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Kempsey Climate

Kempsey Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
28.9 28.6 27.5 25.3 22.5 20.0 19.6 21.1 23.7 25.3 26.5 28.2 24.8
Mean Min (°C)
18.2 18.3 16.8 13.8 10.5 7.9 6.1 6.4 9.1 12.0 14.8 17.0 12.6
Mean Rain (mm)
133.6 154.8 149.5 114.6 90.0 95.6 64.9 62.2 55.0 75.7 95.1 109.3 1199.4
Median Rain (mm)
103.1 111.1 126.9 69.6 60.6 58.4 33.6 31.8 36.4 55.9 76.6 89.8 1108.5
Mean Rain Days
11.1 11.6 12.8 10.4 9.2 8.2 6.9 6.6 6.8 8.7 9.8 10.8 112.1

Kempsey Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.0 43.0 39.5 36.5 31.0 27.5 28.2 34.5 36.1 39.9 42.6 41.0 43.0
Low Max (°C)
19.5 19.6 18.6 15.5 13.0 11.0 12.5 13.0 15.0 15.9 17.0 18.6 11.0
High Min (°C)
25.0 25.0 24.1 21.1 19.5 16.7 15.0 14.2 18.0 20.0 24.0 24.0 25.0
Low Min (°C)
8.3 9.4 6.6 4.5 1.0 -1.8 -1.6 -1.5 0.9 0.1 4.5 7.4 -1.8
High Rain (mm)
222.8 263.1 267.1 314.5 186.6 212.9 175.3 210.1 152.9 192.8 160.0 141.7 314.5

Kempsey Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.7 31.1 29.6 27.5 24.6 22.0 21.1 23.7 26.8 28.5 29.0 31.2 25.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
26.4 26.6 25.4 23.0 20.9 18.8 17.5 19.4 21.3 23.5 23.9 25.3 23.8
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.4 20.9 18.4 16.3 13.2 12.1 9.3 9.7 11.9 14.3 17.8 18.6 13.7
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.6 13.9 14.2 11.1 6.2 5.2 3.1 3.8 6.4 9.1 13.0 15.0 10.8
High Rain (mm)
575.2 882.5 617.6 576.7 480.5 557.5 428.0 374.2 302.9 587.1 377.0 354.0 2263.8
Low Rain (mm)
7.6 0.0 8.7 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.3 1.3 9.4 497.3

Kempsey Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET)

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

Kempsey Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3
≥ 35.0°C
0.7 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.8 0.9 3.5
≥ 30.0°C
11.3 9.2 5.4 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.3 3.0 4.8 8.5 43.8
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.2 3.2 2.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.0
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.7 31.8 30.4 28.0 25.0 22.5 22.0 23.9 27.2 28.8 30.1 31.6 29.5
Low Max
25.6 25.5 24.5 22.5 19.9 17.7 17.2 18.5 20.4 21.6 22.5 24.6 19.8
High Min
20.7 20.9 19.0 17.0 14.3 11.6 10.0 10.0 12.5 15.5 17.8 19.7 18.3
Low Min
15.5 15.8 14.3 10.5 6.8 4.0 2.5 2.9 5.5 8.5 11.3 14.0 6.0

Kempsey Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
46 46 45 45 44 44 45 47 47 47 47 47 45.7
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
46 45 45 45 45 45 46 46 48 46 46 46 45.7
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
131 131 131 131 132 131 132 132 132 131 132 132 131.4
Earliest Entry
1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

KEMPSEY (WIDE STREET)
Mid North Coast, New South Wales/ACT
31.0770°S 152.8235°E 10m AMSL
Commenced 1882 / Closed 2015
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