Lennox Head Weather, Seasons & Holidays

Lennox Head has a sub tropical climate that makes it a perfect place to holiday year round. With sunny days and warm temperatures common for most of the year, Lennox Head is the ideal beach holiday destination.

Spring in Lennox Head (Sep-Nov)

Spring in Lennox Head is a great time to visit with smaller crowds and the days growing longer and warmer. This time of year also has the lowest average rainfall, making it a great pre-summer break. There can, however, be stormy weather which could bring up the total rainfall (this doesn’t happen every year). 

Holidays

Spring School holidays tend to be end of September – beginning of October.

Labour Day is first monday in October and is a public holiday in NSW. 

Summer in Lennox Head (Dec-Feb)

Summer around the Northern Rivers region has the hottest days (average around 28 ºC),  though some years the temperatures can get well iabove 30ºC. The sun is not only hot but strong so wear plenty of sunblock. Due to the high temperatures and humidity, it can result in tropical storms occasionally.   The ocean is warm and perfect for days on the beach where you’ll usually get a northerly breeze.  As well as the  hottest time of year in Lennox Head it is also the busiest, coinciding with Summer school holidays and Christmas.

Holidays

School summer holidays start 2nd half of December. 

Christmas Day – December 25th is a national holiday

Boxing Day – December 26th is a national holiday

New Year’s Day – January 1st is a national holiday

Australia Day is 26th January and is a national holiday. 

Autumn in Lennox Head (Mar-May)

Autumn is more pleasant if you don’t like the very hot temperatures of Summer. Average temperatures in Lennox Head stay warm (in the mid-20’s) right up to the onset of Winter. The water is still warm though and the end of daylight saving also means warmer mornings. 

Holidays

Autumn School holidays are around March-April time.

Easter long weekend will be busy.

Anzac Day is 25th April and is a public holiday. 

Winter in Lennox Head (June-Aug)

The coldest month in Lennox is July where the average daily maximum is 20.1ºC and the minimum 8.2 ºC.  So you will need to wrap up in the evening and surfers will need a wetsuit. The days are usually dry and sunny though. 

Holidays

Winter School holidays tend to be in June.

Queens Birthday is 2nd Monday in June for NSW creates a long weekend holiday.

Long term weather averages

Seasons

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Spring

 
Averages 1948 – 2019
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
maximum temperature C28.428.127.225.122.520.320.121.423.624.926.327.6
minimum temperature C
19.719.718.417.215.410.28.78.811.514.116.818.4
maximum temperature F81.581.6879.776.171.667.4666.7468.5471.9673.9476.4679.52
minimum temperature F
69.4469.0867.1
62.965954.453.0654.557.7460.9864.0467.1
rainfall (mm)
165186.1205.6186.2178.8163.3106.492.167.3102.5121.5143.1
number of days of rain
14.815.416.815.114.212.110.39.39.511.412.412.6
number of clear days
6.156.37.889.612.613.613.59.77.87.7
number of cloudy days
11.810.911.29.910.69.87.66.45.98.79.310
9am humidity (%)
808281797573717071747778
3pm humidity (%)
747574737068666467717274