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Macquarie Island Climate & Temperature

  • Macquarie Island, Australia is at 54°29'S, 158°56'E, 8 m (27 ft). See map.
  • Macquarie Island has a polar tundra climate with no true summer (Köppen-Geiger classification: ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 4.9 degrees Celsius (40.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.7 °C (6.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Macquarie Island Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 905.9 mm (35.7 inches) which is equivalent to 905.9 Litres/m² (22.22 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Macquarie Island you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Belmullet, Ireland where you would find a Marine west coast climate.

Macquarie Island Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 5 (41) 5 (42) 6 (42) 7 (44) 8 (46) 9 (48) 9 (48) 8 (47) 7 (44) 6 (43) 5 (41) 7 (44)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (38) 3 (38) 3 (38) 4 (39) 5 (40) 6 (43) 7 (45) 7 (45) 6 (44) 5 (41) 4 (40) 3 (38) 5 (41)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (35) 2 (35) 2 (35) 2 (35) 3 (37) 4 (40) 5 (42) 6 (42) 5 (41) 4 (38) 3 (37) 2 (35) 3 (38)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 69 (3) 63 (2) 71 (3) 72 (3) 70 (3) 74 (3) 79 (3) 82 (3) 91 (4) 91 (4) 75 (3) 71 (3) 906 (36)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 7h 52' 9h 38' 11h 51' 14h 06' 16h 06' 17h 08' 16h 34' 14h 52' 12h 43' 10h 27' 8h 27' 7h 22' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 15 23.3 34.7 46 55.3 58.9 55.4 46.1 35.4 23.8 15.4 12.1 35.2

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