Cooktown Climate

Cooktown Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.0 31.7 30.5 29.1 27.8 26.7 26.2 27.1 28.8 30.3 31.6 32.3 29.5
Mean Min (°C)
24.3 24.3 23.8 23.0 21.1 19.5 17.9 18.2 20.8 22.5 23.8 24.5 22.0
Mean Rain (mm)
262.8 351.3 375.6 163.3 52.1 41.0 21.8 16.5 7.7 22.8 63.3 149.9 1527.7
Median Rain (mm)
137.8 265.8 225.4 90.2 30.2 20.2 12.7 12.7 3.9 15.8 39.8 77.2 1217.6
Mean Rain Days
19.5 19.2 20.1 16.4 11.5 10.9 9.9 7.5 5.5 5.8 8.9 12.4 138.7

Cooktown Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
38.6 38.2 36.1 33.6 32.0 32.9 30.4 33.0 36.3 38.0 41.4 40.6 41.4
Low Max (°C)
24.6 25.0 26.0 25.2 23.0 22.0 22.0 23.5 25.2 26.0 27.3 25.7 22.0
High Min (°C)
27.7 27.2 26.7 26.9 25.9 25.0 23.9 23.8 25.5 26.0 27.4 27.6 27.7
Low Min (°C)
20.2 20.7 18.9 15.4 9.1 7.2 7.1 8.8 10.9 14.6 17.9 18.7 7.1
High Rain (mm)
108.0 152.6 305.0 160.8 211.2 29.2 20.6 61.0 7.6 46.0 136.0 182.4 305.0

Cooktown Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.9 33.5 31.9 30.0 29.0 28.1 27.6 28.3 30.1 31.4 33.4 33.5 30.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.5 29.9 29.2 28.2 27.0 25.7 25.0 25.9 27.8 28.8 30.8 29.5 28.8
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.9 24.8 24.5 24.2 23.6 21.0 22.1 20.9 23.9 24.0 24.6 25.1 23.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.7 23.6 23.1 20.3 17.0 15.4 14.7 15.4 19.0 21.3 22.8 23.7 21.1
High Rain (mm)
497.0 831.8 915.0 436.2 267.8 105.6 54.4 69.8 25.0 88.0 316.4 400.8 2273.8
Low Rain (mm)
82.6 25.8 66.4 15.6 12.0 0.6 1.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 4.0 12.4 578.8

Cooktown Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

COOKTOWN AIRPORT

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

Cooktown 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 0.1 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
2.6 2.3 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 1.2 2.1 8.9
≥ 30.0°C
26.8 23.5 20.2 6.8 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.6 4.4 18.3 28.1 28.5 149.4
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.2 33.9 31.7 30.2 28.8 28.3 27.5 28.2 29.8 31.4 32.7 34.0 32.0
Low Max
30.0 30.0 29.0 28.1 27.0 25.3 24.9 25.5 27.6 29.0 30.2 30.6 26.7
High Min
25.4 25.3 25.2 25.0 23.8 22.5 21.7 21.8 23.1 24.5 25.4 26.0 25.0
Low Min
23.1 23.4 22.0 20.2 16.9 16.8 12.6 14.0 17.5 20.0 21.7 23.0 18.4

Cooktown Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
16 16 17 17 16 15 17 17 17 16 17 17 16.4
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
16 17 17 17 16 16 17 17 17 16 17 17 16.5
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
16 16 16 17 16 15 17 17 17 16 17 16 16.3
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

COOKTOWN AIRPORT
Nth Cst Tableland, Queensland
15.4461°S 145.1861°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 2000
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South-east Queensland mops up after giant hail smashes homes, leaves thousands without power

11:55 EDT

South-east Queensland is cleaning up this morning after a series of violent thunderstorms left 44,500 households without power and saw tennis-ball sized hailstones force residents to duck for cover in homes near Ipswich, west of Brisbane.

Sydney October Rain round-up

10:02 EDT

It's been a wet month for Sydney, but just how wet, and how does it affect the cities annual rainfall? With just over 108mm of rainfall, this October comes in well above the average of 76.6mm Whilst it is significantly more than October 2019 which received less than half the monthly average at 35.4mm, it is comfortably beaten by October 2018 with near 170mm.