Lismore Climate

Lismore Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.0 29.5 28.1 25.9 23.4 20.7 20.7 22.5 25.6 27.3 28.7 29.4 26.0
Mean Min (°C)
18.8 18.6 17.1 14.1 9.8 8.1 6.2 6.7 9.8 12.5 15.5 17.3 12.9
Mean Rain (mm)
160.0 139.2 182.3 123.5 76.5 99.2 37.0 69.5 41.0 75.7 108.1 121.9 1238.1
Median Rain (mm)
79.4 149.2 99.4 157.2 55.8 58.6 22.6 19.2 23.5 71.8 68.6 103.8 1005.4
Mean Rain Days
15.0 14.3 17.9 17.1 15.5 14.9 11.9 10.2 9.2 10.8 12.3 13.8 154.6

Lismore Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
40.4 42.8 38.5 33.7 32.4 29.8 28.6 36.7 36.8 38.5 41.1 40.9 42.8
Low Max (°C)
21.9 22.2 20.8 17.2 17.8 12.7 13.3 13.8 16.6 17.3 19.3 17.9 12.7
High Min (°C)
25.5 24.8 23.0 22.3 18.0 16.9 16.8 16.9 18.5 20.0 22.7 23.6 25.5
Low Min (°C)
10.4 13.0 11.0 3.9 -0.6 -0.9 -2.9 -1.9 0.8 3.1 5.6 9.1 -2.9
High Rain (mm)
170.0 72.0 324.8 77.4 159.4 129.4 47.4 138.6 64.4 64.0 62.6 148.6 324.8

Lismore Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
31.7 31.8 29.9 27.3 25.9 22.1 21.7 25.8 28.1 28.9 31.0 32.7 26.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.1 26.8 26.9 23.7 21.9 19.3 19.7 20.7 23.8 23.7 26.0 26.0 25.0
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.5 19.8 19.0 15.4 11.6 9.3 9.1 8.8 12.6 14.7 17.2 18.8 13.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
16.4 17.1 14.6 12.4 7.7 5.8 2.2 4.4 8.0 10.6 13.3 14.7 10.6
High Rain (mm)
400.4 306.4 806.8 223.8 238.4 239.0 101.4 281.0 140.8 242.0 233.6 311.6 1386.0
Low Rain (mm)
12.0 20.2 56.2 39.2 6.6 10.0 0.2 2.6 3.8 11.2 28.6 41.6 623.8

Lismore Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LISMORE AIRPORT AWS

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

Lismore Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.5
≥ 35.0°C
2.8 1.4 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.9 2.3 2.8 10.8
≥ 30.0°C
13.7 11.3 6.3 1.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.6 3.3 8.3 10.3 12.3 64.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.8 4.5 2.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.5
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 1.3 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
33.5 32.8 30.7 28.4 25.4 23.5 23.3 26.4 29.8 32.0 32.6 34.4 30.8
Low Max
26.7 26.4 25.1 23.1 20.8 18.5 18.6 19.6 21.5 22.6 24.0 25.6 20.7
High Min
21.5 21.5 19.0 17.0 13.6 12.3 10.1 11.2 13.9 16.7 18.8 20.6 18.8
Low Min
15.2 16.2 13.8 11.0 5.5 3.2 1.7 2.4 6.1 8.2 11.6 14.0 5.7

Lismore Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
15 15 16 14 15 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 14.8
Earliest Entry
2003 2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
15 15 15 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 14.8
Earliest Entry
2003 2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
15 15 16 14 14 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 14.5
Earliest Entry
2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

LISMORE AIRPORT AWS
Northern Rivers, New South Wales ACT
28.8305°S 153.2601°E 9m AMSL
Commenced 2002
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Weather News

December rain more likely as MJO looms

17:10 EDT

After an exceptionally dry November for most of Australia, there are signs that wet weather could ramp up as we head into December under the influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation.

Queensland BOM forecast predicts fast and furious thunderstorms for south-east

13:25 EDT

Homeowners are being warned to brace for another series of destructive storms with damaging winds, heavy rain and hail this afternoon across south-east Queensland.