Cape Leeuwin Climate

Cape Leeuwin Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
23.1 23.4 22.7 21.3 19.2 17.4 16.4 16.5 17.1 18.3 20.2 21.8 19.8
Mean Min (°C)
17.0 17.3 16.8 15.5 13.8 12.2 11.3 11.2 11.8 12.6 14.2 15.8 14.1
Mean Rain (mm)
16.1 15.5 28.8 59.7 138.5 176.5 182.6 136.9 91.5 63.7 37.5 20.0 965.7
Median Rain (mm)
9.0 7.8 20.2 56.8 129.1 177.2 180.8 131.0 88.1 60.6 32.3 17.8 978.3
Mean Rain Days
6.0 5.9 8.9 13.3 19.7 22.1 24.6 23.3 20.1 16.7 11.1 8.1 177.1

Cape Leeuwin Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
41.0 42.8 39.9 35.0 29.3 24.5 22.5 24.7 29.7 31.8 36.1 38.4 42.8
Low Max (°C)
16.3 16.4 15.0 13.9 12.9 11.1 11.6 10.1 11.4 12.1 13.1 15.0 10.1
High Min (°C)
24.2 23.9 24.4 21.6 20.3 18.6 17.7 17.8 18.2 19.1 21.5 21.7 24.4
Low Min (°C)
9.4 10.0 8.0 7.2 5.3 3.3 4.4 5.0 4.2 4.3 5.8 9.4 3.3
High Rain (mm)
54.9 102.4 84.8 88.4 123.2 119.0 104.4 174.0 76.2 49.5 76.2 95.0 174.0

Cape Leeuwin Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
25.1 25.5 25.4 24.0 21.3 18.8 17.8 18.8 18.6 20.5 22.3 25.5 21.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
21.2 21.2 20.4 18.9 17.0 15.4 15.0 14.8 15.5 16.6 17.9 19.3 18.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.1 19.5 18.9 17.8 15.8 14.1 12.6 13.5 13.2 14.8 16.3 17.8 15.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.5 15.4 14.6 13.8 11.5 10.3 10.3 9.4 9.9 10.8 12.2 14.2 12.9
High Rain (mm)
76.6 132.2 130.6 192.6 313.8 368.4 335.3 317.4 231.6 166.5 157.6 113.9 1464.4
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 1.6 5.8 35.0 67.6 44.4 32.0 23.1 8.6 3.8 1.4 530.8

Cape Leeuwin Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CAPE LEEUWIN

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

Cape Leeuwin 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
0.1 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
0.7 0.9 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.4 3.4
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
25.0 25.3 25.0 23.8 21.4 19.4 18.0 18.3 19.0 20.0 22.0 23.8 23.3
Low Max
21.0 21.1 20.1 18.8 16.8 15.4 14.5 14.4 15.0 16.1 17.8 19.5 16.1
High Min
18.8 19.1 18.9 17.8 16.0 14.4 13.3 13.1 13.7 14.5 16.1 17.7 17.2
Low Min
15.1 15.6 14.7 13.2 11.5 10.0 9.3 9.0 9.7 10.5 12.2 13.9 10.8

Cape Leeuwin Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
111 110 110 110 110 108 108 108 109 109 109 109 109.2
Earliest Entry
1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
111 110 110 110 110 110 109 110 109 110 109 110 109.8
Earliest Entry
1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
111 112 111 111 111 110 110 110 110 110 110 110 110.5
Earliest Entry
1907 1903 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1907 1903
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

CAPE LEEUWIN
Southwest, Western Australia
34.3728°S 115.1358°E 13m AMSL
Commenced 1897
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Weather News

Warmth sticking around in northern WA

17:20 EST

Unseasonably warm weather is affecting some northern parts of WA this week.

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14:41 EST

A meteor has lit up the Northern Territory night sky with a flash that created "daylight" in Alice Springs and a noise that shook windows.

The long road to drought

14:16 EST

A prolonged period of dry and warm weather is taking a toll on Australia's water balance, with large swaths of agricultural land in drought and urban dam levels dropping around the country.