Located in the Pacific Ocean 600 km off the coast of New South Wales, Lord Howe Island has a sub-tropical climate, with warm summers and mild winters. The average maximum temperatures vary between 19 ° C and 20 ° C in winter and 25 ° C and 24 ° C in summer. The average minimum temperatures vary between 14 ° C and 13 ° C in winter and 19 ° C and 21 ° C in summer.
Rain falls throughout the year, but with less intensity between October and March, the average annual rainfall is 1,600 mm. The most suitable months for a swim in the waters around the island are between September and June. In these months, the sea temperature exceeds 20 ° 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 the island of Lord Howe are the hottest and driest months between October and April.
LORD HOWE ISLAND CLIMATE TABLES
|LORD HOWE (5 metres)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|