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Low Head Climate & Temperature

  • Low Head, Australia is at 41°2'S, 146°46'E, 28 m (92 ft). See map.
  • Low Head has a marine west coast climate that is mild with no dry season, warm summers. Heavy precipitation occurs during mild winters which are dominated by mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Low Head is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 13.3 degrees Celsius (55.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.75 °C (15.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Low Head Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 12.7°C (54.9°F) on average falling to 6.3°C (43.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 15.9°C (60.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 8.9°C (48.1°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 20.8°C (69.4°F) and average low temperatures are 12.9°C (55.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 18.1°C (64.6°F) during the day and lows of 10.7°C (51.3°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 671.2 mm (26.4 inches) which is equivalent to 671.2 Litres/m² (16.46 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Low Head you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Santa Cruz, Flores, Azores where you would find a Humid subtropical climate.

Low Head Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (54) 13 (55) 14 (58) 16 (60) 18 (64) 19 (67) 21 (70) 22 (72) 21 (69) 18 (65) 15 (60) 13 (55) 17 (62)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (48) 10 (49) 11 (52) 12 (54) 14 (57) 16 (60) 17 (63) 18 (64) 17 (62) 15 (58) 12 (54) 10 (50) 13 (56)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 6 (44) 8 (46) 9 (48) 10 (51) 12 (53) 13 (56) 14 (56) 13 (55) 11 (51) 9 (48) 7 (44) 10 (49)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 87 (3) 76 (3) 59 (2) 52 (2) 48 (2) 50 (2) 30 (1) 31 (1) 49 (2) 61 (2) 67 (3) 63 (2) 671 (26)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 32' 10h 34' 11h 55' 13h 19' 14h 29' 15h 04' 14h 45' 13h 46' 12h 28' 11h 04' 9h 52' 9h 16' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 28.5 36.8 48.2 59.4 68.6 72.4 68.8 59.4 48.8 37.2 28.8 25.5 48.6

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