New South Wales in June 2020: Warm days, dry conditions

Daytime temperatures in June were above average over most of the State. Rainfall was generally below average, particularly in the far west, continuing a run of dry June conditions that started in 2017. Clear skies meant that minimum temperatures were below average over inland regions.

Below average rainfall

  • June rainfall was generally below average across New South Wales, and very much below average in the far west
  • For the state as a whole June rainfall was 25.1 mm, around 35% below the long-term average and in the lowest 30% (decile 3) of all years since 1900
  • It was the fourth consecutive June of decile 3 or lower statewide rainfall, a run not previously seen in the observed record
  • Rainfall was above average in parts of the Central Western Slopes District
  • A low pressure trough brought heavy rainfall to the northeast coast on 10th, with the State's highest daily total for the month of 76.0 mm at Old Bar (Ondarro Crest)
  • With above average rainfall in the early part of the year, the statewide January to June total of around 339 mm is the highest since 2016

Warm daytime temperatures

  • Mean maximum temperatures for New South Wales were generally above average for June
  • The statewide average maximum temperature was 0.87 °C above the long-term average, slightly cooler than 2019
  • Conditions were dominated by a succession of high pressure systems, with few outbreaks of cold air
  • A low pressure system brought cold conditions to the south on the 7th, with two sites in the Riverina recording their coldest June day on record
  • The clear skies and dry conditions resulted in below average minimum temperatures over inland regions, and Wanaaring Post Office recorded its lowest June mean daily minimum temperature on record
  • Maximum temperatures for January to June are around 0.18 °C above average, the coolest start to the year since 2012

Snow in alpine regions

  • Snow falls were reported for the Barrington Tops on the 2nd
  • A frontal system brought snow to alpine regions from the 20th to the 23rd, however snow depth at many locations is tracking below average for this time of year

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Extremes in June 2020
Hottest day 26.2 °C at Grafton Research Stn on the 1st
Warmest days on average 21.3 °C at Murwillumbah (Bray Park)
Coolest days on average 2.5 °C at Thredbo AWS
Coldest day -2.8 °C at Thredbo AWS on the 22nd
Coldest night -9.1 °C at Perisher Valley AWS on the 8th
Coolest nights on average -3.3 °C at Perisher Valley AWS
-3.3 °C at Thredbo AWS
Warmest nights on average 13.3 °C at Byron Bay (Cape Byron AWS)
Warmest night 17.6 °C at Byron Bay (Cape Byron AWS) on the 14th
Warmest on average overall 16.3 °C at Yamba Pilot Station
Coolest on average overall -0.4 °C at Thredbo AWS
Wettest overall 171.0 mm at Lowanna (Lowanna Road)
Wettest day 76.0 mm at Old Bar (Ondarro Crest) on the 10th
Strongest wind gust 117 km/h at Thredbo AWS on the 1st

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Record lowest June daily maximum temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
June
Narrandera Airport AWS 7.8 on the 7th 8.2 on the 26th in 2016 25 15.1
Yanco Agricultural Institute 7.3 on the 7th 7.8 on the 26th in 2016 21 15.2



Record lowest June mean daily minimum temperature
New record
(°C)
Old
record
Years of
record
Average for
June
Wanaaring Post Office 2.3 3.2 in 2006 28 5.5



