Cardwell is one of the rainiest places in Australia. It experiences exceptionally high rainfall. Daytime temperatures, overnight temperatures, wind speed, humidity levels, numbers of cloudy days and numbers of clear days are above average.
Cardwell has a wet and a dry season. The wet season in Cardwell begins around November and ends around May. Over the course of the wet season, Cardwell receives around 1921.7mm of rain. By comparison, in the dry season from June to October, less than 239.3mm of rain falls in total. At the height of the wet season in February it rains on average 16.3 days in that one month. Indeed, Cardwell has experienced as much as 527.1mm in a single January day and as much as 1836mm in a single month (January).
Temperatures in the wet season average between 27.1 and 31.5OC during the day and 17.5 and 22.8OC overnight. Temperatures in the dry season average between 24.9 and 29.4OC during the day and 13.5 and 18.8OC at night.
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