Townsville Weather Records

Townsville, Queensland weather averages and records from 1750–2024 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Townsville, Queensland was 40.8 °C which occurred on December 21, 1995.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Townsville, Queensland was 1.1 °C which occurred on August 9, 1941.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Townsville Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°C) Record (°C) Average (cm)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧
January 31.9 24.7 39.8 18.7 25.3
February 31.7 24.7 40.7 17.9 33.2
March 31.3 23.5 37.6 16.7 15.7
April 30.2 21.1 35.8 10.9 5.4
May 28.2 18.0 32.2 6.2 2.6
June 26.2 15.3 32.2 4.4 1.8
July 25.7 14.0 31.6 3.5 1.4
August 26.5 14.8 33.3 1.1 2.0
September 28.4 17.9 36.5 7.7 1.0
October 29.8 21.1 37.1 8.2 2.4
November 31.0 23.1 39.0 14.1 6.1
December 31.9 24.5 40.8 17.9 12.3
Entire year 29.4 20.2 40.8 1.1 109.1
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1750–2024
Highest daily low 30.6 °C February 13, 1969
Lowest daily high 15.9 °C July 5, 2022
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
22.3 °C August 15, 1941
Greatest difference in daily high
over two conscutive days
9.9 °C Sep 21–22, 2021
Most daily precipitation 54.9 cm January 11, 1998
Most monthly precipitation 114.2 cm January 1953
Most yearly precipitation 240.0 cm 2000
Most yearly days with precipitation 149 2010
Most days in a year ≥ 20 °C 366 1992
Most days in a year ≥ 25 °C 362 1973
Most days in a year ≥ 30 °C 219 2016
Most days in a year ≥ 35 °C 18 2022
Most days in a year ≥ 40 °C 2 2019
Townsville Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 27 days Dec 23, 1990 – Jan 18, 1991
Without precipitation 113 days Jul 8 – Oct 28, 1991
High temperature ≥ 20 °C 2547 days Jun 16, 2000 – Jun 6, 2007
High temperature ≥ 25 °C 332 days Sep 21, 1972 – Aug 18, 1973
High temperature ≥ 30 °C 114 days Oct 21, 2003 – Feb 11, 2004
High temperature ≥ 35 °C 9 days Mar 2–10, 2022
Plant Hardiness Zone
11A
Townsville is in plant hardiness zone 11A
based on average yearly minimum temperature from 1991–2020
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1750–2024 Townsville Aero location