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Lucas Heights Climate

Lucas Heights Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
25.9 26.0 24.7 22.3 18.9 16.2 15.8 17.2 19.5 21.6 23.4 25.8 21.4
Mean Min (°C)
17.3 17.6 16.1 13.3 10.1 8.2 6.6 7.4 9.3 11.9 13.7 16.0 12.2
Mean Rain (mm)
106.1 117.9 134.1 103.6 91.7 111.8 67.7 81.4 58.6 79.6 103.0 90.0 1146.0
Median Rain (mm)
75.5 80.3 90.8 68.4 51.2 62.8 37.4 30.6 37.5 48.6 70.9 56.2 1016.8
Mean Rain Days
10.7 10.8 11.4 9.2 8.9 9.6 7.6 7.6 7.9 9.6 10.8 9.9 112.7

Lucas Heights Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
41.2 42.0 39.8 32.4 26.9 23.5 24.0 28.0 34.4 34.0 41.5 40.0 42.0
Low Max (°C)
17.2 17.0 16.7 14.2 11.6 9.5 9.1 7.5 11.1 12.9 15.0 16.1 7.5
High Min (°C)
26.1 25.5 23.3 19.5 18.0 15.5 13.1 14.4 18.8 19.4 22.2 23.5 26.1
Low Min (°C)
10.9 11.1 8.4 5.6 4.3 -0.5 -0.6 1.6 3.1 3.5 6.8 8.8 -0.6
High Rain (mm)
147.0 170.0 140.6 160.0 137.2 232.6 254.5 169.9 148.4 103.2 156.0 111.3 254.5

Lucas Heights Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
27.9 28.2 27.0 24.8 20.5 17.6 17.5 19.4 23.0 24.4 26.1 28.4 22.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
23.7 24.4 23.1 21.0 17.4 15.0 14.6 15.9 17.1 18.7 21.3 23.3 20.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
18.9 18.9 17.8 15.1 12.0 11.3 8.8 9.1 11.8 13.4 15.0 17.3 13.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.0 16.7 14.6 12.1 8.9 6.9 5.1 6.5 8.2 10.3 12.2 14.4 11.6
High Rain (mm)
270.7 443.0 329.5 397.6 358.4 449.7 363.7 403.8 249.3 219.1 432.2 273.1 1804.0
Low Rain (mm)
7.1 11.0 10.4 0.5 4.1 2.3 0.3 0.0 0.6 0.0 8.1 6.4 461.1

Lucas Heights Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LUCAS HEIGHTS (ANSTO)

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

Lucas Heights Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.5
≥ 35.0°C
1.2 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 1.7 5.0
≥ 30.0°C
5.4 3.9 2.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.9 3.3 6.0 22.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9
≤ 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 0.1

Lucas Heights 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
30.6 29.9 28.5 25.7 21.9 18.3 18.0 20.1 23.7 26.7 28.6 31.7 27.1
Low Max
21.6 21.7 21.0 19.2 16.1 14.2 13.5 14.3 15.5 17.2 18.5 20.8 15.8
High Min
19.7 20.0 18.5 16.0 13.0 10.8 8.9 10.2 12.2 14.9 16.5 18.5 17.5
Low Min
14.9 15.2 13.8 10.3 7.3 5.6 4.3 5.0 6.4 8.9 10.5 13.1 6.8

Lucas Heights Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
20 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 20 20 20 20 20.5
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Years of Maxima
20 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 21 20 20 20 20.6
Earliest Entry
1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962 1962
Latest Entry
1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982 1982
Years of Rainfall
48 49 50 50 49 51 49 50 50 49 50 49 49.4
Earliest Entry
1959 1959 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958 1958
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

LUCAS HEIGHTS (ANSTO)
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
34.0517°S 150.9800°E 140m AMSL
Commenced 1958
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