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New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Wed 22:00 EDT
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.

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

27.6°C

Tibooburra Ap
Hottest

32.4°C

Casino Ap

34.5°C

Lightning Ridge

39.0°C

Wilcannia Ap

47.9°C

Walgett Ap

12.6°C

Cooma Ap
Coldest

-1.8°C

Thredbo Top Station

2.8°C

Perisher Valley
 

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

NNW 57km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

68km/h

Bombala

59km/h

Windy Point

79km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

14.2mm

Lord Howe Island

20.2mm

Ginninderra
 

163.0mm

Wattamolla
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 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 %
Showers
20 24 90% 10-20mm Nil S 30 76 S 34 73
Possible shower
17 29 80% < 1mm Nil SSW 9 79 SSE 17 57
Late shower
19 28 70% < 1mm Nil SSW 13 73 SSE 16 63
Showers
20 24 90% 5-10mm Nil S 10 74 SSE 25 60
Showers
19 21 90% 10-20mm Nil S 31 81 S 28 85
Possible shower
12 23 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Late shower
12 27 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 19 79 SE 22 48
Possible thunderstorm
14 25 80% 1-5mm Nil E 23 79 E 21 53
Possible shower
12 24 60% < 1mm Nil SE 13 74 SE 24 50
Possible shower
10 16 90% < 1mm Nil ESE 18 74 ESE 17 69
Possible shower
16 34 70% 1-5mm Nil ESE 12 47 SSE 14 22
Possible thunderstorm
18 35 80% 5-10mm Nil E 24 56 E 20 29
Mostly sunny
12 32 40% < 1mm Nil S 15 61 S 19 30
Possible shower
15 31 60% < 1mm Nil E 14 62 E 18 32
Sunny
22 39 10% < 1mm Nil S 18 26 SW 19 12
Sunny
15 29 5% < 1mm Nil S 29 50 S 30 21
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Weather News

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.