This Australian island is located in the Pacific Ocean 600 km off the coast of New South Wales. Lord Howe Island has a sub-tropical climate characterized by hot summers and mild winters. The average maximum temperatures of the island vary between 19 ° C and 20 ° C in winter and 25 ° C and 24 ° C in summer. While the average minimum temperatures vary between 14 ° C and 13 ° C in winter and 19 ° C and 21 ° C in summer.
On the island, the rains fall throughout the year. But they usually have a lower intensity during the months between October and March. The annual average rainfall for Lord Howe Island is 1,600 mm. The most suitable months for a swim in the island’s waters are those between September and June. In these months the sea water temperature exceeds 20°C and reaches values between 25°C and 26°C in the months between December and April.
WHEN TO GO TO LORD HOWE ISLAND
The best time to visit Lord Howe Island is the warmest and driest months between October and April.
THE CLIMATE OF LORD HOWE ISLAND: CLIMATE TABLES
|LORD HOWE (5 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|