Lady Elliot Island Climate

Lady Elliot Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
29.4 29.3 28.5 26.7 24.3 22.0 21.2 22.1 24.0 25.8 27.4 28.7 25.8
Mean Min (°C)
24.0 24.1 23.5 21.9 19.8 17.6 16.6 17.2 18.9 20.4 22.0 23.2 20.8
Mean Rain (mm)
122.2 163.7 126.0 103.2 113.6 93.6 90.3 56.4 39.7 55.4 66.1 91.4 1121.6
Median Rain (mm)
95.0 133.4 103.8 82.3 96.5 80.0 70.1 48.2 28.4 44.7 50.3 65.4 1081.5
Mean Rain Days
12.5 14.3 14.9 14.9 14.4 11.9 10.3 8.3 7.3 8.2 8.1 9.5 133.2

Lady Elliot Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
33.9 33.7 33.0 31.2 28.8 27.4 26.0 28.1 28.4 29.5 31.0 32.9 33.9
Low Max (°C)
23.8 24.4 24.4 21.7 17.0 14.4 15.6 15.0 17.9 19.7 22.5 24.0 14.4
High Min (°C)
28.2 27.7 27.4 26.4 24.6 23.5 22.0 22.3 23.0 25.0 25.7 27.8 28.2
Low Min (°C)
16.4 17.4 16.7 13.7 11.0 7.9 8.1 6.8 9.5 10.3 14.9 16.2 6.8
High Rain (mm)
453.6 339.6 140.6 184.4 309.0 129.4 182.4 144.5 95.8 223.0 133.4 139.4 453.6

Lady Elliot Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.2 32.1 30.7 28.3 26.3 23.5 22.9 23.8 25.6 27.7 28.9 30.3 27.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
27.1 27.7 27.0 24.8 22.6 20.1 19.7 20.5 22.5 24.2 25.7 27.0 24.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.4 25.3 25.1 23.0 21.6 19.0 18.6 18.8 20.0 22.2 23.1 24.9 21.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
21.4 22.9 22.4 19.8 18.2 16.0 15.0 15.2 17.3 19.1 20.7 20.4 19.9
High Rain (mm)
547.8 767.4 419.4 363.3 436.4 367.3 537.9 274.6 167.8 262.6 203.7 510.0 1880.9
Low Rain (mm)
7.4 2.4 9.2 9.0 18.7 8.9 5.2 0.0 0.2 2.0 1.0 2.0 621.6

Lady Elliot Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LADY ELLIOT ISLAND

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

Lady Elliot 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
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
≥ 30.0°C
11.6 9.1 4.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 6.2 31.9
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.0 31.0 29.8 28.1 25.9 23.9 23.2 23.9 25.5 27.2 28.8 30.1 29.3
Low Max
27.8 27.8 27.0 25.2 22.5 19.9 19.0 20.0 22.3 24.3 25.8 27.2 21.8
High Min
25.6 25.5 24.9 23.5 21.7 19.6 18.9 19.3 20.6 22.0 23.5 24.9 24.1
Low Min
22.4 22.7 22.0 20.2 17.9 15.4 14.0 14.9 17.1 18.8 20.4 21.6 17.2

Lady Elliot Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
59 58 59 59 57 57 58 57 56 58 58 58 57.7
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
59 58 59 59 59 57 58 59 58 58 58 58 58.3
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
77 78 77 78 79 77 78 77 77 78 77 78 77.5
Earliest Entry
1940 1940 1940 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

LADY ELLIOT ISLAND
Wide Bay Burnett, Queensland
24.1116°S 152.7161°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1939
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Tropical Cyclone Esther makes landfall in Gulf of Carpentaria

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Tropical Cyclone Esther has made landfall near the border of NT and Queensland as a category one system.

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18:57 EDT

Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds, heavy rainfall and large hailstones will loom as a feature over Perth and WA's south-west for much of this week, as the state's north braces for another cyclone.

Late-summer snow in Tasmania

16:20 EDT

A dusting of snow could settle on mountain tops in Tasmania during the middle of this week.