Sydney - Observatory Hill Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
26.0 25.8 24.8 22.5 19.5 17.0 16.4 17.9 20.1 22.2 23.7 25.3 21.8
Mean Min (°C)
18.8 18.9 17.6 14.7 11.6 9.3 8.1 9.0 11.2 13.7 15.7 17.6 13.8
Mean Rain (mm)
101.7 120.8 136.1 126.7 117.6 133.1 96.1 80.2 67.7 76.7 84.1 77.7 1214.2
Median Rain (mm)
78.6 93.6 96.6 91.5 90.8 99.8 74.7 54.7 51.9 55.6 66.8 58.4 1158.7
Mean Rain Days
12.2 12.6 13.9 12.8 13.0 12.8 11.1 10.3 10.6 11.6 11.7 11.6 143.9

Sydney - Observatory Hill Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
45.8 42.1 39.8 35.6 30.0 26.9 26.5 31.3 34.6 38.2 41.8 42.2 45.8
Low Max (°C)
17.2 15.6 16.2 13.8 11.3 9.7 7.7 9.1 9.5 12.1 12.6 15.2 7.7
High Min (°C)
26.2 27.6 25.4 24.3 20.8 18.4 18.1 19.7 23.0 25.6 25.3 27.1 27.6
Low Min (°C)
10.6 9.6 9.3 7.0 4.4 2.1 2.2 2.7 4.9 5.7 7.7 9.1 2.1
High Rain (mm)
191.0 243.6 280.7 191.0 212.3 150.6 198.1 327.6 144.5 161.8 234.6 126.0 327.6

Sydney - Observatory Hill Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
29.6 29.0 27.4 26.6 23.2 20.3 19.9 21.3 24.4 26.2 27.0 28.6 24.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
23.1 23.6 22.4 20.0 16.6 14.1 13.4 14.9 17.4 19.2 20.5 22.5 20.1
High Mn. Min (°C)
21.6 21.2 20.0 17.8 14.0 12.5 10.4 11.7 13.8 16.9 18.7 20.1 15.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
16.5 16.6 15.0 12.2 9.4 6.9 5.5 6.5 8.5 10.5 13.5 14.5 12.3
High Rain (mm)
387.1 630.6 554.0 622.1 585.0 642.7 336.1 482.6 355.8 285.0 517.2 401.9 2194.0
Low Rain (mm)
5.6 3.0 8.4 1.4 3.0 4.1 1.8 0.0 0.2 0.6 1.9 1.8 583.0

Sydney - Observatory Hill Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

Sydney - Observatory Hill annual climate

Sydney - Observatory Hill Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.3
≥ 35°C
0.9 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.8 3.2
≥ 30°C
3.3 2.4 1.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.6 2.3 3.3 15.5
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Sydney - Observatory Hill 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
28.9 28.4 27.3 25.4 22.2 19.4 18.8 20.8 23.8 26.5 27.6 28.9 26.5
Low Max
22.6 22.7 21.8 19.4 16.6 14.4 13.8 14.8 16.4 18.2 19.8 21.6 16.4
High Min
20.8 20.9 19.9 17.4 14.2 11.8 10.4 11.4 13.9 16.4 18.1 19.8 18.8
Low Min
16.4 16.6 15.2 11.9 8.9 6.8 5.8 6.6 8.3 10.6 12.9 15.0 8.4

Sydney - Observatory Hill Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
164 164 164 164 164 163 163 163 163 163 163 163 163.0
Earliest Entry
1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859
Latest Entry
2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022
Years of Maxima
164 164 164 164 164 163 163 163 163 163 163 163 163.0
Earliest Entry
1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859
Latest Entry
2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022
Years of Rainfall
164 164 164 164 164 163 164 164 164 164 164 164 163.0
Earliest Entry
1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1859 1858 1858 1858 1858 1858 1858 1858
Latest Entry
2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2022 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2022

Station Details

SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL)
Sydney, New South Wales/ACT
33.8593°S 151.2048°E 44m AMSL
Commenced 2017

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