ANSTO continually collects meteorological data from its 50-metre tower. A summary of ANSTO's climate statistics including temperature, wind speed and direction, relative humidity, atmospheric pressure and rainfall recorded at this location are provided below.
An extended table with more statistics is available through the Bureau of Meteorology. Data on non-ionising radiation (ultraviolet radiation) in Australia's main cities can be found via the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency real-time UV index.
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment provides the Air Quality forecast for the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Region at 4pm the previous day. In addition, AQI readings are published hourly for the Sydney region with Sydney - South West and the Liverpool monitoring site being the closest to Lucas Heights. See the link below. The potential for bush fire smoke to impact the Lucas Heights campus is dependent on the prevailing wind.