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Forster Climate

Forster Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
26.5 26.4 25.6 23.8 21.2 18.9 18.2 19.4 21.6 22.8 23.8 25.5 22.8
Mean Min (°C)
19.5 19.5 17.9 15.2 12.0 9.9 8.8 9.2 11.8 13.8 16.4 18.0 14.3
Mean Rain (mm)
104.2 111.5 137.3 118.1 110.8 112.7 84.5 68.3 65.5 72.5 82.4 89.4 1156.8
Median Rain (mm)
77.0 78.3 101.6 81.2 78.0 78.3 55.6 48.6 43.0 51.4 70.9 72.4 1118.0
Mean Rain Days
8.1 8.4 9.7 8.6 8.6 8.4 7.7 6.9 6.9 7.8 8.3 7.6 95.8

Forster Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
41.0 38.0 33.5 30.0 28.2 26.4 25.5 30.0 39.1 37.0 36.0 43.0 43.0
Low Max (°C)
21.5 21.0 20.5 17.0 15.0 13.5 11.6 13.4 14.2 15.5 16.0 19.0 11.6
High Min (°C)
24.6 25.0 24.2 22.0 20.0 15.6 18.5 17.0 19.9 20.0 23.0 23.2 25.0
Low Min (°C)
11.0 13.2 11.0 6.6 4.5 3.9 2.5 2.0 0.0 5.6 9.0 9.5 0.0
High Rain (mm)
160.0 160.0 252.0 215.9 183.0 151.4 157.5 139.7 129.5 149.9 130.0 147.3 252.0

Forster Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
28.1 27.8 26.2 25.2 23.3 20.4 19.4 21.3 23.7 25.3 25.9 28.2 23.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.6 25.1 24.5 21.9 19.8 17.8 17.4 18.3 20.3 21.5 21.8 23.6 20.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.7 21.1 19.8 16.7 13.5 11.4 10.1 10.3 12.8 15.3 18.2 19.3 14.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.5 17.6 15.9 12.5 9.5 8.3 6.9 7.4 10.7 11.3 14.3 15.9 12.7
High Rain (mm)
404.7 826.4 535.8 563.5 484.7 406.1 303.4 629.1 300.6 393.0 270.3 337.7 2138.0
Low Rain (mm)
5.4 0.0 1.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 3.0 282.1

Forster Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE

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

Forster 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 0.2
≥ 35.0°C
0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.4 1.1
≥ 30.0°C
1.8 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.9 0.8 1.6 6.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
28.1 28.0 27.0 25.5 23.0 20.6 20.0 21.5 24.5 25.5 26.0 28.0 26.5
Low Max
24.2 24.7 24.0 21.4 18.6 16.9 16.2 17.0 19.0 20.0 21.1 23.1 18.5
High Min
21.8 21.5 20.0 17.4 14.6 12.5 11.4 12.0 15.0 16.9 19.0 20.8 19.3
Low Min
17.4 17.5 15.2 13.0 9.2 7.2 6.4 7.0 9.0 10.6 13.5 15.5 8.8

Forster Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
17 17 17 18 18 17 18 17 18 17 18 18 17.5
Earliest Entry
2000 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
17 18 18 19 19 17 18 18 18 18 18 18 17.7
Earliest Entry
2000 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
117 117 116 115 117 116 117 117 116 116 118 116 116.4
Earliest Entry
1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1897 1896 1896 1896 1896 1896 1896 1896
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

FORSTER - TUNCURRY MARINE RESCUE
Mid North Coast, New South Wales/ACT
32.1756°S 152.5089°E 4m AMSL
Commenced 1896
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