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Kiama Climate

Kiama Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
25.1 24.5 23.8 22.0 19.8 17.7 17.0 18.0 20.2 21.6 22.7 23.6 21.4
Mean Min (°C)
18.9 18.8 17.8 15.5 13.1 11.4 10.0 10.6 12.2 13.8 15.9 17.2 14.7
Mean Rain (mm)
87.3 158.6 147.7 104.1 45.5 116.2 74.7 77.0 58.6 81.8 70.0 89.1 1120.7
Median Rain (mm)
62.0 144.2 69.5 64.6 32.5 73.5 69.5 29.1 36.9 112.6 34.3 85.4 860.5
Mean Rain Days
11.6 13.9 13.8 12.6 6.3 11.4 9.8 8.0 9.7 11.6 10.9 12.2 99.0

Kiama Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.0 39.3 32.0 31.2 27.8 23.0 25.8 27.5 33.4 38.1 40.3 39.0 45.0
Low Max (°C)
19.0 18.0 17.8 15.6 14.5 12.6 10.9 12.0 12.8 13.8 16.5 16.4 10.9
High Min (°C)
23.4 25.3 22.5 19.7 18.6 16.0 16.2 17.1 17.8 21.9 21.3 22.2 25.3
Low Min (°C)
13.1 13.4 11.6 9.0 7.8 5.0 4.9 6.2 5.8 7.0 10.9 11.2 4.9
High Rain (mm)
135.0 169.2 163.8 58.4 52.8 132.2 68.8 170.4 52.2 80.6 45.6 55.4 170.4

Kiama Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
27.0 25.9 24.6 23.4 21.8 18.2 18.0 19.9 22.2 23.4 24.3 26.0 22.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.4 23.0 22.2 20.0 18.2 16.9 16.2 16.3 18.8 19.5 21.5 20.9 20.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.3 20.0 19.5 16.8 14.3 12.4 10.8 12.0 13.3 15.9 17.0 18.3 15.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
18.1 17.7 16.3 13.9 12.0 10.7 9.1 9.4 11.4 12.8 15.1 15.8 13.9
High Rain (mm)
208.0 304.6 309.6 247.6 121.8 328.4 187.4 269.4 121.0 187.8 144.2 159.8 1351.4
Low Rain (mm)
11.6 25.6 0.6 32.6 0.0 28.0 7.8 2.8 9.6 12.8 12.6 50.8 703.4

Kiama Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)

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

Kiama Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.2
≥ 35.0°C
0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.3 1.2
≥ 30.0°C
2.3 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.6 1.2 1.7 6.2
≤ 2.0°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
≤ 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 0.0

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
27.0 27.0 25.8 24.2 21.7 20.0 19.1 21.0 24.2 24.1 25.2 25.6 25.2
Low Max
22.0 21.6 20.6 19.2 16.7 15.6 14.6 15.0 16.2 17.1 18.5 20.1 16.9
High Min
20.9 20.9 19.5 17.2 14.9 13.7 11.8 12.7 14.3 16.1 18.0 19.1 18.6
Low Min
16.1 16.5 15.3 13.8 11.0 9.6 8.0 8.9 9.8 11.1 13.8 14.4 10.2

Kiama Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
12 12 12 12 12 10 11 11 11 11 10 11 11.2
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2004 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
12 12 12 12 12 10 11 11 11 11 10 11 11.2
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2004 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 8 10 10.1
Earliest Entry
2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2008 2001 2001
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

KIAMA (BOMBO HEADLAND)
Illawarra, New South Wales/ACT
34.6532°S 150.8609°E 16m AMSL
Commenced 2001
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Weather News

Cyclone Kelvin expected to hit northern WA, posing threat to lives

06:27 EDT

Category one Cyclone Kelvin is likely to hit north Western Australia in the early hours of this morning, with the system bringing even more rain to the drenched region.

Cyclone threat downgraded for northern WA but record rain swamps Broome

18:12 EDT

A tropical low that is expected to build into a cyclone has dumped record-breaking rainfall on the town of Broome, swamping the town centre and prompting men to duck-dive in flooded roads to salvage cars.

Get the Bucket and Broome

12:50 EDT

Broome is fast approaching its annual rainfall record, after 1371mm has fallen in the gauge so far this year.