Fairfax Media Network

Katoomba Weather


33.71°S 150.31°E 1004m AMSL

Katoomba Forecast

Today 24°C
Tonight 9°C
sunny

Now

23.0°C falling
Updated at 16:20 EDT

Central Tablelands for Wednesday Sunny. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 31.

Currently at Mt Boyce

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.0°C falling
Dew Point 1.4°C rising
Feels Like 23.0°C
Relative Humidity 24%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 13.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

more
Sunrise sunrise
06:06 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:12 EDT

Nearby Now

Bathurst Ap 28.4°C
Penrith 28.8°C
Badgerys Creek 26.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Katoomba

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
23°C

9pm

Clear
15°C

12am

Clear
12°C

3am

Mostly clear
10°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

view all
There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Katoomba 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 17
Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 24°C 30°C 34°C 35°C 35°C 34°C 27°C
Minimum 9°C 9°C 13°C 15°C 17°C 19°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 5% 20% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 12
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
15
km/h
6
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction S 12km/h
S
S 12km/h
S
WNW 7km/h
WNW
SE 10km/h
SE
W 8km/h
W
SE 15km/h
SE
NW 6km/h
NW
ESE 18km/h
ESE
NE 9km/h
NE
NE 14km/h
NE
NW 18km/h
NW
WNW 18km/h
WNW
E 10km/h
E
E 15km/h
E
Relative Humidity 65% 34% 56% 26% 44% 19% 39% 15% 46% 20% 40% 25% 68% 52%
Dew Point 7°C 7°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 7°C 9°C 5°C 11°C 9°C 11°C 11°C 16°C 16°C

Katoomba Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:38 EDT
sunrise
06:06 EDT
sunset
20:12 EDT
last light
20:40 EDT
moon
set
Wed 20:12 EDT
rise
Thu 06:52 EDT
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Katoomba Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 17
8°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
8.8°C 21°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
7.7°C 24.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
7.7°C 18.4°C 1.2mm
Sat
Jan 13
19.1°C 22.3°C 0.0mm

Katoomba Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
159.3mm
13.8 Day(s)
Total For 2018
38.4mm
7 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
41.6mm
9 Day(s)
Wettest Day
19.0mm
Jan 9
Lowest Temperature
7.7°C
Jan 14
Highest Temperature
36.7°C
Jan 7

Katoomba Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.7°C
14th
Lowest On Record
4.2°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
13.9°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
13.1°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.7°C
7th
Highest On Record
36.4°C
12th 2013
Average This Month
25.8°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
19.0mm
9th
Total This Month
38.4mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
159.3mm
13.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
683.9mm
1895
Driest On Record
14.4mm
1985
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

16:21 EDT

Soaring temperatures will elevate fire danger ratings across parts of southern Australia on Thursday and Friday.

'Our own personal cyclone' as severe thunderstorm rips through WA farming community of Cunderdin

15:33 EDT

Residents in Cunderdin have described a severe storm that tore through the region yesterday afternoon as "our own personal cyclone".

Prolonged heatwave on the horizon

12:09 EDT

Parts of southeastern Australia experienced a relatively mild start to the week, although a prolonged heatwave is about to grip multiple states and territories.