Wellington Climate

Wellington Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
32.6 31.8 28.9 24.7 20.0 16.4 15.3 17.1 20.6 24.5 27.9 30.9 24.1
Mean Min (°C)
17.4 17.1 14.1 9.6 6.0 3.7 2.3 3.0 5.4 8.8 12.3 15.1 9.5
Mean Rain (mm)
55.7 48.4 47.5 41.5 44.7 47.9 47.5 46.9 43.4 52.1 55.2 54.1 584.9
Median Rain (mm)
41.0 31.7 29.9 31.1 37.1 38.0 42.4 39.7 33.5 41.5 39.7 39.3 539.6
Mean Rain Days
5.1 4.7 4.8 4.4 5.8 7.7 8.1 7.4 6.2 6.3 5.9 5.5 70.8

Wellington Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
43.7 45.0 39.0 33.9 27.5 26.0 23.2 28.8 33.4 39.5 43.0 41.7 45.0
Low Max (°C)
18.4 17.5 15.5 13.0 7.3 7.7 6.5 7.6 10.4 10.6 11.1 18.0 6.5
High Min (°C)
27.5 27.8 23.9 20.5 17.3 14.4 12.8 15.1 20.4 21.0 26.2 27.0 27.8
Low Min (°C)
6.0 6.5 1.7 -1.0 -3.9 -5.7 -5.7 -4.6 -3.0 -2.0 1.6 3.2 -5.7
High Rain (mm)
100.6 178.8 112.0 117.2 90.2 67.3 67.6 59.9 76.2 62.2 72.4 88.9 178.8

Wellington Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
36.0 35.6 32.4 28.5 22.0 18.4 17.5 21.7 24.0 29.5 34.0 34.4 25.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.8 27.9 25.8 21.4 15.4 14.1 13.3 14.9 16.0 19.7 24.1 26.5 22.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.3 19.4 16.9 13.4 9.8 8.3 6.1 5.5 8.7 11.8 17.2 17.9 11.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
14.2 14.0 11.7 6.9 1.9 0.4 -1.4 0.2 2.9 6.3 9.9 11.9 8.2
High Rain (mm)
237.4 299.5 241.6 323.0 147.3 226.9 138.0 171.9 187.1 193.8 177.6 179.7 1141.6
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 206.2

Wellington Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL)

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

Wellington Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
1.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3 2.1
≥ 35.0°C
9.3 6.3 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.2 5.6 24.3
≥ 30.0°C
21.7 19.4 11.8 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 3.8 10.1 18.0 83.7
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 5.1 11.0 16.0 13.2 6.1 1.2 0.0 0.0 51.9
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.9 5.4 10.1 7.0 1.7 0.2 0.0 0.0 25.8

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
37.2 36.1 32.8 28.3 23.6 19.5 18.2 20.8 25.0 29.4 33.0 35.6 32.4
Low Max
28.0 27.7 25.0 20.7 16.2 13.0 12.2 13.4 15.9 19.5 22.3 26.2 15.9
High Min
20.9 20.3 17.8 13.9 11.0 7.9 6.7 7.1 10.2 13.4 16.7 19.0 17.1
Low Min
13.3 13.6 10.0 5.5 1.7 -0.6 -1.6 -0.6 1.4 4.3 7.7 10.6 1.8

Wellington Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
48 51 50 49 51 49 51 50 50 50 50 49 49.7
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1966 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
48 51 50 50 51 49 51 49 49 50 50 49 49.7
Earliest Entry
1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1966 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965 1965
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
132 134 133 133 133 131 129 130 132 132 132 132 131.8
Earliest Entry
1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1882 1881 1881 1881
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

WELLINGTON (D&J RURAL)
Central Tablelands, New South Wales ACT
32.5635°S 148.9503°E 305m AMSL
Commenced 1881
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