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Lithgow Climate

Lithgow Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
26.4 23.8 21.8 17.9 14.7 11.0 10.7 12.7 16.6 19.7 22.8 23.7 18.4
Mean Min (°C)
13.2 13.1 10.6 7.1 2.8 2.5 1.1 1.6 3.8 6.1 9.8 11.2 6.8
Mean Rain (mm)
81.5 82.1 72.0 56.6 50.4 72.2 61.8 56.0 55.2 61.7 62.6 77.0 791.3
Median Rain (mm)
76.4 59.4 54.0 49.8 37.1 57.9 47.2 52.1 48.0 57.2 51.8 63.9 764.8
Mean Rain Days
9.3 9.9 10.7 10.3 11.1 13.0 12.0 11.9 9.5 9.5 8.7 9.3 117.5

Lithgow Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
36.9 38.5 30.0 24.9 23.1 16.5 17.8 21.2 25.6 29.6 36.4 34.0 38.5
Low Max (°C)
15.8 12.1 12.9 7.6 6.5 3.6 4.2 5.2 7.5 7.0 9.3 12.8 3.6
High Min (°C)
22.0 23.2 18.4 15.3 10.6 9.6 9.9 13.4 15.8 17.3 21.2 22.2 23.2
Low Min (°C)
1.3 4.3 1.2 -3.2 -5.9 -7.0 -7.0 -7.6 -6.0 -2.3 -0.7 1.0 -7.6
High Rain (mm)
125.7 100.3 116.6 102.1 66.0 105.7 134.6 81.8 115.8 62.2 66.5 90.4 134.6

Lithgow Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
28.2 25.7 23.0 19.2 16.4 12.4 12.5 14.2 19.3 21.8 26.0 26.0 19.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
22.7 20.9 20.0 15.6 13.4 9.6 9.6 10.3 15.3 17.0 19.9 19.2 17.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.6 14.4 11.9 8.4 5.1 4.3 2.4 4.1 4.7 7.8 11.3 12.4 7.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
12.0 12.1 8.3 5.4 0.7 1.2 -0.4 -0.2 2.4 4.9 8.1 9.9 6.3
High Rain (mm)
250.8 323.1 411.4 197.9 244.3 324.2 319.0 191.1 255.0 167.8 175.1 257.8 1197.9
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 1.3 0.8 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 3.2 3.1 0.0 400.2

Lithgow Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LITHGOW (COOERWULL)

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

Lithgow 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
0.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 1.1
≥ 30.0°C
8.8 2.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.2 2.7 16.3
≤ 2.0°C
0.1 0.0 0.4 2.9 13.6 11.9 16.3 16.3 10.3 5.9 0.8 0.2 75.3
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 8.3 7.9 11.6 10.6 4.9 2.2 0.2 0.0 44.7

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.9 28.5 26.8 21.3 18.2 13.6 13.0 16.8 21.4 24.7 28.3 27.6 25.8
Low Max
20.7 18.2 17.3 13.1 11.4 8.3 7.5 8.4 11.0 13.5 16.0 17.7 10.5
High Min
16.4 16.2 14.1 10.5 8.2 6.8 5.0 5.2 8.0 11.1 13.6 14.5 13.4
Low Min
9.2 10.5 6.2 2.5 -1.5 -3.0 -3.9 -2.7 -0.1 1.7 6.4 6.8 0.2

Lithgow Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
8 8 8 7 7 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 8.3
Earliest Entry
2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
8 8 8 7 7 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 8.4
Earliest Entry
2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
100 100 99 94 92 92 95 94 95 96 95 92 95.2
Earliest Entry
1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878 1878
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

LITHGOW (COOERWULL)
Central Tablelands, New South Wales/ACT
33.4769°S 150.1303°E 900m AMSL
Commenced 1878
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