 13.3 12.9 8.5 5.9 5.9 4.5 9.0 11.0 13.7 14.6 4.5
High Rain (mm)
317.5 361.2 185.4 121.9 124.5 61.0 40.4 42.7 46.5 89.0 111.0 220.5 361.2

Kowanyama Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
35.4 35.2 34.4 35.0 34.2 32.5 32.8 34.2 37.0 38.1 38.4 38.5 34.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
29.4 29.6 31.3 31.6 30.3 28.3 29.3 30.7 32.7 34.8 34.1 31.3 32.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.7 25.7 25.1 24.2 22.6 19.3 19.7 18.5 22.8 24.8 25.7 25.5 22.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.2 23.0 22.1 19.4 15.8 13.4 13.4 13.1 16.3 19.5 22.1 20.8 19.9
High Rain (mm)
814.8 1470.6 686.5 280.2 290.9 61.0 56.6 104.5 63.5 284.4 253.5 618.8 2352.6
Low Rain (mm)
77.9 41.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.0 205.9

Kowanyama Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KOWANYAMA AIRPORT

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

Kowanyama 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 0.3 0.4 0.3 1.0
≥ 35.0°C
6.6 2.5 2.3 2.5 1.1 0.1 0.1 2.0 14.6 25.9 23.9 17.0 95.1
≥ 30.0°C
26.6 23.6 28.0 27.9 27.6 22.3 22.6 27.6 28.5 29.8 28.7 29.0 312.8
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
35.4 34.4 34.4 34.3 33.5 32.5 32.4 34.0 36.5 38.0 38.0 37.0 36.0
Low Max
30.4 30.0 31.1 31.7 30.6 28.9 29.0 30.5 33.0 34.7 34.5 32.6 30.5
High Min
25.5 25.5 25.0 23.9 22.0 19.5 18.7 19.5 21.7 24.1 25.6 25.9 24.8
Low Min
23.0 23.0 22.6 19.5 16.0 12.8 12.0 13.0 16.1 19.5 22.3 23.0 16.0

Kowanyama Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
42 43 43 41 41 42 40 39 41 39 40 41 41.0
Earliest Entry
1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
47 46 46 47 45 42 43 41 44 41 43 42 45.0
Earliest Entry
1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
107 107 106 107 109 107 107 107 108 103 107 106 106.0
Earliest Entry
1913 1913 1913 1912 1912 1912 1912 1912 1912 1912 1912 1912 1912
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

KOWANYAMA AIRPORT
Gulf Country, Queensland
15.4818°S 141.7483°E 10m AMSL
Commenced 1912
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