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Lostock Dam Climate

Lostock Dam Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
29.4 28.4 26.5 23.5 19.9 17.0 16.5 18.4 21.6 24.5 26.4 28.8 23.4
Mean Min (°C)
17.2 17.1 15.3 12.6 10.0 7.7 6.5 6.9 9.3 11.8 13.9 16.0 12.0
Mean Rain (mm)
125.7 130.8 123.4 73.2 70.2 69.4 40.1 35.6 49.8 66.4 92.7 94.6 972.1
Median Rain (mm)
111.8 99.0 96.4 57.4 50.1 44.7 31.2 27.4 40.0 49.2 83.8 78.2 924.5
Mean Rain Days
12.6 12.2 12.8 10.8 12.2 12.7 11.4 9.3 9.4 10.6 12.6 11.5 135.3

Lostock Dam Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.5 42.5 39.8 36.7 27.8 25.0 26.0 28.3 34.9 38.5 43.7 42.0 43.7
Low Max (°C)
17.5 17.4 15.8 14.0 11.0 10.0 9.2 8.3 11.0 12.0 14.0 13.9 8.3
High Min (°C)
28.5 24.5 22.4 21.2 17.2 15.5 16.0 16.0 20.6 20.3 27.1 25.0 28.5
Low Min (°C)
9.2 9.3 5.6 3.6 0.7 1.2 -1.7 0.1 0.8 3.3 6.0 6.8 -1.7
High Rain (mm)
97.8 146.0 143.6 94.0 116.8 155.0 74.8 69.0 77.0 145.0 105.0 102.4 155.0

Lostock Dam Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
32.9 32.4 30.5 27.1 22.3 19.1 18.5 21.3 25.3 27.9 30.7 33.8 25.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
25.5 25.3 24.1 21.0 17.9 14.8 14.7 16.3 18.8 21.0 22.7 25.8 22.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.2 19.4 17.3 15.1 12.4 10.4 8.5 9.3 10.9 13.7 16.4 17.9 13.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.3 15.3 13.2 10.9 7.1 5.7 3.7 5.3 7.6 10.3 11.6 14.3 10.7
High Rain (mm)
413.8 448.4 418.5 272.2 274.0 318.6 152.8 163.6 130.6 312.8 241.8 231.2 1366.4
Low Rain (mm)
8.8 15.0 4.6 0.6 3.8 3.2 0.0 3.0 0.0 3.2 11.8 7.2 339.9

Lostock Dam Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LOSTOCK DAM

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

Lostock Dam Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.7
≥ 35.0°C
4.5 2.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 3.3 12.3
≥ 30.0°C
13.3 9.4 5.3 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.6 6.8 12.2 51.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Lostock Dam 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
35.0 33.5 30.6 27.0 23.0 19.7 19.3 21.6 26.3 29.5 31.6 34.4 30.2
Low Max
23.8 23.1 22.3 20.0 17.0 14.2 13.7 15.0 17.1 19.2 20.6 23.1 16.7
High Min
20.0 19.7 18.0 15.5 13.0 10.5 9.5 10.0 12.5 15.0 17.0 19.0 17.3
Low Min
14.3 14.5 12.8 10.0 7.0 4.9 3.5 4.0 6.0 8.5 10.8 13.0 6.5

Lostock Dam Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
43 43 41 42 42 42 42 42 43 42 43 43 42.2
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
42 43 42 42 42 42 43 43 43 42 43 43 42.4
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
44 45 44 44 44 44 45 44 44 44 45 45 44.3
Earliest Entry
1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1970 1969 1969 1969
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

LOSTOCK DAM
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
32.3322°S 151.4595°E 200m AMSL
Commenced 1969
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