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Newcastle Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
29.1 28.2 26.6 23.8 21.0 18.4 17.8 19.7 22.8 24.6 25.8 27.6 23.8
Mean Min (°C)
19.3 19.3 17.3 13.8 10.3 8.6 7.3 7.9 10.7 13.2 15.8 17.7 13.4
Mean Rain (mm)
65.1 149.6 120.5 126.0 96.6 127.4 60.7 61.2 66.1 59.1 118.6 67.5 1115.7
Median Rain (mm)
49.4 137.8 97.0 118.1 88.5 88.8 30.8 37.8 29.3 52.9 90.1 63.0 1015.7
Mean Rain Days
10.3 12.2 11.6 11.7 11.6 12.6 11.3 9.1 7.6 8.9 12.2 10.6 120.1

Newcastle Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.1 43.1 39.2 32.5 28.8 24.4 24.5 30.5 35.0 37.9 42.0 40.8 44.1
Low Max (°C)
21.5 19.6 19.5 17.4 15.2 13.7 10.8 13.3 14.4 14.6 15.9 18.8 10.8
High Min (°C)
24.0 25.4 22.5 20.0 17.4 16.0 14.0 15.2 20.7 20.5 22.7 25.3 25.4
Low Min (°C)
11.2 12.3 9.6 4.0 3.5 2.1 1.2 1.8 4.4 5.4 4.7 8.7 1.2
High Rain (mm)
68.8 147.2 89.8 102.8 75.2 277.6 56.8 71.0 123.4 49.8 132.5 85.4 277.6

Newcastle Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
30.1 30.4 27.5 25.1 22.7 19.6 19.2 21.6 25.5 27.5 28.8 30.2 24.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
27.0 25.3 25.0 21.9 19.8 16.8 16.6 17.9 21.4 22.3 22.6 23.7 22.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.7 20.5 18.9 14.9 11.9 9.5 8.9 10.2 12.3 14.6 17.6 18.6 14.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
18.3 18.1 15.7 11.8 8.6 6.9 6.1 5.9 9.6 11.8 14.0 16.0 12.8
High Rain (mm)
150.6 297.2 208.0 257.9 303.2 529.6 203.9 186.5 199.6 170.2 279.5 146.4 1516.9
Low Rain (mm)
7.6 13.4 46.4 23.8 19.8 2.2 6.6 0.4 0.6 11.2 32.0 15.7 856.0

Newcastle Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY

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

Newcastle Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 1.3
≥ 35.0°C
2.8 1.5 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 1.8 2.1 8.5
≥ 30.0°C
10.6 7.6 4.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.1 4.3 5.5 7.3 38.1
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
≤ 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

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.8 31.9 29.5 27.0 23.2 20.4 19.8 22.3 27.1 30.1 31.0 32.9 29.2
Low Max
25.2 24.4 23.2 20.7 18.3 16.4 15.5 16.8 18.7 19.6 20.7 23.5 18.2
High Min
21.6 21.6 20.2 16.6 13.6 12.0 10.6 11.5 13.8 17.0 18.6 20.3 19.3
Low Min
16.8 17.2 14.2 11.0 7.2 5.3 4.2 4.6 7.4 9.5 12.7 15.0 7.3

Newcastle Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
14 14 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 14 16 15 14.4
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
15 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 15 14 16 15 14.7
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
15 15 15 15 16 17 16 16 16 16 16 16 15.6
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
32.8906°S 151.7068°E 21m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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22:27 EDT

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18:43 EDT

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17:03 EDT

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