QUEENSLAND

NEW SOUTH WALES

VICTORIA


TASMANIA

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

WESTERN AUSTRALIA



Australia has a varied climate, leading to different locations around the country having different heating and cooling requirements.

Dowell ThermaLine™
CLIMATE ZONE MAPS


Energy efficiency Deemed-to-Satisfy (DtS) provisions vary from location to location and for simplicity, locations with approximately similar climates have been combined into eight climate zones.

 

The following provides a brief description of each National Construction Code (NCC) climate zone:

 


These eight climate zones are illustrated in the form of a climate zone map which was created using Bureau of Meteorology climatic data, with two supplementary zones added to accommodate an additional temperate zone and alpine area.

Hot climate zones 1, 2 & 3

Areas included in these climate zones are Northern Australia, Brisbane, Darwin

 

*Dowell Dsuggested thermal performance ranges.


Mixed climate zones 4 & 5
Areas included in these climate zones are Sydney, Perth and Adelaide

 

*Dowell suggested thermal performance ranges.


Cold climate zones 6, 7 & 8
Areas included in these climate zones cover most of Victoria, Australian Capital Territory, Tasmania, and some Southern parts of New South Wales and Western Australia

 

*Dowell suggested thermal performance ranges.


Reference source:Maps have been developed from maps produced by the Australian Building Codes Board and the Bureau of Meteorology..


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