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Sydney Forecast

Today 21°C
Tonight 11°C
sunny

Now

18.1°C falling
Updated at 16:50 EST

Sydney for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Light winds.

Currently at Sydney

24-hour graph
Temperature 18.1°C falling
Dew Point 11.2°C rising
Feels Like 18.1°C
Relative Humidity 64%
Wind icon
ENE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1022.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:45 EST
Sunset sunset
16:58 EST

Nearby Now

Sydney Ap 18.2°C
Canterbury 17.4°C
Bankstown Ap 18.7°C

Next 12 hours in Sydney

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
17°C

9pm

Clear
16°C

12am

Mostly clear
14°C

3am

Mostly clear
13°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 15:22 EST
Hazardous Surf Warning for the Byron, Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden Coasts

National Forecast

Sydney 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 23
Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 21°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 24°C
Minimum 13°C 11°C 13°C 11°C 11°C 11°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 5% 50% 30% 5% 5% 30% 30%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Low Moderate Moderate 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 15
km/h
10
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14
km/h
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km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
10
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14
km/h
12
km/h
13
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12
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12
km/h
13
km/h
15
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Wind Direction SW 15km/h
SW
SE 10km/h
SE
SW 14km/h
SW
S 20km/h
S
SSW 16km/h
SSW
S 16km/h
S
WNW 10km/h
WNW
NE 14km/h
NE
NW 12km/h
NW
NE 13km/h
NE
NW 12km/h
NW
NE 12km/h
NE
NW 13km/h
NW
N 15km/h
N
Relative Humidity 66% 52% 71% 64% 68% 53% 72% 53% 75% 52% 67% 47% 64% 46%
Dew Point 9°C 10°C 9°C 12°C 10°C 10°C 9°C 11°C 10°C 12°C 8°C 11°C 8°C 12°C

Sydney Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:19 EST
sunrise
06:46 EST
sunset
16:58 EST
last light
17:25 EST
moon
set
Thu 01:05 EST
rise
Thu 14:01 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Sydney Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
May 23
13.2°C 21°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 22
11.7°C 24.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
11.5°C 22.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
9.2°C 21.9°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 19
10.3°C 20.1°C 0.0mm

Sydney Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
597.8mm
64.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
310.8mm
44 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
692.0mm
63 Day(s)
Wettest Day
69.4mm
Feb 26
Lowest Temperature
9.2°C
May 20
Highest Temperature
43.4°C
Jan 7

Sydney Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.2°C
20th
Lowest On Record
4.4°C
30th 1862
Average This Month
12.1°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
11.6°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.8°C
4th
Highest On Record
30.0°C
1st 1919
Average This Month
22.2°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
19.5°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
13.4mm
14th
Total This Month
18.2mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
118.6mm
13.1 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
585.0mm
1919
Driest On Record
3.0mm
2008
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