Townsville - Recent August Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the August weather in Townsville, Queensland Australia was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives August data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each August. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Townsville had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Townsville Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

August temperature averages by year in Townsville
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
81 59 2020 27 15
81 58 2019 27 14
80 58 2018 27 14
81 60 2017 27 16
79 61 2016 26 16
80 58 2015 27 15
79 59 2014 26 15
81 57 2013 27 14
78 57 2012 26 14
80 57 2011 27 14
80 63 2010 26 17
Number of days in August when the temperature in Townsville dropped to 0 or below, or rose to at least 21 or 32 degrees Celsius
0 °C
32 °F
Year 21 °C
70 °F
32 °C
90 °F
0 2020 31 1
0 2019 31 0
0 2018 30 0
0 2017 31 0
0 2016 31 0
0 2015 31 0
0 2014 31 0
0 2013 31 1
0 2012 31 0
0 2011 31 0
0 2010 31 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Townsville during August in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.254 millimeters (0.01 inches) or more.

Total rainfall for August in Townsville
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
1 2020 0.0 1
1 2019 0.0 1
0 2018 0.0 0
1 2017 0.2 4
3 2016 0.8 21
1 2015 0.1 3
2 2014 2.0 50
0 2013 0.0 0
1 2012 0.1 2
0 2011 0.0 0
4 2010 2.1 54
Reference

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology. Climate Data Online.

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

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