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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Showers in southeast, falling as snow in the Alps. Gusty southwesterly winds throughout.

  • Friday Showers in the south, dry in the north and east. Very windy throughout.

  • Saturday Very windy in the east, camler in the west. Coastal showers, dry west of the ranges.

  • Sunday Evening showers in the southwest. Mild in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Monday Widespread showers, heaviest in the south. Cold in the south, mild elsewhere. Gusty west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 14/08 Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08

26.0°C

Lismore
Hottest

32.0°C

Smithville

34.0°C

Smithville

33.0°C

Grafton Ap

34.0°C

Smithville

-2.3°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-3.0°C

Cooma

-2.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

-2.9°C

Mudgee Ap

-11.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

WNW 57km/h

Albion Park
Windiest

90km/h

Thredbo Top Station

120km/h

Thredbo Top Station

103km/h

Windy Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

16.0mm

Lord Howe Island

145.6mm

Perisher Valley

52.0mm

Perisher Valley

52.0mm

Perisher Valley
New South Wales/ACT's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 37.8°C at
Mungindi in 2009
Lowest -6.4°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1974
Highest 23.3°C at
Lismore in 2009
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass in 1968
Highest 327.6mm at
Sydney in 1986

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 %
Cloudy
9 19 40% < 1mm Nil NNW 15 53 NNW 23 28
Mostly sunny
3 22 10% < 1mm Moderate WNW 6 74 N 14 27
Mostly sunny
4 21 20% < 1mm Slight NW 9 58 N 14 48
Cloudy
9 19 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 18 58 NNW 23 37
Cloudy
9 18 50% < 1mm Nil NNW 13 48 NNW 18 34
Cloudy
1 17 40% < 1mm High - - - -
Frost then sunny
-4 13 40% < 1mm Severe NNW 19 50 NW 29 35
Frost then sunny
-1 10 50% 1-5mm Severe N 18 66 NNW 25 50
Frost then sunny
-1 11 60% < 1mm Severe NNW 14 72 NW 28 60
Snow
-3 1 90% 5-10mm Severe NNW 20 87 NNW 22 96
Frost then sunny
-2 17 30% < 1mm Severe N 9 54 NNW 20 29
Frost then sunny
0 18 30% < 1mm High NNE 13 60 NNW 25 28
Rain
2 17 80% 1-5mm Moderate NNE 19 80 NNW 24 50
Showers
2 13 80% 1-5mm Moderate NNE 15 81 N 18 71
Rain clearing
5 24 20% < 1mm Slight NNE 18 32 NW 24 13
Mostly sunny
7 19 5% < 1mm Nil NNW 28 46 W 30 43
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