Townsville - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Townsville, Queensland Australia. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Townsville rose above 39 °C? What was the highest temperature in Townsville five decades ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Townsville and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records were observed at Townsville Airport and go back to 1941. The highest temperature measured during that time was 41 degrees Celsius (105 Fahrenheit) on February 21, 2019 and December 21, 1995.

Highest Townsville temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
102 February 14, 2020   39
105 February 21, 2019 41
101 November 29, 2018 38
99 February 14, 2017 37
101 January 06, 2016 38
98 February 03, 2015 37
97 December 13, 2014 36
101 January 27, 2013 38
94 February 07, 2012 34
96 December 13, 2011 36
94 March 06, 2010 34
Highest temperature recorded at Townsville each year
Max °F Date Max °C
97 October 04, 2009 36
98 January 20, 2008 37
95 October 13, 2007 35
98 November 16, 2006 37
99 February 11, 2005 37
99 January 08, 2004 37
98 November 24, 2003 37
101 February 10, 2002 38
98 December 27, 2001 37
95 November 03, 2000 35
98 February 18, 1999 37
96 December 28, 1998 36
93 March 07, 1997 34
99 January 11, 1996 37
105 December 21, 1995 41
104 January 09, 1994 40
100 March 15, 1993 38
102 November 30, 1992 39
98 December 06, 1991 + 37
103 February 02, 1990 39
94 December 28, 1989 34
96 April 02, 1988 36
96 November 26, 1987 36
97 November 13, 1986 36
101 January 01, 1985 38
103 December 31, 1984 39
103 December 04, 1983 39
100 December 11, 1982 38
99 March 02, 1981 37
98 January 13, 1980 37
94 March 01, 1979 34
96 December 29, 1978 36
104 December 28, 1977 40
97 October 29, 1976 36
93 January 18, 1975 34
99 March 13, 1974 37
97 November 29, 1973 36
99 January 20, 1972 37
104 January 20, 1971 40
96 March 07, 1970 36
103 February 12, 1969 39
95 November 27, 1968 35
101 January 29, 1967 38
96 February 19, 1966 36
97 November 11, 1965 36
103 December 16, 1964 39
101 January 06, 1963 38
96 October 22, 1962 36
92 February 02, 1961 33
97 December 05, 1960 36
97 February 17, 1959 36
103 January 22, 1958 39
93 February 19, 1957 34
98 February 18, 1956 37
97 December 31, 1955 36
96 January 04, 1954 36
95 November 02, 1953 35
99 December 12, 1952 37
97 December 21, 1951 36
95 February 27, 1950 35
95 November 04, 1949 35
100 November 01, 1948 38
98 November 05, 1947 37
98 March 25, 1946 37
95 September 25, 1945 35
95 January 05, 1944 + 35
97 December 08, 1943 36
98 February 21, 1942 37
94 January 25, 1941 34
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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