Townsville Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
31.5 31.2 30.8 29.7 27.7 25.7 25.2 26.1 27.8 29.5 30.8 31.6 28.9
Mean Min (°C)
24.3 24.2 23.1 20.7 17.7 14.7 13.8 14.8 17.4 20.8 22.9 24.2 19.8
Mean Rain (mm)
267.9 301.5 191.5 67.1 34.5 20.5 14.6 15.6 10.1 23.6 58.2 126.1 1130.1
Median Rain (mm)
212.6 227.8 138.2 30.4 15.2 9.4 2.5 4.2 2.3 13.4 32.1 82.2 1070.4
Mean Rain Days
14.5 15.3 12.7 7.9 5.9 4.4 3.2 2.6 2.5 4.8 7.2 9.7 90.7

Townsville Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.3 42.7 37.6 35.8 32.2 32.2 31.6 33.3 36.5 37.1 41.7 42.1 44.3
Low Max (°C)
23.9 24.5 24.3 21.1 16.6 13.9 16.4 15.8 19.0 23.6 24.4 22.9 13.9
High Min (°C)
29.0 30.6 28.9 26.6 25.2 23.0 22.2 23.1 25.1 26.4 27.9 28.8 30.6
Low Min (°C)
18.7 17.9 16.7 10.9 6.2 4.4 3.5 1.1 7.7 8.2 14.1 17.9 1.1
High Rain (mm)
548.8 317.6 366.5 271.6 120.8 93.0 89.8 134.2 64.6 89.4 132.8 206.8 548.8

Townsville Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
34.1 34.3 33.5 31.4 29.8 27.5 27.1 27.5 29.4 31.7 33.5 33.7 30.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.2 28.8 29.0 27.6 26.1 22.9 23.6 24.3 26.1 27.5 28.8 29.2 27.8
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.7 25.9 24.8 22.8 21.3 18.4 18.4 17.4 22.1 23.1 24.5 26.1 21.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
21.7 21.4 20.5 18.1 14.4 10.9 10.1 8.8 13.8 17.9 21.0 21.7 17.7
High Rain (mm)
1141.7 964.0 696.2 546.2 180.8 111.4 173.7 258.2 84.4 252.8 345.2 458.0 2399.8
Low Rain (mm)
8.8 4.2 2.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 397.6

Townsville Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

Townsville annual climate

Townsville Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
≥ 35°C
0.9 0.8 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.6 0.8 3.6
≥ 30°C
25.5 22.2 23.2 13.6 1.6 0.1 0.1 0.5 2.8 10.7 22.1 26.7 148.7
≤ 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 0.0
≤ 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

Townsville 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.2 32.8 32.2 31.1 29.3 27.5 26.7 27.6 29.3 31.1 32.1 33.0 31.8
Low Max
29.5 29.3 29.2 28.1 26.1 23.6 23.3 24.4 26.2 27.9 29.3 29.9 25.6
High Min
26.2 25.6 24.6 22.9 21.0 18.5 17.8 18.7 20.7 23.4 24.9 26.1 24.5
Low Min
22.5 22.5 21.1 18.2 14.1 10.5 9.5 11.0 14.0 17.8 20.9 22.1 14.1

Townsville Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
82 82 82 82 82 81 81 81 81 81 82 82 81.0
Earliest Entry
1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1940 1940 1940 1940
Latest Entry
2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022
Years of Maxima
82 82 82 82 82 81 81 81 81 81 82 82 81.0
Earliest Entry
1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1940 1940 1940 1940
Latest Entry
2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022
Years of Rainfall
82 82 82 82 82 81 81 81 81 81 81 81 81.0
Earliest Entry
1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941 1941
Latest Entry
2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022

Station Details

TOWNSVILLE AERO
Lower Burdekin, Queensland
19.2483°S 146.7661°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 1940

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