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Lithgow Forecast

This morning 4°C
Today 15°C
mostly_sunny

Now

5.7°C rising
Updated at 08:00 EST

Central Tablelands for Thursday Mostly sunny day. Light frost patches early this morning. Slight chance of a shower in the south later tonight. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h becoming W 30 to 45 km/h in the morning.

Currently at Mt Boyce

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Temperature 5.7°C rising
Dew Point 3.4°C rising
Feels Like 0.1°C
Relative Humidity 85%
Wind icon
W 40km/h rising
Wind Gusts 56km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.4mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:36 EST
Sunset sunset
17:31 EST

Nearby Now

Bathurst Ap 1.6°C
Orange Ap 8.3°C
Penrith 11.0°C

Next 12 hours in Katoomba

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
9°C

12pm

Clear. Windy
13°C

3pm

Clear. Windy
15°C

6pm

Clear
13°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 03:24 EST
Sheep Graziers Warning for Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands, South West Slopes and Snowy Mountains

National Forecast

Lithgow 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Mostly sunny

Windy with showers

Frost then sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Frost then sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 15°C 9°C 10°C 13°C 11°C 15°C 14°C
Minimum 4°C 3°C 0°C -4°C -1°C 1°C 3°C
Chance of Rain 60% 50% 5% 30% 60% 10% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Moderate High Severe Severe High Moderate
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 22
km/h
27
km/h
27
km/h
28
km/h
20
km/h
15
km/h
6
km/h
4
km/h
14
km/h
20
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 22km/h
WNW
NW 27km/h
NW
W 27km/h
W
W 28km/h
W
SW 20km/h
SW
SW 15km/h
SW
SW 6km/h
SW
NW 4km/h
NW
NW 14km/h
NW
NW 20km/h
NW
W 12km/h
W
W 13km/h
W
WSW 13km/h
WSW
W 13km/h
W
Relative Humidity 55% 39% 67% 57% 59% 41% 51% 37% 61% 56% 63% 49% 66% 50%
Dew Point 1°C 1°C -1°C 1°C -3°C -3°C -5°C -1°C -1°C 3°C 0°C 5°C 4°C 4°C

Lithgow Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:11 EST
sunrise
06:36 EST
sunset
17:31 EST
last light
17:57 EST
moon
set
Thu 12:51 EST
rise
Fri 03:10 EST
moon
Tue
Aug 22
moon
Tue
Aug 29
moon
Wed
Sep 6
moon
Wed
Sep 13

Lithgow Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 16
11°C - 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 15
2°C 20°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 14
-4°C 16°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 13
-1.0°C 15°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 12
4.8°C 13.7°C 0.0mm

Lithgow Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
533.2mm
88.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
389.6mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
583.0mm
89 Day(s)
Wettest Day
54.2mm
Mar 22
Lowest Temperature
-7.3°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
39.3°C
Feb 11

Lithgow Almanac

full climatology
August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
-5.0°C
2nd
Lowest On Record
-7.6°C
8th 2006
Average This Month
2.8°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
1.5°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
20.0°C
15th
Highest On Record
21.2°C
16th 2009
Average This Month
13.2°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
12.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.6mm
4th
Total This Month
23.2mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
55.9mm
11.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
191.1mm
1952
Driest On Record
1.5mm
1888
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18:07 EST

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