Visual Comets in the Future (Southern Hemisphere)

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Updated on August 4, 2017
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Please see the "Weekly Information about Bright Comets" and "Comet Catalog in order of Day of Perihelion" for more information.

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Month Evening Midnight Morning
Comet Mag h Comet Mag h Comet Mag h
2017 Aug C/2015 V2 (Johnson)878 C/2017 O186 C/2017 O1859
71P/Clark1088 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)816 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)931
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11338 71P/Clark1047 217P/LINEAR1130
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1333 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1249
213P/Van Ness1383 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1355 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11325

213P/Van Ness1383 C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1343


213P/Van Ness133
2017 Sep C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1058 C/2017 O177 C/2017 O1745
71P/Clark1188 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1011 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1032
96P/Machholz 11239 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1115 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1155
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 71P/Clark1135 217P/LINEAR1130
213P/Van Ness1379 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1113 96P/Machholz 11210
C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1364 96P/Machholz 11211 24P/Schaumasse1311

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11369 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1133

213P/Van Ness1339

C/2015 VL62 (Lemmon- Yeung- PanSTARRS)1346
2017 Oct 96P/Machholz 1820 C/2017 O172 C/2017 O1718
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1146 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1111 96P/Machholz 194
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)122 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1135 24P/Schaumasse109
71P/Clark1278 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1135 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1156
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11370 71P/Clark1225 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1134
213P/Van Ness1371 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11337 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)111

213P/Van Ness1320 62P/Tsuchinshan 11215


217P/LINEAR1235
2017 Nov C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1022 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1053 24P/Schaumasse104
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1138 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1111 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1054
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1233 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1238 62P/Tsuchinshan 11115
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11359 217P/LINEAR1315 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)112
71P/Clark1360 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1222

71P/Clark1314 217P/LINEAR1341

(3200) Phaethon1310 (3200) Phaethon1317
2017 Dec C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1042 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1049 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1035
(3200) Phaethon1021 (3200) Phaethon1014 24P/Schaumasse1014
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1230 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)129 62P/Tsuchinshan 11126
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1339 C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)1338 (3200) Phaethon1116
185P/Petriew132
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)122
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330
C/2015 ER61 (PanSTARRS)135
2018 Jan C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1041 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1031 62P/Tsuchinshan 11245
185P/Petriew115 62P/Tsuchinshan 1125 24P/Schaumasse1225
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1322 C/2015 V2 (Johnson)135
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134

2018 Feb C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1027 62P/Tsuchinshan 11317 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1318
185P/Petriew1114
62P/Tsuchinshan 11353
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)1317
C/2015 V2 (Johnson)132
2018 Mar C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1014
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1243
185P/Petriew1121
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)1313
2018 Apr C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)103 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1113 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1163

66P/du Toit1216 66P/du Toit1270

C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)131 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332


C/2015 O1 (PanSTARRS)134
2018 May P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1327 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1052 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1079

66P/du Toit1110 66P/du Toit1167

48P/Johnson1316 48P/Johnson1370

21P/Giacobini- Zinner133 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1327

37P/Forbes133 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11351


37P/Forbes1364
2018 Jun C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1037 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1090 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1083
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1028 48P/Johnson1134 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1121

66P/du Toit126 48P/Johnson1171

21P/Giacobini- Zinner123 66P/du Toit1273

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354

37P/Forbes1313 37P/Forbes1363
2018 Jul C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1074 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1077 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1017
P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1015 48P/Johnson1157 21P/Giacobini- Zinner104

66P/du Toit139 P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1054

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11336 48P/Johnson1176

64P/Swift- Gehrels1325 66P/du Toit1374

37P/Forbes1316 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354


64P/Swift- Gehrels1349


37P/Forbes1357
2018 Aug C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1069 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1034 21P/Giacobini- Zinner71
48P/Johnson1126 48P/Johnson1182 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)104
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134 64P/Swift- Gehrels1137 48P/Johnson1176

P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1217 64P/Swift- Gehrels1145

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11354 38P/Stephan- Oterma1247


P/2013 CU129 (PanSTARRS)1280


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11353
2018 Sep C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1150 64P/Swift- Gehrels1035 21P/Giacobini- Zinner641
48P/Johnson1157 38P/Stephan- Oterma101 64P/Swift- Gehrels1017
46P/Wirtanen1114 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1115 38P/Stephan- Oterma1045
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11335 48P/Johnson1184 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1110

46P/Wirtanen1180 48P/Johnson1127

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 46P/Wirtanen1177


C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1113


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11318
2018 Oct 46P/Wirtanen849 21P/Giacobini- Zinner729 21P/Giacobini- Zinner771
64P/Swift- Gehrels912 46P/Wirtanen888 46P/Wirtanen851
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1133 38P/Stephan- Oterma96 38P/Stephan- Oterma941
48P/Johnson1184 64P/Swift- Gehrels923 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1119
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1113 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1135

