Sweers Island Climate

Sweers Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.5 32.4 32.3 31.5 28.8 26.0 25.5 26.8 29.7 31.9 33.3 33.5 30.4
Mean Min (°C)
26.5 26.3 26.0 24.7 21.9 18.6 17.6 18.6 22.0 24.9 26.6 27.0 23.4
Mean Rain (mm)
328.0 331.4 219.7 45.9 5.2 5.3 3.2 1.9 5.5 8.7 60.3 156.8 1179.9
Median Rain (mm)
260.2 260.4 96.1 3.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 38.8 112.9 1268.4
Mean Rain Days
14.6 13.6 9.8 3.4 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.4 1.0 4.4 9.1 51.3

Sweers Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
37.0 38.1 37.9 36.0 33.7 32.0 30.7 32.5 35.8 38.5 39.2 39.5 39.5
Low Max (°C)
25.0 26.0 26.5 19.9 18.1 14.8 15.6 20.7 25.1 26.7 26.0 26.6 14.8
High Min (°C)
30.5 30.3 30.7 29.0 27.9 25.1 22.5 23.9 26.8 28.5 30.4 31.0 31.0
Low Min (°C)
17.5 20.6 19.5 17.3 14.4 11.2 9.1 10.7 15.2 18.9 18.0 21.8 9.1
High Rain (mm)
213.0 216.0 251.0 138.0 29.5 42.4 23.4 21.8 55.9 35.0 128.8 181.4 251.0

Sweers Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.8 34.1 33.6 32.8 30.6 27.2 27.0 28.2 30.6 33.2 34.2 34.6 31.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.2 30.9 29.7 29.9 26.4 23.1 24.0 26.1 28.3 30.8 32.1 31.8 29.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
27.6 28.0 27.4 26.0 24.3 20.6 19.6 20.0 23.7 26.4 27.4 28.4 24.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
24.9 25.1 24.9 21.5 19.4 16.0 15.9 17.6 20.6 23.5 25.3 25.5 22.6
High Rain (mm)
741.5 1364.5 1066.5 349.1 36.7 44.2 39.6 21.8 55.9 39.0 161.0 415.7 2353.5
Low Rain (mm)
9.2 0.0 17.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.5 599.8

Sweers Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

SWEERS ISLAND

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

Sweers 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
3.8 1.6 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1 3.2 6.6 17.1
≥ 30.0°C
26.8 25.4 27.8 25.9 9.6 0.4 0.1 1.1 13.0 28.8 28.1 29.6 203.8
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
34.4 34.3 33.9 32.9 30.9 28.4 27.5 28.5 31.3 34.0 34.7 35.6 33.9
Low Max
29.5 30.5 31.0 30.4 26.8 23.7 23.3 25.0 27.9 30.5 32.4 32.2 26.3
High Min
28.4 28.3 27.7 26.9 24.5 21.8 20.2 21.0 24.2 26.6 28.2 29.0 27.4
Low Min
24.0 24.3 23.8 22.3 19.0 16.2 15.0 16.1 19.7 23.0 24.9 24.6 18.2

Sweers Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
16 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 16 15 16 15.6
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
16 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 16 16 15 16 15.7
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
20 21 22 20 19 18 21 22 21 21 23 21 20.7
Earliest Entry
1893 1893 1893 1895 1896 1894 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1894 1893
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

SWEERS ISLAND
Gulf Country, Queensland
17.1142°S 139.5981°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1893
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