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Climate statistics for Australian locations

Monthly climate statistics

All years of record

Temperature | Rainfall | Other daily elements | 9am conditions | 3pm conditions

CAIRNS AERO

An extended list of climate statistics recorded is provided below. There is also a summary table for printing with the commonly requested statistics and a map showing the location of this site. Monthly statistics are only included if there are more than 10 years of suitable data.

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Statistics Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual Years Plot Map
Temperature  
Maximum temperature  
Mean maximum temperature (°C) 31.531.230.629.227.626.025.726.628.129.530.631.429.0721942
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Highest temperature (°C) 40.438.937.736.831.330.830.131.433.936.037.240.540.5721942
2014
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Date29 Jan
1967
12 Feb
1969
18 Mar
1993
02 Apr
1988
29 May
1958
17 Jun
2002
18 Jul
1964
29 Aug
2000
07 Sep
1976
24 Oct
2002
15 Nov
1971
20 Dec
1995
20 Dec
1995
    
Lowest maximum temperature (°C) 24.024.423.722.320.519.519.318.721.023.124.423.918.7721942
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Date11 Jan
1981
26 Feb
1995
08 Mar
1972
14 Apr
1979
26 May
1990
20 Jun
1967
19 Jul
1965
08 Aug
1970
07 Sep
1975
19 Oct
2011
21 Nov
1989
17 Dec
1942
08 Aug
1970
    
Decile 1 maximum temperature (°C) 29.028.728.227.225.623.723.724.726.327.829.029.5 721942
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Decile 9 maximum temperature(°C) 33.533.332.631.029.427.927.528.429.831.232.233.3 721942
2014
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Mean number of days ≥ 30 °C25.821.921.510.31.10.10.00.42.612.321.526.4143.9721942
2014
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Mean number of days ≥ 35 °C1.00.70.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.20.72.9721942
2014
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Mean number of days ≥ 40 °C0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0721942
2014
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Minimum temperature  
Mean minimum temperature (°C)23.723.823.121.619.917.917.117.418.720.622.323.420.8721942
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Lowest temperature (°C)18.217.917.713.010.16.27.37.811.112.414.617.16.2721942
2014
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Date10 Jan
1943
01 Feb
1975
31 Mar
2009
15 Apr
1994
26 May
1953
23 Jun
1946
19 Jul
1965
07 Aug
1953
03 Sep
1948
01 Oct
1946
26 Nov
1947
13 Dec
1972
23 Jun
1946
    
Highest minimum temperature (°C)28.928.427.826.124.623.422.723.724.326.127.427.928.9721942
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Date29 Jan
1967
02 Feb
1978
05 Mar
1956
03 Apr
1988
23 May
1990
18 Jun
2002
15 Jul
2012
13 Aug
1986
30 Sep
1996
26 Oct
2005
28 Nov
2008
19 Dec
1995
29 Jan
1967
    
Decile 1 minimum temperature (°C) 22.122.321.419.516.813.913.014.015.818.020.221.5 731942
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Decile 9 minimum temperature (°C) 25.225.224.523.522.220.820.120.121.223.024.325.2 731942
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Mean number of days ≤ 2 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0721942
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Mean number of days ≤ 0 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0721942
2014
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Ground surface temperature  
Mean daily ground minimum temperature (°C) 22.723.021.920.418.116.414.915.116.619.220.922.219.3201994
2014
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Lowest ground temperature (°C) 17.018.013.111.14.61.92.12.26.310.212.515.31.9201994
2014
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Date06 Jan
2012
22 Feb
2001
31 Mar
2009
28 Apr
2008
22 May
2001
19 Jun
2011
23 Jul
2011
20 Aug
2011
25 Sep
2002
09 Oct
2004
17 Nov
2006
15 Dec
2012
19 Jun
2011
    
Mean number of days ground min. temp. ≤ -1 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0201994
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Rainfall  
Mean rainfall (mm) 394.3448.9424.2197.491.445.629.226.733.446.594.8177.12007.5721942
2014
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Highest rainfall (mm) 1417.41287.01127.5634.6322.3144.2145.0140.2103.2394.4372.0919.43148.8721942
2014
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Date1981200019452006196419871969199519512011198919732000    
Lowest rainfall (mm) 86.130.427.813.03.23.20.00.00.00.03.29.0721.0721942
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Date1967199019932008200120021958199019802002199019512002    
Decile 1 rainfall (mm) 119.2161.8143.566.126.69.25.23.62.35.217.743.21279.2721942
2014
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Decile 5 (median) rainfall (mm) 343.0402.3394.1165.086.634.124.217.218.529.268.8127.21990.4721942
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Decile 9 rainfall (mm) 650.1757.1770.9398.1172.991.257.862.585.893.4207.8350.92780.1721942
2014
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Highest daily rainfall (mm) 368.3286.3402.8185.889.669.638.263.280.0206.2185.0230.1402.8721942
2014
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Date08 Jan
1972
04 Feb
1967
12 Mar
1967
17 Apr
1984
09 May
1992
06 Jun
1967
10 Jul
2012
06 Aug
1947
27 Sep
1988
19 Oct
2011
23 Nov
1989
13 Dec
1973
12 Mar
1967
    
