Queensland in June 2015: Rainfall over central and southern parts brings some relief

Well above average rainfall was recorded in parts of southern, central and northern Queensland during June. Both maximum and minimum temperatures were above average across the State, with particularly warm nights, the statewide June mean minimum temperature ranks as third-warmest on record.

  • Record daily rainfall across central and southern parts mid-month
  • Above average falls along the north tropical coast
  • Record high overnight temperatures at some locations
  • Third-warmest June nights on record
  • Daytime temperatures above average across the State

Winter commenced with some wetter than usual conditions across some parts of the State. The statewide monthly rainfall was above normal, the first time since January 2015. On the 16th and 17th, a rainband with embedded thunderstorms spread east with a trough through central and southern districts. The heaviest rain fell over areas south of Longreach and between Windorah and Goondiwindi, shifting south of Emerald and between Mitchell and the Great Dividing Range on the 17th. Numerous locations recorded their wettest June day on record. It was wetter than usual in the northwest, parts of the Cape York Peninsula, and on the north tropical coast with Cairns Airport  among sites which recorded their wettest June on record

Queensland has recorded its warmest first half of a year on record. Temperatures were above average for June, with the statewide mean and minimum temperature the third-warmest on record. Some locations recorded their highest June mean daily minimum temperature on record. The statewide maximum temperature was also above average. Despite the warmer conditions overall, some particularly cool  nights were experienced at the start of the month  in the central west and southern districts. Roma plummeted to -4.5 C on the 4th, its lowest overnight June temperature on record at this site. 

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Extremes in June 2015
Hottest day 35.2 C at Normanton Airport on the 1st
Warmest days on average 32.5 C at Kowanyama Airport
Coolest days on average 15.1 C at Applethorpe
Coldest day 11.3 C at Applethorpe on the 5th
Coldest night -4.9 C at Injune Post Office on the 3rd
Coolest nights on average 4.2 C at Stanthorpe Leslie Parade
Warmest nights on average 24.6 C at Coconut Island
Warmest night 25.8 C at Coconut Island on the 19th
Warmest on average overall 27.8 C at Coconut Island
Coolest on average overall 9.7 C at Applethorpe
Wettest overall617.2 mm at Tree House Creek
Wettest day 127.0 mm at Tree House Creek on the 30th
Strongest wind gust 85 km/h at Double Island Point Lighthouse on the 12th and at Hamilton Island Airport on the 12th and 27th

Maps
ObservedAnomalyDecile rank
Total
rainfall
Map of Rainfall totals Map of Percentage of normal rainfall Map of Rainfall deciles
Mean
daily
maximum
temperatures
Map of Mean maximum temperature Map of Anomaly in mean maximum temperature Map of Decile rank of mean maximum temperature
Mean
daily
minimum
temperatures
Map of Mean minimum temperature Map of Anomaly in mean minimum temperature Map of Decile rank of mean minimum temperature

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Record highest June daily rainfall
New record
(mm)
Old
record
Years of
record
Lockhart River Airport 96.6 on the 1st 86.0 on the 28th in 1987 59
Wallen 47.6 on the 16th 42.6 on the 1st in 2009 41
Greenhaven 95.0 on the 30th 87.8 on the 6th in 1990 35
Roma Airport 53.2 on the 17th 40.0 on the 5th in 1989 30
Ripple Downs 38.8 on the 17th 32.2 on the 30th in 2005 28
Batavia Downs Station 45.0 on the 1st 32.6 on the 6th in 1990 27
Southwood 55.0 on the 17th 35.0 on the 26th in 2003 21



Record highest June total rainfall
New record
(mm)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
June
Whyanbeel Valley 278.0 228.4 in 1947 77 78.0
Cairns Aero 179.6 144.2 in 1987 73 47.5
Kareeya 333.0 270.9 in 1957 53 92.8
Mt Sophia 391.0 319.0 in 1986 47 108.5
Greenhaven 388.4 307.2 in 1987 34 133.9
Daintree Village 185.0 160.0 in 1979 33 64.7

Highest June total rainfall for at least 20 years
Observed
(mm)
Most recent
higher
Years since
higher
Average for
June
Meringa Sugar Exp Stn 175.0 175.4 in 1936* 78 45.2
Mulgrave Mill 163.5 173.0 in 1921* 56 53.4
Cardwell Range 175.0 217.5 in 1969 46 75.5
Boothulla 60.0 64.8 in 1923* 39 27.4
Herberton Mowbray Rd 86.0 102.4 in 1967* 33 33.7
Low Isles Lighthouse 143.4 168.0 in 1986 29 63.4
Innisfail 481.7 527.4 in 1987 28 188.4
South Johnstone Exp Stn 425.4 463.1 in 1987 28 155.5
Tully Sugar Mill 469.2 584.2 in 1987 28 198.3
Lockhart River Airport 159.2 192.8 in 1990 25 60.4
White Cliff Point 87.2 95.8 in 1990 25 26.9
Port Douglas - Warner St 119.8 141.2 in 1990* 20 48.0

* note: there are gaps in the historical record at this site, so it is possible a higher value has gone unreported.