Summary statistics for June 2020
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Western (Far Northwest) (district 46)
Fowlers Gap AWS 18.0 +0.9 23.4 19th 3.5 -1.8 -1.2 28th 0 17.3 v low 0%
Smithville AWS 19.0   25.1 19th 4.1   -0.3 30th 0
Tibooburra Airport 19.3 +0.8 25.5 19th 6.5 -0.8 1.0 29th 0 14.3 lowest 0%
Wanaaring (Borrona Downs AWS) 19.2   24.7 19th 5.8   1.5 28th 0.2
White Cliffs AWS 18.4 +0.9 24.1 19th 5.4 -1.1 1.8 28th 0 18.1 v low 0%
Wilcannia Aerodrome AWS 18.5 +0.7 23.3 19th 3.4 -1.6 -1.9 29th 2.6 26.9 low 10%
Western (Lower Darling) (district 47)
Broken Hill Airport AWS 16.6 +0.7 21.7 19th 4.9 -0.6 -0.9 29th 0.8 14.8 v low 5%
Menindee Post Office 18.3 +1.0 24.0 19th 4.2 -0.8 -0.8 9th 1.6 21.4 v low 7%
Mulurulu AWS 17.2   22.7 19th 3.7   -1.7 6th 7.6
Pooncarie Mail Agency 18.1 +0.8 23.0 19th 4.7 -0.3 -0.5 9th 8.1 25.3 low 32%
Western (Upper Darling) (district 48)
Bourke Airport AWS 19.5 +0.7 24.2 30th 4.4 -1.6 -0.7 29th 6.8 29.9 low 23%
Brewarrina Hospital 19.9 +1.3 24.5 13th 4.9 -0.7 0.5 29th 6.6 32.9 low 20%
Cobar Airport AWS 17.4 +0.5 21.0 30th 4.0 -0.7 -1.1 6th 20.4 33.3 average 61%
Cobar MO 17.3 +0.8 21.7 10th 6.1 -0.1 1.7 27th 17.0 28.9 average 59%
Collarenebri (Albert St) 20.6 +1.5 26.0 1st 5.0 -0.4 -1.2 28th 8.2 34.8 low 24%
Noona AWS 17.9   22.3 19th 5.6   1.7 28th 2.6
Wanaaring (Delta AWS) 19.1   23.3 30th 3.4   -2.2 29th 8.6
Wanaaring Post Office 19.9 +0.8 25.2 19th 2.3 -3.2 -2.2 29th 2.2 19.9 low 11%
Western (Southwest Plains) (district 49)
Balranald (RSL) 16.7 +0.6 21.5 19th 4.1 -0.3 -1.4 9th 13.6 29.2 low 47%
Euabalong (Mount Hope AWS) 16.6   20.5 19th 2.8   -2.7 27th 18.4
Ivanhoe Aerodrome AWS 17.1 +0.2 22.6 19th 5.3 -0.5 0.3 8th 1.6 25.1 lowest 6%
Central Western Plains (South) (district 50)
Condobolin Ag Research Stn 16.1 +0.3 19.8 10th 4.1 +0.2 -2.0 9th 40.9 32.8 high 125%
Condobolin Airport AWS 15.9 -0.2 19.5 12th 3.5 -0.5 -2.7 6th 42.6 42.0 average 101%
Peak Hill Post Office 16.5 +0.2 21.0 12th 6.8 +0.7 0.5 9th 48.0 43.2 average 111%
West Wyalong Airport AWS 15.1 0.0 18.3 10th 3.7 -0.2 -1.4 6th 46.8 43.5 average 108%
Central Western Plains (North) (district 51)
Coonamble Airport AWS 18.1 +0.2 22.4 10th 5.2 +0.1 -0.9 7th 29.8 47.9 average 62%
Girilambone (Okeh) AWS 17.6   21.6 10th 5.2   0.0 7th 26.8
Trangie Research Station AWS 17.5 +1.3 21.8 12th 5.1 +0.6 -1.3 6th 16.4 36.5 low 45%
Walgett (Brewon AWS) 19.7   24.1 13th 3.5   -2.8 7th 9.2
Northwest Plains (West) (district 52)
Mungindi Post Office 21.2 +1.7 26.0 13th 5.8 0.0 1.2 28th 8.0 33.4 low 24%
Walgett Airport AWS 19.4 +0.4 24.8 13th 4.3 -0.8 -2.8 28th 28.8 34.1 average 84%
Northwest Plains (East) (district 53)
Moree Aero 19.8 +0.8 24.7 13th 6.0 +0.1 0.2 27th 8.2 37.4 v low 22%
Northwest Slopes (North) (district 54)
