Smoky Cape Climate

Smoky Cape Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.1 27.2 26.3 24.3 21.7 19.5 19.0 20.2 22.1 23.5 24.7 26.1 23.5
Mean Min (°C)
19.7 19.8 18.8 16.8 14.4 12.3 11.4 11.9 13.6 15.3 16.8 18.4 15.7
Mean Rain (mm)
143.0 171.9 195.7 167.1 128.2 137.7 75.2 78.5 55.7 91.7 112.2 121.9 1474.4
Median Rain (mm)
109.0 160.0 167.1 147.4 105.6 104.3 58.1 50.6 53.0 71.3 96.8 91.8 1373.3
Mean Rain Days
13.3 13.9 15.4 12.9 11.1 10.4 8.0 7.9 8.2 11.0 11.5 12.7 136.4

Smoky Cape Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
39.5 39.2 34.3 32.8 29.5 26.3 28.3 31.5 35.6 39.2 41.7 39.5 41.7
Low Max (°C)
18.3 19.4 18.9 16.0 14.4 11.7 11.1 12.2 14.9 14.6 15.6 16.8 11.1
High Min (°C)
25.0 24.5 24.4 22.2 22.2 18.9 18.5 19.0 22.5 21.6 25.0 24.4 25.0
Low Min (°C)
13.3 12.0 11.0 9.1 5.9 4.2 4.4 4.0 4.4 7.8 9.0 8.0 4.0
High Rain (mm)
178.6 158.6 350.0 343.7 227.6 209.3 163.6 215.9 89.0 142.6 147.1 197.0 350.0

Smoky Cape Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
30.1 29.6 28.4 26.5 24.8 21.3 21.3 22.6 25.1 26.4 27.5 28.8 25.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
24.5 25.5 24.8 22.0 20.3 18.1 17.1 18.2 19.6 20.9 22.7 24.3 22.3
High Mn. Min (°C)
21.2 21.3 20.3 18.5 16.8 14.7 13.2 13.9 16.0 17.3 18.5 20.5 17.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.6 18.3 17.2 14.5 12.5 10.2 9.7 9.9 11.5 13.6 15.1 14.4 14.8
High Rain (mm)
527.0 509.2 688.8 702.6 466.5 573.2 597.5 380.6 254.4 536.4 434.8 513.4 3011.2
Low Rain (mm)
8.2 3.8 24.2 7.2 1.4 5.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.4 6.9 15.5 772.2

Smoky Cape Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)

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

Smoky Cape 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
0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.4
≥ 30.0°C
2.7 3.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.9 1.4 9.7
≤ 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

Smoky Cape 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
29.1 29.2 28.3 26.3 23.6 21.5 20.7 22.0 24.2 25.8 27.0 28.4 27.3
Low Max
24.8 24.8 23.9 21.8 19.2 17.2 16.8 17.8 19.4 20.8 22.0 23.7 19.1
High Min
21.6 21.7 20.9 19.0 16.8 14.5 13.6 14.4 16.2 17.5 19.0 20.6 20.0
Low Min
17.4 17.7 16.6 14.4 12.1 10.0 9.2 9.4 11.0 12.7 14.2 16.0 11.4

Smoky Cape Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
61 65 62 62 64 65 64 63 62 63 62 62 63.0
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
64 65 63 63 65 64 64 63 62 64 63 63 63.0
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
83 83 83 83 83 83 83 83 81 82 82 82 82.0
Earliest Entry
1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939 1939
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

SOUTH WEST ROCKS (SMOKY CAPE LIGHTHOUSE)
Mid North Coast, New South Wales/ACT
30.9225°S 153.0871°E 117m AMSL
Commenced 1939
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