You may experience a great range of temperatures on any day in the park.
In summer it’s generally hot in the daytime and temperatures often exceed 30ºC. In contrast, winter can be very cold and the temperature drops below freezing at night.
Rainfall is also highly variable, ranging from drought to prolonged wet periods. Less rain falls on the western side of the park than on the eastern side. It rains most from December to February and the annual average rainfall is 720mm. Thunderstorms are common in mid to late summer.
Visiting through the seasons
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Warrumbungle National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Spring (Sept, Oct, Nov)
- During early spring wildflowers are in bloom, including a huge variety of golden wattle flowers
- With a more moderate climate, spring is a great time to get out and camp under the stars
- The average temperature ranges between 15°C and 30°C
- The area's highest recorded temperature is 42.6°C
- The average temperature ranges between 0°C and 15°C
- The area’s lowest recorded temperature in winter is -9°C
- The wettest month on average is January, the driest September
- The area's highest recorded rainfall is 176.3mm in one day
Climate averages recorded at nearby weather stations
Average temperature ranges
The area's highest recorded temperature is 42.6° C. Its lowest recorded temperature is -9° C. Information recorded by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology weather station at Coonabarabran (Namoi Street).
Average rainfall ranges
The area's highest recorded rainfall is 176.3mm in one day. Information recorded by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology weather station at Coonabarabran (Namoi Street).