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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Hot to very hot and mostly sunny throughout. Southerly winds in west, stronger later.

  • Friday Very hot in the north with isolated thunderstorms. Warm to hot with clear skies elsewhere.

  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms in the north and east. Hot in the north, cooler towards the coast.

  • Sunday Showers and storms in the northeast, some severe. Hot in the north and west, mild in the east.

  • Monday Showers and storms east of the ranges. Mild in the east, very warm in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02 Wed 22/02

40.3°C

Bourke Ap
Hottest

32.4°C

Casino Ap

34.5°C

Lightning Ridge

40.0°C

Menindee

47.9°C

Walgett Ap

18.6°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-1.8°C

Thredbo Top Station

2.8°C

Perisher Valley

7.0°C

Cooma

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

WNW 42km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

68km/h

Bombala

59km/h

Windy Point

88km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

14.2mm

Lord Howe Island

20.2mm

Ginninderra

0.2mm

Glen Innes Ap

0.2mm

Glen Innes Ap
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 Monthly Summaries

February 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
155 21.4 +2.6 155 29.2 +3.4 139.8 118
64 20.6 +2.5 63 31.9 +4.3 39.2 33
14.6 -0.4 27.0 +0.6 41.8 44
18 15.9 +2.8 18 29.5 +4.5 96.8 93
13.8 +1.2 17 30.2 +4.6 17 3.0 3
13.1 -0.0 30.5 +3.4 20.6 35
10.6 -0.6 19.9 -0.8 37.2 43
18.9 +2.0 22 37.1 +5.8 18.6 22
18.5 +0.9 21 37.0 +5.3 18 1.2 2
17.4 -0.1 33.7 +1.5 7.4 25
15.8 -0.6 32.6 +1.7 18.6 44
12 23.5 +1.9 14 40.1 +5.0 14 0.0 0
19.8 +1.3 34.9 +2.7 0.0 0
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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