Weather and climate

The Northern Rivers Rail Trail is in an ideal location in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. View the upcoming 7 day weather forecast below for local towns across the Northern Rivers Rail Trail. For more detailed forecasts and warnings, visit the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).

You can read more about the climate below or head to trail safety and rules for more information.

Murwillumbah

9°C - 21°C

Fri
Partly cloudy.
| 21°
Sat
Mostly sunny.
10° | 20°
Sun
Sunny.
| 20°
Mon
Sunny.
| 21°
Tue
Sunny.
| 21°
Wed
Sunny.
| 23°
Thu
Mostly sunny.
| 24°

Byron Bay

13°C - 18°C

Fri
Shower or two.
13° | 18°
Sat
Shower or two.
12° | 18°
Sun
Sunny.
11° | 17°
Mon
Sunny.
10° | 18°
Tue
Sunny.
10° | 18°
Wed
Sunny.
12° | 21°
Thu
Partly cloudy.
13° | 20°

Lismore

6°C - 19°C

Fri
Shower or two.
| 19°
Sat
Partly cloudy.
| 19°
Sun
Sunny.
| 18°
Mon
Sunny.
| 19°
Tue
Sunny.
| 19°
Wed
Sunny.
| 22°
Thu
Partly cloudy.
| 21°

Northern Rivers climate

With mild winters and pristine natural environments, the trail has an envious climate that encourages year-round use with an average low of 21 in winter (July) to a max of 29 in summer (January).

The Northern Rivers Rail Trail is surrounded by a sub-tropical natural environment and sections of the Rail Trail will cocoon you in nature, adjoin farmlands and open to vistas of stunning scenic views including Wollumbin / Mount Warning where the sun first hits the Australian continent.

The Northern Rivers can experience intense rainfall and flooding. Rail Trail visitors may experience changing weather conditions across the Rail Trail and should prepare, plan and pack accordingly. As a nature trail, conditions can change unexpectedly.

For more detailed information about the Rail Trail, you can refer to our frequently asked questions.

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