Charlotte Pass Climate

Charlotte Pass Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
18.1 17.6 14.8 10.8 7.0 3.7 2.1 2.9 5.3 9.5 12.9 15.4 9.8
Mean Min (°C)
5.7 5.6 2.8 -0.2 -2.3 -4.7 -6.0 -5.3 -2.7 -0.2 2.1 3.7 -0.3
Mean Rain (mm)
137.9 167.5 130.0 143.1 167.1 163.4 160.4 161.4 189.8 242.5 189.1 159.5 2003.9
Median Rain (mm)
99.9 108.7 85.8 120.8 143.5 107.1 72.8 147.0 154.2 136.9 157.2 136.4 1453.2
Mean Rain Days
9.6 10.1 9.7 10.7 11.9 11.5 10.8 11.3 10.4 11.0 11.5 8.6 110.1

Charlotte Pass Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
29.7 28.0 24.5 19.8 16.2 12.3 9.0 11.1 15.6 20.5 28.3 28.9 29.7
Low Max (°C)
2.6 1.8 3.0 -1.7 -3.5 -4.0 -4.5 -4.2 -3.9 -3.5 -1.5 1.7 -4.5
High Min (°C)
16.5 21.5 13.7 9.5 8.8 6.0 4.2 7.0 7.6 11.3 12.5 15.0 21.5
Low Min (°C)
-5.6 -5.5 -6.7 -13.0 -13.4 -23.0 -19.6 -20.6 -16.7 -12.0 -9.4 -7.0 -23.0
High Rain (mm)
133.0 270.0 186.5 83.6 171.0 175.0 168.0 86.8 195.0 525.0 123.0 99.4 525.0

Charlotte Pass Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
20.3 20.2 17.6 12.8 9.5 5.5 4.9 5.4 7.0 11.8 17.6 18.4 11.0
Low Mn. Max (°C)
14.4 14.1 11.7 8.0 2.9 2.2 0.7 0.8 2.6 7.2 9.2 12.5 8.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
8.8 8.5 5.4 3.2 -0.1 -1.7 -4.3 -1.5 0.1 2.2 4.6 5.7 1.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
2.4 2.2 0.1 -3.1 -4.6 -7.0 -8.9 -8.3 -5.4 -2.2 -0.7 -0.1 -1.3
High Rain (mm)
322.3 436.2 607.6 422.4 387.1 404.5 654.6 411.6 394.1 1356.5 321.2 438.3 3127.1
Low Rain (mm)
28.0 42.3 12.6 15.7 9.7 26.7 0.0 0.0 13.0 24.0 48.0 0.8 775.0

Charlotte Pass Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)

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

Charlotte Pass 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
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 30.0°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
≤ 2.0°C
5.4 4.4 11.7 18.6 23.1 23.9 28.3 26.7 23.1 15.0 12.4 8.5 171.4
≤ 0.0°C
2.8 2.3 7.5 14.0 19.9 22.4 27.8 25.4 20.0 12.1 8.3 4.4 141.9

Charlotte Pass 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
22.0 21.6 18.7 14.6 11.2 7.0 4.6 6.1 9.0 13.7 17.8 19.9 17.7
Low Max
13.3 13.5 10.7 6.5 2.6 0.5 -0.1 0.0 1.1 4.9 7.5 10.7 1.8
High Min
10.2 9.8 7.3 4.4 1.9 -0.5 -1.6 -1.1 1.2 4.5 6.5 7.9 5.9
Low Min
0.9 0.8 -1.8 -4.5 -6.5 -9.1 -11.5 -10.0 -6.8 -5.0 -2.9 -0.5 -6.2

Charlotte Pass Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
21 22 22 23 25 23 24 24 22 19 22 23 22.5
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967
Latest Entry
2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2012 2012 2012 2014 2014 2014 2015
Years of Maxima
21 22 22 23 25 23 24 23 22 20 22 23 22.4
Earliest Entry
1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1967 1967
Latest Entry
2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2012 2012 2012 2014 2014 2014 2015
Years of Rainfall
24 23 23 24 26 22 22 20 20 22 23 22 22.7
Earliest Entry
1971 1971 1971 1971 1971 1971 1971 1971 1971 1971 1971 1971 1971
Latest Entry
2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2012 2012 2014 2014 2014 2015

Station Details

CHARLOTTE PASS (KOSCIUSKO CHALET)
Snowy Mountains, New South Wales/ACT
36.4335°S 148.3327°E 1755m AMSL
Commenced 1930 / Closed 2015
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