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Sydney Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 19°C
late_shower

Now

24.2°C falling
Updated at 09:30 EDT

Sydney for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm late this afternoon and evening. Winds N 15 to 25 km/h tending N/NE 25 to 35 km/h in the early afternoon then shifting W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Sun protection 8:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 14 [Extreme].

Currently at Sydney

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.2°C falling
Dew Point 16.2°C rising
Feels Like 24.2°C
Relative Humidity 61%
Wind icon
ENE 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1008.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 5.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:37 EDT
Sunset sunset
19:57 EDT

Nearby Now

Sydney Ap 25.1°C
Canterbury 24.4°C
Bankstown Ap 24.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Sydney

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
28°C

3pm

Slight chance shower. Windy
28°C

6pm

Mostly clear. Windy
28°C

9pm

Chance shower
28°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 04:10 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for Sydney Closed Waters, Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast and Eden Coast

National Forecast

Sydney 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

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 26°C 24°C 27°C 28°C 34°C 33°C
Minimum 20°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 21°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 50% 5% 10% 40% 30% 10% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index High Very High High Extreme Very High Very High 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 23
km/h
37
km/h
31
km/h
31
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
13
km/h
29
km/h
17
km/h
33
km/h
21
km/h
30
km/h
21
km/h
27
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 23km/h
NNE
NE 37km/h
NE
W 31km/h
W
SSW 31km/h
SSW
S 16km/h
S
E 25km/h
E
NE 13km/h
NE
E 29km/h
E
NE 17km/h
NE
ENE 33km/h
ENE
NNW 21km/h
NNW
NNE 30km/h
NNE
NW 21km/h
NW
NNW 27km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 66% 57% 33% 29% 47% 46% 53% 52% 57% 52% 45% 37% 47% 42%
Dew Point 18°C 19°C 5°C 7°C 9°C 12°C 14°C 15°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 16°C 17°C 18°C

Sydney 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
05:08 EDT
sunrise
05:37 EDT
sunset
19:57 EDT
last light
20:26 EDT
moon
rise
Thu 13:25 EDT
set
Fri 02:00 EDT
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Sydney Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Dec 8
20°C - -
Wed
Dec 7
18.6°C 25°C 7.8mm
Tue
Dec 6
20.4°C 23.6°C 3.2mm
Mon
Dec 5
22.1°C 29.9°C 0.4mm
Sun
Dec 4
19.7°C 26.9°C 0.0mm

Sydney Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1212.6mm
144.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1332.2mm
123 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
1241.6mm
155 Day(s)
Wettest Day
94.4mm
Apr 4
Lowest Temperature
5.4°C
Jun 30
Highest Temperature
39.2°C
Jan 14

Sydney Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.1°C
1st
Lowest On Record
9.1°C
3rd 1924
Average This Month
19.8°C
+2.3°C
Long-term Average
17.5°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.7°C
2nd
Highest On Record
42.2°C
20th 1957
Average This Month
28.1°C
+2.9°C
Long-term Average
25.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.8mm
7th
Total This Month
11.6mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
77.6mm
11.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
401.9mm
1920
Driest On Record
2.8mm
1979
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