Cape Moreton Climate

Cape Moreton Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.0 26.9 26.1 24.3 21.8 19.7 19.0 19.9 21.6 23.2 24.8 26.2 23.3
Mean Min (°C)
22.0 22.1 21.2 19.1 16.5 14.2 13.3 14.0 16.0 17.9 19.6 21.1 18.0
Mean Rain (mm)
143.7 154.0 173.4 143.1 163.9 136.8 110.8 74.4 62.6 80.2 88.7 123.3 1445.6
Median Rain (mm)
115.2 119.0 160.1 122.4 157.7 122.4 95.4 66.3 54.9 69.7 80.5 94.8 1444.7
Mean Rain Days
12.4 13.9 15.9 14.7 14.0 11.8 10.4 9.1 8.7 9.8 10.0 11.2 140.8

Cape Moreton Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
33.1 33.0 32.8 30.2 28.9 26.7 25.3 27.3 30.0 31.5 33.4 35.4 35.4
Low Max (°C)
21.0 21.1 20.0 17.5 13.5 12.3 10.6 12.2 14.4 16.7 17.8 19.4 10.6
High Min (°C)
26.3 26.4 25.8 24.9 23.9 22.2 19.6 21.9 21.6 23.9 25.0 25.2 26.4
Low Min (°C)
13.9 14.6 11.1 10.6 7.8 6.1 5.6 6.1 6.1 5.6 7.2 7.7 5.6
High Rain (mm)
339.9 215.4 228.6 162.6 174.0 136.4 186.9 127.0 94.5 105.9 167.2 164.3 339.9

Cape Moreton Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
29.5 29.6 28.1 26.6 25.3 21.6 20.7 21.8 23.8 25.3 26.8 28.5 25.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.8 25.1 24.2 22.6 20.4 17.7 17.1 17.8 20.1 21.5 23.1 24.6 22.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.7 24.1 22.8 21.4 19.1 16.3 16.3 16.1 18.4 20.2 21.4 22.9 19.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
19.7 20.7 19.7 17.0 14.2 11.9 11.4 12.1 12.8 14.8 13.4 19.6 16.6
High Rain (mm)
719.4 590.3 640.0 480.3 605.9 586.2 569.3 226.4 218.9 385.1 343.5 375.8 2447.6
Low Rain (mm)
10.2 10.0 11.9 7.7 9.0 7.2 2.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.6 5.1 659.6

Cape Moreton Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE

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

Cape Moreton 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
1.0 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 2.5
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
28.5 28.6 27.5 26.0 23.6 21.7 20.8 21.5 23.3 24.8 26.3 27.7 26.9
Low Max
25.4 25.3 24.5 22.7 20.1 17.8 17.2 17.9 19.8 21.5 22.9 24.4 19.5
High Min
23.9 23.9 23.0 21.4 19.0 16.7 15.9 16.7 18.4 19.9 21.5 23.0 22.2
Low Min
20.4 20.5 19.4 17.4 14.4 11.8 10.6 11.3 13.6 16.0 17.6 19.3 13.8

Cape Moreton Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
109 105 105 109 112 111 111 112 110 109 110 108 111.0
Earliest Entry
1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
109 110 110 111 111 111 111 112 110 110 110 108 111.0
Earliest Entry
1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
133 131 132 133 134 133 133 134 133 134 132 131 133.0
Earliest Entry
1888 1888 1888 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887 1887
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

CAPE MORETON LIGHTHOUSE
Southeast Coast, Queensland
27.0314°S 153.4661°E 100m AMSL
Commenced 1869
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