Nelson Bay Climate

Nelson Bay Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
27.0 26.9 25.7 23.4 20.4 18.1 17.4 18.9 21.1 23.1 24.4 25.8 22.7
Mean Min (°C)
20.0 20.1 18.8 16.3 13.4 11.1 9.7 10.7 12.9 15.1 16.9 18.5 15.3
Mean Rain (mm)
99.6 111.7 118.0 129.8 151.6 155.8 138.9 102.0 89.3 78.0 80.3 93.6 1346.5
Median Rain (mm)
80.9 85.7 86.9 101.1 131.4 125.6 115.0 79.7 72.7 70.6 68.3 74.6 1278.1
Mean Rain Days
10.4 10.2 11.1 11.8 12.6 12.1 11.6 10.5 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.3 125.0

Nelson Bay Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
38.5 41.5 36.0 30.5 26.7 24.0 24.7 28.5 34.2 34.5 40.6 39.3 41.5
Low Max (°C)
19.8 19.8 19.6 17.0 14.5 12.0 10.0 13.5 12.2 14.5 15.7 18.6 10.0
High Min (°C)
24.0 26.1 23.5 22.0 19.5 17.2 16.2 18.5 22.0 21.0 22.2 24.0 26.1
Low Min (°C)
11.0 14.5 11.5 9.0 6.1 4.4 2.2 1.1 5.0 6.1 6.7 9.0 1.1
High Rain (mm)
155.7 257.8 217.7 168.0 225.0 148.1 137.2 130.0 208.3 74.9 191.8 191.5 257.8

Nelson Bay Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
28.3 28.4 26.8 24.6 22.5 18.9 18.6 20.4 24.1 25.2 26.2 28.8 23.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
25.4 25.4 24.3 21.5 19.0 16.7 16.3 17.0 19.0 21.5 22.8 23.4 22.2
High Mn. Min (°C)
21.2 21.5 20.5 17.6 15.0 12.6 11.3 12.7 15.1 17.2 18.9 19.7 16.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.6 18.6 16.6 13.7 10.6 9.1 7.0 8.8 9.5 13.6 14.6 16.8 13.4
High Rain (mm)
559.7 530.8 401.8 476.1 632.0 607.6 615.9 630.6 311.9 297.0 264.3 334.3 2335.9
Low Rain (mm)
2.5 0.0 3.6 0.0 7.9 6.2 0.0 0.8 1.5 0.0 0.0 5.8 416.6

Nelson Bay Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)

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

Nelson Bay Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
≥ 35.0°C
0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.8
≥ 30.0°C
2.8 1.7 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.6 1.3 2.3 9.9
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 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

Nelson Bay 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
29.0 28.8 27.9 26.1 22.7 20.0 19.6 21.2 24.0 26.2 27.2 28.9 27.3
Low Max
24.5 25.0 23.0 21.0 18.0 16.0 15.0 16.2 17.5 20.0 21.2 22.8 17.6
High Min
21.7 21.7 20.6 18.5 15.6 13.3 11.9 13.0 15.5 17.4 19.1 20.6 19.8
Low Min
17.5 17.8 16.1 13.6 10.6 8.5 6.7 7.8 9.4 12.3 14.0 15.9 10.0

Nelson Bay Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
19 20 20 20 19 19 19 19 20 20 20 20 19.4
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1970 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
19 20 20 19 19 19 19 20 20 20 20 20 19.4
Earliest Entry
1969 1969 1969 1969 1970 1969 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968 1968
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
117 117 116 116 115 116 116 117 117 118 118 118 116.7
Earliest Entry
1882 1882 1882 1882 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881 1881
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

NELSON BAY (NELSON HEAD)
Hunter, New South Wales ACT
32.7103°S 152.1612°E 25m AMSL
Commenced 1881
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