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Norfolk Island Climate & Temperature

  • Norfolk Island, Australia is at 29°2'S, 167°56'E, 117 m (383 ft). See map.
  • Norfolk 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 mean annual temperature is 18.9 degrees Celsius (66.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.35 °C (11.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Norfolk Island Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 18.7°C (65.7°F) on average falling to 13.9°C (57.1°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 20.2°C (68.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 15°C (59°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 24.2°C (75.6°F) and average low temperatures are 18.9°C (66°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22.6°C (72.7°F) during the day and lows of 17.8°C (64.1°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1314.6 mm (51.8 inches) which is equivalent to 1314.6 Litres/m² (32.24 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Norfolk Island you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Lanzarote, Spain (Canary Islands where you would find a Subtropical desert climate.

Norfolk 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) 18 (65) 19 (66) 20 (68) 22 (71) 23 (74) 25 (76) 25 (77) 24 (76) 23 (73) 21 (70) 19 (67) 21 (71)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (61) 16 (61) 16 (61) 18 (64) 19 (66) 21 (69) 22 (71) 22 (72) 22 (71) 20 (69) 19 (65) 17 (63) 19 (66)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (56) 13 (56) 14 (57) 15 (59) 16 (62) 18 (64) 19 (67) 20 (67) 19 (67) 18 (64) 16 (61) 15 (59) 16 (62)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 124 (5) 115 (5) 102 (4) 85 (3) 97 (4) 88 (3) 83 (3) 95 (4) 107 (4) 138 (5) 122 (5) 160 (6) 1315 (52)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 28' 11h 06' 11h 57' 12h 51' 13h 35' 13h 56' 13h 45' 13h 08' 12h 18' 11h 25' 10h 40' 10h 18' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 40.4 48.8 60.1 71.2 80.3 84.4 80.6 71.3 60.8 49.2 40.8 37.5 60.5

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