Lithgow Climate

Lithgow Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
25.5 24.6 22.3 18.9 14.7 11.5 10.6 12.3 15.3 18.7 21.3 24.3 18.3
Mean Min (°C)
12.4 12.6 10.5 7.2 4.4 2.2 0.9 1.7 3.8 6.5 8.6 10.8 6.8
Mean Rain (mm)
94.1 83.5 83.0 61.6 62.9 66.8 67.5 62.6 58.9 67.1 69.7 76.0 853.0
Median Rain (mm)
79.8 65.3 65.5 47.6 43.5 49.9 53.4 47.9 53.1 58.9 65.6 67.0 838.5
Mean Rain Days
10.3 10.2 10.5 9.0 10.4 11.9 11.9 11.1 10.2 10.2 10.0 9.8 123.2

Lithgow Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
37.8 38.4 35.1 30.8 23.9 19.5 19.8 22.5 27.6 33.1 37.2 36.8 38.4
Low Max (°C)
12.8 12.6 10.7 6.8 3.0 3.0 2.0 2.8 4.5 5.6 6.6 10.0 2.0
High Min (°C)
22.5 23.9 22.2 17.8 13.3 12.1 11.5 13.0 16.1 17.2 21.0 25.0 25.0
Low Min (°C)
2.8 3.5 0.0 -4.0 -6.1 -7.0 -8.0 -8.0 -5.0 -2.3 -1.7 0.6 -8.0
High Rain (mm)
89.9 101.9 112.0 147.3 135.4 179.0 163.8 165.4 97.5 65.0 83.6 101.6 179.0

Lithgow Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
29.7 28.6 26.3 21.9 16.7 14.1 12.9 16.0 18.7 22.0 27.0 29.3 19.7
Low Mn. Max (°C)
21.4 20.7 18.7 16.2 11.2 9.4 8.6 8.8 11.4 15.2 18.4 20.9 16.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
14.9 15.2 13.4 10.4 8.0 5.3 3.8 4.7 6.1 8.8 11.3 13.0 7.8
Low Mn. Min (°C)
9.8 10.2 8.6 4.1 0.6 0.1 -1.9 -0.5 1.6 4.5 6.5 7.6 5.3
High Rain (mm)
242.0 330.1 338.8 295.2 316.3 242.4 349.5 374.4 195.6 233.0 187.3 235.5 1328.0
Low Rain (mm)
4.8 0.3 6.9 2.1 2.6 9.0 2.7 2.2 7.2 3.0 1.8 0.3 450.8

Lithgow Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST)

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

Lithgow 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
0.8 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 1.5
≥ 30.0°C
6.5 4.5 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.6 4.2 17.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.3 2.5 9.1 14.3 18.3 16.2 9.6 3.5 1.0 0.2 70.6
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 4.3 9.1 12.7 10.5 4.6 1.1 0.2 0.0 41.0

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.3 30.2 27.0 23.0 18.4 14.8 13.8 16.2 20.2 24.0 27.2 30.0 26.2
Low Max
19.4 18.9 17.4 14.5 11.0 8.3 7.4 8.3 10.5 13.5 15.6 18.4 10.8
High Min
15.7 15.9 13.7 10.9 8.7 6.0 4.9 5.6 7.8 10.5 12.5 14.4 12.8
Low Min
9.0 9.4 7.0 3.3 0.0 -1.7 -3.0 -2.2 -0.1 2.5 4.8 7.0 0.6

Lithgow Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
39 40 39 38 38 38 40 40 40 39 39 40 39.2
Earliest Entry
1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007
Years of Maxima
39 40 39 38 38 38 39 40 40 39 40 40 39.0
Earliest Entry
1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1966 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007
Years of Rainfall
91 91 91 91 92 93 92 92 93 93 93 93 92.0
Earliest Entry
1890 1890 1890 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889 1889
Latest Entry
2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007

Station Details

LITHGOW (BIRDWOOD ST)
Central Tablelands, New South Wales ACT
33.4901°S 150.1498°E 950m AMSL
Commenced 1889 / Closed 2006
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