Record highest June mean daily maximum temperature
New record
(C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
June
Lady Elliot Island 23.5 = 23.5 in 2003 74 21.8
Kowanyama Airport 32.5 32.3 in 1987 48 30.7



Record highest June daily minimum temperature
New record
(C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
June
Barcaldine Post Office 20.0 on the 1st 19.1 on the 8th in 2002 53 9.0
Longreach Aero 20.0 on the 1st 18.5 on the 5th in 2007 50 8.1
Yeppoon The Esplanade 20.4 on the 17th = 20.4 on the 7th in 2002 21 13.4



Record lowest June temperature
New record
(C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
June
Roma Airport -4.5 on the 4th -3.8 on the 30th in 1997 23 5.2



Record highest June mean daily minimum temperature
New record
(C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
June
Innisfail 19.5 = 19.5 in 1973 107 16.2
Rockhampton Aero 14.0 13.8 in 1987 75 11.0
Mackay M.O 17.0 16.5 in 2001 55 14.1
Longreach Aero 12.0 11.4 in 2005 49 8.1
Kowanyama Airport 18.8 18.6 in 1998 46 16.2
Ingham Composite 17.7 = 17.7 in 2005 44 14.8
Mackay Aero 15.9 14.8 in 2014 29 12.7
Proserpine Airport 15.7 15.5 in 2005 25 12.7
Charters Towers Airport 15.0 14.9 in 2005 22 12.6
Cloncurry Airport 15.2 14.5 in 2008 22 11.4
Emerald Airport 12.3 12.1 in 2005 22 10.1
Gladstone Airport 15.0 14.6 in 2005 21 13.2
Yeppoon The Esplanade 15.4 15.1 in 2001 20 13.4

Highest June mean daily minimum temperature for at least 20 years
Observed
(C)
Most recent
higher
Years since
higher
Average for
June
Barcaldine Post Office 12.4 12.6 in 1921* 88 9.0
Isisford Post Office 11.5 =11.5 in 1927* 86 7.8
Cardwell Marine Pde 19.0 19.1 in 1973* 41 15.0
Monto Township 9.3 10.4 in 1967* 37 6.8
Gympie 10.1 11.5 in 1987* 27 8.0

* note: there are gaps in the historical record at this site, so it is possible a higher value has gone unreported.




Record highest June mean temperature
New record
(C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
June
Ayr DPI Research Stn 21.5 = 21.5 in 2005 58 19.1
Mackay M.O 20.0 19.5 in 2014 55 18.0
Kowanyama Airport 25.7 25.2 in 2005 46 23.4
Monto Township 16.0 15.8 in 2008 42 14.0
Mackay Aero 20.1 19.3 in 2014 29 17.9
Proserpine Airport 20.6 20.3 in 2001 25 18.6
Charters Towers Airport 20.5 = 20.5 in 2005 22 18.8
Cloncurry Airport 21.0 = 21.0 in 2001 22 18.8
Gladstone Airport 19.6 19.5 in 2003 21 18.3
Yeppoon The Esplanade 19.0 18.9 in 2014 20 17.6

Highest June mean temperature for at least 20 years
Observed
(C)
Most recent
higher
Years since
higher
Average for
June
Isisford Post Office 18.3 18.7 in 1927* 86 15.4
Maryborough 17.8 18.7 in 1942* 72 16.4

* note: there are gaps in the historical record at this site, so it is possible a higher value has gone unreported.




