Jervis Bay National Park

Climate

Visiting through the seasons

There are lots of great things waiting for you Jervis Bay National Park. Here are some of the highlights:

Spring (Sept, Oct, Nov)

  • Take advantage of spring weather and head to Hyams Beach. You can pick up some fish and chips from the nearby Hyams Beach Café to enjoy on the white sands of this iconic south coast beach. If you’re feeling energetic after lunch, walk the easy Hyams Beach trail.

Summer (Dec, Jan, Feb)

  • Swim, surf, snorkel and dive your way through the summer school holidays in this beach paradise

Winter (Jun, Jul, Aug)

  • Humpback whales can be spotted migrating northwards in the winter months.  Keep an eye out for southern right whales and dolphins too. They’re often seen around the park's coastline.

Temperature

Summer

  • The average temperature ranges between 17°C and  24°C
  • The area's highest recorded temperature in summer is 40.6°C

Winter ­

  • The average temperature ranges between 10°C and 17°C
  • The area’s lowest recorded temperature in winter is -0.5°C

Rainfall

  • The wettest months on average are April, May and June, the driest month on average is September
  • The area's highest recorded rainfall is 316.7mm in one day

Climate averages recorded at nearby weather stations

Point Perpendicular (Jervis Bay)

Average temperature ranges

Average temperature ranges for Jervis Bay (Point Perpendicular Lighthouse)

The area's highest recorded temperature is 40.6° C. Its lowest recorded temperature is -3.2° C. Information recorded by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology weather station at Jervis Bay (Point Perpendicular Lighthouse).

Average rainfall ranges

Average rainfall ranges for Jervis Bay (Point Perpendicular Lighthouse)

The area's highest recorded rainfall is 316.7mm in one day. Information recorded by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology weather station at Jervis Bay (Point Perpendicular Lighthouse).