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Smoky Cape Climate

Smoky Cape Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.1 27.2 26.3 24.3 21.7 19.4 18.9 20.1 22.0 23.5 24.6 26.1 23.4
Mean Min (°C)
19.7 19.8 18.8 16.7 14.5 12.3 11.3 11.9 13.6 15.2 16.8 18.5 15.7
Mean Rain (mm)
146.8 170.6 187.1 169.6 132.0 138.2 76.8 82.0 56.6 90.3 115.9 117.7 1485.9
Median Rain (mm)
109.0 160.0 167.1 147.4 105.6 104.3 58.1 50.6 53.0 71.3 96.8 91.8 1373.3
Mean Rain Days
13.5 13.9 15.5 12.9 11.2 10.4 8.2 8.1 8.4 10.9 11.7 12.7 136.7

Smoky Cape Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
39.5 39.2 34.3 32.8 29.5 26.3 28.3 31.5 35.6 39.2 41.7 39.5 41.7
Low Max (°C)
18.3 19.4 18.9 16.0 14.4 11.7 11.1 12.2 14.9 14.6 15.6 16.8 11.1
High Min (°C)
25.0 24.4 24.4 22.2 22.2 18.9 18.5 19.0 22.5 21.1 25.0 24.4 25.0
Low Min (°C)
13.3 12.0 11.0 9.1 5.9 4.2 4.4 4.0 4.4 7.8 9.0 8.0 4.0
High Rain (mm)
178.6 158.6 217.7 343.7 227.6 209.3 163.6 215.9 89.0 142.6 147.1 193.8 343.7

Smoky Cape Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
30.1 29.6 28.3 26.5 24.8 21.3 20.5 22.6 25.1 26.4 27.5 28.8 25.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.5 25.5 24.8 22.0 20.3 18.1 17.1 18.2 19.6 20.9 22.7 24.3 22.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
21.2 21.3 20.3 18.2 16.8 14.7 13.2 13.9 16.0 17.2 18.5 20.5 17.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.6 18.3 17.2 14.5 12.5 10.2 9.7 9.9 11.5 13.6 15.1 16.1 14.8
High Rain (mm)
527.0 509.2 649.3 702.6 466.5 573.2 597.5 380.6 254.4 536.4 434.8 466.0 3011.2
Low Rain (mm)
15.0 3.8 24.2 7.2 1.4 5.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.4 6.9 15.5 814.5

Smoky Cape Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)

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

Smoky Cape 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
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4
≥ 30.0°C
2.5 2.6 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.9 1.5 9.1
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
29.1 29.2 28.3 26.3 23.6 21.5 20.7 22.0 24.2 25.8 27.0 28.4 27.3
Low Max
24.8 24.8 23.9 21.8 19.2 17.2 16.8 17.8 19.4 20.8 22.0 23.7 19.1
High Min
21.6 21.7 20.9 19.0 16.8 14.5 13.6 14.4 16.2 17.5 19.0 20.6 20.0
Low Min
17.4 17.7 16.6 14.4 12.1 10.0 9.2 9.4 11.0 12.7 14.2 16.0 11.4

Smoky Cape Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
59 61 60 60 60 60 60 60 59 59 59 59 59.5
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
61 61 61 61 61 60 60 60 59 60 60 60 60.1
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
79 79 79 79 79 78 78 78 78 78 78 78 78.3
Earliest Entry
1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
Mid North Coast, New South Wales/ACT
30.9225°S 153.0871°E 117m AMSL
Commenced 1939
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Weather News

State and Federal Governments in talks over drought relief for WA farmers

18:30 EST

The West Australian Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan will urge the Federal Government to consider drought assistance for WA farmers during a critically low rainfall season.

Wet to dry in 12 months: After record June rain last year, worried farmers look to skies for more

16:51 EST

A year ago, Australia experienced its second-wettest June on record, but 12 months on, farmers in parts of inland New South Wales are worried they will not have enough.

BOM weather forecast shows cold snap for south-east Queensland over weekend

16:09 EST

South-east Queensland's above-average winter temperatures are set to plummet as a cold snap hits the region on Friday, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.