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Climate statistics for Australian locations

Monthly climate statistics

All years of record

Temperature | Rainfall | Other daily elements | 9am conditions | 3pm conditions

SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)

An extended list of climate statistics recorded is provided below. There is also a summary table for printing with the commonly requested statistics and a map showing the location of this site. Monthly statistics are only included if there are more than 10 years of suitable data.

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Statistics Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual Years Plot Map
Temperature  
Maximum temperature  
Mean maximum temperature (°C) 25.925.824.822.419.517.016.317.820.022.123.625.221.71561859
2014
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Highest temperature (°C) 45.842.139.833.930.026.925.931.334.638.241.842.245.81561859
2014
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Date18 Jan
2013
08 Feb
1926
09 Mar
1983
05 Apr
1986
01 May
1919
11 Jun
1931
24 Jul
1990
26 Aug
1995
26 Sep
1965
13 Oct
2004
25 Nov
1982
20 Dec
1957
18 Jan
2013
    
Lowest maximum temperature (°C) 17.215.616.213.811.39.77.79.19.512.113.715.27.71561859
2014
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Date14 Jan
1948
28 Feb
1863
13 Mar
1886
22 Apr
1927
24 May
1904
13 Jun
1899
19 Jul
1868
09 Aug
1872
08 Sep
1869
02 Oct
1871
09 Nov
1887
24 Dec
1870
19 Jul
1868
    
Decile 1 maximum temperature (°C) 22.122.121.218.916.214.013.314.415.917.619.321.1 1571859
2014
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Decile 9 maximum temperature(°C) 30.029.428.126.122.920.019.421.625.127.828.930.1 1571859
2014
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Mean number of days ≥ 30 °C3.12.31.60.40.00.00.00.00.41.62.33.214.91561859
2014
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Mean number of days ≥ 35 °C0.80.50.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.20.50.83.01561859
2014
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Mean number of days ≥ 40 °C0.20.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.41561859
2014
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Minimum temperature  
Mean minimum temperature (°C)18.718.817.614.711.69.38.19.011.113.615.617.513.81561859
2014
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Lowest temperature (°C)10.69.69.37.04.42.12.22.74.95.77.79.12.11561859
2014
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Date18 Jan
1949
28 Feb
1863
14 Mar
1886
27 Apr
1864
30 May
1862
22 Jun
1932
12 Jul
1890
03 Aug
1872
02 Sep
1945
06 Oct
1927
01 Nov
1905
03 Dec
1924
22 Jun
1932
    
Highest minimum temperature (°C)26.227.625.424.320.818.418.119.722.025.624.826.327.61561859
2014
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Date08 Jan
1994
06 Feb
2011
26 Mar
1876
05 Apr
1986
03 May
1942
18 Jun
1873
02 Jul
1942
30 Aug
1885
24 Sep
2003
03 Oct
1981
14 Nov
1967
25 Dec
1868
06 Feb
2011
    
Decile 1 minimum temperature (°C) 16.116.114.711.48.56.45.56.27.910.212.414.5 1571859
2014
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Decile 9 minimum temperature (°C) 21.221.320.417.814.712.411.012.114.616.918.720.2 1571859
2014
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Mean number of days ≤ 2 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.01561859
2014
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Mean number of days ≤ 0 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.01561859
2014
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Ground surface temperature  
Mean daily ground minimum temperature (°C) 16.717.015.512.59.16.75.26.07.910.713.015.211.3361955
1990
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Lowest ground temperature (°C) 8.99.76.73.30.8-0.5-3.9-1.0-0.42.31.97.8-3.9361955
1990
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Date02 Jan
1972
21 Feb
1966
09 Mar
1987
27 Apr
1970
27 May
1968
05 Jun
1973
26 Jul
1968
02 Aug
1986
12 Sep
1970
16 Oct
1970
21 Nov
1967
26 Dec
1968
26 Jul
1968
    
Mean number of days ground min. temp. ≤ -1 °C 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.00.00.00.00.00.1361955
1990
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Rainfall  
Mean rainfall (mm) 101.1118.0129.7127.1119.9132.097.480.768.476.984.377.31212.61561858
2014
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Highest rainfall (mm) 387.1630.6521.4622.1585.0642.7336.1482.6355.8285.0517.2401.92194.01561858
2014
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Date1911199019421861191919501950199818791987196119201950    
Lowest rainfall (mm) 5.63.08.41.43.04.11.80.02.10.61.92.8583.01561858
2014
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Date1985193919651868200819621970199518821988191519791888    
Decile 1 rainfall (mm) 25.419.631.024.518.924.611.09.314.017.816.521.6822.11561858
2014
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Decile 5 (median) rainfall (mm) 79.293.699.197.290.8100.374.354.551.955.566.959.01164.01561858
2014
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Decile 9 rainfall (mm) 188.7254.8277.6268.0267.0295.5221.7187.8152.2176.2160.1166.41649.91561858
2014
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Highest daily rainfall (mm) 191.0243.6280.7191.0212.3150.6198.1327.6144.5161.8234.6126.0327.61561858
2014
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Date17 Jan
1988
03 Feb
1990
28 Mar
1942
29 Apr
1860
28 May
1889
11 Jun
1991
07 Jul
1931
06 Aug
1986
10 Sep
1879
13 Oct
1902
09 Nov
1984
09 Dec
1970
06 Aug
1986
    
