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Penrith Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.8 29.4 27.4 24.4 20.9 18.1 17.7 20.0 23.5 25.7 27.1 29.2 24.5
Mean Min (°C)
18.4 18.5 16.6 13.0 9.2 6.8 5.5 6.2 9.3 12.0 14.9 16.9 12.3
Mean Rain (mm)
95.3 139.1 73.7 42.2 43.0 53.3 31.4 26.9 35.0 56.6 87.0 57.1 740.5
Median Rain (mm)
91.0 136.2 46.4 19.0 24.8 25.1 26.6 18.8 25.4 39.6 57.5 55.1 669.8
Mean Rain Days
11.4 11.8 11.5 10.3 11.9 15.3 12.4 8.2 7.4 9.4 12.5 10.5 127.8

Penrith Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.5 45.0 40.6 34.2 28.4 26.0 26.7 29.7 35.8 38.9 43.0 42.3 46.5
Low Max (°C)
19.9 18.2 17.9 16.0 13.1 11.7 11.2 12.3 13.8 15.0 13.6 16.5 11.2
High Min (°C)
24.2 25.7 23.2 19.5 17.9 14.6 13.4 14.4 17.5 20.9 23.1 24.7 25.7
Low Min (°C)
10.6 11.6 8.3 3.6 2.1 -1.1 -1.4 -0.5 2.2 5.0 7.8 9.8 -1.4
High Rain (mm)
101.8 139.0 48.0 43.8 63.0 67.8 47.0 60.6 57.2 55.2 62.0 42.2 139.0

Penrith Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.5 32.7 30.5 26.4 22.8 20.1 18.8 21.9 26.3 28.9 31.8 32.7 25.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
27.4 26.0 25.8 21.8 19.7 16.7 16.1 18.2 20.7 23.4 23.8 24.8 23.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
19.7 19.6 18.1 14.5 11.2 9.3 6.7 8.4 10.5 13.4 17.0 17.9 12.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
16.0 16.3 15.4 10.8 7.3 4.6 3.4 4.0 7.8 11.0 12.5 15.1 11.8
High Rain (mm)
195.4 274.8 186.0 93.6 96.0 226.0 82.0 161.2 93.6 256.2 206.2 96.2 1013.4
Low Rain (mm)
19.2 21.8 18.4 1.8 4.2 3.0 4.4 0.0 4.2 4.6 13.0 26.2 501.0

Penrith Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

PENRITH LAKES AWS

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

Penrith Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
2.1 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.6 3.8
≥ 35°C
6.8 3.4 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.1 2.8 3.9 18.5
≥ 30°C
15.8 12.2 7.4 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 6.3 8.8 13.5 65.7
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9 3.3 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.9
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
36.8 34.6 31.2 28.1 23.6 20.3 19.8 22.9 28.0 31.6 33.6 34.9 31.3
Low Max
24.5 24.1 23.5 20.8 18.4 15.9 15.4 17.1 18.9 20.4 20.8 23.9 18.1
High Min
20.8 20.9 19.3 15.8 13.3 10.9 9.1 10.1 12.7 15.4 18.0 19.3 18.4
Low Min
15.9 15.7 14.0 9.9 5.5 2.8 2.2 2.8 6.1 8.5 11.7 14.3 5.6

Penrith Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
17 18 17 18 17 17 17 17 18 18 19 18 17.6
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
Years of Maxima
18 18 18 18 18 18 18 17 18 18 19 18 17.8
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013
Years of Rainfall
17 18 18 18 18 18 18 17 18 18 19 18 17.7
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013 2013

Station Details

PENRITH LAKES AWS
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.7195°S 150.6783°E 25m AMSL
Commenced 1995

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17:37 EDT Much of western New South Wales has begun a heat wave, reaching at least five degrees above average for at least five days, averaging a maximum of 35 degrees or more.

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