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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

COOKTOWN POST OFFICE

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) 31.431.230.329.127.626.225.726.427.729.330.731.528.9811907
1987
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Highest temperature (°C) 41.738.337.837.232.431.631.031.134.235.539.438.641.7311957
1987
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Date22 Jan
1958
12 Feb
1969
07 Mar
1958
02 Apr
1958
03 May
1983
05 Jun
1981
11 Jul
1978
17 Aug
1972
07 Sep
1976
25 Oct
1987
15 Nov
1971
10 Dec
1981
22 Jan
1958
    
Lowest maximum temperature (°C) 25.626.024.424.022.221.120.021.723.425.625.926.720.0311957
1987
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Date09 Jan
1981
01 Feb
1975
15 Mar
1967
13 Apr
1979
26 May
1959
26 Jun
1971
19 Jul
1965
07 Aug
1970
07 Sep
1975
07 Oct
1969
19 Nov
1973
05 Dec
1964
19 Jul
1965
    
Decile 1 maximum temperature (°C) 29.028.928.427.725.823.923.424.826.127.729.329.8 311957
1987
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Decile 9 maximum temperature(°C) 33.933.631.930.328.827.527.127.828.830.632.233.2 311957
1987
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Mean number of days ≥ 30 °C25.021.719.84.70.50.30.10.10.66.622.727.2129.3311957
1987
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Mean number of days ≥ 35 °C1.71.10.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.41.14.8311957
1987
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Mean number of days ≥ 40 °C0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0311957
1987
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Minimum temperature  
Mean minimum temperature (°C)24.324.123.923.121.719.919.219.721.222.723.924.322.3811907
1987
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Lowest temperature (°C)17.220.018.916.312.210.04.411.014.114.116.120.04.4311957
1987
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Date21 Jan
1963
07 Feb
1960
28 Mar
1972
27 Apr
1963
24 May
1957
28 Jun
1963
14 Jul
1958
01 Aug
1979
15 Sep
1985
12 Oct
1982
12 Nov
1967
26 Dec
1972
14 Jul
1958
    
Highest minimum temperature (°C)28.727.927.727.226.124.824.124.425.026.727.828.928.9311957
1987
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Date13 Jan
1986
03 Feb
1982
02 Mar
1973
08 Apr
1983
11 May
1983
10 Jun
1978
22 Jul
1981
25 Aug
1971
29 Sep
1971
26 Oct
1971
24 Nov
1971
16 Dec
1959
16 Dec
1959
    
Decile 1 minimum temperature (°C) 22.822.822.621.419.616.115.216.518.820.322.022.5 311957
1987
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Decile 9 minimum temperature (°C) 26.225.725.825.324.222.522.222.623.524.725.626.2 311957
1987
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Mean number of days ≤ 2 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0311957
1987
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Mean number of days ≤ 0 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0311957
1987
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Ground surface temperature  
Mean daily ground minimum temperature (°C)               
 
   
Lowest ground temperature (°C)               
 
   
Date                 
Mean number of days ground min. temp. ≤ -1 °C               
 
   
 
StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Rainfall  
Mean rainfall (mm) 375.6377.6389.4218.378.750.226.830.016.322.161.6162.71813.61121874
1987
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Highest rainfall (mm) 1322.61183.41071.9704.6423.5223.397.9183.299.6147.4466.0787.83128.11121874
1987
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Date1979188418811982196418861969191419721930197319071903    
Lowest rainfall (mm) 13.726.852.63.12.30.00.00.00.00.00.03.0844.71121874
1987
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Date1942190019381951192519491974196219581972194619351966    
Decile 1 rainfall (mm) 120.2145.6123.453.317.86.66.73.60.00.05.125.21235.6981874
1987
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Decile 5 (median) rainfall (mm) 289.7336.6340.2180.261.239.122.420.212.014.733.3117.91781.8981874
1987
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Decile 9 rainfall (mm) 741.1672.3736.2437.5164.9101.351.569.637.647.1144.5396.02551.3981874
1987
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Highest daily rainfall (mm) 405.4397.5341.6350.8103.1105.246.786.638.164.8200.9195.1405.4981876
1987
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Date22 Jan
1914
11 Feb
1949
04 Mar
1935
09 Apr
1982
04 May
1920
15 Jun
1965
08 Jul
1944
06 Aug
1947
25 Sep
1890
05 Oct
1930
05 Nov
1894
26 Dec
1907
22 Jan
1914
    
Mean number of days of rain 17.117.918.415.012.18.77.26.94.54.26.610.9129.5981874
1987
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 1 mm 13.314.014.311.28.36.14.54.53.02.74.48.094.3981876
1987
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 10 mm 7.47.67.14.21.91.10.40.60.30.41.43.435.8981876
1987
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 25 mm 4.03.93.92.00.60.20.10.10.10.10.51.617.1981876
1987
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Other daily elements  
Mean daily wind run (km)               
 
   
Maximum wind gust speed (km/h)               
 
   
Date                 
Mean daily sunshine (hours)               
 
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Mean daily solar exposure (MJ/m2) 22.020.520.319.417.616.317.320.223.525.125.223.720.9251990
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Mean number of clear days 1.90.82.02.64.58.68.69.57.37.85.73.562.8311957
1987
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Mean number of cloudy days 17.517.916.913.512.47.47.55.95.45.05.810.9126.1311957
1987
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Mean daily evaporation (mm)              91979
1987
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
9 am conditions  
Mean 9am temperature (°C) 27.927.527.326.524.923.122.523.324.926.728.128.425.9811907
1987
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Mean 9am wet-bulb temperature (°C) 25.125.124.623.522.020.319.620.121.222.623.924.722.7801907
1987
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Mean 9am dew-point temperature (°C) 23.924.023.421.820.318.317.418.018.820.021.822.920.9311957
1987
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Mean 9am relative humidity (%) 79828076767675736968697275501938
1987
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Mean 9am cloud cover (oktas) 5.75.95.65.24.84.23.93.84.34.44.75.14.8721907
1987
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Mean 9am wind speed (km/h) 8.78.412.520.321.620.320.217.818.215.512.310.115.5301957
1987
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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) 29.729.528.927.826.324.924.425.226.428.029.329.927.5801907
1987
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Mean 3pm wet-bulb temperature (°C) 25.725.725.324.022.621.120.520.821.723.124.425.323.3791907
1987
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Mean 3pm dew-point temperature (°C) 24.024.123.521.920.418.417.518.118.720.121.823.021.0311957
1987
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Mean 3pm relative humidity (%) 72747371716968656464656869501938
1987
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Mean 3pm cloud cover (oktas) 5.75.95.75.24.94.33.93.73.63.53.94.74.6711907
1987
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Mean 3pm wind speed (km/h) 12.511.714.320.722.122.121.620.619.718.516.814.617.9301957
1987
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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 28 Aug 2014 00:34:54 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_031016_All.shtml
  • Summary statistics and locational map for this site:
       http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_031016.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_031016.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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