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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