Summary statistics for June 2015
Maximum temperatures
(C)
Minimum temperatures
(C)
Rainfall
(millimetres)
Mean for
June
2015
Diff
from
average
Highest for
June
2015
Mean for
June
2015
Diff
from
average
Lowest for
June
2015
Total for
June
2015
Average
for
June
Rank of
June
2015
Fraction of
June
average
North Peninsula (district 27)
Coconut Island 31.1 +1.0 32.1 4th 24.6 -0.1 21.9 30th 20.8 29.4 average 71%
Coen Airport 29.8 +0.2 32.3 18th 18.7 +0.6 13.3 29th 8.0 4.4 high 182%
Horn Island 29.2 -0.1 29.9 18th 24.2 +0.3 20.0 29th 11.0 15.6 average 71%
Scherger RAAF 31.5   32.8 19th 19.9   15.7 29th 2.6 6.0 average 43%
Weipa Aero 31.6 +0.5 33.2 21st 20.2 +0.3 15.8 29th 1.4 3.8 average 37%
South Peninsula (district 28)
Lockhart River Airport 27.8 +0.4 28.6 21st 21.7 +1.5 16.8 29th 159.2 60.4 v high 264%
Palmerville 31.2 +1.3 34.1 18th 16.7 +1.6 11.3 26th 3.0 11.9 average 25%
Lower Carpentaria (district 29)
Burketown Airport 30.6 +1.7 34.5 1st 17.9 +3.0 13.5 8th 0.4 3.9 high 10%
Century Mine 29.7 +1.7 33.1 16th 16.1 +2.8 10.6 26th 13.4 5.4 high 248%
Cloncurry Airport 26.7 +0.5 30.4 15th 15.2 +3.8 9.6 4th 18.8 7.0 high 269%
Julia Creek Airport 28.0 +1.1 31.2 15th 13.2 +3.7 7.7 7th 26.2 19.3 high 136%
Kowanyama Airport 32.5 +1.8 34.4 17th 18.8 +2.6 12.7 26th 0.2 4.1 average 5%
Lake Julius AWS 26.7   31.0 16th 16.1   10.2 4th 43.4
Mornington Island Airport 27.9   31.0 16th 19.6   14.9 8th 0.2
Mount Isa Aero 26.0 +1.2 30.0 15th 12.8 +2.9 4.9 22nd 6.4 5.8 high 110%
Normanton Airport 31.5 +1.9 35.2 1st 19.4 +3.0 14.2 27th 0 4.6 v low 0%
Sweers Island 27.1 +1.3 32.0 1st 20.6 +2.2 16.4 8th 1.0 5.7 high 18%
Upper Carpentaria (district 30)
Georgetown Airport 29.7 +1.3 32.5 18th 17.7 +4.3 9.8 7th 0.4 8.6 average 5%
Hughenden Airport 27.0 +1.2 31.3 1st 13.5 +3.1 6.3 26th 0.8 18.7 average 4%
Richmond Airport 27.7 +1.2 31.9 15th 13.1 +3.1 5.5 20th 4.2 16.3 average 26%
Richmond Post Office 27.5 +1.3 31.9 15th 13.4 +3.6 6.4 20th 15.8 15.2 high 104%
Barron North Coast (district 31)
Cairns Aero 26.8 +0.8 29.1 2nd 20.1 +2.2 14.6 6th 179.6 47.5 highest 378%
Cairns Racecourse 26.4   28.8 2nd 19.6   11.9 6th 248.6
Cape Flattery 27.3 +0.4 28.4 3rd 22.4 +1.0 19.2 28th 79.0 43.6 high 181%
Cooktown Airport 26.9 +0.3 28.5 2nd 20.8 +1.4 13.0 28th 105.6 38.5 v high 274%
Low Isles Lighthouse 26.0 +0.1 27.9 3rd 22.0 +0.8 19.7 29th 143.4 63.4 v high 226%
Mareeba Airport 25.5 +0.2 28.0 19th 16.6 +1.4 10.6 6th 12.4 11.8 average 105%
Herbert North Coast (district 32)
Cardwell Marine Pde 25.3 0.0 27.4 2nd 19.0 +4.0 12.0 6th 72.2 46.9 high 154%
Ingham Composite 25.8 +0.6 28.4 17th 17.7 +2.9 11.0 29th 73.6 46.3 high 159%
Innisfail 25.3 +0.8 27.9 17th 19.5 +3.3 14.1 6th 481.7 188.4 v high 256%
Lucinda Point 24.0 +0.1 25.6 17th 20.4 +1.5 17.3 6th 64.6 35.1 v high 184%
South Johnstone Exp Stn 25.0 +0.6 27.8 17th 19.1 +3.2 12.4 6th 425.4 155.5 v high 274%
Townsville Aero 27.1 +1.5 28.7 2nd 17.6 +3.0 11.1 6th 15.2 20.7 average 73%
