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Lord Howe Island Climate & Temperature

  • Lord Howe Island, Australia is at 31°33'S, 159°4'E, 5 m (16 ft). See map.
  • Lord Howe Island has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • The average temperature is 19.4 degrees Celsius (66.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Lord Howe Island Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 18.7°C (65.7°F) on average falling to 14°C (57.3°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 20.5°C (68.9°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 15.7°C (60.2°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 24.6°C (76.2°F) and average low temperatures are 20°C (68°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22.9°C (73.2°F) during the day and lows of 18.8°C (65.9°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1498.6 mm (59 inches) which is equivalent to 1498.6 Litres/m² (36.76 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Lord Howe Island you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Funchal, Madeira where you would find a Mediterranean climate.

Lord Howe Island Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 18 (65) 19 (65) 19 (67) 20 (69) 22 (71) 24 (74) 25 (77) 25 (77) 25 (76) 23 (73) 21 (70) 19 (67) 22 (71)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (61) 16 (60) 17 (62) 18 (64) 20 (67) 22 (71) 22 (72) 23 (73) 22 (72) 21 (70) 19 (66) 17 (63) 19 (67)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (57) 13 (56) 14 (57) 16 (60) 18 (64) 20 (68) 20 (67) 21 (69) 20 (69) 19 (67) 17 (63) 15 (59) 17 (63)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 156 (6) 141 (6) 123 (5) 105 (4) 120 (5) 105 (4) 91 (4) 107 (4) 116 (5) 119 (5) 155 (6) 161 (6) 1499 (59)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 18' 11h 00' 11h 57' 12h 56' 13h 45' 14h 09' 13h 57' 13h 16' 12h 20' 11h 21' 10h 32' 10h 07' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 37.9 46.3 57.6 68.8 77.9 81.9 78.1 68.9 58.3 46.7 38.3 35 58

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