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Mascot Forecast

Today 41°C
Tonight 20°C
mostly_sunny

Now

31.8°C rising
Updated at 16:50 EDT

Sydney for Thursday Hot inland. Partly cloudy. The slight chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds W/NW 25 to 35 km/h, with NE winds 20 to 30 km/h near the coast extending inland during the late afternoon and evening.

Currently at Sydney Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 31.8°C rising
Dew Point 16.9°C rising
Feels Like 32.0°C
Relative Humidity 40%
Wind icon
NE 38km/h falling
Wind Gusts 44km/h
Pressure 1004.1hPa steady
Fire Danger 22.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:38 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:01 EDT

Nearby Now

Canterbury 30.4°C
Sydney 27.2°C
Bankstown Ap 34.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Mascot

48-hour forecast

6pm

Shower. Chance storm
34°C

9pm

Slight chance storm
30°C

12am

Slight chance storm
25°C

3am

Mostly cloudy
21°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 16:19 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Sydney Closed Waters and the Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden Coasts

NSW/ACT - Thu 02:03 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Greater Sydney Region and Illawarra/Shoalhaven Fire Areas

National Forecast

Mascot 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20

Mostly sunny

Mostly cloudy

Mostly sunny

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 41°C 27°C 33°C 27°C 30°C 35°C 37°C
Minimum 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 50% 60% 40% 30% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index High Very High Moderate Moderate Very High High Moderate
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 17
km/h
27
km/h
27
km/h
24
km/h
14
km/h
27
km/h
23
km/h
30
km/h
11
km/h
30
km/h
16
km/h
32
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction N 17km/h
N
NE 27km/h
NE
SSW 27km/h
SSW
S 24km/h
S
NE 14km/h
NE
ENE 27km/h
ENE
S 23km/h
S
S 30km/h
S
NE 11km/h
NE
ENE 30km/h
ENE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
NNE 32km/h
NNE
N 18km/h
N
N 25km/h
N
Relative Humidity 50% 34% 76% 65% 65% 50% 78% 69% 76% 61% 62% 40% 48% 36%
Dew Point 19°C 22°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 19°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 20°C

Mascot Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise   New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:09 EDT
sunrise
05:38 EDT
sunset
20:02 EDT
last light
20:31 EDT
moon
rise
Fri 03:42 EDT

moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Sydney Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 14
20.7°C 36°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
20.2°C 30.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
20.4°C 29.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
18.1°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
17.1°C 26.9°C 0.0mm

Sydney Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1088.5mm
129.5 Day(s)
Total For 2017
854.0mm
117 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1220.8mm
114 Day(s)
Wettest Day
51.4mm
Feb 8
Lowest Temperature
4.9°C
Jul 2
Highest Temperature
42.9°C
Feb 10

Sydney Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.5°C
5th
Lowest On Record
8.2°C
7th 1943
Average This Month
18.4°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
17.6°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
43.2°C
21st 1994
Average This Month
28.2°C
+2.4°C
Long-term Average
25.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.8mm
3rd
Total This Month
32.0mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
73.8mm
10.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
359.2mm
1963
Driest On Record
4.8mm
1979
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10:00 EDT

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