Norah Head Climate

Norah Head Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
26.1 26.0 25.1 22.9 20.3 18.0 17.3 18.8 21.0 22.7 23.7 24.9 22.2
Mean Min (°C)
19.7 20.0 18.9 15.9 13.1 11.1 9.7 10.5 12.8 14.8 16.8 18.4 15.1
Mean Rain (mm)
89.7 115.3 123.8 139.3 141.7 148.4 89.4 73.6 72.7 58.4 96.3 70.3 1223.3
Median Rain (mm)
72.4 64.2 75.4 95.0 126.7 97.4 69.8 51.8 45.2 42.0 85.9 53.4 1067.3
Mean Rain Days
12.3 12.0 13.3 13.8 13.6 13.5 11.4 9.0 11.5 10.5 12.5 11.3 140.7

Norah Head Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.0 39.7 37.2 33.6 28.1 24.8 24.7 29.4 33.5 36.5 40.3 40.7 44.0
Low Max (°C)
19.6 19.1 19.1 16.8 13.7 11.2 11.1 11.4 12.6 14.9 15.6 18.0 11.1
High Min (°C)
23.4 25.1 23.1 21.5 19.5 16.9 17.3 17.0 19.0 20.9 23.8 24.1 25.1
Low Min (°C)
14.5 13.9 12.7 7.9 6.9 5.3 4.0 4.6 6.1 8.5 8.8 11.2 4.0
High Rain (mm)
89.0 75.2 130.0 97.0 113.0 235.4 112.0 115.0 61.0 89.2 120.2 79.0 235.4

Norah Head Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
28.8 28.3 26.3 24.4 22.5 19.9 18.5 20.6 23.9 25.0 25.5 28.2 23.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
22.9 24.2 23.5 21.0 18.6 16.8 15.9 16.7 18.5 21.0 21.1 22.4 20.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
21.0 21.5 20.1 17.7 14.1 12.4 11.2 11.9 14.9 16.7 18.4 19.8 15.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
17.8 18.4 17.6 14.3 11.6 9.6 8.3 8.2 11.9 13.6 14.8 17.0 13.9
High Rain (mm)
232.2 387.4 283.6 404.6 522.2 574.6 383.6 218.2 169.2 234.0 305.2 133.8 1555.6
Low Rain (mm)
8.2 17.4 13.2 27.0 9.4 1.4 0.8 0.8 4.0 0.6 0.2 0.2 833.6

Norah Head Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

NORAH HEAD AWS

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

Norah Head Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4
≥ 35.0°C
0.7 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.5 2.6
≥ 30.0°C
2.0 1.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.1 1.9 1.7 11.3
≤ 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

Norah Head 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
27.7 28.0 27.0 25.3 22.4 20.2 19.4 21.8 24.8 26.0 26.3 27.3 26.2
Low Max
23.0 23.0 22.2 20.1 17.8 15.7 15.1 15.7 17.3 18.8 19.8 21.8 17.4
High Min
21.3 21.7 20.9 18.0 15.8 13.7 12.0 13.2 15.8 17.4 19.0 20.4 19.8
Low Min
17.7 17.9 16.6 13.3 10.7 8.4 7.5 7.8 10.1 12.0 14.3 16.1 10.0

Norah Head Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
21 23 22 23 23 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 21.9
Earliest Entry
1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
21 23 22 23 23 22 22 22 22 21 22 22 21.9
Earliest Entry
1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
21 21 22 22 22 22 22 22 21 21 22 21 21.5
Earliest Entry
1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

NORAH HEAD AWS
Hunter, New South Wales ACT
33.2814°S 151.5766°E 19m AMSL
Commenced 1989
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Weather News

Wet season not over yet in the Top End

13:28 EST

Darwin's skies were lit up overnight and into Sunday morning, with thunderstorms generating heavy rain, signalling the Top End has not quite moved into its dry season yet.  In just the 30 minutes before 9am on Sunday morning, Darwin recorded 32.6mm of rainfall.

This wind is giving me chills

12:52 EST

Strong winds recorded on Saturday over much of southeastern Australia, combined with cool temperatures, resulted in a pretty chilly day.

Strong winds lash the southeast

13:15 EDT

A vigorous cold front has swept through parts of the southeast, bringing wind gusts in excess of 100km/h to some exposed and elevated parts.