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NSW/ACT
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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Areas of rain in the north. Mild to warm throughout.

  • Friday Rain, heaviest in the north and west. Warm in the north and east. Strong winds.

  • Saturday Heavy rain & gusty winds over the east. Dry and mostly sunny in the west.

  • Sunday Mild to cool state wide. Isolated light showers over coast & ranges/slopes.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 29/08 Tue 30/08 Wed 31/08

18.6°C

Lord Howe Is Ap
Hottest

24.8°C

Wanaaring

27.6°C

Bourke Ap

25.0°C

Casino Ap

-0.2°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-2.3°C

Thredbo Top Station

1.0°C

Lithgow
 

NW 42km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

48km/h

Narrabri Ap

88km/h

Thredbo Top Station

81km/h

Murrurundi Gap
-

0.2mm last hr

Inverell
Wettest

2.0mm

Wentworth

87.0mm

Thredbo Top Station
 
New South Wales/ACT's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 39.6°C at
Wanaaring in 2004
Lowest -6.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1995
Highest 25.8°C at
Bourke Ap in 2003
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass in 1970
Highest 362.4mm at
Narooma in 1992

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 %
Mostly sunny
3 15 10% < 1mm Moderate W 17 78 WSW 18 51
Mostly sunny
3 20 5% < 1mm Moderate - - - -
Mostly sunny
6 20 5% < 1mm Nil SW 10 73 SW 15 41
Mostly sunny
4 16 5% < 1mm Slight SSW 12 77 SSW 12 45
Frost then sunny
1 6 60% < 1mm High W 16 91 W 16 79
Mostly sunny
2 16 5% < 1mm Moderate WNW 12 79 W 21 49
Mostly sunny
11 22 40% < 1mm Nil SW 13 59 SSE 12 54
Mostly sunny
5 17 30% < 1mm Slight WSW 11 85 SW 18 58
Mostly sunny
5 16 20% < 1mm Slight WSW 13 95 WSW 15 61
Late shower
10 22 80% < 1mm Nil SW 9 70 SSE 16 47
Mostly sunny
12 19 20% < 1mm Nil W 24 62 SW 16 44
Mostly sunny
3 11 40% < 1mm Moderate WSW 17 85 WSW 21 73
Mostly sunny
11 20 5% < 1mm Nil W 21 58 SSW 20 46
Mostly sunny
5 17 5% < 1mm Slight WSW 11 72 WSW 12 44
Mostly sunny
4 16 40% < 1mm Slight W 13 86 W 15 58
Mostly sunny
12 18 5% < 1mm Nil W 19 53 SW 18 52
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