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NSW/ACT
Sat 10:25 EST
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Sunday Early frost/fog patches. High cloud spreading throughout. Warm inland.

  • Monday Cool morning, mainly ranges and coast. Cloud covering most of the state, but warm.

  • Tuesday Rain developing in the west and south. Warm in the north, cooler in the south.

  • Wednesday Rain contracting to the north of the state. Cooler change spreading to coast.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 25/08 Fri 26/08 Sat 27/08

16.3°C

Lord Howe Is Ap
Hottest

21.1°C

Grafton Ap

21.2°C

Murwillumbah

21.0°C

Lismore

27.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

-4.4°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-6.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley
 

-10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station

NW 55km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

72km/h

Windy Point

59km/h

Wattamolla

68km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

14.0mm

Barraba

23.0mm

Bungwahl
 

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 Monthly Summaries

August 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
2.2 +0.4 12.9 -1.0 18 139.4 308
2.3 -0.8 17.8 -0.1 5.0 15
4.9 -0.1 19.6 -1.8 19.6 156
4.6 -1.0 16.6 -1.3 36.8 203
-0.5 -0.1 4.5 -0.5 82.8 66
0.9 -0.1 13.9 +0.8 36.4 80
3.7 +0.4 16.3 -1.2 45.0 109
3.8 -0.0 15.7 -1.0 40.6 125
1.4 +0.5 10.8 -0.5 85.2 99
9.7 +0.7 18.9 +1.1 151.4 188
3.2 +0.4 17.2 -1.2 83.2 210
3.7 +0.2 14.6 +0.1 47.4 93
7.7 +0.9 18.9 +0.2 51.8 74
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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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Weather News

Body of man swept away in Leycester Creek flooding on NSW north coast found

00:34 EST

Police have found the body of a 72-year-old man swept into floodwaters on the New South Wales north coast.

Canberra shakes off a cold and foggy morning

14:20 EST

With spring just around the corner, Canberra will end the remainder of the month on a warmer note.

Cold and wet start to weekend in WA's southwest

14:04 EST

A deep low and associated cold front are crossing southwestern WA as we speak, leading to widespread rain, isolated storms and huge surf.