The best times to visit Lithgow for ideal weather are

October 29th to April 8th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in Lithgow

Temperature

Average temperatures in Lithgow vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Lithgow, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 76.6°F (24.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.6°F (13.7°C) at night.

Lithgow Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Lithgow Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

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Lithgow Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Lithgow Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 75.9 64.5 55.3
Feb 71.8 61.8 54.6
Mar 68.9 59.1 51.5
Apr 61.3 52.6 46.2
May 55.6 47.5 41.8
Jun 49 42.8 38.1
Jul 48.1 41 35.6
Aug 51.8 43.2 36.5
Sep 59 49 40.7
Oct 65 54.5 45.5
Nov 69.7 59 50
Dec 71.6 60.5 51.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 24.4 18.1 12.9
Feb 22.1 16.6 12.6
Mar 20.5 15.1 10.8
Apr 16.3 11.4 7.9
May 13.1 8.6 5.4
Jun 9.4 6 3.4
Jul 8.9 5 2
Aug 11 6.2 2.5
Sep 15 9.4 4.8
Oct 18.3 12.5 7.5
Nov 20.9 15 10
Dec 22 15.8 10.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lithgow are May, July, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Lithgow? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Lithgow.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Lithgow (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 29% 0 4.9
Feb 36% 0 7.5
Mar 28% 0 4.2
Apr 24% 0 4.1
May 12% 0 2.5
Jun 27% 0 4.4
Jul 13% 0 1.1
Aug 14% 0 2.2
Sep 14% 0 2
Oct 19% 0 2.2
Nov 29% 0 5.3
Dec 24% 0 4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 29 0 12.4
Feb 36 0 19.1
Mar 28 0 10.7
Apr 24 0 10.4
May 12 0 6.4
Jun 27 0 11.2
Jul 13 0 2.8
Aug 14 0 5.6
Sep 14 0 5.1
Oct 19 0 5.6
Nov 29 0 13.5
Dec 24 0 10.2

 

Humidity and Wind

Lithgow has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is October (57.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (81.2%).

Wind in Lithgow is usually moderate. The windiest month is August, followed by July and September. August’s average wind speed of around 10.3 knots (11.8 MPH or 19 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early August where average top sustained speeds reach 16 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Lithgow.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.4 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.6 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.9 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
May 7.7 Gentle breeze 11.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 8.5 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Jul 9.6 Gentle breeze 13.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 10.3 Gentle breeze 14.7 Significant breeze
Sep 9.3 Gentle breeze 13.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Nov 6.9 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.9%
Feb 75.7%
Mar 72.5%
Apr 75.5%
May 72.8%
Jun 81.2%
Jul 73.6%
Aug 66.5%
Sep 58.9%
Oct 57.5%
Nov 64.7%
Dec 64.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Lithgow?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Australia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Lithgow, NW, Australia is August, followed by February and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Lithgow in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 81 in July means 81% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Lithgow Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.3°F (21.3°C) and 52.3°F (11.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Lithgow, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 71.4°F (21.9°C) and 55°F (12.8°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Lithgow to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 68.7°F (20.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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