Cape Nelson Climate

Cape Nelson Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
21.3 21.3 20.3 18.2 16.2 14.3 13.8 14.5 15.9 17.3 18.6 19.8 17.7
Mean Min (°C)
14.7 15.1 14.1 12.3 10.8 9.1 8.4 8.7 9.5 10.4 12.0 13.1 11.5
Mean Rain (mm)
35.2 26.6 37.0 47.1 73.4 91.8 99.5 103.7 75.0 50.2 41.6 41.8 717.3
Median Rain (mm)
24.7 18.5 29.5 42.5 56.3 75.4 84.6 85.4 69.8 41.4 37.8 40.8 664.8
Mean Rain Days
7.9 7.2 11.5 14.8 19.1 19.9 21.8 22.6 18.5 16.1 11.8 10.4 170.1

Cape Nelson Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
42.4 39.8 40.6 35.2 28.3 21.0 20.0 25.2 28.1 33.7 36.8 41.8 42.4
Low Max (°C)
14.0 15.0 14.0 12.1 11.0 10.0 9.0 9.8 10.2 10.5 11.4 13.0 9.0
High Min (°C)
28.5 24.8 24.9 22.4 17.7 14.1 13.1 14.5 17.7 18.7 22.2 23.0 28.5
Low Min (°C)
6.6 8.1 7.5 5.8 3.0 2.9 1.4 2.3 3.0 3.5 4.8 5.7 1.4
High Rain (mm)
73.8 47.0 41.4 38.4 54.2 53.0 31.4 49.0 39.0 46.2 55.6 48.0 73.8

Cape Nelson Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
23.9 24.5 23.2 20.9 17.6 15.2 14.5 16.2 17.7 19.7 21.7 22.5 18.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
18.4 18.7 18.7 16.1 14.7 13.0 13.0 13.1 13.9 15.1 16.5 16.8 16.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.6 16.7 15.9 13.5 12.4 10.4 9.4 9.7 10.9 11.5 14.2 14.3 11.9
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.2 13.7 13.0 11.0 9.7 7.9 7.3 8.0 8.7 9.5 10.8 11.7 11.0
High Rain (mm)
145.2 64.4 62.4 96.8 173.0 157.4 180.4 243.0 134.8 105.2 87.4 95.2 997.6
Low Rain (mm)
5.4 0.0 15.8 9.0 20.4 44.2 46.2 37.0 24.4 6.2 10.8 13.2 487.2

Cape Nelson Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE

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

Cape Nelson Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.3 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5
≥ 35.0°C
1.3 0.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.7 3.5
≥ 30.0°C
2.6 2.1 1.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 1.5 1.9 10.4
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≤ 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 Nelson 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
25.8 25.3 24.0 20.9 18.1 16.0 15.3 17.0 19.0 21.7 23.0 23.0 21.0
Low Max
17.1 17.6 17.0 15.0 14.0 12.7 12.0 12.0 13.0 13.4 15.0 16.0 13.3
High Min
16.3 17.0 15.9 14.0 13.0 11.0 10.4 10.5 11.4 12.3 14.0 15.0 14.9
Low Min
12.9 13.0 12.0 10.0 8.3 6.8 6.2 6.7 7.2 8.2 10.0 11.0 8.0

Cape Nelson Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
22 22 22 22 22 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21.3
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
22 22 22 22 22 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21.3
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
22 22 22 22 22 21 21 21 21 21 22 22 21.3
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE
South West, Victoria
38.4306°S 141.5437°E 45m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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Australian temperature records to watch this week

11:02 EDT

An exceptionally hot air mass will spread over Australia this week, challenging records for individual locations, states and the country as a whole.

WA bushfire emergency remains north of Perth but end in sight as Perth heatwave breaks

10:48 EDT

Firefighters hope a slight drop in temperature will help them get on top of an out-of-control bushfire burning north of Perth after a blistering three-day heatwave that broke December records with temperatures topping 40 degrees Celsius.

BOM forecasts South-East Queensland's hot weather to break records as temperatures head for the 40s

10:08 EDT

South-East Queensland is in for a scorcher today with the weather bureau anticipating records could be broken.