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NSW/ACT
Sun 04:10 EST
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Sunday Showers along the coast, gusty in the south. Mostly sunny inland.

  • Monday The odd showers along the coast and tablelands. Mostly dry and sunny in the west.

  • Tuesday Showers developing in the far west later. Generally sunny after cool morning elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Showers over western parts of the state. Drier in the north and east.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 27/08 Fri 28/08 Sat 29/08

16.0°C

Lord Howe Is Ap
Hottest

22.7°C

Sydney Ap

24.0°C

Murwillumbah

23.0°C

Grafton

31.1°C

Tibooburra Ap

-3.5°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-1.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

-6.3°C

Thredbo Top Station
 

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley

SW 44km/h

Green Cape
Windiest

75km/h

Trangie

66km/h

Green Cape

79km/h

Green Cape
-
no rain last hr Wettest

39.6mm

Green Cape

15.6mm

Pt Perpendicular
 

277.6mm

Kangaroo Valley
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 Monthly Summaries

August 2015
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
2.0 +0.2 13.9 +0.0 54.8 121
3.1 -0.0 17.0 -0.9 92.4 273
4.9 -0.1 20.6 -0.8 8.0 63
5.5 -0.1 16.9 -1.0 36.4 201
-0.8 -0.4 3.9 -1.1 149.2 119
1.3 +0.3 13.6 +0.5 66.8 146
8.8 +0.5 21.4 +1.6 27.0 37
3.7 +0.4 16.8 -0.7 39.4 96
5.0 +1.2 14.7 -2.0 42.4 130
1.9 +1.0 10.5 -0.8 92.0 107
9.7 +0.7 19.4 +1.6 71.8 89
2.1 -0.7 18.1 -0.3 53.8 136
4.6 +1.1 13.5 -1.0 86.0 169
7.2 +0.4 19.6 +0.9 30.4 44
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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