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Lismore Climate

Lismore Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
29.9 29.4 28.0 25.8 23.2 20.7 20.7 22.6 25.8 27.3 28.5 29.3 25.9
Mean Min (°C)
18.7 18.6 16.8 14.2 9.5 8.0 6.0 6.6 9.8 12.7 15.5 17.4 12.7
Mean Rain (mm)
164.7 136.6 144.1 132.8 68.6 107.0 38.1 62.3 38.6 80.1 107.7 132.2 1204.7
Median Rain (mm)
79.4 149.2 99.4 157.2 55.8 58.6 22.6 19.2 23.5 71.8 68.6 103.8 1005.4
Mean Rain Days
15.4 13.9 17.8 18.0 14.3 14.5 11.8 9.6 8.5 11.0 12.5 14.0 157.6

Lismore Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.4 41.2 38.5 33.7 32.4 28.5 27.9 36.7 36.8 38.5 41.1 40.9 41.2
Low Max (°C)
21.9 22.2 20.8 19.0 17.8 12.7 13.3 13.8 16.6 17.3 19.3 17.9 12.7
High Min (°C)
25.5 24.0 22.8 22.3 16.9 16.9 16.8 16.9 18.5 20.0 22.7 23.6 25.5
Low Min (°C)
10.4 13.0 11.0 3.9 -0.6 -0.9 -2.9 -1.9 0.8 3.1 5.6 9.1 -2.9
High Rain (mm)
170.0 68.6 95.8 77.4 79.6 129.4 47.4 138.6 64.4 64.0 62.6 148.6 170.0

Lismore Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.7 31.7 29.9 27.3 25.3 22.1 21.5 25.8 28.1 28.9 31.0 32.7 26.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.1 26.8 26.9 23.7 21.9 19.3 19.7 20.7 23.8 23.7 26.0 26.0 25.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.5 19.8 18.1 15.4 11.2 9.3 9.1 8.8 12.6 14.7 16.8 18.8 13.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
16.4 17.1 14.6 12.4 7.7 5.8 2.2 4.4 8.0 11.4 13.3 14.7 10.6
High Rain (mm)
400.4 306.4 251.0 223.8 110.6 239.0 101.4 281.0 140.8 242.0 233.6 311.6 1386.0
Low Rain (mm)
12.0 20.2 56.2 41.0 6.6 10.0 0.2 2.6 3.8 11.2 28.6 41.6 623.8

Lismore Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LISMORE AIRPORT AWS

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

Lismore Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.4
≥ 35°C
2.5 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 1.0 2.2 2.5 10.5
≥ 30°C
13.2 11.2 5.8 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.8 8.5 9.7 12.1 64.8
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.8 4.8 2.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.6
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 1.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5

Lismore 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.5 32.8 30.7 28.4 25.4 23.5 23.3 26.4 29.8 32.0 32.6 34.4 30.8
Low Max
26.7 26.4 25.1 23.1 20.8 18.5 18.6 19.6 21.5 22.6 24.0 25.6 20.7
High Min
21.5 21.5 19.0 17.0 13.6 12.3 10.1 11.2 13.9 16.7 18.8 20.6 18.8
Low Min
15.2 16.2 13.8 11.0 5.5 3.2 1.7 2.4 6.1 8.2 11.6 14.0 5.7

Lismore Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
12 12 13 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 12.4
Earliest Entry
2003 2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
12 12 13 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12.4
Earliest Entry
2003 2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
12 12 13 11 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 12.2
Earliest Entry
2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
Northern Rivers, New South Wales/ACT
28.8305°S 153.2601°E 9m AMSL
Commenced 2002
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Weather News

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16:29 EST

Spring-like temperatures are bathing central and northern parts of New South Wales today, with some places experiencing record temperatures for this time of the year.

Rain and thunderstorms saturate southern NSW

12:27 EST

Areas of rain rolled across southern New South Wales yesterday and into early this morning, bringing some of the best August rainfall in several years for some places.

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.