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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Heavy rain/showers in the northeast. Scatteredshowers in southwest, very warm NW.

  • Thursday Showers in the E, possible storm in the N. Generally warm and dry W of ranges.

  • Friday Showers in the E, possible storm in the NE. Mild-to-warm throughout.

  • Saturday A few coastal showers, the odd storm in the NE. Mild along the coast, warm in the west.

  • Sunday Showers & storms in the E, dry W of the ranges. Warm in the W, much cooler near the coast.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 22/04 Mon 23/04 Tue 24/04

31.3°C

Smithville
Hottest

32.9°C

Smithville

34.6°C

Lake Victoria

34.5°C

Menindee

40.5°C

Pooncarie

11.0°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

1.0°C

Thredbo Village

0.1°C

Perisher Valley

-1.6°C

Marrangaroo

-3.0°C

Perisher Valley

E 31km/h

Lord Howe Is Ap
Windiest

59km/h

Windy Point

61km/h

Cape Byron

72km/h

Windy Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

38.4mm

Evans Head

35.2mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

55.4mm

Port Macquarie Ap

55.4mm

Port Macquarie Ap
New South Wales/ACT's Records for April
Max Min Rain
Highest 41.7°C at
Deniliquin in 1875
Lowest -5.6°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1978
Highest 26.2°C at
White Cliffs in 2005
Lowest -13.0°C at
Charlotte Pass in 2009
Highest 404.6mm at
Coffs Harbour in 1963

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 %
Possible shower
15 20 50% 1-5mm Nil SSW 20 68 S 25 56
Showers
13 22 70% 1-5mm Nil SSW 10 82 S 18 69
Showers
15 22 80% 5-10mm Nil SSW 21 78 SSW 21 77
Showers
16 20 50% 1-5mm Nil SSW 19 77 SSW 23 63
Possible shower
15 19 50% 1-5mm Nil SSW 21 71 SSW 22 68
Clearing shower
9 20 20% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
5 18 30% < 1mm Slight SE 22 88 SSE 21 60
Mostly sunny
3 18 10% < 1mm Moderate ESE 16 72 SSE 17 43
Mostly sunny
5 20 10% < 1mm Slight SSE 9 69 SE 14 39
Mostly sunny
4 13 5% < 1mm Slight SE 10 63 SW 13 52
Mostly sunny
9 23 20% < 1mm Nil SSE 15 59 SSE 20 37
Mostly sunny
9 24 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 20 65 SE 17 36
Mostly sunny
8 25 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 51 SSE 14 27
Mostly sunny
7 23 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 11 63 SSW 11 33
Mostly sunny
11 27 5% < 1mm Nil ESE 19 53 - -
Mostly sunny
10 24 5% < 1mm Nil SE 17 46 SSE 20 28
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