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New South Wales/ACT Weather

Sun 04:39 EST
Current Warnings

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Sunday Cloudier. Windier. Warmer ahead of colder change. Showers in west, south & central. Snow to 1000m.

  • Monday Cold southwesterlies. Sunny in the west. A few showers in far south and on C/N tablelands.

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny and dry throughout. Light winds. Cold frosty morning inland.

  • Wednesday Scattered showers on the southern tablelands. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere. Cold morning.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 30/07 Fri 31/07 Sat 01/08


Lord Howe Is Ap


Mt Seaview


Tibooburra Ap


Wilcannia Ap


Wilcannia Ap


Glen Innes Ap


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station

NNW 66km/h

Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station
no rain last hr Wettest


Perisher Valley


Lord Howe Island


Lord Howe Island
New South Wales/ACT's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 37.8°C at
Mungindi in 2009
Lowest -6.4°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1974
Highest 23.3°C at
Lismore in 2009
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass in 1968
Highest 327.6mm at
Sydney in 1986

New South Wales/ACT Daily Summaries

Sunday August 2, 2015
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Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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Weather News

Tsunamis in Australia?

15:37 EST

With another earthquake of 5.7 magnitude being recorded today near off the southern Queensland coast, meteorologists and oceanographers are keeping a wary eye on the potential for tsunamis.

Hobart hopes for snow on Monday.

11:43 EST

A series of strong cold fronts which are moving in quick succession over southeastern parts of Australia threaten to bring low level snow over the coming days to parts of Tasmania.

Adelaide records coldest July in almost 20 years

11:36 EST

Adelaide has recorded its chilliest July in close to 20 years, with both maximum and minimum temperatures colder than average.