East Central Coast (district 33)
Alva Beach 25.7 +1.0 27.1 2nd 17.2 +1.9 12.3 26th 26.2 21.7 average 121%
Ayr DPI Research Stn 27.0 +1.6 28.9 4th 15.9 +3.0 10.9 6th 5.4 24.1 average 22%
Bowen Airport 25.8 +0.9 27.8 18th 17.4 +2.5 10.6 6th 26.8 23.3 high 115%
Bowen Airport AWS 25.9   28.5 17th 17.1   10.6 6th 22.4
Collinsville Post Office 26.5 +1.4 30.0 17th 13.6 +3.2 6.0 7th 8.4 26.4 average 32%
Hamilton Island Airport 22.9 +0.7 24.8 17th 19.1 +0.4 16.8 21st 117.4 62.5 high 188%
Mackay Aero 24.3 +1.2 27.1 1st 15.9 +3.2 8.5 7th 84.6 61.3 high 138%
Mackay M.O 23.0 +1.1 27.8 17th 17.0 +2.9 11.9 7th 105.8 62.0 high 171%
Proserpine Airport 25.5 +1.0 29.2 17th 15.7 +3.0 7.0 6th 62.4 38.3 high 163%
Samuel Hill Aero 23.2 +0.6 26.3 1st 14.7 +3.1 7.0 21st 112.0 103.2 average 109%
St Lawrence 25.6 +1.7 28.1 10th 14.5 +2.3 5.8 3rd 28.2 37.8 average 75%
Williamson 24.8 +1.0 27.8 1st 14.0 +2.5 4.2 3rd 33.0 39.6 average 83%
Woolshed 23.1 +1.4 26.4 4th 14.3 +2.7 4.6 6th 27.0 32.6 average 83%
Yeppoon The Esplanade 22.5 +0.6 26.1 5th 15.4 +2.0 8.2 3rd 37.0 54.6 average 68%
West Central Coast (district 34)
Charters Towers Airport 25.9 +1.0 29.0 2nd 15.0 +2.4 9.8 6th 7.8 20.5 average 38%
Moranbah Airport 25.8   30.9 1st 12.2   3.0 5th 2.2
Central Highlands (district 35)
Blackwater Airport 24.6   28.2 1st 12.1   2.3 3rd 10.0
Clermont Airport 24.5   29.5 1st 10.0   0.5 4th 3.4
Emerald Airport 24.2 +1.0 27.6 1st 12.3 +2.2 6.9 4th 12.4 28.4 average 44%
Lochington 23.7   26.3 10th 9.5   0.7 3rd 40.6
Rolleston Airport 23.3   26.8 10th 9.6   -0.5 3rd 22.4
Springsure Comet St 22.8 +0.6 25.9 10th 10.6 +3.4 4.3 3rd 46.0 37.9 high 121%
Tambo Post Office 23.0 +1.4 26.2 13th 7.9 +3.0 -1.8 3rd 32.5 28.4 average 114%
Taroom Post Office 22.7 +1.2 27.0 10th 8.7 +2.3 -1.9 3rd 21.5 36.6 average 59%
Central Lowlands (district 36)
Barcaldine Post Office 24.2 +1.3 27.7 16th 12.4 +3.4 5.8 3rd 45.4 24.4 high 186%
Blackall Airport 23.7 +1.1 27.2 15th 10.9 +3.1 2.5 5th 17.4 27.1 average 64%
Isisford Post Office 24.8 +1.9 28.9 15th 11.5 +3.7 3.9 4th 19.4 20.6 average 94%
Longreach Aero 25.0 +1.2 29.7 15th 12.0 +3.9 3.6 4th 18.2 16.7 average 109%
Upper Western (district 37)
Camooweal Township 27.1 +1.2 30.3 16th 12.2 +2.4 5.6 21st 3.8 9.7 average 39%
Carters Bore 25.0   28.4 23rd 14.6   8.9 25th 7.4
New May Downs 25.6   29.7 15th 13.9   9.3 25th 6.0
The Monument Airport 25.1 +1.2 29.6 15th 11.0 +2.9 4.6 3rd 5.2 8.9 high 58%
Trepell Airport 25.4 +1.0 30.4 15th 11.7 +2.7 5.0 21st 5.0 9.9 high 51%
Urandangi Aerodrome 25.8   29.7 9th 10.0   2.2 22nd 6.4
Winton Airport 26.2 +1.5 31.5 15th 12.8 +3.4 5.5 22nd 4.4 21.3 average 21%
Lower Western (district 38)
Bedourie Police Station 24.3 +1.6 28.4 8th 10.2 +2.1 4.5 21st 1.6 9.3 average 17%
Birdsville Airport 22.3 +1.1 26.9 13th 9.8 +2.2 4.4 3rd 33.6 12.6 high 267%
Boulia Airport 25.4 +2.1 29.9 23rd 12.5 +3.6 7.0 22nd 1.2 10.2 average 12%
