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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

SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)

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) 26.926.926.224.021.419.318.719.921.823.224.525.923.2761939
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Highest temperature (°C) 39.539.234.332.829.526.328.331.535.639.241.739.541.7581957
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Date02 Jan
2002
21 Feb
2004
01 Mar
2011
08 Apr
1966
04 May
2007
26 Jun
1991
29 Jul
1958
24 Aug
2009
27 Sep
1965
22 Oct
1988
19 Nov
1968
02 Dec
1979
19 Nov
1968
    
Lowest maximum temperature (°C) 18.319.418.916.014.411.711.112.214.914.615.616.811.1581957
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Date03 Jan
1959
14 Feb
1988
13 Mar
1990
22 Apr
2008
30 May
2011
22 Jun
1960
23 Jul
1968
06 Aug
1960
14 Sep
1990
02 Oct
2011
11 Nov
1959
01 Dec
1994
23 Jul
1968
    
Decile 1 maximum temperature (°C) 24.324.223.321.418.716.716.517.519.220.321.523.1 581957
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Decile 9 maximum temperature(°C) 29.629.628.626.724.122.021.122.624.926.627.428.9 581957
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Mean number of days ≥ 30 °C2.32.30.70.10.00.00.00.00.20.50.81.48.3581957
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Mean number of days ≥ 35 °C0.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.10.10.4581957
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Mean number of days ≥ 40 °C0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0581957
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Minimum temperature  
Mean minimum temperature (°C)19.519.718.816.614.312.211.211.713.415.116.818.415.6761939
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Lowest temperature (°C)13.312.011.09.15.94.24.44.04.47.89.08.04.0581957
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Date08 Jan
1965
19 Feb
1977
24 Mar
1998
22 Apr
1973
15 May
1968
27 Jun
1971
25 Jul
1971
25 Aug
1997
05 Sep
1971
07 Oct
1966
17 Nov
2006
02 Dec
2009
25 Aug
1997
    
Highest minimum temperature (°C)25.024.424.422.220.618.918.519.022.521.125.024.425.0581957
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Date01 Jan
2002
23 Feb
1992
26 Mar
1963
17 Apr
1973
25 May
1958
05 Jun
1958
02 Jul
1981
25 Aug
2009
27 Sep
1965
13 Oct
2013
15 Nov
1996
23 Dec
1972
15 Nov
1996
    
Decile 1 minimum temperature (°C) 17.017.216.114.211.79.58.99.010.612.213.915.6 581957
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Decile 9 minimum temperature (°C) 21.822.021.119.417.215.014.014.916.618.019.421.0 581957
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Mean number of days ≤ 2 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0581957
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Mean number of days ≤ 0 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0581957
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Ground surface temperature  
Mean daily ground minimum temperature (°C)              01969
1969
   
Lowest ground temperature (°C)              01969
1969
   
Date                 
Mean number of days ground min. temp. ≤ -1 °C              01969
1969
   
 
StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Rainfall  
Mean rainfall (mm) 146.9171.3183.0171.5131.4139.677.481.155.391.5116.6117.61481.1761939
2014
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Highest rainfall (mm) 527.0509.2649.3702.6466.5573.2597.5380.6254.4536.4434.8466.03011.2761939
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Date1962200919631963199620111950195019541972199619471950    
Lowest rainfall (mm) 15.03.824.27.21.45.60.00.00.02.46.915.5814.5761939
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Date1942193919432006200419462002199119411989195719511941    
Decile 1 rainfall (mm) 41.162.770.744.124.219.74.25.49.021.627.833.41032.8761939
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Decile 5 (median) rainfall (mm) 109.2162.4167.1151.6103.2104.958.851.151.071.399.590.61425.7761939
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Decile 9 rainfall (mm) 293.9312.0311.0327.1261.8274.3164.4184.0110.0168.9201.0234.02028.5761939
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Highest daily rainfall (mm) 178.6158.6217.7343.7227.6209.3163.6215.988.8142.6147.1193.8343.7761939
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Date03 Jan
1959
15 Feb
1988
07 Mar
1963
28 Apr
1963
08 May
1963
17 Jun
1986
14 Jul
1999
27 Aug
1949
12 Sep
1998
31 Oct
1984
17 Nov
1950
09 Dec
1947
28 Apr
1963
    
Mean number of days of rain 13.513.915.612.911.210.48.28.28.310.911.712.7137.5761939
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 1 mm 10.811.812.910.79.48.66.36.36.28.69.510.2111.3761939
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 10 mm 3.84.85.04.73.63.92.22.11.72.73.23.441.1761939
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 25 mm 1.52.02.02.01.51.60.80.90.50.91.21.116.0761939
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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)              82007
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Mean number of clear days 8.16.18.29.310.010.913.414.713.810.38.38.0121.1541957
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Mean number of cloudy days 11.511.011.08.910.09.17.26.26.29.111.011.1112.3541957
2010
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Mean daily evaporation (mm)               
 
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
9 am conditions  
Mean 9am temperature (°C) 22.722.621.919.817.014.814.015.017.319.420.522.018.9721939
2010
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Mean 9am wet-bulb temperature (°C) 20.620.819.717.214.212.010.811.614.016.317.919.516.2681939
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Mean 9am dew-point temperature (°C) 19.319.518.215.411.69.16.97.910.813.915.917.913.9501957
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Mean 9am relative humidity (%) 81848177737165656872767974671939
2010
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Mean 9am cloud cover (oktas) 4.44.64.23.73.63.63.12.82.93.74.14.13.7721939
2010
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Mean 9am wind speed (km/h) 17.816.816.817.319.822.222.219.318.218.418.517.618.7531957
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) 25.225.324.522.319.817.717.218.219.720.922.524.021.4711939
2010
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Mean 3pm wet-bulb temperature (°C) 22.122.321.319.016.414.413.414.015.917.619.220.918.0681939
2010
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Mean 3pm dew-point temperature (°C) 20.420.719.416.813.711.39.410.112.715.117.119.115.5501957
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Mean 3pm relative humidity (%) 75777572706863626771737571671939
2010
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Mean 3pm cloud cover (oktas) 4.34.64.34.04.03.93.43.13.33.84.24.33.9721939
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Mean 3pm wind speed (km/h) 22.421.020.819.218.218.719.120.824.025.124.023.121.4531957
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 IDCJCM0037 Prepared at Thu 18 Dec 2014 08:19:41 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_059030_All.shtml
  • Summary statistics and locational map for this site:
       http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_059030.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/IDCJCM0037_059030.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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