Barraba (Clifton Lane) 17.5 +0.6 22.1 13th 0.5 -1.1 -4.0 27th 13.0 46.5 low 28%
Narrabri Airport AWS 19.2 +0.7 24.8 13th 5.6 -0.2 1.4 27th 17.4 48.4 low 36%
Northwest Slopes (South) (district 55)
Gunnedah Airport AWS 18.4 +0.4 23.2 13th 3.6 -0.3 -0.6 6th 33.6 40.9 average 82%
Tamworth Airport AWS 17.5 +0.4 22.5 13th 3.7 0.0 -0.7 6th 29.4 51.9 low 57%
Woolbrook (Woolbrook Road) 13.6 +0.1 18.0 13th 1.5 +1.3 -4.0 4th 35.0 45.2 average 77%
Northern Tablelands (West) (district 56)
Armidale (Tree Group Nursery) 13.9 +0.3 18.7 15th 1.3 +0.5 -5.4 4th 35.6 41.2 average 86%
Armidale Airport AWS 12.7 0.0 17.5 13th 2.5 0.0 -1.7 4th 35.8 48.4 average 74%
Glen Innes Ag Research Stn 14.6 +1.4 18.0 12th 1.9 0.0 -3.0 25th 45.2 52.2 average 87%
Glen Innes Airport AWS 14.8 +0.9 18.3 13th 0.0 -0.3 -6.3 6th 53.6 52.7 average 102%
Guyra Hospital 12.0 +0.8 15.9 15th 1.4 -0.5 -3.0 29th 60.8 50.8 high 120%
Inverell (Raglan St) 18.0 +0.7 21.4 13th 1.4 +0.1 -2.5 26th 40.5 47.7 average 85%
Inverell Research Centre 17.3 +1.4 21.4 12th 5.6 +0.7 0.3 6th 34.6 45.0 average 77%
Tenterfield (Federation Park) 16.0 +1.0 20.4 13th 2.5 +0.1 -3.6 6th 29.7 49.9 average 60%
Northern Tablelands (East) (district 57)
Tabulam (Muirne) 17.4 +0.8 21.5 1st 9.1 +0.9 4.0 3rd 60.6 60.1 average 101%
Upper North Coast (district 58)
Ballina Airport AWS 20.2 -0.1 24.5 1st 11.3 +1.3 7.6 3rd 139.8 207.2 average 67%
Byron Bay (Cape Byron AWS) 19.1 -0.3 23.0 1st 13.3 +0.1 9.7 24th 96.4 170.3 low 57%
Casino Airport AWS 21.2 +0.5 25.6 1st 8.1 -0.3 3.4 4th 64.8 77.0 average 84%
Evans Head RAAF Bombing Range AWS 20.0 0.0 25.3 1st 11.8 +0.4 6.4 3rd 117.8 184.5 average 64%
Grafton Airport AWS 20.8 +0.2 24.8 1st 7.3 0.0 1.1 24th 65.4 89.5 average 73%
Grafton Research Stn 20.9 +0.3 26.2 1st 9.2 +0.9 4.4 24th 64.0 73.0 average 88%
Lismore Airport AWS 20.6 -0.2 25.0 1st 7.9 -0.3 2.3 4th 92.0 110.1 average 84%
Murwillumbah (Bray Park) 21.3 0.0 24.9 11th 10.8 +0.9 3.2 25th 102.8 106.5 average 97%
Yamba Pilot Station 20.4 +0.7 25.5 1st 12.2 +1.3 8.6 24th 71.6 137.2 average 52%
Lower North Coast (district 59)
Coffs Harbour Airport 19.7   24.2 1st 10.0   2.7 3rd 115.6
Dorrigo (Old Coramba Rd) 14.8 -0.1 19.0 1st 6.1 +0.6 1.0 24th 124.9 133.2 average 94%
Kempsey Airport AWS 20.0 -0.2 23.5 1st 7.3 +0.4 1.0 24th 87.0 108.4 average 80%
Manning (district 60)
Port Macquarie Airport AWS 19.4 -0.1 22.7 1st 9.0 +0.7 1.2 24th 141.6 138.2 average 102%
Taree Airport AWS 18.9 0.0 22.9 1st 8.6 +0.4 3.9 24th 98.6 100.1 average 99%
Yarras (Mount Seaview) 19.3 +0.5 25.0 1st 7.8 +0.7 4.8 23rd 121.4 123.8 average 98%
Hunter (district 61)
Cessnock Airport AWS 18.2 +0.3 21.8 1st 6.1 +0.3 0.9 5th 45.4 56.6 average 80%
Cooranbong (Lake Macquarie AWS) 18.8 +0.3 22.6 1st 6.2 -0.9 2.5 5th 69.4 113.0 low 61%
Gosford AWS 18.3   22.7 1st 8.3   4.6 23rd 56.4
