Swan Island Climate

Swan Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
20.9 21.2 20.5 18.3 15.9 14.0 13.2 13.5 14.7 16.0 17.7 19.4 17.2
Mean Min (°C)
14.9 15.4 14.5 12.8 10.8 9.3 8.4 8.4 9.2 10.2 11.9 13.4 11.7
Mean Rain (mm)
47.9 38.3 62.1 49.5 60.6 61.2 66.7 62.4 59.8 49.6 67.9 50.2 677.0
Median Rain (mm)
27.0 41.2 28.8 38.1 33.6 61.8 56.5 51.8 47.2 50.8 57.3 25.6 619.9
Mean Rain Days
7.6 8.1 9.4 12.9 14.9 17.3 18.3 17.4 14.0 11.9 11.4 9.4 137.7

Swan Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
31.9 30.2 29.7 24.5 21.6 18.0 17.6 18.1 21.4 23.0 26.8 28.4 31.9
Low Max (°C)
16.2 14.9 14.2 11.5 10.4 10.1 9.3 9.4 10.5 11.2 12.5 13.1 9.3
High Min (°C)
19.6 20.1 20.3 18.8 16.5 15.2 13.4 12.8 13.7 14.6 16.4 18.8 20.3
Low Min (°C)
8.6 8.7 6.8 6.2 4.3 2.8 3.1 2.2 3.1 3.8 4.6 6.7 2.2
High Rain (mm)
160.8 54.2 121.2 53.6 51.2 40.2 56.2 41.0 28.0 34.8 80.4 62.4 160.8

Swan Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
21.9 22.7 22.1 19.6 17.1 15.2 14.0 14.1 15.7 17.4 18.9 21.1 17.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
19.3 19.8 19.2 16.4 14.4 13.0 12.5 12.7 13.3 14.5 16.7 18.2 16.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
16.3 16.8 16.0 13.9 12.4 10.3 9.4 9.9 10.5 11.2 13.1 14.7 12.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.5 14.2 13.1 10.4 9.0 7.6 7.4 7.1 7.8 8.9 10.7 11.9 10.8
High Rain (mm)
182.0 130.4 183.4 100.4 176.8 135.6 109.2 147.6 100.0 90.6 145.2 118.2 966.8
Low Rain (mm)
6.2 5.0 16.6 16.4 13.0 16.2 14.0 9.2 13.4 5.4 21.0 5.4 306.8

Swan Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

SWAN ISLAND

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

Swan Island 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
0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
≤ 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

Swan Island 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
23.1 22.9 22.2 20.1 17.6 15.7 14.3 14.5 15.8 17.7 19.5 21.2 20.7
Low Max
18.5 18.8 18.3 16.2 13.9 12.5 11.9 12.3 13.0 14.1 15.4 17.3 13.3
High Min
16.8 17.4 16.5 15.1 13.7 12.0 10.7 10.7 11.0 12.3 13.8 15.4 15.2
Low Min
12.3 13.0 11.7 10.2 8.1 6.6 6.1 5.8 6.7 7.7 9.7 10.7 7.8

Swan Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
16 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 15 16 16 15.5
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
16 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 15 16 16 15.5
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
14 15 16 16 16 15 15 15 14 14 15 15 14.8
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2001 2001 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

SWAN ISLAND
Northeast, Tasmania
40.7292°S 148.1250°E 15m AMSL
Commenced 2001
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Weather News

Flooding rain spreads west across southern and central Queensland inland

11:33 EDT

More heavy rain is possible across Queensland's southern and central inland areas today in the wake of severe storms leading to flash flooding overnight.

Queensland drought stopping Indigenous elder Steve Kemp from making Boomerangs

10:26 EDT

An Indigenous elder says he has been unable to make traditional weapons or instruments for months because the drought is causing the wood he uses to crack.

Very wet weekend for central QLD

10:15 EDT

Severe weather is likely for central and western parts of QLD on Sunday, with a further possible 100mm of rain expected to fall across already heavily saturated areas.  A low pressure system located over the state's southwest will continue to maintain a surface trough over the remainder of the weekend.