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NSW/ACT
Fri 10:50 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Friday Scattered showers and storms, mainly west. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

  • Saturday Sunny and dry in the south. Very hot in the NW. Showers and storms in the northeast and SE.

  • Sunday Very hot in the west grading to mild in the east. Showers in the eastern half of the state.

  • Monday Very hot in the west and hot in the east. A few coastal showers, mostly clear in the west.

  • Tuesday Storms developing in the south later. Hot-to-very hot throughout.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

40.4°C

Walgett Ap
Hottest

41.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

45.0°C

Smithville

15.0°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

8.9°C

Perisher Valley

10.0°C

Glen Innes Ap

0.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

S 37km/h

Scone Ap
Windiest

59km/h

Thredbo Top Station

83km/h

Thredbo Top Station

79km/h

Nerriga
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.4mm

Braidwood

0.2mm

Overnewton

10.0mm

Moruya Heads

10.4mm

Moruya Ap
New South Wales/ACT's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.9°C at
Bourke in 1888
Lowest 0.1°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2006
Highest 34.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap in 2013
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap in 1990
Highest 352.2mm at
Tyalgum in 1991

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
15:40 EDT
NE 4 7 25.8 18.0 26.8 62 4 0.0 1011.5
15:40 EDT
SSE 26 30 26.0 19.6 27.2 68 5 0.0 1011.7
15:40 EDT
E 11 11 19.5 17.3 19.5 87 2 0.0 1011.3
15:40 EDT
S 13 15 30.5 11.9 29.3 31 16 0.0 1015.2
15:40 EDT
N 7 9 22.1 14.7 22.1 63 4 1.0 1015.9
15:40 EDT
NNW 20 28 30.3 14.4 29.8 38 15 0.0 1011.5
15:40 EDT
W 24 30 19.5 11.0 19.5 58 6 0.0 -
15:40 EDT
SE 6 7 36.0 8.0 33.9 18 26 0.0 1009.9
15:40 EDT
SE 19 20 32.0 11.2 30.6 28 22 0.0 1010.0
15:40 EDT
WSW 19 22 33.2 12.2 32.0 28 23 0.0 1009.1
15:40 EDT
WSW 20 28 32.4 11.6 31.0 28 23 0.0 1009.1
15:40 EDT
WSW 26 31 35.5 10.5 33.9 22 35 0.0 1008.0
15:30 EDT
ESE 20 26 32.5 9.3 30.7 24 26 0.0 1009.7
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