Forbes Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
34.5 32.7 29.4 24.6 19.4 15.5 14.7 16.5 20.5 24.9 28.8 31.8 24.4
Mean Min (°C)
18.3 17.4 14.4 9.5 5.6 3.7 2.7 2.9 5.2 8.7 12.7 15.3 9.7
Mean Rain (mm)
41.3 49.0 54.1 32.1 36.0 51.6 41.5 37.6 43.2 46.7 51.8 52.8 524.3
Median Rain (mm)
15.4 39.0 19.4 13.5 27.5 52.6 40.9 25.0 37.5 31.4 28.8 28.2 433.4
Mean Rain Days
6.1 5.3 6.1 4.7 7.0 12.1 12.3 9.8 7.2 7.0 7.0 6.5 89.7

Forbes Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.7 46.7 41.1 35.2 27.7 24.5 22.6 26.4 34.8 38.3 44.9 46.3 46.7
Low Max (°C)
17.1 16.8 16.8 12.4 9.0 6.8 6.6 8.1 11.1 13.0 13.9 15.0 6.6
High Min (°C)
30.0 32.6 22.9 20.0 18.8 14.1 14.4 14.7 20.0 23.5 25.8 28.4 32.6
Low Min (°C)
7.5 7.7 4.1 -1.8 -4.2 -6.4 -6.7 -5.4 -3.6 -0.9 1.2 5.7 -6.7
High Rain (mm)
57.8 70.6 89.0 53.8 42.2 65.8 55.0 67.0 47.0 39.4 118.0 74.2 118.0

Forbes Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
39.4 35.6 31.9 29.3 21.3 17.0 16.8 19.1 23.6 29.8 34.3 35.6 26.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
31.2 28.6 26.7 21.8 17.5 13.3 12.6 14.1 17.1 21.4 23.5 27.6 22.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
23.5 20.0 16.8 11.9 8.4 6.0 5.5 5.8 8.0 11.7 16.7 17.8 10.6
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.9 14.3 12.8 6.1 1.3 0.3 -0.5 0.3 2.9 6.6 10.0 12.3 8.7
High Rain (mm)
155.0 162.8 191.4 186.2 87.4 127.8 85.6 97.6 119.8 167.2 172.6 202.6 1052.2
Low Rain (mm)
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.2 0.8 5.6 1.6 0.0 1.8 5.4 158.8

Forbes Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

Forbes annual climate

Forbes Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
3.3 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.0 6.5
≥ 35°C
14.5 8.7 2.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 3.6 7.8 37.5
≥ 30°C
25.6 20.8 14.5 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 4.9 12.0 20.4 100.2
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 6.7 11.0 14.3 14.4 7.5 1.3 0.0 0.0 55.9
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 2.9 5.6 8.6 7.5 2.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 27.6

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.1 37.3 33.9 28.7 23.2 18.8 17.4 19.8 25.5 29.9 34.6 36.4 33.7
Low Max
29.3 27.5 24.8 20.2 15.9 12.0 11.6 13.0 16.0 19.4 23.0 27.2 15.2
High Min
22.1 21.5 18.7 13.5 10.7 8.5 6.9 7.2 10.7 14.1 17.7 19.7 17.9
Low Min
13.9 13.1 9.5 4.9 0.6 -0.8 -1.5 -1.2 1.4 4.2 7.9 10.7 1.6

Forbes Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
28 29 29 29 28 28 27 27 28 27 28 28 28.0
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Maxima
28 29 29 29 28 28 27 27 27 27 28 28 28.0
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024
Years of Rainfall
29 29 29 29 28 27 27 26 27 27 28 28 28.0
Earliest Entry
1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1996 1995 1995
Latest Entry
2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2024 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2023 2024

Station Details

FORBES AIRPORT AWS
CW Slopes & Plains, New South Wales/ACT
33.3627°S 147.9205°E 231m AMSL
Commenced 1995

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