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Cape Byron Climate

Cape Byron Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.8 27.5 26.5 24.0 21.4 19.3 18.7 20.0 22.0 23.7 25.3 26.4 23.6
Mean Min (°C)
21.2 21.1 20.1 17.6 15.1 13.2 12.1 13.1 15.3 16.8 18.6 19.9 17.0
Mean Rain (mm)
167.0 164.6 156.9 178.5 100.8 182.4 93.3 82.9 46.5 90.1 103.6 142.9 1518.4
Median Rain (mm)
97.6 160.6 77.6 127.8 112.6 152.6 69.8 27.0 33.8 60.1 78.8 103.2 1394.6
Mean Rain Days
15.3 14.7 16.9 14.6 13.3 13.9 12.0 8.5 9.2 12.2 11.4 13.7 142.4

Cape Byron Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
34.0 34.0 32.4 29.8 26.9 25.0 27.1 28.3 32.0 34.0 33.3 34.8 34.8
Low Max (°C)
21.6 21.0 20.6 16.9 16.4 12.1 13.1 12.8 15.0 17.0 18.5 19.2 12.1
High Min (°C)
24.5 25.3 24.4 23.3 21.7 20.0 19.2 19.1 20.1 21.4 22.7 23.9 25.3
Low Min (°C)
16.5 16.0 14.7 10.9 9.3 6.5 7.1 6.6 9.7 9.5 11.8 13.9 6.5
High Rain (mm)
134.2 170.8 162.0 146.4 89.8 177.6 91.4 93.2 59.6 204.8 92.4 79.2 204.8

Cape Byron Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
29.0 28.3 27.8 25.3 23.4 20.4 19.8 21.5 23.4 24.6 26.9 27.5 24.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
26.5 25.9 24.8 22.2 20.2 18.4 17.8 18.5 21.1 22.6 24.0 24.5 22.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
22.0 22.4 21.1 18.9 16.9 14.3 13.6 14.7 16.8 17.9 19.8 21.2 17.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.2 19.9 18.7 15.6 13.7 12.1 10.9 11.6 13.7 15.4 17.2 18.0 16.2
High Rain (mm)
443.6 309.0 329.2 395.6 174.6 367.4 168.2 302.8 107.6 368.8 201.4 463.8 2105.0
Low Rain (mm)
31.0 25.8 0.0 64.4 9.6 30.4 13.4 2.6 6.0 8.6 24.2 37.6 999.2

Cape Byron Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)

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

Cape Byron 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
6.3 4.2 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.4 2.3 14.4
≤ 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

Cape Byron 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
30.3 30.0 28.9 26.1 23.4 21.6 21.3 22.5 24.7 26.2 27.9 29.3 28.0
Low Max
25.1 24.9 23.7 21.0 19.4 17.3 16.6 17.2 19.2 21.0 21.9 23.9 19.0
High Min
23.0 22.9 21.9 19.6 17.0 15.4 14.1 15.6 18.1 18.9 20.4 22.0 21.0
Low Min
19.0 19.3 17.8 15.1 13.0 10.9 9.8 10.4 12.8 14.5 15.9 18.0 12.5

Cape Byron Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
15 15 15 14 15 14 14 13 14 13 13 14 13.9
Earliest Entry
2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2002 2002 2002
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
15 15 14 14 15 14 14 13 14 13 13 14 13.9
Earliest Entry
2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2002 2002 2002
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
15 15 15 14 15 14 14 14 14 14 13 14 14.0
Earliest Entry
2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2003 2002 2002 2002
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

BYRON BAY (CAPE BYRON AWS)
Northern Rivers, New South Wales/ACT
28.6399°S 153.6358°E 95m AMSL
Commenced 1994
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