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Rockhampton, Queensland Climate & Temperature

  • Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia is at 23°22'S, 150°28'E, 15 m (50 ft). See map.
  • Rockhampton, Queensland has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Rockhampton, Queensland is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 22.9 degrees Celsius (73.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10 °C (18°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Rockhampton, Queensland Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 23.6°C (74.4°F) on average falling to 10.4°C (50.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 29.2°C (84.5°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 16.8°C (62.3°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 31.7°C (89°F) and average low temperatures are 21.8°C (71.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 28.3°C (82.9°F) during the day and lows of 17.8°C (64.1°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 836.7 mm (32.9 inches) which is equivalent to 836.7 Litres/m² (20.52 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Rockhampton, Queensland you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Sal, Cape Verde where you would find a Tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate.

Rockhampton, Queensland Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 25 (76) 27 (81) 29 (85) 31 (88) 32 (89) 32 (89) 31 (88) 30 (87) 29 (83) 26 (79) 23 (74) 28 (83)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (63) 18 (64) 21 (70) 24 (75) 26 (79) 27 (81) 27 (81) 27 (81) 26 (79) 24 (75) 20 (68) 18 (64) 23 (73)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (49) 11 (52) 14 (56) 17 (63) 20 (67) 21 (70) 22 (72) 22 (72) 21 (69) 18 (65) 15 (58) 11 (51) 17 (62)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 32 (1) 30 (1) 27 (1) 47 (2) 78 (3) 125 (5) 124 (5) 120 (5) 109 (4) 51 (2) 59 (2) 35 (1) 837 (33)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 6 (19) 4 (13) 4 (13) 6 (19) 7 (23) 9 (29) 11 (35) 12 (42) 11 (35) 7 (23) 6 (19) 5 (17) 88 (24)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 50' 11h 19' 11h 59' 12h 41' 13h 15' 13h 32' 13h 23' 12h 54' 12h 16' 11h 34' 11h 00' 10h 42' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 46.1 54.4 65.8 76.7 85.2 89.5 85.7 76.9 66.4 54.8 46.5 43.2 66

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