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Katoomba Forecast

Today 20°C
Tonight 8°C
thunderstorms

Now

17.2°C rising
Updated at 13:40 EDT

Central Tablelands for Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, becoming less likely this evening. Rain and showers heavy at times during this afternoon and early evening. A thunderstorm likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of fog on and east of the ranges this evening. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h shifting SW 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then tending SE/SW in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 25.

Currently at Mt Boyce

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.2°C rising
Dew Point 16.6°C rising
Feels Like 17.2°C
Relative Humidity 96%
Wind icon
ENE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 1.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 11.4mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
07:09 EDT
Sunset sunset
18:58 EDT

Nearby Now

Penrith 20.1°C
Bathurst Ap 19.9°C
Richmond 21.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Katoomba

48-hour forecast

3pm

Heavy rain
16°C

6pm

Heavy rain
13°C

9pm

Rain
11°C

12am

Intermittent rain
9°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 13:02 EDT
Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Heavy Rain) for Hunter. Cancelled in Central Tablelands, North West Slopes/Plains & Central West Slopes/Plains

National Forecast

Katoomba 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4
Wed
Apr 5

Thunder-
storms

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 20°C 17°C 19°C 15°C 14°C 15°C 15°C
Minimum 18°C 8°C 8°C 10°C 9°C 9°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 90% 10% 70% 80% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 20-40mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
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 10
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction NW 10km/h
NW
S 10km/h
S
S 14km/h
S
S 12km/h
S
W 6km/h
W
SSW 8km/h
SSW
S 12km/h
S
SSE 13km/h
SSE
S 11km/h
S
SE 12km/h
SE
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 12km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 89% 100% 83% 64% 85% 52% 86% 75% 91% 85% 93% 85% 95% 86%
Dew Point 16°C 16°C 7°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 9°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 11°C 12°C

Katoomba Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:44 EDT
sunrise
07:09 EDT
sunset
18:58 EDT
last light
19:23 EDT
moon
set
Thu 20:38 EDT
rise
Fri 10:13 EDT
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Katoomba Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Mar 30
18°C - 2mm
Wed
Mar 29
16.2°C 28°C 0.6mm
Tue
Mar 28
16.6°C 22.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
13.7°C 26.7°C 0.0mm
Sun
Mar 26
12.4°C 25.2°C 0.4mm

Katoomba Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
498.3mm
40.9 Day(s)
Total For 2017
731.0mm
57 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
414.8mm
42 Day(s)
Wettest Day
80.8mm
Mar 19
Lowest Temperature
7.9°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
37.7°C
Feb 11

Katoomba Almanac

full climatology
March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.0°C
7th
Lowest On Record
1.7°C
31st 1957
Average This Month
13.8°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
11.5°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.0°C
29th
Highest On Record
34.0°C
13th 1998
Average This Month
21.1°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
20.3°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
80.8mm
19th
Total This Month
512.8mm
23 Day(s)
Long-term Average
165.0mm
13.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
701.2mm
1890
Driest On Record
2.5mm
1940
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