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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers along the coast, storms in the northeast. Warm-to-hot west of the ranges, cooler in the east.

  • Wednesday Potentially severe storms in the northeast. Very hot inland, warm east of the ranges.

  • Thursday Showers and storms over the northeast and ranges. Very hot inland, warm and wet east of the ranges.

  • Friday Showers/storms in the east mostly dry in the west. Hot in the west, mild in the east.

  • Saturday Heavy rain and gusty winds over eastern parts. Hot in the west, cooler towards the coast.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 25/02 Sun 26/02 Mon 27/02

35.4°C

Fowlers Gap
Hottest

40.3°C

Walgett Ap

39.0°C

Nyngan Ap

37.8°C

Tibooburra Ap

47.9°C

Walgett Ap

14.9°C

Armidale Ap
Coldest

3.6°C

Thredbo Top Station

-0.9°C

Perisher Valley

2.4°C

Perisher Valley

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

SE 33km/h

Merriwa
Windiest

72km/h

Wattamolla

64km/h

Moree Ap

72km/h

Nobbys Head
-
no rain last hr Wettest

105.4mm

Shellharbour

108.0mm

Evans Head

103.0mm

Nashua

163.0mm

Wattamolla
New South Wales/ACT's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.5°C at
Ivanhoe in 2004
Lowest 0.3°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2005
Highest 33.6°C at
Naradhan in 1973
Lowest -7.0°C at
Perisher Valley in 1979
Highest 454.2mm at
Bega Meringo Street in 1919

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
12 24 80% 1-5mm Nil ESE 17 92 E 20 71
Late shower
15 28 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
22 36 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 18 46 SE 17 25
Sunny
19 36 5% < 1mm Nil E 14 31 - -
Late shower
11 22 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 13 64 SSE 12 49
Possible shower
13 28 40% < 1mm Nil SE 10 73 ESE 22 38
Possible thunderstorm
18 26 90% 10-20mm Nil SSW 9 86 SE 10 79
Late shower
16 32 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 18 65 SE 19 34
Sunny
18 35 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 18 58 SE 18 25
Possible thunderstorm
17 27 90% 1-5mm Nil SSW 5 92 SE 13 74
Possible thunderstorm
21 23 90% 1-5mm Nil S 10 79 SE 20 69
Late shower
11 26 60% 1-5mm Nil ESE 18 76 ESE 19 41
Possible thunderstorm
21 26 90% 10-20mm Nil SSE 20 74 SSE 26 69
Showers
15 31 70% 1-5mm Nil SE 11 62 SE 15 37
Sunny
17 34 10% < 1mm Nil E 15 59 SE 15 22
Possible thunderstorm
20 23 90% 10-20mm Nil S 17 80 SSE 18 85
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