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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday NW winds turning NE later along the coast. Very hot over much of the state.

  • Friday Scattered showers and storms, mainly west. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

  • Saturday Sunny and dry in the south. Very hot in the N. Showers and storms in the northeast.

  • Sunday Very hot in the west grading to mild in the east. Showers in the eastern half of the state.

  • Monday Very hot in the west and hot in the east. A few coastal showers, mostly clear in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

36.5°C

Wanaaring
Hottest

38.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

41.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

13.5°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

5.3°C

Perisher Valley

5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

9.0°C

Thredbo Village

0.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

SSW 35km/h

Green Cape
Windiest

50km/h

Thredbo Top Station

59km/h

Thredbo Top Station

83km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.5mm

Batemans Bay

1.0mm

Braidwood

0.2mm

Bathurst Ap

5.0mm

Albion Park
New South Wales/ACT's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.9°C at
Bourke in 1888
Lowest 0.1°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2006
Highest 34.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap in 2013
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap in 1990
Highest 352.2mm at
Tyalgum in 1991

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 %
Mostly sunny
15 32 20% < 1mm Nil NW 14 52 SSE 12 30
Mostly cloudy
15 25 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
25 40 20% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 24 N 14 14
Sunny
18 35 5% < 1mm Nil S 24 42 SSW 11 24
Possible shower
13 21 40% < 1mm Nil NNE 16 70 NW 22 63
Possible shower
17 28 50% < 1mm Nil E 12 76 N 17 52
Sunny
19 31 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 18 70 NE 24 59
Mostly cloudy
23 36 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 17 37 WNW 21 19
Mostly sunny
20 35 20% < 1mm Nil S 8 58 W 10 25
Sunny
16 31 20% < 1mm Nil N 7 68 ENE 19 42
Late shower
21 29 40% < 1mm Nil SW 20 68 S 24 64
Possible shower
18 28 70% 1-5mm Nil E 13 65 WNW 15 41
Mostly cloudy
22 26 50% < 1mm Nil SSW 22 70 S 19 65
Mostly sunny
20 38 30% < 1mm Nil NNW 13 30 W 11 16
Possible shower
21 33 40% 1-5mm Nil ENE 11 58 NNW 16 31
Mostly cloudy
19 24 60% < 1mm Nil SSW 25 87 SSE 16 81
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