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Katoomba Forecast

This morning 11°C
Today 20°C
sunny

Now

9.2°C falling
Updated at 03:40 EDT

Central Tablelands for Thursday Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NW 30 to 40 km/h turning W/SW 20 to 30 km/h in the evening.
Friday Sunny. Winds SW 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Mt Boyce

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Temperature 9.2°C falling
Dew Point 4.8°C falling
Feels Like 5.2°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
WSW 35km/h falling
Wind Gusts 54km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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

Nearby Now

Bathurst Ap 11.3°C
Penrith 19.4°C
Richmond 19.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Katoomba

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
11°C

9am

Clear
12°C

12pm

Clear
17°C

3pm

Clear
20°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Katoomba 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13
Wed
Dec 14
Thu
Dec 15

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Showers
Maximum 20°C 22°C 24°C 26°C 29°C 30°C 21°C
Minimum 11°C 9°C 10°C 13°C 16°C 20°C 14°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 60% 60% 50% 80% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 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 24
km/h
26
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
9
km/h
15
km/h
17
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
26
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction W 24km/h
W
WSW 26km/h
WSW
E 9km/h
E
NE 15km/h
NE
NE 7km/h
NE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
NNE 9km/h
NNE
NNE 15km/h
NNE
NW 17km/h
NW
NW 21km/h
NW
NW 23km/h
NW
NW 26km/h
NW
SSW 11km/h
SSW
SW 17km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 49% 31% 63% 40% 65% 44% 68% 43% 48% 30% 45% 41% 69% 52%
Dew Point 2°C 2°C 7°C 8°C 11°C 11°C 13°C 13°C 11°C 10°C 11°C 15°C 12°C 11°C

Katoomba Sun & Moon Times

Friday 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
20:30 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 14:32 EDT
set
Sat 02:43 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
Thu
Dec 8
13.2°C - 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 7
10.8°C 22.0°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

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
1374.6mm
172 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
14.6°C
+3.0°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
26.4°C
+4.2°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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