Sandy Cape Climate

Sandy Cape 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 26.8 24.2 21.9 21.3 22.4 24.3 26.0 27.4 28.6 25.8
Mean Min (°C)
22.5 22.5 21.8 20.1 17.8 15.4 14.5 15.3 17.1 18.8 20.3 21.7 19.0
Mean Rain (mm)
158.3 171.2 157.5 119.0 118.1 107.6 89.1 63.4 48.9 65.4 72.2 96.3 1255.2
Median Rain (mm)
134.0 129.4 129.0 98.7 105.4 82.1 71.1 54.6 38.7 45.9 59.9 71.1 1217.5
Mean Rain Days
13.6 14.4 16.4 15.5 15.3 13.0 11.9 10.1 8.3 8.4 8.8 10.6 145.3

Sandy Cape Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
34.2 35.8 34.7 31.4 31.0 27.8 26.5 27.2 29.3 31.8 34.5 36.0 36.0
Low Max (°C)
22.7 22.2 21.9 18.9 14.9 13.5 11.6 13.1 17.4 17.5 21.0 20.6 11.6
High Min (°C)
27.5 27.3 26.0 24.8 23.4 22.0 20.2 20.1 22.1 23.3 24.6 26.0 27.5
Low Min (°C)
16.7 15.0 14.6 13.3 9.6 6.7 5.2 5.6 9.4 11.2 13.9 15.5 5.2
High Rain (mm)
374.7 432.4 265.0 193.5 254.0 214.6 178.3 111.0 178.8 280.8 152.4 196.3 432.4

Sandy Cape Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.2 31.6 30.5 28.5 26.4 23.8 23.1 24.4 26.0 28.7 29.0 31.0 26.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
26.7 27.4 26.4 24.3 22.3 20.0 19.4 20.7 22.9 23.8 25.3 26.4 24.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.7 24.4 23.2 21.2 19.9 17.0 17.0 17.2 18.6 21.2 22.1 23.6 20.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.4 20.7 20.4 18.7 15.7 12.8 12.5 13.4 14.8 17.3 19.1 20.0 17.8
High Rain (mm)
838.1 810.8 567.1 523.3 420.3 354.8 439.8 252.6 318.2 636.6 324.4 428.3 2399.4
Low Rain (mm)
2.6 7.4 6.8 6.2 9.4 11.9 5.8 0.2 0.0 2.3 1.4 4.4 455.8

Sandy Cape Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE

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

Sandy Cape 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
12.1 10.0 6.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.2 6.6 34.8
≤ 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

Sandy Cape 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.1 31.1 30.1 28.4 26.2 24.0 23.4 24.3 26.0 27.6 29.0 30.4 29.4
Low Max
27.5 27.5 26.8 25.0 22.3 19.5 18.9 20.2 22.5 24.3 25.7 27.0 22.0
High Min
24.1 24.1 23.3 21.8 20.0 17.8 17.0 17.4 19.2 20.7 22.1 23.6 22.6
Low Min
20.7 21.0 20.0 18.4 15.6 12.7 11.5 12.6 14.8 16.9 18.6 20.0 15.0

Sandy Cape Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
62 60 61 60 58 61 59 58 56 58 56 56 57.0
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2019 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
61 58 61 60 56 60 57 59 57 59 56 55 57.0
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2019 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
131 130 132 127 127 131 130 128 128 131 125 124 127.0
Earliest Entry
1888 1888 1888 1888 1888 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2020 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

SANDY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE
Wide Bay & Burnett, Queensland
24.7297°S 153.2083°E 99m AMSL
Commenced 1871
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