Mt Isa Climate

Mt Isa Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.4 35.4 34.4 32.0 28.0 24.9 24.8 27.4 31.3 34.7 36.6 37.1 31.9
Mean Min (°C)
23.7 23.3 21.8 18.5 13.8 10.0 8.7 10.2 14.2 18.4 21.5 23.1 17.3
Mean Rain (mm)
118.1 101.3 63.6 14.3 12.7 6.5 6.0 3.6 8.7 17.9 38.6 76.0 470.8
Median Rain (mm)
72.8 85.6 38.0 1.8 3.7 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 8.6 25.2 49.4 421.2
Mean Rain Days
9.9 9.0 5.7 2.2 1.7 1.1 0.9 1.0 1.7 3.2 5.4 8.0 48.6

Mt Isa Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.9 43.5 41.9 38.6 37.8 34.3 35.2 36.4 39.8 42.5 43.9 45.1 45.9
Low Max (°C)
22.8 23.1 23.3 17.0 15.6 9.4 10.1 14.1 14.8 19.1 19.1 20.4 9.4
High Min (°C)
31.6 30.1 29.3 27.3 24.0 20.3 20.1 21.3 26.6 27.6 30.1 30.7 31.6
Low Min (°C)
15.4 13.1 13.1 5.8 1.8 -1.3 -2.9 -1.1 1.0 6.1 10.3 13.4 -2.9
High Rain (mm)
213.0 148.8 153.8 44.6 106.4 54.8 61.8 26.6 70.3 34.2 102.4 109.4 213.0

Mt Isa Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
39.9 40.5 38.3 35.1 31.1 28.8 26.9 31.6 35.3 38.2 39.8 39.7 34.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.0 31.3 30.2 26.9 24.2 20.4 22.6 24.9 27.6 31.9 32.7 31.6 29.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
26.2 25.5 24.4 20.9 17.7 13.9 12.9 13.8 17.8 21.7 24.1 25.8 19.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
21.1 19.9 18.4 15.3 9.3 6.5 5.0 5.9 10.8 14.6 19.7 20.1 15.4
High Rain (mm)
535.2 251.8 276.6 167.8 176.4 111.8 67.4 41.8 117.0 91.4 205.6 275.2 1092.4
Low Rain (mm)
0.2 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.6 101.6

Mt Isa Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MOUNT ISA AERO

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

Mt Isa Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
4.8 2.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 4.0 6.4 18.3
≥ 35.0°C
21.5 16.2 14.3 4.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3 5.1 16.3 22.1 23.6 120.6
≥ 30.0°C
28.4 25.7 28.6 23.5 9.1 1.7 1.7 7.5 20.2 27.6 28.4 29.2 225.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.4 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.7
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6

Mt Isa 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.0 39.0 37.0 34.7 31.2 28.5 28.4 31.2 35.3 38.0 39.8 40.5 37.9
Low Max
32.0 31.4 31.7 28.9 24.3 21.1 21.0 23.2 26.8 30.9 33.1 33.5 25.1
High Min
26.3 25.7 24.4 22.0 18.5 14.3 13.1 15.0 18.8 22.6 24.9 26.1 24.0
Low Min
21.3 21.2 18.6 15.0 9.4 5.6 4.0 5.6 9.8 14.3 17.9 20.2 9.3

Mt Isa Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
50 50 50 50 50 50 50 49 49 49 50 50 49.8
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
50 50 51 50 50 50 50 49 49 49 50 50 49.8
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
51 51 51 51 50 50 50 50 49 50 50 50 50.1
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1967 1967 1968 1967 1967 1967 1968 1967 1967 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

MOUNT ISA AERO
Northwest, Queensland
20.6778°S 139.4875°E 340m AMSL
Commenced 1966
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Weather News

Wild days for southwestern WA

15:50 EST

Western and southwestern WA is in for another wild couple of days as a frontal system crosses the region over the next 48 hours.

Wettest August in years for far western NSW

11:08 EST

After widespread falls last week, another rain band swept much of NSW during Friday, making monthly totals already exceed the average in some places.   Bourke and Cobar collected 13mm from this last rain event, which makes the total rainfall so far this month exceed 30 and 40mm, respectively.