Port Curtis South Coast (district 39)
Bundaberg Aero 23.6 +1.0 25.6 17th 13.2 +1.6 8.3 20th 23.4 50.4 average 46%
Gayndah Airport 23.0 +0.4 25.7 10th 10.0 +1.3 2.1 5th 49.0 37.0 average 132%
Gladstone Airport 24.2 +0.9 25.9 5th 15.0 +1.8 9.0 3rd 47.0 39.7 average 118%
Gladstone Radar 24.0 +0.7 26.8 5th 15.6 +1.3 11.5 3rd 49.6 37.5 high 132%
Lady Elliot Island 23.5 +1.7 25.8 17th 18.9 +1.4 15.3 6th 76.6 92.1 average 83%
Monto Township 22.5 +1.3 24.7 11th 9.3 +2.5 0.4 3rd 30.8 37.7 average 82%
Rockhampton Aero 24.7 +1.2 27.1 1st 14.0 +3.0 6.7 3rd 42.6 37.7 average 113%
Rundle Island 21.6 +0.3 24.5 5th 17.6 +0.7 15.1 6th
Sandy Cape Lighthouse 23.6 +1.8 27.2 3rd 16.6 +1.4 12.2 4th 66.7 109.0 average 61%
Seventeen Seventy 22.3 +0.4 25.0 5th 15.4 +0.8 10.4 6th 38.9 64.0 average 61%
Thangool Airport 23.8 +0.5 26.3 11th 8.2 +1.2 -0.1 3rd 30.6 32.2 average 95%
Moreton South Coast (district 40)
Amberley AMO 21.6 0.0 24.7 10th 7.9 +0.9 -0.2 5th 19.2 45.4 average 42%
Archerfield Airport 21.6 +0.2 24.5 10th 10.5 +1.2 4.7 5th 27.6 65.2 average 42%
Beaudesert Drumley Street 21.4   24.9 10th 8.3   -0.3 5th 14.4
Beerburrum Forest Station 21.4 -0.2 23.7 10th 11.7 +0.9 5.3 3rd 62.2 75.2 average 83%
Brisbane 21.6 -0.3 24.5 8th 12.5 +0.8 7.0 3rd 34.6 56.1 average 62%
Brisbane Aero 21.2 0.0 24.4 9th 11.7 +1.1 5.6 3rd 52.8 65.6 average 80%
Cape Moreton Lighthouse 20.6 +1.0 22.5 9th 15.3 +1.1 11.4 6th 79.8 135.9 average 59%
Coolangatta 21.0 0.0 25.0 9th 12.4 +1.1 4.0 5th 113.0 129.9 average 87%
Double Island Point Lighthouse 20.9 +0.8 25.2 16th 16.1 +1.1 11.9 6th 39.2 117.5 low 33%
Gold Coast Seaway 21.4 +0.1 24.7 9th 14.0 +0.9 9.3 2nd 88.8 111.7 average 79%
Gympie 22.0 0.0 23.9 9th 10.1 +2.1 3.8 20th 34.4 60.5 average 57%
Hervey Bay Airport 23.1 +1.2 25.2 1st 13.5 +1.7 6.8 6th 52.4 82.8 average 63%
Kingaroy Airport 19.9 +0.2 22.9 16th 7.4 +1.7 -3.2 5th 17.2 44.6 average 39%
Logan City Water Treatment Plant 21.3 -0.3 24.8 9th 11.2 +1.2 3.9 5th 53.7 69.8 average 77%
Maleny Tamarind St 18.8 -0.2 21.0 18th 11.6 +1.4 6.6 2nd 88.3 107.0 average 83%
Maryborough 23.3 +0.9 25.1 16th 12.2 +1.9 4.6 6th 52.8 67.1 average 79%
Nambour Daff - Hillside 21.5   23.9 9th 12.6   5.6 3rd 77.8
Rainbow Beach 22.1 +0.5 24.2 16th       100.8 113.9 average 88%
Redcliffe 20.9 0.0 23.1 9th 13.1 +0.8 7.5 3rd 38.6 78.2 average 49%
Sunshine Coast Airport 22.0 +0.7 24.4 18th 12.6 +1.3 5.4 3rd 78.2 117.2 average 67%
Tewantin RSL Park 21.6 +0.1 23.9 18th 13.5 +1.0 7.8 6th 109.6 122.2 average 90%
University of Queensland Gatton 21.5 +0.4 24.4 10th 8.4 +0.8 1.5 4th 13.8 42.0 average 33%
East Darling Downs (district 41)
Applethorpe 15.1 +0.5 19.0 28th 4.3 +1.1 -3.8 2nd 30.4 38.9 average 78%
Dalby Airport 20.4 +0.4 23.3 8th 6.5 +1.0 -1.8 3rd 9.8 32.8 average 30%
Goondiwindi Airport 20.2 +0.4 23.4 8th 7.2 +1.3 -0.6 4th 54.4 33.2 high 164%
Oakey Aero 19.4 +0.4 22.7 10th 5.7 +1.5 -3.2 5th 6.4 29.9 low 21%
