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Katoomba Climate

Katoomba Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
23.4 22.4 20.3 17.1 13.5 10.4 9.7 11.4 14.6 17.6 20.1 22.2 16.9
Mean Min (°C)
13.0 12.9 11.5 8.9 6.2 3.9 2.6 3.3 5.4 7.7 9.9 11.6 8.1
Mean Rain (mm)
158.2 175.1 165.0 120.7 99.4 118.0 82.4 78.3 71.9 89.6 108.3 122.5 1388.4
Median Rain (mm)
123.8 139.0 120.6 88.3 57.2 65.0 54.9 43.7 60.7 63.2 86.4 96.6 1330.0
Mean Rain Days
13.7 13.3 13.9 11.0 10.2 10.6 10.2 9.7 9.7 10.8 11.8 12.6 136.0

Katoomba Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
36.4 37.6 34.0 28.7 22.2 19.4 18.8 22.0 26.6 31.2 36.0 35.0 37.6
Low Max (°C)
10.4 11.0 9.8 7.2 2.1 2.2 1.1 0.6 4.0 4.5 6.0 8.5 0.6
High Min (°C)
25.0 24.0 22.0 19.8 13.7 12.2 11.1 12.8 19.5 19.3 24.7 23.2 25.0
Low Min (°C)
4.2 3.9 1.7 -0.5 -2.8 -8.2 -5.4 -5.6 -2.8 -1.0 -0.1 2.4 -8.2
High Rain (mm)
185.9 206.6 285.0 266.7 121.4 233.0 203.2 275.8 129.5 176.8 141.7 127.0 285.0

Katoomba Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
26.4 26.2 24.0 20.1 16.5 15.2 12.6 14.8 19.0 22.3 24.9 28.4 18.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
18.8 19.2 17.6 14.2 10.6 7.8 7.4 8.3 11.1 13.2 16.7 17.7 15.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.9 15.3 13.1 11.0 8.6 6.5 4.6 5.6 8.6 10.2 13.0 13.7 9.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
10.5 10.4 9.4 6.5 4.5 2.1 1.2 1.5 3.0 5.7 6.9 9.6 7.2
High Rain (mm)
683.9 787.5 701.2 624.6 529.6 696.9 478.7 580.8 389.4 445.1 429.9 410.5 2782.7
Low Rain (mm)
14.4 4.9 2.5 4.4 2.5 0.8 0.0 1.0 1.0 6.6 3.7 3.2 617.9

Katoomba Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KATOOMBA (MURRI ST)

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

Katoomba Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°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
≥ 35.0°C
0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
≥ 30.0°C
3.7 2.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.9 8.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.1 7.5 13.2 10.7 4.4 1.3 0.3 0.0 38.9
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.2 4.7 3.4 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 11.7

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
29.4 27.9 25.1 21.1 17.1 13.6 12.5 15.0 19.2 22.8 26.1 28.0 24.3
Low Max
17.2 16.5 15.6 12.7 10.0 7.2 6.6 7.6 9.8 12.2 14.2 16.4 9.8
High Min
16.2 15.9 14.3 11.9 9.3 6.7 5.2 6.1 8.9 11.8 13.9 15.3 13.3
Low Min
9.6 9.8 8.4 5.7 3.2 0.9 0.0 0.4 1.9 3.8 5.6 8.1 2.6

Katoomba Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
51 51 51 51 51 51 51 52 52 52 51 51 51.2
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
51 51 51 51 51 51 52 52 52 51 51 52 51.3
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
128 128 127 127 127 127 129 128 129 128 128 130 127.8
Earliest Entry
1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1885 1885
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

KATOOMBA (MURRI ST)
Central Tablelands, New South Wales/ACT
33.7122°S 150.3087°E 1015m AMSL
Commenced 1885
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