About Dubbo

  • Civic Administration Building
    Church Street, Dubbo, NSW, 2830
  • Office hours:
    9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Mailing address:
    PO Box 81, Dubbo, NSW, 2830
  • Telephone: (02) 6801 4000
  • Fax: (02) 6801 4259
  • Email: Email us today

Climate information

With a climate and landscape ideal for open-air pursuits, it's little wonder Dubbo residents are so passionate about life outdoors.

The Dubbo area experiences a temperate climate. Summers are warm to hot, generally ranging from 17ºC (62.6F) to 31ºC (91.4F), with some extremes exceeding 38ºC (100.4F).

During the winter months, the average daily temperature varies from 3ºC (37.4F) to 16ºC (60.8F), with some occurrences of early morning frost.

Dubbo's location in the transition area between the Central Tablelands and the Western Plains has the effect of providing even distribution of rainfall throughout the year. Average annual rainfall recorded at Dubbo is 584.8mm (23 inches). Dubbo's wettest month is January with an average rainfall of 60.1mm (2.36 inches) occurring on average over five days. Evaporation in the Dubbo area averages approximately 1880mm (74 inches) per year.

Wind patterns are consistent over the whole year. The prevailing winds at Dubbo are from the southeast, south, southwest and west, which account for a combined 64.4% of the wind direction over the whole year.