Mean number of days of rain 18.419.019.317.713.89.68.97.97.58.310.513.8154.7721942
2014
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 1 mm 15.516.416.114.710.56.95.54.94.85.68.010.7119.6721942
2014
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 10 mm 8.19.68.45.32.71.10.70.61.01.12.64.245.4721942
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 25 mm 4.65.44.92.00.70.30.10.10.10.31.02.021.5721942
2014
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Other daily elements  
Mean daily wind run (km) 321313378427418418419402369368353329376221993
2014
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Maximum wind gust speed (km/h) 1061431478480716791787691124147711942
2014
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Date26 Jan
1969
27 Feb
2000
07 Mar
1956
13 Apr
1950
21 May
1981
26 Jun
1988
07 Jul
1998
20 Aug
1949
05 Sep
1950
18 Oct
1971
30 Nov
1945
23 Dec
1990
07 Mar
1956
    
Mean daily sunshine (hours) 6.86.16.46.76.77.37.48.08.68.88.47.87.4411973
2014
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Mean daily solar exposure (MJ/m2)              82007
2014
   
Mean number of clear days 3.72.53.95.06.78.79.811.712.411.87.95.689.7691941
2010
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Mean number of cloudy days 16.517.416.414.012.610.29.97.55.75.47.611.7134.9691941
2010
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Mean daily evaporation (mm) 6.45.85.85.34.84.75.05.66.77.47.57.26.0421965
2014
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
9 am conditions  
Mean 9am temperature (°C) 27.627.226.525.123.321.320.621.623.725.927.328.024.8691941
2010
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Mean 9am wet-bulb temperature (°C) 24.324.323.622.320.418.317.618.219.621.422.923.921.4691941
2010
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Mean 9am dew-point temperature (°C) 22.623.022.220.818.716.415.315.817.018.920.721.819.4601942
2010
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Mean 9am relative humidity (%) 75787878767472706665687072601942
2010
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Mean 9am cloud cover (oktas) 5.45.75.24.94.54.24.13.63.63.74.24.84.5691941
2010
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Mean 9am wind speed (km/h) 8.88.912.214.514.715.915.714.813.911.310.09.212.5691941
2010
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9am wind speed vs direction plot Link to 9am January windrose pdf document Link to 9am February windrose pdf document Link to 9am March windrose pdf document Link to 9am April windrose pdf document Link to 9am May windrose pdf document Link to 9am June windrose pdf document Link to 9am July windrose pdf document Link to 9am August windrose pdf document Link to 9am September windrose pdf document Link to 9am October windrose pdf document Link to 9am November windrose pdf document Link to 9am December windrose pdf document Link to 9am Annual windrose pdf document       Climatology Map
 
StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
3 pm conditions  
Mean 3pm temperature (°C) 29.929.629.227.926.424.924.625.326.728.129.229.927.6691941
2010
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Mean 3pm wet-bulb temperature (°C) 24.925.224.523.121.519.819.219.520.421.923.424.422.3691941
2010
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Mean 3pm dew-point temperature (°C) 22.623.122.020.518.716.515.315.516.418.420.421.719.3601942
2010
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Mean 3pm relative humidity (%) 66696765646158565557606262601942
2010
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Mean 3pm cloud cover (oktas) 5.35.85.45.04.84.24.13.53.23.03.84.54.4691941
2010
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Mean 3pm wind speed (km/h) 15.614.617.319.017.918.118.719.620.519.118.017.018.0691941
2010
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3pm wind speed vs direction plot Link to 3pm January windrose pdf document Link to 3pm February windrose pdf document Link to 3pm March windrose pdf document Link to 3pm April windrose pdf document Link to 3pm May windrose pdf document Link to 3pm June windrose pdf document Link to 3pm July windrose pdf document Link to 3pm August windrose pdf document Link to 3pm September windrose pdf document Link to 3pm October windrose pdf document Link to 3pm November windrose pdf document Link to 3pm December windrose pdf document Link to 3pm Annual windrose pdf document       Climatology Map
red = highest value   blue = lowest value
Product IDCJCM0036 Prepared at Thu 16 Oct 2014 01:16:52 AM EST

  


Monthly statistics are only included if there are more than 10 years of data. The number of years (provided in the 2nd last column of the table) may differ between elements if the observing program at the site changed. More detailed data for individual sites can be obtained by contacting the Bureau.

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  • This page URL: http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_031011_All.shtml
  • Summary statistics and locational map for this site:
       http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_031011.shtml
  • About climate averages: http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/cdo/about/about-stats.shtml
  • Data file (csv): http://www.bom.gov.au/clim_data/cdio/tables/text/IDCJCM0036_031011.csv
  • Climate averages home page URL:  http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/data/index.shtml
  • Bureau of Meteorology website:  http://www.bom.gov.au

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