Newcastle Climate

Newcastle Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
29.2 28.3 26.7 23.9 21.1 18.4 17.8 19.7 22.6 24.8 26.0 27.8 23.9
Mean Min (°C)
19.4 19.4 17.4 13.9 10.5 8.7 7.5 8.0 10.8 13.3 15.9 17.8 13.6
Mean Rain (mm)
89.6 137.0 123.2 135.5 90.3 123.7 60.1 59.2 69.1 58.4 113.5 68.6 1128.7
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
10.6 12.2 11.8 11.3 11.2 12.6 11.2 9.2 8.3 8.8 11.8 10.4 117.7

Newcastle Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.1 43.5 39.2 34.5 28.8 24.4 25.5 30.5 35.0 37.9 42.0 40.8 44.1
Low Max (°C)
21.0 19.6 19.0 17.4 15.2 13.0 10.8 13.3 14.4 14.6 15.9 18.8 10.8
High Min (°C)
26.2 25.4 23.8 20.8 18.4 16.0 17.4 15.2 20.7 20.5 22.7 25.5 26.2
Low Min (°C)
11.2 12.3 9.6 4.0 3.5 2.1 1.2 0.0 4.4 5.4 4.7 8.7 0.0
High Rain (mm)
216.3 147.2 89.8 240.0 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)
31.6 31.0 27.5 25.7 23.5 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 21.0 22.3 22.6 23.7 22.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.9 21.5 19.6 15.3 11.9 10.2 10.4 10.2 12.3 15.3 17.6 18.9 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)
425.0 297.2 254.0 351.3 303.2 529.6 203.9 186.5 199.6 170.2 279.5 146.4 1516.9
Low Rain (mm)
7.6 13.4 46.4 23.8 11.2 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
0.9 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 1.6
≥ 35.0°C
3.2 1.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 1.7 2.4 9.1
≥ 30.0°C
11.0 7.4 4.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.8 4.4 5.9 7.9 39.2
≤ 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 0.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

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
17 17 16 16 17 15 16 17 17 16 18 17 16.6
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
17 17 17 16 17 16 16 17 17 16 18 17 16.9
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
18 18 17 17 19 19 18 18 18 18 18 18 17.9
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY
Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
32.8906°S 151.7068°E 21m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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18:08 EDT

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16:41 EDT

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