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New South Wales/ACT Weather

Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Monday Showers in the north and east, dry west of ranges. Warm in the west, milder further east.

  • Tuesday Increasing showers and wind in the south. Warm in the west, milder further east.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in the south. Gusty northwesterlies in the West.

  • Thursday Showers and storms along the ranges and coast. Very warm to hot and dry in the west.

  • Friday Light showers along the coast. Dry elsewhere. Hot in the west grading warm east.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 20/10 Sat 21/10 Sun 22/10

26.8°C

Smithville
Hottest

29.6°C

Evans Head

27.0°C

Smithville

27.0°C

Collarenebri

37.2°C

Collarenebri

10.9°C

Armidale Ap
Coldest

-4.8°C

Perisher Valley

-1.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

-3.0°C

Perisher Valley

-5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

ENE 37km/h

Casino Ap
Windiest

81km/h

Wattamolla

66km/h

Cape Byron

57km/h

Windy Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

71.6mm

Mt Seaview

22.0mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

37.0mm

Katoomba

41.0mm

Lostock Dam
New South Wales/ACT's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.9°C at
Cobar in 1881
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1972
Highest 30.6°C at
Bourke in 1957
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass in 2006
Highest 525.0mm at
Charlotte Pass in 2011

New South Wales/ACT Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Mostly sunny
14 22 20% < 1mm Nil SW 16 63 SSE 25 50
Possible thunderstorm
11 23 90% 5-10mm Nil SW 4 77 ESE 15 68
Possible thunderstorm
13 22 90% 1-5mm Nil SSW 7 79 SSE 9 75
Possible thunderstorm
14 20 70% < 1mm Nil SSW 14 77 S 23 61
Mostly sunny
13 21 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 15 62 SE 17 63
Mostly sunny
7 23 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
5 18 90% 5-10mm Slight E 13 91 E 15 73
Mostly sunny
4 20 5% < 1mm Slight E 13 69 WSW 8 42
Sunny
3 23 5% < 1mm Moderate W 7 69 NW 15 33
Sunny
3 15 5% < 1mm Moderate NNW 10 65 WNW 18 53
Possible thunderstorm
8 24 80% 1-5mm Nil ESE 12 60 SE 14 43
Mostly sunny
9 25 5% < 1mm Nil SE 19 64 SSE 14 35
Sunny
8 25 5% < 1mm Nil S 10 68 W 8 33
Mostly sunny
6 24 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 8 67 WNW 8 35
Sunny
12 26 5% < 1mm Nil S 16 50 S 12 28
Sunny
10 26 10% < 1mm Nil SSE 16 59 S 10 30
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Weather News

Spring heat returns to Sydney

13:35 EDT

Warm air should build in Sydney over the weekend as a frontal system crosses to the south of the state, causing the mercury to near 30 degrees for the third time this month.

BOM warning in south-east Queensland forecasts damaging hail and wind

13:14 EDT

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for people in south-east Queensland, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) saying there will large hailstones and damaging winds.

Storm damage smacks south-east Queensland hard, insurance data shows

12:38 EDT

The top-five most storm-affected regions in Queensland are in the state's south-east, research from NRMA Insurance has shown.