Cape Grim Climate

Cape Grim Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
19.0 19.6 18.6 16.7 14.6 13.1 12.5 12.7 13.5 14.4 16.0 17.4 15.7
Mean Min (°C)
13.2 13.8 12.9 11.5 10.2 8.8 8.2 8.2 8.6 9.2 10.6 11.9 10.6
Mean Rain (mm)
38.8 34.3 49.0 65.0 84.8 85.2 110.1 101.3 79.4 62.8 54.7 47.4 810.6
Median Rain (mm)
30.4 24.0 39.4 51.2 54.8 81.4 102.4 82.6 79.3 49.4 46.9 41.2 723.4
Mean Rain Days
11.1 10.2 14.2 17.6 21.1 21.5 23.6 23.8 21.9 18.7 14.2 13.4 195.9

Cape Grim Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
30.5 29.0 28.0 25.4 21.0 23.0 16.6 18.3 21.0 21.9 27.2 27.0 30.5
Low Max (°C)
13.0 13.0 12.2 10.5 9.6 8.6 8.0 8.0 9.0 8.7 9.8 12.0 8.0
High Min (°C)
20.9 19.8 19.8 17.0 15.1 13.2 12.7 13.0 14.0 15.1 16.0 18.9 20.9
Low Min (°C)
7.0 8.0 4.2 4.9 4.0 0.0 -0.4 2.0 3.0 3.0 4.1 6.6 -0.4
High Rain (mm)
41.0 109.2 50.4 64.4 85.6 55.4 36.0 39.4 47.0 38.2 61.0 39.2 109.2

Cape Grim Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
20.2 21.9 20.9 18.1 15.9 14.2 13.8 13.6 14.7 16.0 18.2 19.6 16.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
16.8 18.1 17.4 14.6 13.6 11.8 11.6 11.6 12.0 13.2 14.4 16.0 14.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.5 15.2 14.8 12.7 11.9 10.4 9.3 9.3 10.0 10.3 12.8 13.3 11.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
11.5 12.4 11.6 9.9 8.3 6.9 7.3 6.5 7.0 8.2 9.4 10.9 9.9
High Rain (mm)
100.2 155.0 116.4 160.6 234.4 151.4 201.2 252.0 138.0 127.8 115.6 89.2 1124.2
Low Rain (mm)
3.0 1.4 5.4 17.4 19.0 22.0 38.8 33.4 18.2 2.4 10.4 18.4 502.0

Cape Grim Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON)

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

Cape Grim 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
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
≤ 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 0.1

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
21.9 22.7 21.0 19.0 16.3 15.0 14.0 14.0 15.0 16.4 18.6 20.0 19.0
Low Max
16.0 16.9 16.0 14.0 13.0 11.3 11.0 11.0 11.6 12.0 13.1 15.0 12.0
High Min
15.0 16.7 15.0 14.0 12.1 11.0 10.0 10.0 10.5 11.0 13.0 14.0 13.4
Low Min
11.0 11.0 10.6 9.0 8.0 6.8 6.0 6.0 6.3 7.0 8.2 10.0 7.6

Cape Grim Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
25 25 26 26 25 23 24 25 26 25 25 26 25.1
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
25 25 26 26 25 23 25 25 26 25 25 26 25.2
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
29 29 30 30 29 28 28 29 29 29 30 29 29.0
Earliest Entry
1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985 1985
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON)
Northwest Coast, Tasmania
40.6828°S 144.6900°E 94m AMSL
Commenced 1985
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