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Katoomba Forecast

This morning 14°C
Today 29°C
late_shower

Now

13.3°C falling
Updated at 05:10 EDT

Central Tablelands for Thursday Becoming cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely late this afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening. Winds N/NW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 40 km/h before turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 28 to 33.

Currently at Mt Boyce

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Temperature 13.3°C falling
Dew Point 13.1°C falling
Feels Like 12.4°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
NNE 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 0.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:42 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:01 EDT

Nearby Now

Penrith 18.6°C
Bathurst Ap 11.7°C
Richmond 18.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Katoomba

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
14°C

9am

Mostly clear
21°C

12pm

Intermittent rain
27°C

3pm

Slight chance shower
29°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Katoomba 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14

Late shower

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 20°C 21°C 24°C 26°C 29°C 30°C
Minimum 14°C 11°C 8°C 11°C 13°C 16°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 50% 20% 20% 70% 60% 60% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 14
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
25
km/h
10
km/h
19
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction N 14km/h
N
NNW 28km/h
NNW
WSW 23km/h
WSW
WSW 25km/h
WSW
E 10km/h
E
E 19km/h
E
NNE 9km/h
NNE
E 16km/h
E
NE 9km/h
NE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NW 18km/h
NW
NW 22km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
NW 25km/h
NW
Relative Humidity 65% 39% 49% 34% 61% 45% 65% 51% 68% 45% 53% 34% 48% 40%
Dew Point 14°C 14°C 2°C 4°C 5°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 13°C 12°C 12°C 12°C 15°C

Katoomba Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:13 EDT
sunrise
05:42 EDT
sunset
20:01 EDT
last light
20:29 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 13:28 EDT
set
Fri 02:04 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Katoomba Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Dec 7
10.8°C - 11.2mm
Tue
Dec 6
16.0°C 22.7°C 2.6mm
Mon
Dec 5
18.0°C 31.3°C 2.8mm
Sun
Dec 4
14.0°C 28.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
13.8°C 24.7°C 0.0mm

Katoomba Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1389.4mm
137.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1107.0mm
157 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1372.2mm
171 Day(s)
Wettest Day
104.0mm
Jun 5
Lowest Temperature
-2.2°C
Jul 14
Highest Temperature
33.4°C
Feb 25

Katoomba Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.8°C
7th
Lowest On Record
2.4°C
5th 2011
Average This Month
14.8°C
+3.2°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.3°C
5th
Highest On Record
35.0°C
26th 1957
Average This Month
27.2°C
+5.0°C
Long-term Average
22.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
11.2mm
7th
Total This Month
19.6mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
122.5mm
12.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
410.5mm
1947
Driest On Record
3.2mm
1974
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