48P/Johnson1162 48P/Johnson1112

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11355 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131
2018 Nov 46P/Wirtanen479 46P/Wirtanen488 46P/Wirtanen439
64P/Swift- Gehrels920 38P/Stephan- Oterma99 38P/Stephan- Oterma934
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1023 21P/Giacobini- Zinner959 21P/Giacobini- Zinner987
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1224 64P/Swift- Gehrels918 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1160
48P/Johnson1380 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1131 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1227
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11356 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1222

48P/Johnson1338

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2018 Dec 46P/Wirtanen371 46P/Wirtanen356 46P/Wirtanen321
64P/Swift- Gehrels1024 38P/Stephan- Oterma910 38P/Stephan- Oterma925
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1156 64P/Swift- Gehrels109 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1186
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1137 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1187 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1169
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1234 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1173 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1231
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1231
78P/Gehrels 21331 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1131
2019 Jan 64P/Swift- Gehrels1125 38P/Stephan- Oterma1014 38P/Stephan- Oterma1012
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1177 64P/Swift- Gehrels117 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1153
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1244 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1177 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1231
21P/Giacobini- Zinner1285 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1234 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1249
78P/Gehrels 21316 21P/Giacobini- Zinner1290
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11314

2019 Feb 38P/Stephan- Oterma129 46P/Wirtanen79 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1211
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1277 38P/Stephan- Oterma118 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)128
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1351 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1256 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1322
64P/Swift- Gehrels1326 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1334 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1351
78P/Gehrels 2135 64P/Swift- Gehrels131
2019 Mar 46P/Wirtanen1019 46P/Wirtanen1015 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)129
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1352 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1324 C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)136
C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1371 C/2016 N6 (PanSTARRS)1324 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1383
38P/Stephan- Oterma139 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1328

38P/Stephan- Oterma134
2019 Apr C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)137 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)137 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)137
46P/Wirtanen1321 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1363 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1390
C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)1350 46P/Wirtanen1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1139

C/2016 M1 (PanSTARRS)138
2019 May C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1340 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1387 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1350

C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1310 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2019 Jun C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1381 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1382 C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1314
C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1312 C/2016 R2 (PanSTARRS)1311 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339
2019 Jul C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1381 260P/McNaught1313 168P/Hergenrother1238

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1138 260P/McNaught1357

C/2017 M4 (ATLAS)1338 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340


78P/Gehrels 2133
2019 Aug 68P/Klemola1365 260P/McNaught1214 168P/Hergenrother1128

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 260P/McNaught1251

68P/Klemola1323 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339


78P/Gehrels 21310
2019 Sep 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1133
68P/Klemola1365 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339 168P/Hergenrother1114

68P/Klemola1317 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11339


78P/Gehrels 21313
2019 Oct 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332 260P/McNaught1113 260P/McNaught1115
68P/Klemola1358 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 168P/Hergenrother123

68P/Klemola135 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11313
2019 Nov 260P/McNaught136 260P/McNaught126
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11341 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11332
68P/Klemola1344

2019 Dec 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11340 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11314
260P/McNaught137 260P/McNaught131
2020 Jan 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322

2020 Feb 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1136

2020 Mar 88P/Howell137 88P/Howell1359 88P/Howell1330
2020 Apr 210P/Christensen123 88P/Howell1259 88P/Howell1326
88P/Howell1229

2020 May 88P/Howell1157 88P/Howell1157 85D/Boethin1231
249P/LINEAR1241
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137
210P/Christensen135

2020 Jun 249P/LINEAR1019 88P/Howell1126 85D/Boethin930
88P/Howell1160
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322
2020 Jul 2P/Encke742 88P/Howell108 85D/Boethin823
88P/Howell1061
249P/LINEAR109


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1325


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Aug 88P/Howell958 2P/Encke1210 85D/Boethin813
2P/Encke1067 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132 58P/Jackson- Neujmin1329


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329
2020 Sep 88P/Howell851 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11319 85D/Boethin99


58P/Jackson- Neujmin1334


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328
2020 Oct 88P/Howell846 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11328 85D/Boethin1211
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1135
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11327
2020 Nov 88P/Howell939 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1268 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1252
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1241 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310
141P/Machholz 21317

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11329

17P/Holmes1324

2020 Dec 88P/Howell1028 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1267 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1241
141P/Machholz 21117 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11330

17P/Holmes1321

2021 Jan 141P/Machholz 21140 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1244 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1210
88P/Howell1113 141P/Machholz 2122
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1254 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1132
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11326

2021 Feb 88P/Howell124 141P/Machholz 2127 10P/Tempel 2127
141P/Machholz 21245 P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1321 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)132
P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)1337

