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Tonight 19°C
Tomorrow 26°C
mostly_sunny

Now

25.7°C falling
Updated at 23:30 EDT

Sydney for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of a shower or thunderstorm. Winds W/SW 25 to 35 km/h. Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Winds S/SE 20 to 30 km/h.
Friday Sunny. Winds W/SW 20 to 30 km/h increasing to 35 km/h before shifting SE 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Sun protection 8:40am to 5:10pm, UV Index predicted to reach 13 [Extreme].

Currently at Sydney

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.7°C falling
Dew Point 14.2°C rising
Feels Like 26.3°C
Relative Humidity 49%
Wind icon
WNW 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 998.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 7.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Thu

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

Nearby Now

Sydney Ap 27.1°C
Canterbury 26.1°C
Bankstown Ap 26.2°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Sydney

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly cloudy
25°C

3am

Mostly clear
22°C

6am

Clear
19°C

9am

Clear
22°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 22:50 EDT
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

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

Thunder-
storms

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Late shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 29°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 28°C 34°C 33°C
Minimum 20°C 19°C 17°C 18°C 20°C 21°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 60% 5% 10% 30% 30% 20% 60%
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
36
km/h
32
km/h
30
km/h
16
km/h
25
km/h
16
km/h
30
km/h
18
km/h
32
km/h
19
km/h
29
km/h
28
km/h
31
km/h
Wind Direction N 23km/h
N
NE 36km/h
NE
W 32km/h
W
SSW 30km/h
SSW
S 16km/h
S
E 25km/h
E
NE 16km/h
NE
E 30km/h
E
NNE 18km/h
NNE
ENE 32km/h
ENE
N 19km/h
N
N 29km/h
N
NNW 28km/h
NNW
NNW 31km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 68% 55% 34% 30% 47% 46% 53% 50% 55% 51% 45% 39% 37% 42%
Dew Point 17°C 18°C 5°C 8°C 10°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 15°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 13°C 17°C

Sydney Sun & Moon Times

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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
19:58 EDT
last light
20:27 EDT
moon
set
Fri 02:00 EDT
rise
Fri 14:28 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
20.2°C 27°C 0.2mm
Wed
Dec 7
18.6°C 25.1°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
1332.4mm
124 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
27.9°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
25.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
7.8mm
7th
Total This Month
11.8mm
5 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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