Nowra Climate

Nowra Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.5 26.4 25.1 22.7 19.6 17.0 16.5 18.2 21.0 23.1 24.7 25.9 22.3
Mean Min (°C)
16.5 16.7 15.1 12.3 9.2 7.8 6.7 6.8 8.8 10.6 13.3 14.8 11.6
Mean Rain (mm)
73.3 132.8 117.7 68.1 53.1 124.5 66.2 72.1 45.1 65.5 72.7 81.1 972.9
Median Rain (mm)
46.2 116.7 67.0 40.2 26.8 53.6 48.8 30.0 31.4 49.0 58.8 58.8 710.4
Mean Rain Days
10.9 12.1 13.2 12.1 9.4 11.9 10.0 8.1 9.2 9.8 11.8 10.3 118.2

Nowra Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.4 42.8 37.6 34.6 27.4 23.3 24.7 27.5 33.2 37.1 41.4 43.0 45.4
Low Max (°C)
18.4 17.9 16.4 14.4 12.6 10.5 10.6 12.0 12.5 13.2 13.7 15.0 10.5
High Min (°C)
24.9 23.9 21.8 18.5 17.0 14.8 14.8 15.8 17.9 18.9 22.2 25.7 25.7
Low Min (°C)
8.6 9.5 7.2 3.7 3.0 1.3 -0.5 -0.9 2.5 2.7 5.7 7.4 -0.9
High Rain (mm)
77.2 125.2 158.0 79.6 39.2 159.4 110.8 208.0 73.2 72.2 42.0 74.4 208.0

Nowra Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
29.6 28.1 26.4 24.7 21.5 18.3 17.5 20.8 23.2 26.1 27.6 28.4 23.1
Low Mn. Max (°C)
26.3 24.1 23.2 21.3 17.6 15.2 15.6 16.4 19.6 20.3 22.5 22.3 21.5
High Mn. Min (°C)
18.1 17.9 17.5 13.6 10.8 9.1 8.3 8.4 9.9 13.2 14.6 16.7 12.5
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.3 15.8 13.4 10.3 7.7 6.4 5.1 5.2 7.2 9.0 12.1 13.4 10.7
High Rain (mm)
213.4 287.4 377.4 233.6 229.6 411.8 163.2 431.6 98.0 205.8 151.0 249.0 1338.8
Low Rain (mm)
13.6 13.2 33.4 8.2 8.2 11.2 3.2 4.4 10.6 2.8 2.2 12.8 587.4

Nowra Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS

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

Nowra Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.2 1.3
≥ 35.0°C
2.1 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.4 1.6 6.2
≥ 30.0°C
8.1 4.4 3.1 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 3.4 4.1 5.2 28.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
32.7 30.1 29.0 26.7 22.1 19.8 18.8 21.3 25.8 28.5 30.3 30.7 28.0
Low Max
22.5 22.1 21.4 19.6 16.8 14.8 14.1 15.0 16.1 17.8 19.0 21.2 16.6
High Min
19.0 19.2 17.4 14.8 11.9 10.4 9.6 9.4 12.0 13.5 16.1 17.2 16.5
Low Min
13.2 14.1 12.1 9.7 6.6 4.9 3.8 3.8 5.5 7.1 10.3 12.0 6.2

Nowra Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
17 16 17 17 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16.0
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
16 16 17 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16 16.0
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
17 16 17 17 16 16 16 16 16 16 15 17 16.1
Earliest Entry
2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

NOWRA RAN AIR STATION AWS
Illawarra, New South Wales/ACT
34.9469°S 150.5353°E 109m AMSL
Commenced 2000
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