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Sydney Forecast

Today 37°C
Tonight 21°C
sunny

Now

37.1°C rising
Updated at 09:10 EDT

Sydney for Wednesday Hot and mostly sunny day. Cloud increasing later in the afternoon and evening. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h shifting SE 25 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day then decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Sun protection 8:50am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme].

Currently at Sydney

24-hour graph
Temperature 37.1°C rising
Dew Point 14.4°C rising
Feels Like 36.8°C
Relative Humidity 26%
Wind icon
W 24km/h rising
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1005.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 31.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:02 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:08 EDT

Nearby Now

Sydney Ap 37.4°C
Canterbury 37.4°C
Bankstown Ap 37.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Sydney

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
34°C

3pm

Mostly clear
31°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 05:19 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges & Southern Slopes

NSW/ACT - Wed 04:10 EDT
Gale Warning for Eden Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra and Batemans coasts. Cancelled in Coffs Coast

National Forecast

Sydney 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 37°C 25°C 30°C 26°C 27°C 31°C 38°C
Minimum 25°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 20°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 30% 70% 70% 40% 20% 50% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Low High High Very High Extreme High
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 20
km/h
36
km/h
14
km/h
26
km/h
24
km/h
32
km/h
26
km/h
35
km/h
11
km/h
26
km/h
18
km/h
35
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction WNW 20km/h
WNW
S 36km/h
S
SE 14km/h
SE
E 26km/h
E
NNE 24km/h
NNE
NNW 32km/h
NNW
SSW 26km/h
SSW
S 35km/h
S
SSE 11km/h
SSE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
ENE 35km/h
ENE
NNW 18km/h
NNW
ENE 25km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 36% 52% 56% 57% 70% 64% 57% 54% 57% 50% 58% 48% 49% 41%
Dew Point 19°C 20°C 14°C 16°C 19°C 22°C 15°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 23°C

Sydney Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:34 EDT
sunrise
06:02 EDT
sunset
20:08 EDT
last light
20:37 EDT
moon
set
Wed 11:35 EDT
rise
Wed 23:51 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Sydney Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
20.8°C 33°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
21.7°C 27.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
22.8°C 27.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
24.6°C 32.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 13
23.0°C 30.5°C 0.0mm

Sydney Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
101.1mm
12.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
22.8mm
7 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
181.8mm
7 Day(s)
Wettest Day
8.8mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
18.5°C
Jan 3
Highest Temperature
37.7°C
Jan 11

Sydney Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.5°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
10.6°C
18th 1949
Average This Month
21.4°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
18.7°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.7°C
11th
Highest On Record
45.8°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
28.8°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
25.9°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.8mm
6th
Total This Month
22.8mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
101.1mm
12.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
387.1mm
1911
Driest On Record
5.6mm
1985
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Weather News

Sweaty Sydney eyes off January record

08:26 EDT

Sydney has endured another sweaty night during what could be shaping up to be the city's warmest January on record.

Fire fuel loads increase after recent heat in NSW

16:34 EDT

Prolonged heatwave conditions are helping elevate the bushfire threat in parts of New South Wales this week, after a slow start to the season.

Queensland weather: Heatwave conditions to return on Wednesday

16:09 EDT

A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.