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New South Wales/ACT Weather

Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Tuesday Sunshine increasing. Winds easing. Warm in the north, grading to cool in the south.

  • Wednesday Late showers near the southern border. Warmer with sunny skies in the north.

  • Thursday Showers and storms in the south and east. Warm to mild throughout.

  • Friday Mostly sunny with southerly winds. The odd coastal shower possible, dry elsewhere.

  • Saturday Southerly winds, strongest along the coast. Patchy showers in teh east, dry elsewhere.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 19/08 Sun 20/08 Mon 21/08

19.6°C

Cape Byron
Hottest

21.4°C

Lismore

24.2°C

Pindari Dam

25.0°C

White Cliffs Ap

34.0°C

Smithville

-1.1°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-9.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

-9.2°C

Thredbo Top Station

-4.8°C

Thredbo Top Station

-11.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

NW 40km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

92km/h

Wattamolla

68km/h

Windy Point

62km/h

Fowlers Gap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

29.0mm

Smiths Lake

15.5mm

Nelson Bay

2.6mm

Narrandera Ap

4.6mm

Lord Howe Is Ap
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
(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 %
Late shower
-4 15 40% < 1mm Severe SE 14 67 S 18 37
Possible shower
1 17 30% < 1mm High - - - -
Mostly sunny
5 21 5% < 1mm Slight SSE 16 45 - -
Mostly sunny
2 16 20% < 1mm Moderate SSE 12 61 S 20 35
Possible shower
-3 6 50% < 1mm Severe ESE 14 79 SW 14 71
Possible shower
0 15 30% < 1mm High SSE 8 73 NE 15 43
Possible shower
5 21 70% 1-5mm Slight SW 17 65 S 18 63
Frost then sunny
0 20 20% < 1mm High SSE 11 69 SSW 16 27
Frost then sunny
1 16 20% < 1mm High SSW 7 81 SSW 15 40
Showers
5 21 50% 1-5mm Slight SSW 11 79 SSE 19 43
Showers
10 18 90% 1-5mm Nil SW 17 69 S 27 54
Possible shower
-2 13 30% < 1mm Severe ESE 13 76 WNW 12 46
Showers
9 18 80% 1-5mm Nil SW 17 62 S 28 49
Frost then sunny
-1 20 20% < 1mm Severe SE 8 63 SSW 11 26
Possible shower
2 15 10% < 1mm Moderate S 6 84 SW 9 52
Possible shower
10 16 90% 1-5mm Nil SSW 16 57 S 23 56
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