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New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Showers/storms in north & far west, some intense. Mild on the coast. Hot in west, very hot far west.

  • Friday Widespread rain/storms, most intense inland. Hot in north, warm elsewhere. Cooler change in sth.

  • Saturday Showers and storms in the north, some intense. Dry elsewhere. Blustery cooler change in east.

  • Sunday Hot in west with the odd storm in northwest. Mild in NE with light showers. Warm, dry elsewhere.

  • Monday Warm in NE, light early showers. Hot elsewhere. Showers and storms in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01

39.6°C

Wilcannia Ap
Hottest

43.2°C

Wanaaring

46.0°C

Wilcannia Ap

45.0°C

Penrith

46.9°C

Wanaaring

14.1°C

High Range
Coldest

8.7°C

Thredbo Village

10.0°C

Thredbo Village

4.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley

SSE 31km/h

Murrurundi Gap
Windiest

70km/h

Thredbo Top Station

111km/h

Parkes Ap

129km/h

Mudgee Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

4.4mm

Gulmarrad

12.0mm

Hillview

28.0mm

Woolbrook

28.0mm

Woolbrook
New South Wales/ACT's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.7°C at
Bourke in 1878
Lowest 1.3°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2012
Highest 34.4°C at
Gunnedah in 1905
Lowest -7.7°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1975
Highest 436.0mm at
Bellingen PO in 1997

New South Wales/ACT Observations

Latest Observations
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like RH Fire Rain Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm hPa
13:50 EDT
E 17 30 22.7 12.3 22.7 52 7 0.0 1014.2
14:00 EDT
ESE 22 28 22.8 15.4 22.8 63 5 0.2 1013.4
13:50 EDT
E 17 20 20.9 13.6 20.9 63 4 0.0 1013.6
14:00 EDT
SSW 9 19 28.5 19.4 29.8 57 6 0.0 1014.7
13:50 EDT
E 11 15 29.0 14.8 28.8 42 10 0.0 1013.4
13:50 EDT
NE 17 19 19.5 12.3 19.5 63 4 0.0 1013.9
14:00 EDT
W 15 24 19.6 11.1 19.6 58 5 0.0 -
13:50 EDT
SW 7 9 33.0 17.6 33.8 40 11 0.0 1009.5
13:50 EDT
NE 20 24 32.9 16.3 33.0 37 17 0.0 1009.4
13:50 EDT
SW 15 19 31.7 2.8 29.6 16 30 0.0 1008.5
13:50 EDT
E 17 28 31.5 9.4 29.8 25 23 0.0 1008.3
13:50 EDT
NNE 2 6 36.5 19.0 38.4 35 13 0.0 1007.1
13:30 EDT
N 15 24 35.4 13.0 34.4 26 24 0.0 1008.1
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