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Lord Howe Island Climate

Lord Howe Island Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
25.1 25.4 24.8 23.1 21.0 19.3 18.4 18.5 19.3 20.5 22.1 23.9 21.7
Mean Min (°C)
20.1 20.5 19.8 18.1 16.3 14.7 13.6 13.5 14.2 15.6 17.0 18.7 16.8
Mean Rain (mm)
109.9 113.4 122.7 142.7 161.9 175.6 175.9 138.4 136.1 124.0 118.7 113.5 1633.3
Median Rain (mm)
91.0 93.2 99.8 119.3 149.1 168.3 167.6 129.6 119.5 116.5 99.9 100.4 1600.9
Mean Rain Days
11.5 12.9 15.0 17.7 21.2 21.9 22.9 21.0 17.1 14.4 12.3 11.6 196.5

Lord Howe Island Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
29.3 29.4 29.5 27.3 25.2 23.6 22.1 22.4 24.4 25.1 27.8 28.2 29.5
Low Max (°C)
20.7 20.7 18.4 17.2 16.2 15.1 13.9 13.9 14.8 15.1 17.3 19.4 13.9
High Min (°C)
25.3 25.2 24.2 24.3 21.7 20.0 20.6 19.4 19.7 21.5 22.7 23.9 25.3
Low Min (°C)
12.9 14.8 14.7 12.2 10.5 9.4 8.6 8.1 8.0 9.7 11.1 12.7 8.0
High Rain (mm)
146.6 199.6 174.5 304.8 171.7 148.1 242.6 146.3 247.1 169.9 184.9 186.2 304.8

Lord Howe Island Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
26.5 27.3 27.2 24.4 22.4 20.2 19.3 20.2 20.7 22.4 24.0 25.8 22.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
23.8 23.8 23.3 21.7 19.9 18.0 17.3 17.6 18.4 19.2 20.9 22.1 21.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
21.7 22.8 21.1 19.3 17.8 16.0 14.8 15.1 16.1 17.5 18.6 20.8 18.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
18.6 18.8 17.6 16.2 14.4 13.2 12.5 12.2 12.9 14.2 15.0 16.9 15.7
High Rain (mm)
290.9 337.2 425.5 701.8 376.0 387.6 496.5 269.5 322.3 336.6 401.6 339.1 2866.6
Low Rain (mm)
9.6 7.7 5.5 16.5 44.8 56.4 63.3 14.1 27.6 36.1 13.9 17.4 877.9

Lord Howe Island Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LORD HOWE ISLAND

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Lord Howe Island Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 35.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 30.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Lord Howe Island 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
26.7 26.9 26.3 24.6 22.6 20.7 19.8 20.0 20.8 22.2 23.8 25.6 25.2
Low Max
23.6 23.9 23.2 21.6 19.5 17.8 17.1 17.0 17.8 18.9 20.4 22.2 18.4
High Min
22.0 22.2 21.5 20.0 18.2 16.5 15.5 15.3 16.3 17.8 19.1 20.9 20.4
Low Min
18.3 18.9 17.8 16.2 14.3 12.9 11.8 11.7 12.2 13.4 14.9 16.6 13.3

Lord Howe Island Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
49 48 49 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 49 49 49.4
Earliest Entry
1940 1940 1940 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939
Latest Entry
1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1987 1988
Years of Maxima
49 49 49 50 50 49 50 50 50 50 49 49 49.4
Earliest Entry
1940 1940 1940 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939
Latest Entry
1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1987 1988
Years of Rainfall
88 89 89 89 89 89 88 89 89 89 89 87 88.7
Earliest Entry
1887 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886
Latest Entry
1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1988 1987 1988

Station Details

LORD HOWE ISLAND

31.5500°S 159.0833°E 46m AMSL
Commenced 1886 / Closed 1988
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18:58 EDT

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18:39 EDT

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