Katoomba Climate

Katoomba Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
23.6 22.5 20.4 17.2 13.6 10.5 9.8 11.5 14.8 17.8 20.3 22.4 17.0
Mean Min (°C)
13.1 13.0 11.6 8.9 6.2 3.9 2.7 3.3 5.5 7.8 9.9 11.7 8.1
Mean Rain (mm)
160.1 176.4 171.3 120.3 99.4 116.9 82.5 79.1 71.3 92.0 108.9 122.2 1404.5
Median Rain (mm)
123.8 139.0 120.6 88.3 57.2 65.0 54.9 43.7 60.7 63.2 86.4 96.6 1330.0
Mean Rain Days
13.9 13.5 14.1 11.2 10.3 10.9 10.3 9.8 9.7 11.0 12.0 12.7 139.6

Katoomba Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
39.8 38.8 34.0 29.6 22.9 19.4 18.8 22.0 28.6 31.2 36.0 39.5 39.8
Low Max (°C)
10.4 11.0 9.8 7.2 2.1 2.2 1.1 0.6 4.0 4.5 6.0 8.5 0.6
High Min (°C)
25.0 24.6 22.0 19.8 13.7 12.2 12.2 12.8 19.5 20.4 24.7 23.4 25.0
Low Min (°C)
4.2 3.9 -0.1 -0.5 -5.1 -8.2 -7.0 -5.6 -6.0 -1.0 -0.1 2.4 -8.2
High Rain (mm)
185.9 226.0 285.0 266.7 121.4 233.0 203.2 275.8 129.5 176.8 141.7 127.0 285.0

Katoomba Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
27.2 26.2 24.0 21.3 16.5 15.2 12.6 14.8 19.0 22.3 25.1 28.4 18.9
Low Mn. Max (°C)
18.8 19.2 17.5 14.2 10.6 7.8 7.4 8.3 11.1 13.2 16.7 17.7 15.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
15.9 15.3 13.6 11.5 8.6 6.5 4.6 5.6 8.6 11.6 13.0 14.7 9.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
10.5 10.4 9.4 6.5 4.0 2.1 1.2 1.5 3.0 5.7 6.9 9.6 7.2
High Rain (mm)
698.6 787.5 701.2 624.6 529.6 696.9 478.7 580.8 389.4 445.1 429.9 410.5 2782.7
Low Rain (mm)
14.4 4.9 2.5 4.4 2.5 0.8 0.0 1.0 1.0 6.6 3.7 1.4 617.9

Katoomba Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

KATOOMBA (FARNELLS RD)

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

Katoomba 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
0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6
≥ 30.0°C
4.2 2.2 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 2.2 10.1
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 2.2 7.3 13.0 10.6 4.3 1.2 0.3 0.0 39.5
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.2 4.6 3.4 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 11.9

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
29.4 27.9 25.1 21.1 17.1 13.6 12.5 15.0 19.2 22.8 26.1 28.0 24.3
Low Max
17.2 16.5 15.6 12.7 10.0 7.2 6.6 7.6 9.8 12.2 14.2 16.4 9.8
High Min
16.2 15.9 14.3 11.9 9.3 6.7 5.2 6.1 8.9 11.8 13.9 15.3 13.3
Low Min
9.6 9.8 8.4 5.7 3.2 0.9 0.0 0.4 1.9 3.8 5.6 8.1 2.6

Katoomba Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
57 57 57 57 57 56 56 58 58 58 56 57 56.0
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
57 57 57 57 57 56 56 58 58 57 57 57 56.0
Earliest Entry
1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957 1957
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
134 134 133 134 134 132 134 134 135 135 134 135 133.0
Earliest Entry
1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1886 1885 1885
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

KATOOMBA (FARNELLS RD)
Central Tablelands, New South Wales/ACT
33.7139°S 150.2953°E 1017m AMSL
Commenced 1885
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