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New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Fri 14:44 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Friday Hot-to-very hot throughout, milder along coast. Mostly sunny with light winds.

  • 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
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

35.7°C

Noona
Hottest

39.0°C

Smithville

40.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Smithville

47.3°C

Penrith

14.2°C

Perisher Valley
Coldest

-0.5°C

Thredbo Village

3.0°C

Woolbrook

5.0°C

Glen Innes Ap

-1.4°C

Thredbo Top Station

ESE 29km/h

Windy Point
Windiest

88km/h

Murrurundi Gap

66km/h

Windy Point

53km/h

Green Cape
-
no rain last hr Wettest

20.5mm

Mount George

6.8mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

0.4mm

Bankstown Ap

1.0mm

Lord Howe Is 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 Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Sunny
11 32 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 18 39 ESE 24 19
Mostly sunny
19 35 5% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
22 43 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 12 14 E 12 5
Sunny
27 44 5% < 1mm Nil NW 13 9 ESE 12 5
Mostly sunny
16 29 50% < 1mm Nil ENE 11 45 NW 13 33
Mostly sunny
16 38 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 8 34 ENE 18 10
Mostly sunny
17 28 50% < 1mm Nil SSW 14 73 SSE 15 62
Mostly sunny
20 41 5% < 1mm Nil E 20 18 ESE 19 5
Sunny
23 43 5% < 1mm Nil NE 18 25 ENE 14 9
Mostly sunny
15 29 30% < 1mm Nil SSW 10 70 SSE 20 53
Mostly sunny
18 27 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 9 67 ESE 25 43
Mostly sunny
14 35 5% < 1mm Nil E 17 22 E 20 12
Sunny
18 29 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 7 58 ENE 20 41
Sunny
15 41 5% < 1mm Nil SE 11 17 SE 18 5
Sunny
21 41 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 14 28 ENE 12 10
Sunny
18 29 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 11 59 ENE 20 57
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