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Sydney Forecast

This morning 20°C
Today 25°C
clearing_shower

Now

21.1°C steady
Updated at 00:10 EDT

Sydney for Tuesday Cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of rain. Light winds becoming SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Mostly sunny morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, most likely later in the day. Light winds becoming W/NW 15 to 20 km/h during the morning.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h shifting NE 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Sun protection 8:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme].

Currently at Sydney

24-hour graph
Temperature 21.1°C steady
Dew Point 18.1°C steady
Feels Like 21.1°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
SSW 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1013.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.2mm / -

Sun on Wed

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

Nearby Now

Sydney Ap 21.0°C
Canterbury 20.9°C
Bankstown Ap 20.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Sydney

48-hour forecast

3am

Slight chance shower
21°C

6am

Chance shower
20°C

9am

Chance shower
22°C

12pm

Mostly clear
25°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Sydney 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12
Tue
Dec 13

Clearing shower

Rain developing

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 25°C 31°C 24°C 23°C 26°C 28°C 33°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 19°C 17°C 17°C 19°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 60% 90% 20% 30% 20% 10% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High High Very High High 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 22
km/h
27
km/h
23
km/h
35
km/h
28
km/h
32
km/h
18
km/h
25
km/h
12
km/h
30
km/h
16
km/h
32
km/h
19
km/h
28
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 22km/h
SSE
ESE 27km/h
ESE
NNE 23km/h
NNE
NE 35km/h
NE
WSW 28km/h
WSW
SSW 32km/h
SSW
S 18km/h
S
ESE 25km/h
ESE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
ENE 30km/h
ENE
NE 16km/h
NE
ENE 32km/h
ENE
N 19km/h
N
NNE 28km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 68% 61% 68% 56% 41% 33% 46% 49% 54% 54% 57% 53% 48% 40%
Dew Point 16°C 17°C 19°C 21°C 8°C 6°C 9°C 11°C 13°C 15°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 17°C

Sydney Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise 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
set
Wed 00:45 EDT
rise
Wed 12:23 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
Tue
Dec 6
20.4°C 24°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
Sat
Dec 3
21.0°C 26.8°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
18.7°C 35.7°C 0.2mm

Sydney Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1212.6mm
144.1 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1324.4mm
122 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
20.0°C
+2.5°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
28.6°C
+3.4°C
Long-term Average
25.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
3.2mm
6th
Total This Month
3.8mm
3 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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Weather News

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15:52 EDT

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15:50 EDT

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