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New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Sat 04:24 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Saturday Very hot and dry throughout. Milder along coast. Mostly sunny with light winds.

  • Sunday Isolated light showers in the NE/SE. Otherwise dry. Hot-to-very hot away from the coasts.

  • Monday Showers and storms developing in the southeast. Very hot inland. Hot along the coast.

  • Tuesday Showers and thunderstorms developing throughout. Very hot in the north & northwest. Hot elsewhere.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01 Fri 19/01

32.4°C

Broken Hill Ap
Hottest

40.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Smithville

44.0°C

Smithville

47.3°C

Penrith

15.9°C

Tocal
Coldest

3.0°C

Woolbrook

5.0°C

Glen Innes Ap

17.0°C

Smoky Cape

-1.4°C

Thredbo Top Station

ESE 27km/h

Windy Point
Windiest

66km/h

Windy Point

53km/h

Green Cape

81km/h

Windy Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

6.8mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

0.4mm

Bankstown Ap

0.0mm

Nyngan Ap

0.0mm

Nyngan Ap
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 Daily Summaries

Saturday January 20, 2018
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Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, after temperatures in some areas hit 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

21:48 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.

Canberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 37C for four consecutive days

21:03 EDT

Canberrans are about to swelter through the weekend, with four consecutive days at or above 37 degrees Celsius.