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NSW/ACT
Thu 22:00 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Friday Scattered showers and storms, mainly west. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

  • Saturday Sunny and dry in the south. Very hot in the N. Showers and storms in the northeast.

  • Sunday Very hot in the west grading to mild in the east. Showers in the eastern half of the state.

  • Monday Very hot in the west and hot in the east. A few coastal showers, mostly clear in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

32.8°C

Wanaaring
Hottest

41.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

45.0°C

Smithville

10.9°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

9.0°C

Thredbo Village
 

0.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

NNW 53km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

59km/h

Thredbo Top Station

83km/h

Thredbo Top Station

79km/h

Nerriga
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.0mm

Braidwood

0.2mm

Bathurst Ap
 

99.7mm

Booligal
New South Wales/ACT's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.9°C at
Bourke in 1888
Lowest 0.1°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2006
Highest 34.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap in 2013
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap in 1990
Highest 352.2mm at
Tyalgum in 1991

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 %
Mostly sunny
21 29 50% 1-5mm Nil NE 11 62 ENE 20 53
Mostly sunny
18 31 20% < 1mm Nil NE 7 72 ENE 18 44
Mostly sunny
20 27 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 18 71 NE 23 61
Mostly sunny
20 35 30% 1-5mm Nil NNE 13 61 ENE 24 44
Possible thunderstorm
19 28 40% 1-5mm Nil NNE 12 81 ENE 15 75
Possible thunderstorm
15 28 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Possible thunderstorm
14 30 60% 1-5mm Nil NNW 13 56 SW 11 36
Possible thunderstorm
15 30 50% 1-5mm Nil NNE 15 58 WNW 16 34
Possible thunderstorm
15 31 40% 1-5mm Nil NW 8 56 WNW 20 28
Possible thunderstorm
13 23 30% < 1mm Nil NNW 17 63 WNW 21 50
Mostly sunny
19 37 60% 1-5mm Nil N 11 35 WNW 13 18
Mostly sunny
22 38 60% 1-5mm Nil NNE 22 38 NNW 21 18
Mostly sunny
20 36 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 10 38 WSW 13 17
Mostly sunny
19 33 30% < 1mm Nil NE 7 52 W 14 22
Mostly sunny
24 41 30% < 1mm Nil NE 19 23 NNW 17 9
Mostly sunny
20 35 5% < 1mm Nil S 27 35 S 16 18
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