Maitland Airport AWS 18.6   22.8 1st 7.6   3.5 7th 55.4
Mangrove Mountain AWS 17.0 +1.1 20.9 1st 6.5 -0.7 2.5 26th 29.8 111.5 low 27%
Merriwa (Roscommon) 16.3 0.0 20.3 1st 4.3 +0.3 -2.0 5th 26.6 39.0 average 68%
Murrurundi (Haydon Street) 16.5   20.8 13th 3.2   -1.1 27th 56.5
Murrurundi Gap AWS 13.0 0.0 19.0 13th 5.9 -0.1 1.8 2nd 43.4 66.4 average 65%
Newcastle Nobbys Signal Station AWS 18.2 +0.7 22.6 1st 10.9 +1.1 7.5 7th 67.6 118.6 average 57%
Newcastle University 18.7 +0.4 23.5 1st 9.4 +0.6 5.6 26th 102.3 131.9 average 78%
Norah Head AWS 18.3 +0.3 22.5 1st 11.2 +0.1 7.9 23rd 98.2 157.2 average 62%
Paterson (Tocal AWS) 18.2 +0.4 23.0 1st 7.9 +0.3 3.5 7th 53.2 77.7 average 68%
Scone Airport AWS 17.6 +0.6 21.6 1st 4.7 -0.1 -0.6 27th 27.8 45.4 average 61%
Singleton Defence AWS 18.0   21.7 1st 7.7   4.2 5th 36.6
Williamtown RAAF 18.5 +0.8 23.3 1st 8.9 +0.9 4.4 30th 81.6 124.6 average 65%
Central Tablelands (North) (district 62)
Mudgee Airport AWS 15.7 +0.7 19.2 13th 2.9 +0.6 -2.5 5th 27.8 42.9 average 65%
Nullo Mountain AWS 10.1 +0.4 14.2 13th 3.5 0.0 0.1 2nd 43.0 75.5 average 57%
Central Tablelands (South) (district 63)
Bathurst Agricultural Station 13.7 +1.4 18.0 13th 2.1 +0.5 -4.0 6th 37.0 44.0 average 84%
Bathurst Airport AWS 13.5 +0.8 17.8 13th 2.2 +0.4 -4.3 6th 35.6 38.5 average 92%
Katoomba (Farnells Rd) 12.3 +2.2 16.1 19th 3.0 -0.7 0.0 4th 52.6 118.4 average 44%
Lithgow (Cooerwull) 12.0 +0.7 16.3 13th 2.6 +0.5 -4.1 6th 34.6 72.4 low 48%
Marrangaroo (Defence) 11.9   15.8 13th 1.8   -4.6 6th 33.8
Mount Boyce AWS 10.9 +0.8 15.1 13th 3.8 0.0 0.5 2nd 40.4 76.3 average 53%
Oberon (Albion St) 11.0 +1.5 14.5 13th 1.5 +0.6 -4.1 7th 53.0 77.9 average 68%
Orange Agricultural Institute     14.7 13th 2.5 -0.1 -2.1 6th 61.8 72.9 average 85%
Orange Airport AWS 10.9 0.0 15.0 13th 1.4 +0.1 -4.8 6th 69.2 77.0 average 90%
Springwood (Valley Heights) 16.6 +0.6 21.5 1st 7.7 -0.1 5.1 6th 24.4 77.2 average 32%
Central Western Slopes (North) (district 64)
Coonabarabran (Showgrounds) 16.2 +0.5 20.5 10th 1.7 +0.3 -3.0 7th 43.4 56.5 average 77%
Coonabarabran Airport AWS 14.8 0.0 19.0 13th 6.0 -0.2 3.0 28th 34.4 50.2 average 69%
Dunedoo Post Office 16.2 +0.2 19.5 11th 3.9 +0.2 -1.3 4th 16.7 44.4 low 38%
Central Western Slopes (South) (district 65)
Cowra Airport AWS 15.1 0.0 19.1 13th 4.0 +0.4 -1.6 6th 53.0 52.2 average 102%
Dubbo Airport AWS 16.8 +0.4 21.8 13th 5.1 +0.7 -0.1 6th 32.6 48.3 average 67%
Forbes Airport AWS 15.7 +0.2 20.0 13th 3.9 +0.2 -2.8 6th 49.8 49.8 average 100%
Parkes Airport AWS 15.4 +0.3 20.8 13th 3.9 +0.2 -1.9 6th 66.6 52.4 average 127%
Wellington (D&J Rural) 16.8 +0.8 21.2 13th 4.3 +0.8 -1.0 6th 44.2 50.6 average 87%
Metropolitan (East) (district 66)
Bankstown Airport AWS 18.6 +0.8 23.0 1st 7.2 +0.4 3.8 5th 42.0 79.6 average 53%