Mean number of days of rain 12.212.513.612.813.012.511.110.410.511.611.711.5143.41561858
2014
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 1 mm 8.69.09.89.08.78.77.57.27.27.98.48.0100.01561858
2014
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 10 mm 2.73.03.43.43.23.62.72.11.92.02.42.232.61561858
2014
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Mean number of days of rain ≥ 25 mm 1.11.21.41.41.31.61.10.80.60.70.70.712.61561858
2014
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
Other daily elements  
Mean daily wind run (km) 316296272274284304323331323322332326309371955
1992
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Maximum wind gust speed (km/h) 15011197106135135106113131113118121150371955
1992
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Date19 Jan
1958
11 Feb
1978
02 Mar
1985
22 Apr
1972
04 May
1971
10 Jun
1956
20 Jul
1959
21 Aug
1981
30 Sep
1968
10 Oct
1957
10 Nov
1977
02 Dec
1957
19 Jan
1958
    
Mean daily sunshine (hours) 7.16.76.46.45.95.56.47.17.27.27.87.66.8371955
1992
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Mean daily solar exposure (MJ/m2) 23.120.117.313.710.28.59.613.216.919.921.423.216.4251990
2014
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Mean number of clear days 6.85.37.19.19.59.112.013.410.98.16.06.6103.9561955
2010
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Mean number of cloudy days 13.413.012.810.710.810.98.77.78.511.412.512.8133.2561955
2010
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Mean daily evaporation (mm) 4.63.93.12.61.91.21.51.92.53.34.34.42.9121955
1966
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StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
9 am conditions  
Mean 9am temperature (°C) 22.522.321.118.214.611.910.912.515.718.519.921.617.5561955
2010
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Mean 9am wet-bulb temperature (°C) 19.019.318.115.312.19.78.59.511.914.316.017.714.3561955
2010
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Mean 9am dew-point temperature (°C) 16.617.316.012.99.77.25.55.98.010.512.814.911.4561955
2010
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Mean 9am relative humidity (%) 71747472747471666261666769561955
2010
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Mean 9am cloud cover (oktas) 4.95.24.74.14.04.03.53.33.84.44.84.94.3561955
2010
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Mean 9am wind speed (km/h) 8.68.27.98.810.511.913.113.312.412.211.09.810.6371955
1992
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9am wind speed vs direction plot Link to 9am January windrose pdf document Link to 9am February windrose pdf document Link to 9am March windrose pdf document Link to 9am April windrose pdf document Link to 9am May windrose pdf document Link to 9am June windrose pdf document Link to 9am July windrose pdf document Link to 9am August windrose pdf document Link to 9am September windrose pdf document Link to 9am October windrose pdf document Link to 9am November windrose pdf document Link to 9am December windrose pdf document Link to 9am Annual windrose pdf document       Climatology Map
 
StatisticsJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnualYearsPlotMap
3 pm conditions  
Mean 3pm temperature (°C) 24.824.924.022.019.416.916.417.519.220.722.123.821.0561955
2010
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Mean 3pm wet-bulb temperature (°C) 19.820.219.117.014.512.411.411.913.515.316.918.515.9561955
2010
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Mean 3pm dew-point temperature (°C) 16.617.215.813.110.17.85.75.97.910.512.814.811.5561955
2010
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Mean 3pm relative humidity (%) 62646259575751495156585957561955
2010
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Mean 3pm cloud cover (oktas) 4.64.84.54.24.34.43.83.73.94.44.74.64.3561955
2010
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Mean 3pm wind speed (km/h) 17.916.815.213.812.713.615.317.618.319.119.419.516.6371955
1991
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3pm wind speed vs direction plot Link to 3pm January windrose pdf document Link to 3pm February windrose pdf document Link to 3pm March windrose pdf document Link to 3pm April windrose pdf document Link to 3pm May windrose pdf document Link to 3pm June windrose pdf document Link to 3pm July windrose pdf document Link to 3pm August windrose pdf document Link to 3pm September windrose pdf document Link to 3pm October windrose pdf document Link to 3pm November windrose pdf document Link to 3pm December windrose pdf document Link to 3pm Annual windrose pdf document       Climatology Map
red = highest value   blue = lowest value
Product IDCJCM0037 Prepared at Thu 25 Sep 2014 05:55:52 AM EST

  


Monthly statistics are only included if there are more than 10 years of data. The number of years (provided in the 2nd last column of the table) may differ between elements if the observing program at the site changed. More detailed data for individual sites can be obtained by contacting the Bureau.

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  • This page URL: http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/averages/tables/cw_066062_All.shtml
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  • Data file (csv): http://www.bom.gov.au/clim_data/cdio/tables/text/IDCJCM0037_066062.csv
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