Dover Climate

Dover Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
20.8 20.7 19.4 16.9 14.7 12.6 12.3 13.1 14.8 16.3 17.7 19.2 16.6
Mean Min (°C)
10.3 10.2 9.1 7.1 5.8 3.9 3.5 3.9 5.1 6.3 7.9 9.0 6.9
Mean Rain (mm)
54.8 49.4 58.7 63.3 71.1 75.5 90.8 95.2 81.1 83.8 71.8 71.3 865.5
Median Rain (mm)
42.0 42.7 48.0 55.2 61.0 58.4 73.8 83.6 73.1 75.4 68.8 64.3 837.2
Mean Rain Days
11.6 10.6 12.8 14.5 16.6 16.7 19.6 18.2 17.1 17.3 15.4 14.0 177.4

Dover Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
39.6 37.4 37.0 28.6 25.2 18.9 18.5 22.6 27.7 31.9 34.2 37.3 39.6
Low Max (°C)
11.9 12.5 10.2 9.6 8.1 5.5 5.3 5.0 7.0 8.8 9.6 11.0 5.0
High Min (°C)
18.9 20.2 19.0 15.2 15.5 14.3 12.4 14.6 15.2 17.8 17.2 19.7 20.2
Low Min (°C)
3.1 2.6 1.9 -2.0 -1.5 -2.0 -3.4 -1.8 -2.1 -0.5 0.8 1.7 -3.4
High Rain (mm)
83.8 98.0 101.0 121.4 42.2 77.2 60.0 58.4 81.8 81.8 42.6 63.6 121.4

Dover Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
22.7 22.8 21.7 19.4 16.4 13.6 13.5 14.5 17.0 18.8 19.5 21.6 17.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
17.9 18.3 17.7 14.1 13.6 11.4 11.0 11.6 12.3 14.8 15.8 16.8 15.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
11.9 12.3 10.7 8.2 8.6 6.2 5.1 6.7 6.6 7.8 10.0 11.0 7.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
8.1 8.5 7.2 5.6 4.5 1.9 1.7 1.9 3.1 4.9 6.3 7.4 6.1
High Rain (mm)
188.6 163.6 295.4 262.0 243.6 192.0 204.0 225.7 167.8 250.3 157.2 210.3 1415.9
Low Rain (mm)
7.6 9.0 10.2 16.9 11.2 8.2 26.0 20.6 29.6 15.3 7.4 8.7 470.8

Dover Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

DOVER

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

Dover 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
0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6
≥ 30.0°C
1.2 0.7 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.5 0.6 3.4
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 3.1 8.7 9.0 8.5 4.7 2.3 0.5 0.0 35.6
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 2.6 2.6 1.8 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 8.0

Dover 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
24.6 24.5 22.9 19.9 17.5 15.0 14.5 15.9 17.6 19.5 21.2 22.7 21.0
Low Max
16.8 16.4 15.6 13.5 12.0 10.3 10.1 10.2 11.4 12.7 13.7 15.3 12.0
High Min
13.4 13.6 12.0 10.2 9.2 7.1 6.2 7.0 8.3 9.6 10.8 11.9 10.9
Low Min
6.6 6.7 5.6 3.9 2.5 0.6 0.8 1.1 1.8 3.1 4.6 5.6 2.6

Dover Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
27 28 28 27 27 26 25 26 27 27 28 27 27.0
Earliest Entry
1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1989 1989 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
28 28 27 27 27 26 26 26 27 27 28 27 27.0
Earliest Entry
1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1990 1989 1989 1989 1989
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
67 68 68 68 69 67 66 66 67 67 67 66 67.0
Earliest Entry
1925 1925 1925 1925 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

DOVER
Lower Derwent, Tasmania
43.3330°S 146.9980°E 20m AMSL
Commenced 1901
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