Canterbury Racecourse AWS 18.4 +0.3 22.7 1st 6.9 -0.3 3.1 6th 65.0 107.2 average 61%
Holsworthy Aerodrome AWS 17.9   21.7 1st 6.9   2.2 5th 42.2
Parramatta North (Masons Drive) 18.4 +0.6 22.3 1st 7.3 -0.2 3.2 5th 35.8 91.7 low 39%
Sydney (Observatory Hill) 18.6 +1.6 22.6 1st 9.9 +0.6 7.2 5th 69.2 133.1 average 52%
Sydney Airport AMO 18.5 +0.9 23.7 1st 9.8 +1.1 7.0 5th 73.2 124.7 average 59%
Sydney Harbour (Wedding Cake West) 18.2 +0.4 22.3 1st 11.9 +0.4 8.8 2nd
Sydney Olympic Park AWS (Archery Centre) 18.7   22.6 1st 7.5   4.1 23rd 44.4
Terrey Hills AWS 16.8 +0.4 21.2 1st 8.6 -0.3 4.8 3rd 42.4 136.6 v low 31%
Metropolitan (West) (district 67)
Badgerys Creek AWS 18.4 +0.6 22.9 1st 5.9 +0.3 1.6 5th 28.2 59.2 average 48%
Horsley Park Equestrian Centre AWS 18.0 +0.4 22.3 1st 6.9 -0.3 2.0 23rd 28.0 72.6 low 39%
Penrith Lakes AWS 19.0 +0.9 23.9 1st 6.5 -0.5 1.7 23rd 16.2 48.8 low 33%
Richmond RAAF 18.6 +0.6 22.9 1st 5.3 0.0 0.5 6th 17.6 54.5 low 32%
Illawarra (district 68)
Albion Park (Shellharbour Airport) 18.2 +0.1 21.5 1st 8.2 +1.0 1.5 5th 27.0 90.6 low 30%
Bellambi AWS 17.7 +0.1 22.6 1st 11.0 -0.1 7.6 6th 21.8 124.2 v low 18%
Camden Airport AWS 18.3 +0.5 22.6 1st 5.5 +0.9 0.3 6th 28.2 65.3 low 43%
Campbelltown (Mount Annan) 18.4 +0.6 22.5 1st 5.6 -0.4 1.6 5th 31.6 91.4 v low 35%
High Range AWS (Wanganderry) 11.4   14.4 19th 5.0   2.0 2nd 23.4
Holsworthy Defence AWS 17.1   21.4 1st 7.2   3.2 5th 37.2
Jervis Bay (Point Perpendicular) 16.5 -0.1 20.4 1st 11.4 +0.4 7.7 5th 52.4 167.0 low 31%
Jervis Bay NSW (Jervis Bay Airfield AWS) 16.8   21.0 1st 9.3   4.0 5th 31.4
Kiama (Bombo Headland) 17.6 -0.1 21.2 1st 11.5 +0.1 8.3 5th 35.6 108.2 low 33%
Moss Vale AWS 12.7 +0.2 16.6 19th 3.9 +0.4 -2.8 5th 21.6 81.7 low 26%
Nowra RAN Air Station AWS 17.7 +0.8 21.4 20th 8.0 +0.3 4.2 19th 15.8 111.9 v low 14%
South Coast (district 69)
Bega AWS 18.1 +1.4 22.9 15th 2.1 -1.5 -2.7 28th 11.2 64.5 low 17%
Braidwood Racecourse AWS 13.1 +0.5 17.1 20th 0.8 -0.2 -6.0 5th 23.8 56.4 average 42%
Green Cape AWS 16.1 -0.1 20.8 16th 10.1 -0.3 7.3 5th 11.4 57.1 v low 20%
Merimbula Airport AWS 17.3 +0.4 20.9 16th 4.9 -0.8 1.2 5th 11.0 71.0 v low 15%
Montague Island Lighthouse 16.3 +0.1 21.0 14th 11.8 +0.7 9.6 28th 37.8 94.4 average 40%
Moruya Airport AWS 17.5 0.0 22.4 16th 5.3 -0.2 -0.2 5th 11.2 79.8 low 14%
Moruya Heads Pilot Station 17.1 +0.3 21.3 16th 8.3 +1.1 5.1 5th 11.6 87.7 low 13%
Narooma (Marine Rescue) 17.4 +0.6 21.4 16th 8.0 0.0 4.8 5th 17.4 88.8 low 20%
Nerriga AWS 13.3   16.6 20th 2.6   -2.8 6th 15.2
Ulladulla AWS 17.0 +0.1 20.2 15th     7.5 6th 22.0 120.1 low 18%
Southern Tablelands (Goulburn-Monaro) (district 70)
Bombala (Therry Street) 13.6 +2.0 17.5 10th -0.8 -0.7 -6.0 5th 18.8 59.9 low 31%
Bombala AWS 12.0 +1.1 16.9 20th 0.0 -0.7 -4.9 5th 12.8 54.2 low 24%
