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New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Cold morning then mostly sunny. Cloudier & windier in south, light showers inland.

  • Friday Cold morning in north. Mostly sunny north & east. Cool in south. Light showers southern slopes.

  • Saturday Cold morning then mostly sunny. Cold in south. Light showers in south Early snow to 1000m on Alps.

  • Sunday Cloudier. Windier. Warmer ahead of colder change. Showers in west, south & central. Snow to 1000m.

  • Monday Cold southwesterlies. Sunny in the west. A few showers in far south and on C/N tablelands.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 27/07 Tue 28/07 Wed 29/07

21.2°C

Casino Ap
Hottest

21.4°C

Casino Ap

18.8°C

Grafton

20.0°C

Grafton

25.0°C

Murwillumbah

-1.8°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-7.4°C

Woolbrook

-7.8°C

Perisher Valley

-5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

-11.0°C

Thredbo Village

NNW 70km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

77km/h

Green Cape

66km/h

Green Cape

79km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.0mm

Upper Darkwood

1.0mm

Nashua

3.0mm

Yamba

3.0mm

Yamba
New South Wales/ACT's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 36.4°C at
Broken Hill Ap in 1990
Lowest -6.9°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1978
Highest 20.6°C at
Lord Howe Island in 1942
Lowest -19.6°C at
Charlotte Pass in 2010
Highest 274.4mm at
Springwood in 1988

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
8 21 80% 1-5mm Nil NW 19 75 NW 22 37
Sunny
8 23 5% < 1mm Nil NNW 5 74 NW 14 44
Sunny
6 25 5% < 1mm Nil NW 12 66 NNE 18 41
Windy
9 21 50% < 1mm Nil NW 18 64 NW 21 40
Windy
9 20 60% < 1mm Nil WNW 14 64 WNW 16 47
Cloudy
1 18 50% 1-5mm High NW 12 69 SSE 10 57
Frost then sunny
-1 15 5% < 1mm Severe NW 18 81 WNW 26 49
Cloud increasing
1 11 90% 1-5mm High NW 20 79 WNW 25 70
Windy
1 13 90% 1-5mm High NNW 21 88 WNW 27 66
Showers
-1 3 90% 5-10mm Severe WNW 24 100 WNW 19 100
Sunny
2 19 5% < 1mm Moderate N 8 72 NW 20 37
Mostly sunny
3 19 40% < 1mm Moderate NNW 17 77 NW 19 51
Rain
4 16 90% 5-10mm Slight NW 17 87 NW 15 67
Rain
3 15 90% 5-10mm Moderate NNW 12 89 NW 17 66
Sunny
5 25 5% < 1mm Slight NNW 12 58 NW 16 25
Rain
8 21 60% 1-5mm Nil NW 17 53 WSW 14 34
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Strengthening El Nino to reduce rainfall in northern and south-east Australia but wetter conditions for Western Australia

12:45 EST

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Drought to be high on agenda of bush councils during talks in St George

11:28 EST

The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.