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New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Wed 10:54 EST
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Rain tracking eastwards, becoming more patchy. Cooler change spreading to coast.

  • Thursday Areas of rain in the north. Mild to warm throughout.

  • Friday Rain, heaviest in the north and west. Warm in the north and east. Strong winds.

  • Saturday Heavy rain & gusty winds over the east. Dry and mostly sunny in the west.

  • Sunday Mild to cool state wide. Isolated light showers over coast & ranges/slopes.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 28/08 Mon 29/08 Tue 30/08

21.7°C

Tibooburra Ap
Hottest

23.4°C

Casino Ap

24.8°C

Wanaaring

27.6°C

Bourke Ap

27.6°C

Bourke Ap

1.4°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-5.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

-2.3°C

Thredbo Top Station

1.0°C

Lithgow

-10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station

NNW 40km/h

Murrurundi Gap
Windiest

59km/h

Windy Point

48km/h

Narrabri Ap

88km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.0mm

Lord Howe Island

2.0mm

Wentworth

87.0mm

Thredbo Top Station

239.0mm

Meldrum
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 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 %
Showers increasing
7 18 90% 5-10mm Nil NNW 14 98 NNW 16 77
Possible shower
4 20 90% 1-5mm Slight - - - -
Rain
10 18 90% 20-40mm Nil E 12 90 E 13 81
Mostly sunny
7 18 80% 1-5mm Nil E 11 73 NE 7 46
Possible shower
4 8 30% < 1mm Slight WNW 13 88 WNW 13 78
Mostly sunny
4 17 40% 1-5mm Slight WNW 8 85 NNW 17 49
Possible shower
12 24 60% 1-5mm Nil NW 5 75 ENE 8 77
Late shower
10 20 90% 20-40mm Nil ENE 9 91 NNE 8 60
Fog then sunny
6 19 40% < 1mm Nil NE 6 92 NNE 8 59
Possible shower
11 25 40% < 1mm Nil NNW 9 89 NNE 16 55
Late shower
13 22 90% 10-20mm Nil WNW 18 75 ESE 14 52
Rain developing
5 15 90% 10-20mm Slight NW 9 90 NW 14 67
Late shower
12 22 90% 10-20mm Nil WNW 12 67 E 18 51
Rain
10 20 90% 10-20mm Nil NE 7 89 N 10 70
Possible shower
7 17 30% < 1mm Nil NE 7 89 NNW 6 56
Late shower
13 21 90% 5-10mm Nil W 11 59 E 16 59
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