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Cessnock Climate

Cessnock Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.3 29.5 27.4 24.6 21.1 18.1 17.7 19.6 22.6 25.3 27.3 29.4 24.3
Mean Min (°C)
17.7 17.6 15.5 11.8 8.5 6.1 4.6 5.0 7.8 10.9 13.7 16.1 11.2
Mean Rain (mm)
87.2 104.9 86.1 57.6 53.4 60.9 32.6 36.5 43.7 59.4 73.2 70.7 764.5
Median Rain (mm)
74.0 71.8 67.8 34.2 41.0 34.1 24.3 25.5 31.1 41.5 62.6 66.2 724.1
Mean Rain Days
10.3 10.3 10.6 9.0 9.3 9.4 7.7 7.4 7.5 9.2 10.6 9.5 109.7

Cessnock Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.1 44.9 40.6 37.6 30.1 25.5 26.2 30.6 35.4 40.1 44.0 43.5 44.9
Low Max (°C)
18.4 18.3 17.4 14.6 12.4 10.0 9.6 9.0 13.1 14.4 15.3 17.7 9.0
High Min (°C)
27.0 26.3 22.3 19.6 18.7 16.7 14.3 14.8 20.1 22.6 26.2 25.5 27.0
Low Min (°C)
8.1 8.4 6.6 0.5 -2.8 -2.9 -5.1 -3.3 -0.6 0.6 4.0 5.6 -5.1
High Rain (mm)
99.2 148.8 137.8 65.4 130.0 189.8 60.0 75.2 58.6 81.8 65.0 69.6 189.8

Cessnock Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.3 33.2 31.3 27.6 23.2 19.8 19.2 23.1 26.3 29.3 31.4 34.2 25.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
27.3 26.2 25.3 22.1 19.4 16.3 15.7 17.9 19.9 21.9 23.7 24.6 22.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.1 19.5 17.7 14.9 12.0 9.3 6.7 8.3 10.1 12.9 16.1 17.8 12.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.4 15.8 13.8 9.3 4.7 3.8 2.2 2.4 5.3 9.1 11.8 13.8 10.2
High Rain (mm)
251.3 370.0 289.3 245.6 170.9 352.4 126.7 159.8 135.8 187.6 176.4 187.7 1095.5
Low Rain (mm)
2.5 4.8 4.0 1.9 0.8 4.2 0.5 0.0 0.4 1.3 13.9 7.8 389.7

Cessnock Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CESSNOCK (NULKABA)

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

Cessnock Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
1.1 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.5 2.5
≥ 35.0°C
6.1 3.6 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 2.5 4.6 18.2
≥ 30.0°C
14.8 12.2 7.4 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.3 5.1 8.9 13.5 62.3
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.6 5.1 8.4 7.8 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 24.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.7 3.6 2.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.6

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
36.5 34.6 31.4 28.1 24.0 20.4 20.0 22.6 27.1 30.6 33.2 35.3 31.0
Low Max
24.9 24.6 23.6 21.1 18.2 15.6 15.3 16.8 18.6 20.2 21.6 24.0 18.0
High Min
20.8 20.6 18.7 15.8 13.2 10.4 8.9 9.6 12.0 15.0 17.4 19.4 17.8
Low Min
14.3 14.6 12.1 7.9 4.2 1.6 0.4 0.7 3.7 6.7 9.8 12.6 4.3

Cessnock Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
38 39 39 39 38 40 40 39 39 38 39 39 38.7
Earliest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973
Latest Entry
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 2012
Years of Maxima
37 39 39 39 38 39 39 39 39 38 38 38 38.4
Earliest Entry
1974 1974 1974 1974 1974 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973 1973
Latest Entry
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 2012
Years of Rainfall
45 46 47 47 47 47 47 47 46 45 46 46 46.3
Earliest Entry
1967 1967 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966
Latest Entry
2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2012 2011 2011 2011 2011 2012

Station Details

CESSNOCK (NULKABA)
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
32.8093°S 151.3490°E 62m AMSL
Commenced 1966 / Closed 2012
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