Cape Willoughby Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
21.8 21.8 20.8 19.2 17.0 14.9 14.2 14.5 15.9 17.7 19.3 20.7 18.1
Mean Min (°C)
15.9 16.3 15.6 14.2 12.6 10.8 9.8 9.7 10.5 11.5 13.1 14.5 12.9
Mean Rain (mm)
18.3 17.9 21.3 38.9 61.4 76.2 82.1 74.4 55.9 41.6 28.3 22.8 542.5
Median Rain (mm)
9.4 7.6 15.3 34.9 57.9 71.2 74.0 71.5 53.4 35.2 24.0 18.5 519.0
Mean Rain Days
4.7 4.6 6.6 10.2 14.6 16.6 18.5 17.9 14.4 11.5 8.2 6.7 134.7

Cape Willoughby Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
42.2 39.3 38.5 32.7 26.0 23.1 21.2 22.1 27.5 33.7 39.0 41.0 42.2
Low Max (°C)
14.6 16.0 14.7 13.5 11.0 10.3 9.3 10.0 10.6 11.0 12.6 14.1 9.3
High Min (°C)
27.3 26.0 24.6 21.7 19.5 16.4 15.2 15.4 20.0 20.2 22.3 23.3 27.3
Low Min (°C)
6.1 9.2 7.2 5.2 4.8 -1.5 3.6 0.9 2.0 3.4 5.7 7.0 -1.5
High Rain (mm)
125.7 172.7 66.0 74.7 59.2 96.5 46.2 40.4 84.0 50.4 101.6 59.4 172.7

Cape Willoughby Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
24.1 24.9 23.8 21.3 18.5 16.3 15.3 15.8 18.4 20.4 23.4 24.1 19.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
18.9 19.5 18.7 17.0 15.5 13.5 13.1 13.1 13.5 15.0 16.9 18.2 17.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
17.6 18.0 17.7 15.8 14.1 12.2 10.8 11.4 12.4 13.2 16.0 16.2 13.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
13.7 14.6 14.1 12.4 10.6 9.2 8.5 8.1 8.6 9.5 11.2 12.2 11.8
High Rain (mm)
214.9 188.7 110.9 134.3 147.8 260.2 241.6 154.6 119.5 122.3 138.9 85.0 892.9
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 9.4 14.2 28.6 7.6 9.4 2.2 0.8 0.0 332.8

Cape Willoughby Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

Cape Willoughby annual climate

Cape Willoughby Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≥ 35°C
0.8 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 2.1
≥ 30°C
2.9 2.2 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.9 2.0 9.5
≤ 2°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 0.1
≤ 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 Willoughby 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
26.6 27.2 25.0 22.4 19.3 16.4 15.6 16.4 18.9 22.1 24.5 25.4 22.0
Low Max
18.0 18.1 17.5 16.2 14.7 13.2 12.6 12.5 13.0 14.0 15.4 16.7 14.0
High Min
17.7 18.2 17.7 16.3 14.6 12.4 11.5 11.5 12.4 13.5 15.0 16.4 16.0
Low Min
13.9 14.4 13.6 12.0 10.6 9.0 8.0 7.7 8.2 9.2 11.0 12.2 9.4

Cape Willoughby Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
56 57 54 55 56 55 56 55 54 57 56 56 56.0
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Maxima
56 57 55 56 56 55 56 56 55 57 56 57 56.0
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967 1967 1967 1967
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Rainfall
136 136 136 136 135 133 132 133 136 138 137 139 134.0
Earliest Entry
1882 1882 1881 1881 1881 1881 1882 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024

Station Details

CAPE WILLOUGHBY
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
35.8426°S 138.1327°E 55m AMSL
Commenced 1881

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