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    Norfolk Island

    Norfolk weather and climate

    Norfolk Island

    Norfolk weather and climate

     

    Day

    21 °C

     

    Night

    17 °C

     

    Sea

    22 °C

     

    Precipitation

    106 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    17 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Day

    21 °C

     

    Night

    17 °C

     

    Sea

    22 °C

     

    Precipitation

    106 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    17 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

    Overview: Norfolk
    The tropical microclimate of Norfolk Island is characterized by mild to warm temperatures with the warmth oscillating from a low 19 °C (65 °F) in the cooling month of August to the height of 25 °C (76 °F) in the warm month of February. Daytime temperatures are complemented by cooler nights ranging from 13 °C (56 °F) in August to 20 °C (69 °F) in February. When it comes to precipitation, November is distinguished by the fewest rainy days, tallying 11 days, while July experiences the heaviest downpour with 21 days worth of rainy days.

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    Last week's weather in Norfolk

    The week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024 had an average daily temperature of 22 °C (72 °F) and a minimum (nighttime) temperature of 18 °C (64 °F). These temperatures are roughly same as the long-time average for Norfolk Island, being 22 °C (72 °F) for daily temperatures and 18 °C (64 °F) for night temperatures. The average temperatures observed during different times of day (based on local time) were as below: 7am 20 °C (68 °F), 10am 21 °C (70 °F), 1pm 22 °C (72 °F), 4pm 21 °C (70 °F), 7pm 19 °C (66 °F), 10pm 19 °C (66 °F).

    During this week: 5 days without rain and 2 days with light rain were observed. Norfolk Island received 0 mm (0.00 in) of precipitation throughout the week, which is below its long-term average of 25 mm (0.98 in). The daytime hours (from dawn to dusk) had an average cloud coverage of 70 %.

    The wind's speed averaged 5.3 m/s. East and South-East were the dominant wind direction(s). The atmosferic pressure ranged from 1010 hpa to 1024 hpa. On average, the air humidity in Norfolk Island was 72 %.

    On average, there were 3.5 hours partially overcast skies and 8.5 hours overcast skies during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). Average time of sunrise was 06:11, average time of sunset was 17:20.

    Weather overview for Norfolk

    Weather overview

    The tropical microclimate of Norfolk Island is characterized by mild to warm temperatures with the warmth oscillating from a low 19 °C (65 °F) in the cooling month of August to the height of 25 °C (76 °F) in the warm month of February. Daytime temperatures are complemented by cooler nights ranging from 13 °C (56 °F) in August to 20 °C (69 °F) in February. When it comes to precipitation, November is distinguished by the fewest rainy days, tallying 11 days, while July experiences the heaviest downpour with 21 days worth of rainy days.

    January weather

    The zenith of the tourist season occurs this month in Norfolk. As the mercury climbs, the daytime temperature settles at 24 °C (75 °F), while the nocturnal temperature also ascends to 20 °C (68 °F). Sunny hours peak, and humidity levels soar, both hitting their theoretical maxima.

    February weather

    The pinnacle of day and night temperatures is reached in February, signalling the apex of tourist season in Norfolk. Subtle indicators point to an uptick in rainy days, while wind speeds touch their annual nadir.

    March weather

    As Norfolk transitions from warm to milder temperatures, both day (24 °C (75 °F)) and night (20 °C (68 °F)) experience a downward trend. Gusts of wind reach their maximum this month while the tourist season approaches its height.

    April weather

    Continuing the cooling trend, April sees day temperatures drop to 23 °C (73 °F) in Norfolk along with a similar fall in nocturnal readings to 18 °C (65 °F). A burgeoning number of rainy days is notable, as well as a climbing total precipitation for the month.

    May weather

    With tourist activity pending, May in Norfolk witnesses a continued descent in day temperatures to a cool 21 °C (70 °F), alongside a dip in night temperatures to 17 °C (62 °F). The trend of increasing rainy days persists.

    June weather

    June in Norfolk sees further cooling of the day temperatures to 19 °C (67 °F), with night temperatures also reflecting a downward trend at 15 °C (60 °F). The amount of rainfall peaks this month, announcing the start of the wet season.

    July weather

    Norfolk's temperature continues to slide in July, reaching a daytime average of 19 °C (66 °F) and a nocturnal counterpart at 14 °C (57 °F). Moreover, the wet season intensifies as the rainfall gradually recedes, albeit rainy days hit a maximum.

    August weather

    Witnessing the wet season at full swing, Norfolk experiences its coldest month in August, with day and night temperatures bottoming out. Concurrently, the rainfall amount and the frequency of rainy days both start their descent.

    September weather

    September in Norfolk marks a gradual comeback for the tourist season, as temperatures begin an upward climb, and rainfall begins to wane, indicating a shift in the seasonal pattern.

    October weather

    Tourism nears its peak once again in October, with Norfolk hosting warmer days and nights. Rainy days are fewer, and drier weather is evident with the minimal rainfall amounts measured in the month.

    November weather

    The rise in temperatures in Norfolk marks ongoing tourism activities in November, and with the decline in rainy days to an annual low, the setting is prime for visitors.

    December weather

    As the year's end approaches, the weather outlook in Norfolk brightens with rising temperatures, and daylight reaches its maximum, creating a welcoming environment for tourists.

    FAQs

    Does January in Norfolk bring high temperatures?

    January in Norfolk offers warm weather that's quite enjoyable, not overly hot, providing a comfortable climate.

    Is February considered a particularly breezy month in Norfolk?

    You'll experience relatively calm conditions in Norfolk during February, with gentle breezes averaging 4.

    Does Norfolk have a lower chance of rain in March?

    Contrary to expectations, March in Norfolk is not arid, as precipitation is common on roughly 15 days throughout the month.

    What kind of nocturnal temperatures will I find in Norfolk come April?

    The night air in April in Norfolk is temperate, averaging 18 °C (65 °F), conducive to a variety of outdoor nighttime pursuits.

    Could you inform me about the number of expected rainy days in Norfolk for May?

    Expect considerable precipitation during May in Norfolk, with a substantial 17 days seeing rain.

    How much rainfall is Norfolk likely to receive in June?

    June witnesses the zenith of rainfall in Norfolk, soaking the island with up to 129 mm (5.07 in) of rain.

    Does the amount of precipitation in Norfolk peak during July?

    July does indeed mark the climax of rainy days in Norfolk, but expect a slight reduction in total rainfall to 120 mm (4.74 in).

    As Norfolk's winter season lingers in August, how does it affect night temperatures?

    August brings Norfolk's chilliest nights, dipping to a cool 13 °C (56 °F).

    With the tourism season restarting, how do September's temperatures in Norfolk fare?

    September's temperate climate in Norfolk invites visitors with daytime temperatures around 19 °C (67 °F) and cooler evenings at 14 °C (58 °F).

    Is Norfolk's sea warm enough for swimming in October?

    October's sea temperature in Norfolk hovers at 20 °C (67 °F), which might be brisk for some but still allows for a refreshing dip.

    Can I expect warm daytime temperatures in Norfolk during November?

    Sunny November days in Norfolk boast a comfortable average temperature of 22 °C (71 °F), perfect for outdoor enjoyment.

    In December, does Norfolk Island fall within its wet season?

    Norfolk Island is typically dry in December, with only 12 days expected to be wet.

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