Murrumbidgee Valley National Park

Climate

Visiting through the seasons

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Here are some of the highlights:

Spring (Sept, Oct, Nov)

  • Picturesque morning mists are common at this time of year and birds and animals are most active

Summer (Dec, Jan, Feb)

  • Enjoy early morning and late afternoon swimming during these hotter months.

Autumn (Mar, Apr, May)

  • Evenings can be balmy at this time of year, so it’s still a great time to camp.

Winter (Jun, Jul, Aug)

  • This is Murray crayfish season, and a great time to head to the river.

Temperature

Summer

  • The average temperature ranges between 16°C and 32°C
  • The area's highest recorded temperature in summer is 47.7°C

Winter ­

  • The average temperature ranges between 4°C and 16.5°C
  • The area’s lowest recorded temperature in winter is -4.8°C

Rainfall

  • The wettest month on average is May, the driest is January.
  • The area's highest recorded rainfall is 93.3mm in one day

Climate averages recorded at nearby weather stations

Balranald

Average temperature ranges

Average temperature ranges for Balranald Rsl

The area's highest recorded temperature is 47.7° C. Its lowest recorded temperature is -4.8° C. Information recorded by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology weather station at Balranald Rsl.

Average rainfall ranges

Average rainfall ranges for Balranald Rsl

The area's highest recorded rainfall is 93.3mm in one day. Information recorded by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology weather station at Balranald Rsl.