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Sydney Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 27°C
sunny

Now

29.9°C falling
Updated at 12:00 EDT

Sydney for Tuesday Hot and sunny. Winds N/NW 15 to 20 km/h turning NE 25 to 40 km/h in the late morning and afternoon then tending N 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Sun protection 8:50am to 5:40pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme].

Currently at Sydney

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.9°C falling
Dew Point 18.0°C falling
Feels Like 30.6°C
Relative Humidity 48%
Wind icon
E 18km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure 1011.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 10.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:01 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:09 EDT

Nearby Now

Sydney Ap 34.0°C
Canterbury 35.5°C
Bankstown Ap 34.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Sydney

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
31°C

6pm

Mostly clear
29°C

9pm

Mostly clear
28°C

12am

Mostly clear
27°C

Sydney Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Tue 08:16 EDT
Strong Wind Warning for the Hunter coast

National Forecast

Sydney 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 17
Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 31°C 36°C 25°C 30°C 27°C 27°C 30°C
Minimum 22°C 27°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 40% 50% 60% 60% 30% 40% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Extreme High High Very High Very High Extreme
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
27
km/h
20
km/h
36
km/h
14
km/h
26
km/h
22
km/h
28
km/h
25
km/h
37
km/h
13
km/h
26
km/h
15
km/h
32
km/h
Wind Direction N 15km/h
N
NE 27km/h
NE
WNW 20km/h
WNW
S 36km/h
S
SSE 14km/h
SSE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
NNE 22km/h
NNE
NNE 28km/h
NNE
SSW 25km/h
SSW
S 37km/h
S
SSE 13km/h
SSE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
NE 15km/h
NE
ENE 32km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 62% 42% 39% 54% 59% 60% 68% 59% 56% 53% 57% 50% 61% 49%
Dew Point 19°C 17°C 19°C 20°C 15°C 17°C 19°C 21°C 15°C 17°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 19°C

Sydney Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:33 EDT
sunrise
06:01 EDT
sunset
20:09 EDT
last light
20:37 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 23:18 EDT
set
Wed 11:35 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Sydney Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
21°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
22°C 27°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
22.8°C 27°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
24.6°C 32.5°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 13
23.0°C 30.5°C 0.0mm

Sydney Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
101.1mm
12.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
22.8mm
7 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
181.8mm
7 Day(s)
Wettest Day
8.8mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
18.5°C
Jan 3
Highest Temperature
37.7°C
Jan 11

Sydney Almanac

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January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.5°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
10.6°C
18th 1949
Average This Month
21.4°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
18.7°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.7°C
11th
Highest On Record
45.8°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
28.5°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
25.9°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
8.8mm
6th
Total This Month
22.8mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
101.1mm
12.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
387.1mm
1911
Driest On Record
5.6mm
1985
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