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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Hot in the north, milder in east. Mostly dry throughout.

  • 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
Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02

37.3°C

Tibooburra Ap
Hottest

40.2°C

Lostock Dam

32.4°C

Casino Ap

34.5°C

Lightning Ridge

47.9°C

Walgett Ap

14.5°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

-1.8°C

Thredbo Top Station

2.8°C

Perisher Valley

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

NW 50km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

70km/h

Thredbo Top Station

68km/h

Bombala

59km/h

Windy Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

92.2mm

Mt Seaview

14.2mm

Lord Howe Island

20.2mm

Ginninderra

7.0mm

Lismore
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 80% 10-20mm Nil SSE 29 68 SSE 33 67
Possible thunderstorm
19 28 90% 5-10mm Nil S 10 84 SE 17 67
Possible thunderstorm
19 25 90% 10-20mm Nil SSW 16 76 SSE 16 73
Showers
19 22 90% 10-20mm Nil SSE 13 82 SSE 26 67
Showers
19 22 80% 10-20mm Nil SSE 27 73 SSE 25 79
Possible shower
14 23 40% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Showers
12 24 50% < 1mm Nil ESE 23 89 SE 24 68
Possible shower
12 23 50% < 1mm Nil ESE 28 76 ESE 29 49
Possible shower
12 23 50% < 1mm Nil SE 18 71 SE 26 49
Clearing shower
9 16 10% < 1mm Nil ESE 22 75 ESE 19 60
Possible shower
16 30 70% 1-5mm Nil SE 16 61 SE 22 41
Possible shower
15 31 60% < 1mm Nil ESE 26 68 ESE 29 39
Mostly sunny
16 31 5% < 1mm Nil E 26 61 E 28 31
Mostly sunny
15 30 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 20 54 E 25 27
Possible thunderstorm
21 37 50% < 1mm Nil ESE 22 41 E 24 22
Sunny
14 31 10% < 1mm Nil S 26 44 SSE 28 29
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Weather News

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18:22 EDT

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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.