Cooktown Climate

Cooktown Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.0 31.9 30.5 29.2 27.8 26.7 26.3 27.2 28.8 30.4 31.7 32.4 29.6
Mean Min (°C)
24.4 24.3 23.9 23.1 21.2 19.4 18.1 18.3 20.8 22.5 23.8 24.5 22.0
Mean Rain (mm)
295.3 328.6 384.7 145.6 52.9 37.0 21.8 14.6 8.4 25.6 57.8 174.5 1529.1
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
19.6 18.8 21.2 16.4 12.5 11.1 9.6 7.0 5.4 6.2 8.9 12.4 147.6

Cooktown Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
38.7 38.2 36.1 33.6 32.0 32.9 30.4 34.6 36.3 38.0 43.9 40.6 43.9
Low Max (°C)
24.6 25.0 26.0 25.2 22.5 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 28.5 27.6 28.5
Low Min (°C)
20.2 20.7 18.9 14.5 9.1 7.2 7.1 8.8 9.7 14.6 17.9 18.7 7.1
High Rain (mm)
240.6 152.6 305.0 160.8 211.2 29.2 27.8 61.0 17.2 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 30.1 29.0 28.1 27.6 28.5 30.1 31.4 33.9 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 30.5 29.5 28.8
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.9 24.8 24.4 24.2 23.6 21.3 22.1 21.2 23.9 24.0 24.6 25.1 23.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
23.7 23.6 23.1 20.3 17.0 15.3 14.7 15.4 19.0 21.3 22.8 23.7 21.1
High Rain (mm)
606.0 831.8 915.0 436.2 267.8 105.6 54.4 69.8 36.6 98.0 316.4 817.6 2273.8
Low Rain (mm)
82.6 25.8 99.2 14.6 12.0 0.6 1.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.6 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 0.2 0.0 0.3
≥ 35.0°C
2.7 2.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 1.2 2.1 9.8
≥ 30.0°C
27.3 23.8 20.3 7.6 0.5 0.6 0.0 0.6 4.1 19.1 27.9 28.4 159.8
≤ 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

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
19 20 20 20 19 20 21 21 21 21 21 21 20.0
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
19 20 20 20 19 20 21 21 21 21 21 21 20.0
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
20 20 19 20 18 20 21 21 20 20 21 21 20.0
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

COOKTOWN AIRPORT
North Coast & Tableland, Queensland
15.4461°S 145.1861°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 2000
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