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Sydney Forecast

Tonight 10°C
Tomorrow 16°C
rain_clearing

Now

13.8°C falling
Updated at 18:00 EST

Sydney for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain, possibly heavy at times in the east this evening. Winds S 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 to 45 km/h along the coastal fringe this evening. Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely later in the day. Winds N 15 to 20 km/h tending NW during the day.
Thursday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Winds SW 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the early afternoon then becoming SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Sun protection 10:20am to 1:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate].

Currently at Sydney

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Temperature 13.8°C falling
Dew Point 11.5°C rising
Feels Like 13.0°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
NE 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure 1007.2hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 26.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:23 EST
Sunset sunset
17:32 EST

Nearby Now

Sydney Ap 13.7°C
Canterbury 12.6°C
Bankstown Ap 11.1°C

Next 12 hours in Sydney

48-hour forecast

9pm

Heavy rain
13°C

12am

Heavy rain
12°C

3am

Heavy rain
11°C

6am

Rain
11°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 16:07 EST
Severe Weather Warning (Heavy Rain) for the Hunter (Central Coast) and Sydney (eastern suburbs)

NSW/ACT - Wed 16:05 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Sydney Closed Waters, Byron, Hunter, Sydney and Illawarra coasts

Sydney Weather Update

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Sydney 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Aug 24
Thu
Aug 25
Fri
Aug 26
Sat
Aug 27
Sun
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 29
Tue
Aug 30

Heavy rain

Rain clearing

Showers

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 15°C 16°C 16°C 19°C 19°C 21°C 21°C
Minimum 11°C 10°C 8°C 9°C 8°C 9°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 90% 40% 10% 30% 70%
Rain Amount 40-80mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate
Pollen Index Low Low Low Low Moderate Moderate Low
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 19
km/h
25
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
22
km/h
27
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction SE 19km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SW 28km/h
SW
SW 23km/h
SW
SW 22km/h
SW
SSW 27km/h
SSW
WSW 16km/h
WSW
SW 14km/h
SW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
NNW 19km/h
NNW
WNW 14km/h
WNW
NE 18km/h
NE
NW 11km/h
NW
ENE 19km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 77% 81% 76% 49% 64% 61% 64% 45% 60% 42% 59% 43% 67% 54%
Dew Point 9°C 11°C 7°C 5°C 4°C 8°C 5°C 7°C 4°C 6°C 5°C 8°C 9°C 11°C

Sydney Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:57 EST
sunrise
06:22 EST
sunset
17:33 EST
last light
17:58 EST
moon
rise
Wed 23:53 EST
set
Thu 10:56 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Sydney Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Aug 24
11.8°C 15°C 2.4mm
Tue
Aug 23
8.5°C 18.4°C 1.8mm
Mon
Aug 22
9.5°C 13.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Aug 21
8.2°C 20.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Aug 20
11.0°C 17.9°C 0.4mm

Sydney Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
905.9mm
98.7 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1137.8mm
88 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
936.4mm
112 Day(s)
Wettest Day
94.4mm
Apr 4
Lowest Temperature
5.4°C
Jun 30
Highest Temperature
39.2°C
Jan 14

Sydney Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.1°C
12th
Lowest On Record
2.7°C
5th 1862
Average This Month
9.9°C
+0.9°C
Long-term Average
9.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
25.2°C
10th
Highest On Record
31.3°C
26th 1995
Average This Month
19.0°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
17.8°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
61.0mm
4th
Total This Month
97.2mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
80.7mm
10.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
482.6mm
1998
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1995
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