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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday NW winds turning NE later along the coast. Very hot over much of the state.

  • 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
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

41.7°C

Penrith
Hottest

38.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

41.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

14.0°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

5.3°C

Perisher Valley

5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

9.0°C

Thredbo Village

0.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

S 51km/h

Green Cape
Windiest

50km/h

Thredbo Top Station

59km/h

Thredbo Top Station

83km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.5mm

Batemans Bay

1.0mm

Braidwood

0.2mm

Bathurst Ap

3.2mm

Albion Park
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
(group 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
14 31 40% 1-5mm Nil ESE 12 62 ESE 16 38
Possible shower
15 26 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
27 44 5% < 1mm Nil NE 22 21 NNE 14 9
Mostly sunny
22 40 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 24 27 ESE 12 12
Mostly sunny
13 24 40% < 1mm Nil ENE 15 59 WNW 18 47
Possible thunderstorm
15 30 30% 1-5mm Nil ESE 11 66 ENE 18 40
Mostly sunny
19 30 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 13 69 ENE 20 62
Mostly sunny
22 39 40% < 1mm Nil NE 21 39 N 17 18
Mostly sunny
21 40 10% < 1mm Nil SE 14 36 WSW 10 13
Mostly sunny
16 30 10% < 1mm Nil NNE 5 72 E 18 48
Late shower
19 29 40% < 1mm Nil SSW 15 72 S 24 62
Possible thunderstorm
16 31 20% 1-5mm Nil NE 16 61 NNE 13 36
Cloudy
21 26 70% 1-5mm Nil S 19 71 S 23 69
Possible thunderstorm
19 36 40% 1-5mm Nil NNW 8 41 S 13 25
Mostly sunny
20 37 10% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 49 NE 13 22
Cloudy
19 24 50% 1-5mm Nil SSW 21 87 S 22 84
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