Perisher Valley Climate

Perisher Valley Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
18.8 18.4 15.6 11.6 7.8 3.9 2.4 3.4 5.8 9.5 13.7 15.6 9.5
Mean Min (°C)
5.7 5.4 3.4 0.5 -1.4 -3.6 -5.0 -4.3 -2.0 0.1 2.0 3.9 -0.2
Mean Rain (mm)
103.6 75.5 126.7 118.0 150.1 175.0 192.1 247.5 240.3 205.2 163.9 123.8 1967.4
Median Rain (mm)
79.2 44.8 62.0 100.1 129.2 152.0 189.0 175.0 229.0 168.0 128.0 73.4 1745.7
Mean Rain Days
6.6 6.6 8.3 8.9 11.1 13.0 12.6 13.6 13.9 11.8 10.2 6.8 120.7

Perisher Valley Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
30.0 29.8 25.4 22.0 18.0 19.0 10.5 13.5 16.0 21.0 25.5 25.2 30.0
Low Max (°C)
6.0 2.0 2.4 -1.5 -5.5 -6.0 -5.2 -4.0 -3.1 -2.4 -2.0 3.8 -6.0
High Min (°C)
18.4 18.0 16.0 11.5 9.0 5.0 3.0 5.2 8.5 14.5 15.5 15.9 18.4
Low Min (°C)
-4.0 -7.0 -7.0 -11.3 -9.8 -18.0 -19.5 -15.0 -12.5 -11.6 -8.5 -7.0 -19.5
High Rain (mm)
164.0 64.0 162.0 127.0 150.0 175.0 110.0 210.0 241.0 150.0 83.0 70.0 241.0

Perisher Valley Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
21.2 19.4 18.2 14.2 9.5 6.2 5.2 6.4 8.0 11.6 14.4 17.7 10.6
Low Mn. Max (°C)
15.4 18.0 13.1 9.0 5.2 1.4 0.3 1.0 3.6 5.9 11.0 14.0 8.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
9.0 7.5 6.5 4.4 1.0 -0.5 -3.1 -2.2 0.4 2.1 3.7 5.8 1.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
3.7 5.5 1.1 -1.1 -3.2 -5.5 -7.5 -6.4 -3.8 -2.3 1.3 3.0 -0.9
High Rain (mm)
182.0 141.6 446.8 252.4 331.0 580.0 445.0 699.0 489.0 411.2 221.4 183.2 2577.9
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 5.0 12.0 17.1 29.2 33.9 21.5 10.0 9.0 42.3 22.0 20.0 1086.1

Perisher Valley Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE

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

Perisher Valley 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
4.6 4.6 9.2 15.2 20.8 27.3 30.1 28.9 25.6 18.2 11.6 6.3 197.9
≤ 0.0°C
2.1 2.1 5.4 11.5 17.0 24.9 28.7 27.2 21.6 14.4 8.0 2.9 162.3

Perisher Valley 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
23.5 22.4 19.5 15.5 12.0 7.5 5.5 7.0 9.6 14.0 18.9 20.5 17.8
Low Max
14.0 14.2 11.5 7.4 4.0 0.5 -0.5 -0.1 2.0 4.8 8.7 10.7 2.0
High Min
10.9 9.8 8.0 5.0 2.5 -0.1 -1.0 -0.5 2.0 4.8 7.0 8.3 5.8
Low Min
0.8 0.8 -1.0 -3.6 -5.2 -7.1 -9.0 -8.0 -6.0 -4.0 -2.8 -0.1 -5.6

Perisher Valley Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
22 24 25 26 27 33 34 33 33 28 25 19 27.4
Earliest Entry
1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976
Latest Entry
2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2010
Years of Maxima
20 23 25 26 27 32 34 33 32 27 24 18 26.6
Earliest Entry
1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976
Latest Entry
2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2010
Years of Rainfall
27 29 29 27 30 34 34 33 33 30 28 23 29.7
Earliest Entry
1977 1977 1977 1977 1977 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976 1976
Latest Entry
2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2010

Station Details

PERISHER VALLEY SKI CENTRE
Snowy Mountains, New South Wales/ACT
36.4033°S 148.4104°E 1735m AMSL
Commenced 1976 / Closed 2010
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