Cardwell Climate

Cardwell Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.7 31.4 30.9 29.3 27.2 25.5 25.0 26.0 27.8 29.3 30.6 31.5 28.9
Mean Min (°C)
23.4 23.5 22.6 20.8 18.5 15.7 14.4 15.2 17.2 19.6 21.8 23.0 19.6
Mean Rain (mm)
436.2 457.8 390.5 199.9 95.5 43.8 30.5 27.5 37.3 53.3 117.1 193.6 2073.4
Median Rain (mm)
377.7 414.1 316.8 153.3 77.2 32.0 21.0 21.6 20.8 36.6 85.7 138.8 2013.0
Mean Rain Days
16.0 16.3 16.9 14.6 11.7 7.7 6.1 5.8 5.8 7.0 9.2 11.7 121.6

Cardwell Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
41.7 40.4 38.7 34.7 31.7 31.1 30.2 32.5 36.0 36.6 37.7 42.6 42.6
Low Max (°C)
23.9 24.1 23.9 22.6 17.5 16.7 18.5 17.8 19.1 22.1 23.8 23.4 16.7
High Min (°C)
28.8 28.3 29.1 25.5 24.7 22.6 22.1 23.0 23.8 27.2 27.5 28.0 29.1
Low Min (°C)
17.2 16.8 14.4 11.0 6.1 3.3 2.8 4.2 6.5 9.2 14.4 15.1 2.8
High Rain (mm)
527.1 391.4 463.3 326.1 205.7 114.5 166.1 83.6 174.4 155.4 213.6 335.3 527.1

Cardwell Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
34.2 34.3 32.7 30.9 28.9 27.5 27.1 28.6 30.0 32.3 33.1 34.0 30.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.7 29.3 28.9 27.6 25.6 22.6 22.9 23.4 25.5 27.2 28.2 28.9 27.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.9 24.7 24.5 23.0 21.7 19.1 18.9 17.6 21.2 22.8 23.5 24.6 21.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
21.4 21.9 20.9 18.5 15.2 11.0 10.4 12.3 13.1 16.1 20.2 21.0 18.3
High Rain (mm)
1836.0 1330.5 1065.8 1178.8 347.4 199.2 190.6 122.7 336.0 328.0 653.2 989.2 4087.7
Low Rain (mm)
5.6 36.3 25.1 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 900.4

Cardwell Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CARDWELL MARINE PDE

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

Cardwell 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 0.1 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
1.6 1.4 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.9 4.7
≥ 30.0°C
25.8 21.5 22.4 11.0 1.6 0.3 0.1 0.4 2.8 12.0 20.4 26.1 142.4
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.8 33.9 32.8 31.2 29.2 27.5 26.9 28.0 29.5 31.1 32.3 33.3 32.2
Low Max
29.6 29.0 28.9 27.3 25.5 23.6 23.3 24.4 26.2 27.7 29.1 30.0 25.6
High Min
24.9 24.8 24.1 22.9 21.2 19.4 18.5 18.7 20.3 22.5 24.0 24.9 23.7
Low Min
21.8 22.2 20.9 18.5 15.4 11.1 9.5 11.3 13.8 16.7 19.4 21.0 14.7

Cardwell Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
61 60 59 58 59 59 59 58 58 59 60 59 58.9
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1958 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
61 60 59 59 60 59 59 59 59 59 60 59 59.2
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1958 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
128 130 130 129 129 130 131 132 130 132 131 130 130.2
Earliest Entry
1888 1887 1888 1887 1887 1880 1875 1874 1882 1876 1880 1881 1874
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

CARDWELL MARINE PDE
Nth Cst Tableland, Queensland
18.2544°S 146.0192°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 1871
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Weather News

Don't count on Sydney's sunshine to stick around

15:53 EST

It was an aptly named Sunday today, with temperatures reaching 28 degrees in the city, and hitting 30 degrees for western Sydney.   A very weak seabreeze and increasing cloud will keep the temperatures up overnight, with the eastern suburbs looking to only drop to 16-to-18 degrees overnight.  On Monday, it will be another warm one.

Proper cold change crossing southern Australia

09:05 EST

This time of year is notable for its big weather swings and this week is no exception with some places in the south of the country expected to cool by as much as 15-20 degrees in 24 hours.

Crickets are the answer for farming family struggling with drought

08:27 EST

When beach volleyball player Zachery Schubert began a degree in nutrition, he did not expect to emerge as a cricket farmer.