Canberra Airport 13.5 +0.1 17.1 20th 1.3 +0.2 -4.9 5th 48.2 45.8 average 105%
Cooma Airport AWS 11.7 +1.0 16.0 10th -1.6 -0.5 -7.9 6th 15.6 39.9 average 39%
Goulburn Airport AWS 12.8 +0.4 17.1 20th 1.4 +0.1 -6.0 6th 14.4 57.4 low 25%
Goulburn TAFE 12.4 +0.1 17.0 20th 2.7 +0.1 -3.0 6th 16.4 52.6 low 31%
Mount Ginini AWS 3.9 0.0 6.9 12th -0.8 +0.3 -3.8 2nd 79.8 84.3 average 95%
Taralga Post Office 11.7 +0.5 16.2 13th 1.2 -0.5 -5.5 4th 39.2 75.7 low 52%
Tuggeranong (Isabella Plains) AWS 13.7 +0.6 16.8 20th 0.8 -0.4 -4.6 5th 55.8 52.9 average 105%
Southern Tablelands (Snowy Mountains) (district 71)
Perisher Valley AWS 5.0 +0.4 10.1 8th -3.3 0.0 -9.1 8th 146.6 188.2 low 78%
Thredbo AWS 2.5 +0.9 8.2 18th -3.3 +0.5 -8.2 27th 116.8 89.2 high 131%
Thredbo Village 7.5 +0.9 10.2 18th -2.6 -0.2 -7.1 29th 160.0 159.6 average 100%
Southwest Slopes (South) (district 72)
Albury Airport AWS 13.6 -0.4 16.4 13th 3.8 +0.2 -1.4 9th 59.4 60.9 average 98%
Cabramurra SMHEA AWS 5.3 -0.2 8.4 12th 1.0 +0.5 -1.9 22nd 157.2 119.1 high 132%
Hume Reservoir 13.3 +0.2 16.6 11th 5.7 +0.9 1.1 4th 76.4 67.1 average 114%
Khancoban AWS 12.9 +0.7 17.3 18th 2.9 +0.9 -3.3 8th 102.2 91.6 average 112%
Tumbarumba Post Office 12.5 +0.7 16.2 18th 0.8 +0.6 -5.2 9th 78.8 101.5 average 78%
Wagga Wagga AMO 14.0 +0.1 18.3 13th 3.9 +0.2 -2.7 6th 55.2 50.5 average 109%
Southwest Slopes (North) (district 73)
Burrinjuck Dam 13.2 +0.7 17.3 20th 5.1 +1.0 0.5 7th 72.7 95.5 average 76%
Cootamundra Airport 14.4 +0.4 18.2 13th 2.8 +0.8 -3.3 5th 55.1 59.4 average 93%
Grenfell (Manganese Rd) 14.5 +0.6 18.8 13th 3.4 -0.6 -2.2 6th 88.8 58.1 high 153%
Gundagai (Nangus Rd) 14.7 +0.7 18.5 13th 3.9 +0.6 -2.2 8th 61.9 61.6 average 100%
Temora Airport 14.4 -0.4 17.7 13th 3.2 +0.1 -2.3 6th 78.4 51.3 high 153%
Young Airport 14.2 +0.3 18.7 13th 2.7 +0.5 -3.1 6th 68.6 60.5 average 113%
Riverina (East) (district 74)
Corowa Airport       2.6 -0.9 -2.1 10th 37.0 55.6 average 67%
Deniliquin Airport AWS 14.8 -0.2 17.7 18th 3.4 -0.6 -2.4 9th 19.0 28.8 average 66%
Kapooka (Defence) 14.3   18.4 10th 3.7   -1.8 6th 62.8
Narrandera Airport AWS 15.0 -0.1 19.2 10th 3.9 0.0 -1.9 6th 28.0 38.4 average 73%
Tocumwal Airport 14.1 -0.7 16.9 16th 4.1 -0.1 -1.0 8th 33.2 43.8 average 76%
Yanco Agricultural Institute 15.0 -0.2 19.2 10th 5.4 -0.2 0.7 6th 24.2 34.6 average 70%
Riverina (West) (district 75)
Griffith Airport AWS 15.7 +0.2 19.4 10th 4.6 +0.1 -1.0 9th 17.8 34.9 low 51%
Hay Airport AWS 15.6 -0.4 20.1 15th 3.0 -0.9 -3.5 8th 13.4 23.3 average 58%
Hillston Airport 16.5 +0.7 21.8 13th 4.0 -0.8 -0.5 6th 23.2 35.0 average 66%
Lake Cargelligo Airport 16.0 -0.1 19.8 12th 5.1 +0.5 0.5 9th 35.2 37.3 average 94%
Note: From 2017, information about Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands can be found in the climate summary for the Remote Islands and Antarctica

