Fairfax Media Network

New South Wales/ACT Weather

Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Tuesday Increasing showers and wind in the south. Warm in the west, milder further east.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in the south. Gusty northwesterlies in the West.

  • Thursday Showers and storms along the ranges and coast. Very warm to hot and dry in the west.

  • Friday Light showers along the coast. Dry elsewhere. Hot in the west grading warm east.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 21/10 Sun 22/10 Mon 23/10

25.8°C

Smithville
Hottest

27.0°C

Smithville

27.0°C

Collarenebri

31.0°C

Prospect Dam

37.2°C

Collarenebri

4.7°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-1.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

-3.0°C

Perisher Valley

2.0°C

Cooma Ap

-5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

NW 42km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

66km/h

Cape Byron

57km/h

Windy Point

66km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

25.8mm

Drake

37.0mm

Katoomba

30.0mm

Forster

30.0mm

Forster
New South Wales/ACT's Records for October
Max Min Rain
Highest 43.9°C at
Cobar in 1881
Lowest -5.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1972
Highest 30.6°C at
Bourke in 1957
Lowest -12.0°C at
Charlotte Pass in 2006
Highest 525.0mm at
Charlotte Pass in 2011

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 thunderstorm
18 25 70% 1-5mm Nil SW 16 66 S 34 61
Possible shower
16 31 70% 1-5mm Nil NNW 16 62 NNW 24 38
Possible shower
17 31 50% 1-5mm Nil NNW 18 64 NNW 17 53
Possible shower
18 26 90% 5-10mm Nil NW 15 63 S 25 59
Showers increasing
16 23 60% 1-5mm Nil SSW 19 73 S 27 79
Showers
11 21 90% 5-10mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
12 25 50% 1-5mm Nil NNW 32 75 WNW 32 44
Possible shower
10 23 70% 1-5mm Nil WNW 18 62 W 23 44
Showers
9 23 90% 10-20mm Nil SE 12 77 SSE 15 62
Showers increasing
7 15 90% 10-20mm Nil SE 12 79 SSW 17 83
Possible shower
16 31 50% < 1mm Nil NNW 24 48 WNW 30 18
Sunny
15 29 50% < 1mm Nil WNW 23 49 W 27 26
Late shower
13 27 50% < 1mm Nil WSW 19 66 WSW 26 37
Possible shower
11 26 80% 1-5mm Nil W 11 71 WSW 21 47
Sunny
19 31 5% < 1mm Nil WSW 21 43 WSW 28 21
Sunny
13 27 5% < 1mm Nil SW 27 62 SW 25 26
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Tornadoes in Queensland: Does the Wide Bay region rival the US for the frequency of twisters?

07:53 EDT

Lexly Black still remembers the night in 1992 when her house near Bundaberg in southern Queensland was ripped apart by one of Australia's strongest tornadoes.

BOM warning in south-east Queensland forecasts damaging hail and wind

01:45 EDT

Intense hail has hit the Toowoomba region, blanketing the ground, as thunderstorms sweep across south-east Queensland.

The Storms in Sydney on Sunday

14:23 EDT

Parts of the Sydney skyline were lit up by lightening yesterday, as a low pressure trough triggered thunderstorms.