Penrith Climate

Penrith Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.9 29.5 27.5 24.4 21.1 18.1 17.8 19.9 23.3 25.9 27.4 29.4 24.6
Mean Min (°C)
18.6 18.5 16.8 13.1 9.3 6.9 5.5 6.2 9.4 12.1 15.1 17.0 12.4
Mean Rain (mm)
101.0 122.7 78.7 50.9 38.4 60.7 31.5 32.3 34.0 53.7 84.3 65.1 756.9
Median Rain (mm)
91.0 136.2 46.4 19.0 24.8 25.1 26.6 18.8 25.4 39.6 57.5 55.1 669.8
Mean Rain Days
11.6 11.4 11.8 10.4 11.0 15.1 12.2 8.6 7.9 9.2 12.0 10.8 124.6

Penrith Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.5 46.9 40.6 36.6 29.4 26.0 26.7 29.7 35.8 38.9 44.9 42.3 46.9
Low Max (°C)
18.8 18.2 17.9 14.6 13.1 11.7 11.2 12.3 13.8 15.0 13.6 16.5 11.2
High Min (°C)
25.5 25.7 23.3 19.5 17.9 14.6 13.9 14.4 17.5 20.9 23.1 24.7 25.7
Low Min (°C)
10.6 11.6 8.3 3.6 2.0 -1.1 -1.4 -0.5 2.2 5.0 7.8 9.8 -1.4
High Rain (mm)
101.8 139.0 55.0 85.6 63.0 81.6 47.0 60.6 57.2 55.2 62.0 49.6 139.0

Penrith Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.9 32.7 30.5 26.7 23.5 20.1 19.0 21.9 26.3 28.9 31.8 32.7 25.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
27.4 26.0 25.8 21.8 19.7 16.7 16.1 18.2 20.7 23.4 23.8 24.8 23.6
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.6 19.8 18.8 15.0 11.2 9.3 7.0 8.4 10.5 14.2 17.0 18.8 13.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
16.0 16.3 15.4 10.8 7.3 4.6 3.4 4.0 7.8 11.0 12.5 15.1 11.8
High Rain (mm)
307.8 274.8 230.2 258.8 96.0 226.0 82.0 161.2 93.6 256.2 206.2 164.2 1013.4
Low Rain (mm)
19.2 1.8 16.8 1.8 4.0 3.0 4.4 0.0 4.2 4.6 13.0 26.2 501.0

Penrith Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

PENRITH LAKES AWS

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

Penrith Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
2.2 0.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.6 4.0
≥ 35.0°C
7.1 3.5 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.2 3.1 4.3 19.4
≥ 30.0°C
16.1 12.2 7.6 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 6.6 9.2 13.9 66.1
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.9 3.7 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.9
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
36.8 34.6 31.2 28.1 23.6 20.3 19.8 22.9 28.0 31.6 33.6 34.9 31.3
Low Max
24.5 24.1 23.5 20.8 18.4 15.9 15.4 17.1 18.9 20.4 20.8 23.9 18.1
High Min
20.8 20.9 19.3 15.8 13.3 10.9 9.1 10.1 12.7 15.4 18.0 19.3 18.4
Low Min
15.9 15.7 14.0 9.9 5.5 2.8 2.2 2.8 6.1 8.5 11.7 14.3 5.6

Penrith Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
21 22 21 22 21 20 20 20 21 21 22 21 21.0
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
22 22 22 22 22 21 21 20 21 21 22 21 21.2
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 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 21 22 22 21 20 20 21 21 22 21 21.1
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

PENRITH LAKES AWS
Sydney, New South Wales ACT
33.7195°S 150.6783°E 25m AMSL
Commenced 1995
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Weather News

Sunflowers brighten up the Liverpool Plains countryside after years of drought

10:41 EDT

From dry and dusty paddocks an increasingly rare crop is flowering on the New South Wales Liverpool Plains, standing as a symbol of recovery from an intense one-in-100-year drought.

Tropical Cyclone Harold came and went

18:31 EDT

Australia's seventh named tropical cyclone of the season formed on Thursday, shortly before passing out of the country’s area of responsibility.

BOM rain outlook is good news and the Darling River is flowing, but beware the wintery blast

18:20 EDT

It is raining over large parts of the south-east, there is finally a good rainfall outlook after years of drought, and there is a flood of water heading down the Darling River.