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316

2021 Mar 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 7P/Pons- Winnecke124 10P/Tempel 21114

246P/NEAT138 7P/Pons- Winnecke1245


C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1314


246P/NEAT1366
2021 Apr
7P/Pons- Winnecke910 7P/Pons- Winnecke951

246P/NEAT1327 10P/Tempel 21120


C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1315


246P/NEAT1381
2021 May
7P/Pons- Winnecke819 7P/Pons- Winnecke865

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 10P/Tempel 21126

246P/NEAT1351 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213


4P/Faye1333


15P/Finlay1347


246P/NEAT1384
2021 Jun 246P/NEAT1315 7P/Pons- Winnecke831 7P/Pons- Winnecke885

C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1212 15P/Finlay1145

246P/NEAT1387 4P/Faye1235


10P/Tempel 21233


246P/NEAT1385


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1134
2021 Jul 7P/Pons- Winnecke111 7P/Pons- Winnecke947 7P/Pons- Winnecke989
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1216 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1213 15P/Finlay930
246P/NEAT1346 246P/NEAT1390 4P/Faye1135


10P/Tempel 21339


246P/NEAT1328


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315
2021 Aug 7P/Pons- Winnecke1126 7P/Pons- Winnecke1174 8P/Tuttle97
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1221 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)122 15P/Finlay918
6P/d'Arrest1267 6P/d'Arrest1217 4P/Faye1034
246P/NEAT1390 246P/NEAT1390 7P/Pons- Winnecke1178


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11321


10P/Tempel 21341


246P/NEAT137
2021 Sep 6P/d'Arrest1071 6P/d'Arrest1017 8P/Tuttle815
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1121 19P/Borrelly1367 4P/Faye1036
19P/Borrelly1349 7P/Pons- Winnecke1375 15P/Finlay1113
7P/Pons- Winnecke1341
19P/Borrelly1344


7P/Pons- Winnecke1345


29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
2021 Oct 6P/d'Arrest971 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle818
C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1113 4P/Faye1014 4P/Faye1042
19P/Borrelly1173 19P/Borrelly1167 19P/Borrelly1133
104P/Kowal 21363 104P/Kowal 21329 15P/Finlay1314
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1380 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11315 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1351 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko132

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21358 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21317
2021 Nov 6P/d'Arrest965 6P/d'Arrest919 8P/Tuttle1019
19P/Borrelly1076 19P/Borrelly1048 19P/Borrelly1018
104P/Kowal 21161 4P/Faye1035 4P/Faye1047
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1272 104P/Kowal 21119 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 1137 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1226 132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 2136
132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21359 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11323

132P/Helin- Roman- Alu 21345
2021 Dec 19P/Borrelly966 19P/Borrelly929 4P/Faye1047
6P/d'Arrest1052 6P/d'Arrest1014 8P/Tuttle1225
104P/Kowal 21043 4P/Faye1048 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11311
4P/Faye1030 104P/Kowal 2114 9P/Tempel 1138
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1146 8P/Tuttle125
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324 67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko127

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324
2022 Jan 19P/Borrelly841 19P/Borrelly96 22P/Kopff1111
104P/Kowal 21032 4P/Faye1148 4P/Faye1128
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1126 6P/d'Arrest123 9P/Tempel 11225
4P/Faye1145 29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11316
6P/d'Arrest1237

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11324

2022 Feb 19P/Borrelly820 4P/Faye1332 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)1017
104P/Kowal 21035 116P/Wild 41337 22P/Kopff1121
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1115
9P/Tempel 11237
4P/Faye1345
116P/Wild 41317
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11322

116P/Wild 41321

2022 Mar 19P/Borrelly99 116P/Wild 41336 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)937
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1115
22P/Kopff1029
104P/Kowal 21237
9P/Tempel 11148
116P/Wild 41336

29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11317

2022 Apr 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova101 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)811 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)843
19P/Borrelly103 116P/Wild 41320 22P/Kopff1037
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1218 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11330 9P/Tempel 11259
116P/Wild 41338
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11383
29P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 11310

2022 May 45P/Honda- Mrkos- Pajdusakova1017 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)745
19P/Borrelly124 9P/Tempel 1129 22P/Kopff1146
67P/Churyumov- Gerasimenko1320 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11357 9P/Tempel 11272
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31331 116P/Wild 4134 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11385
116P/Wild 41342

2022 Jun C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)618 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)653 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)719
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31233 9P/Tempel 11227 22P/Kopff1151
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11319 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 169P/NEAT1220
19P/Borrelly134
9P/Tempel 11276
116P/Wild 41342
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11385
2022 Jul C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)665 C/2017 K2 (PanSTARRS)655 169P/NEAT129
73P/Schwassmann- Wachmann 31135 22P/Kopff129 22P/Kopff1251
117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11387 43P/Wolf- Harrington1219
116P/Wild 41339 9P/Tempel 11339 117P/Helin- Roman- Alu 11323


9P/Tempel 11377

The h means the highest altitude in that month at lat. 35 deg in the Southern Hemisphere.

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