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Katoomba Forecast

This morning 13°C
Today 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

13.0°C rising
Updated at 00:30 EDT

Central Tablelands for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 34.
Wednesday Hot and mostly sunny. Light winds becoming W/NW 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 36.

Currently at Mt Boyce

24-hour graph
Temperature 13.0°C rising
Dew Point 11.7°C rising
Feels Like 12.7°C
Relative Humidity 92%
Wind icon
ENE 7km/h steady
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:42 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:03 EDT

Nearby Now

Bathurst Ap 18.8°C
Penrith 20.3°C
Badgerys Creek 18.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Katoomba

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
14°C

6am

Mostly clear
13°C

9am

Clear
17°C

12pm

Clear
22°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Katoomba 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 12
Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Late shower

Showers

Showers increasing
Maximum 26°C 31°C 33°C 29°C 30°C 26°C 29°C
Minimum 13°C 13°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 50% 40% 80% 60% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index 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 9
km/h
6
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction NE 9km/h
NE
NE 6km/h
NE
NNW 11km/h
NNW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
NW 20km/h
NW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
NE 8km/h
NE
N 10km/h
N
NW 13km/h
NW
WNW 8km/h
WNW
ESE 9km/h
ESE
E 9km/h
E
NNE 11km/h
NNE
N 10km/h
N
Relative Humidity 70% 36% 59% 26% 40% 21% 70% 44% 53% 40% 86% 62% 70% 44%
Dew Point 12°C 10°C 13°C 10°C 11°C 8°C 15°C 16°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 16°C

Katoomba Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:13 EDT
sunrise
05:42 EDT
sunset
20:03 EDT
last light
20:32 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 02:07 EDT
set
Tue 14:27 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Katoomba Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 11
15°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
11.1°C 24°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
10.2°C 20.4°C 5.8mm
Fri
Dec 8
12.7°C 24.2°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 7
12.1°C 24.0°C 1.6mm

Katoomba Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1390.1mm
138.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1220.2mm
157 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1107.0mm
157 Day(s)
Wettest Day
80.8mm
Mar 19
Lowest Temperature
-2.0°C
Jul 1
Highest Temperature
37.7°C
Feb 11

Katoomba Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.8°C
4th
Lowest On Record
2.4°C
5th 2011
Average This Month
12.2°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
11.7°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.8°C
1st
Highest On Record
35.0°C
26th 1957
Average This Month
20.7°C
-1.6°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.8mm
6th
Total This Month
43.0mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
122.1mm
12.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
410.5mm
1947
Driest On Record
3.2mm
1974
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Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.