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NSW/ACT
Wed 05:19 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in northern & central parts. Cooling southerly change along the coast.

  • Thursday Showers and storms in northern parts. Very Hot inland, mild on the coast.

  • Friday Showers and storms, heaviest in the south. Hot in the north, milder in the south.

  • Saturday Showers and storms in the far north. Windy in the east. Dry elsewhere.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 15/01 Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01

36.7°C

Penrith
Hottest

43.9°C

Peak Hill

43.2°C

Wanaaring

45.0°C

Wilcannia Ap

46.9°C

Wanaaring

17.4°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

3.0°C

Thredbo Village

8.7°C

Thredbo Village
 

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley

S 50km/h

Kiama
Windiest

62km/h

Evans Head

70km/h

Thredbo Top Station

111km/h

Parkes Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

62.0mm

Brays Creek

1.2mm

Smoky Cape
 

167.0mm

Uki
New South Wales/ACT's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.7°C at
Bourke in 1878
Lowest 1.3°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2012
Highest 34.4°C at
Gunnedah in 1905
Lowest -7.7°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1975
Highest 436.0mm at
Bellingen PO in 1997

New South Wales/ACT Weather Forecasts

Station
(ungroup by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Possible shower
21 25 70% 1-5mm Nil SE 14 55 E 28 59
Possible shower
22 30 70% 1-5mm Nil S 14 82 SSE 23 72
Possible shower
23 27 90% 1-5mm Nil S 19 83 SSE 16 76
Possible shower
21 23 80% 1-5mm Nil SE 14 69 ESE 26 63
Possible shower
19 23 80% 1-5mm Nil SE 14 68 E 18 74
Late shower
14 24 80% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Late thunder
17 29 50% 1-5mm Nil E 20 88 E 18 59
Mostly sunny
15 31 90% 1-5mm Nil E 20 67 N 12 35
Mostly cloudy
13 29 90% 5-10mm Nil ESE 14 61 ENE 20 35
Mostly sunny
11 22 90% 5-10mm Nil E 12 69 NNW 15 50
Possible thunderstorm
21 37 60% 1-5mm Nil ESE 14 56 SSE 13 30
Mostly sunny
20 37 90% 1-5mm Nil E 26 60 ESE 11 29
Mostly sunny
18 35 80% 5-10mm Nil SSE 9 41 WSW 12 20
Mostly sunny
16 35 80% 5-10mm Nil E 21 54 NE 12 23
Possible thunderstorm
28 42 60% 1-5mm Nil SSW 13 42 W 12 31
Possible thunderstorm
23 39 80% 1-5mm Nil ESE 21 35 NNE 13 31
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