Notes

The Monthly climate summary, generally published on the first working day of each month, lists the main features of the weather in New South Wales using the most timely and accurate information available on the date of publication; it will generally not be updated. More extensive discussion of significant weather events, along with later information and data that has had greater opportunity for quality control, will be presented in the Monthly Weather Review.

This statement has been prepared based on information available at 11 am on Wednesday 1 July 2020. Some checks have been made on the data, but it is possible that results will change as new information becomes available.

In some situations, some or all of the rainfall is in the form of hail or snow. In these cases the totals given are for the water equivalent: the depth of liquid water that results from melting any frozen precipitation. There can be significant 'undercatch' of snow in strong winds, meaning the true precipitation can be higher than that reported.

Averages for individual sites are long-term means based on observations from all available years of record, which vary widely from site to site. They are not shown for sites with less than 10 years of record, as they cannot then be calculated reliably.
The median is sometimes more representative than the mean of long-term average rain.

The Rank indicates how rainfall this time compares with the climate record for the site, based on the decile ranking (very low rainfall is in decile 1, low in decile 2 or 3, average in decile 4 to 7, high in decile 8 or 9 and very high is in decile 10).
The Fraction of average shows how much rain has fallen this time as a percentage of the long-term mean.

Where temperature area averages are mentioned, they are derived from the ACORN-SAT dataset.

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