Stanthorpe Leslie Parade 15.7 +0.2 18.9 28th 4.2 +1.6 -3.9 5th 35.2 47.0 average 75%
Texas Post Office 20.1 +0.7 23.7 13th 6.7 +2.1 -0.7 2nd 25.4 41.0 average 62%
Toowoomba Airport 17.0 +0.2 20.2 9th 8.0 +0.5 1.4 2nd 18.0 34.7 average 52%
Warwick 18.1 -0.3 21.5 30th 5.4 +0.6 -4.0 4th 17.4 34.8 low 50%
West Darling Downs (district 42)
Miles Constance Street 21.3 +1.0 24.9 14th 7.1 +1.2 -3.1 3rd 18.0 39.0 average 46%
Maranoa (district 43)
Injune Post Office 21.2 +0.9 24.8 15th 6.6 +2.1 -4.9 3rd 22.2 30.0 average 74%
Mitchell Post Office 21.3 +1.6 25.6 15th 7.0 +2.8 -3.5 3rd 93.8 34.1 v high 275%
Roma Airport 21.6 +1.3 25.3 8th 7.1 +1.9 -4.5 4th 63.8 29.6 v high 216%
St George Airport 20.2 +0.4 23.7 14th 7.8 +1.4 -1.3 4th 51.6 33.8 high 153%
Surat 21.0 +0.8 24.4 9th 8.0 +2.4 -3.8 4th 60.8 36.7 high 166%
Warrego (district 44)
Bollon Mary St 20.3 +0.8 24.7 9th 8.5 +2.8 -0.5 4th 78.5 30.1 v high 261%
Charleville Aero 21.0 +1.1 25.0 9th 8.8 +3.2 -1.1 4th 42.2 24.6 high 172%
Cunnamulla Post Office 20.0 +0.7 25.3 9th 8.9 +2.1 2.2 4th 45.8 25.8 high 178%
Far Southwest (district 45)
Ballera Gas Field 21.5 +1.2 26.7 8th 9.7 +1.7 5.6 22nd 13.4 15.2 average 88%
Thargomindah Airport 21.2 +1.2 25.7 14th 9.6 +2.0 3.0 4th 4.0 15.3 low 26%
Offshore Islands (district 200)
Middle Percy Island 21.9 +1.0 24.6 17th 18.0 +1.1 15.9 21st 76.8 80.1 average 96%
Willis Island 27.3 +0.8 28.6 17th 23.1 +0.4 20.8 28th 38.4 55.5 average 69%

Notes

The Monthly climate summary lists the main features of the weather in Queensland using the most timely and accurate information available on the date of publication; it will generally not be updated. Later information, including data that has had greater opportunity for quality control, will be presented in the Monthly Weather Review.

A climate summary is generally published on the first working day of each month.

This statement has been prepared based on information available at 10 am on Wednesday 1 July 2015. Some checks have been made on the data, but it is possible that results will change as new information becomes available.

Averages for individual sites are long-term means based on observations from all available years of record, which vary widely from site to site. They are not shown for sites with less than 10 years of record, as they cannot then be calculated reliably.
The median is sometimes more representative than the mean of long-term average rain.

The Rank indicates how rainfall this time compares with the climate record for the site, based on the decile ranking (very low rainfall is in decile 1, low in decile 2 or 3, average in decile 4 to 7, high in decile 8 or 9 and very high is in decile 10).
The Fraction of average shows how much rain has fallen this time as a percentage of the long-term mean.

The ACORN-SAT dataset is used for temperature area averages.

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