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New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Wed 11:14 EST
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Frosty morning. Cold wind increasing. Showers south & central. Snow to 800m in south.

  • Thursday Cold wind easing. Light showers southern inland. Light snow to 1000m on Alps Mostly sunny elsewhere.

  • Friday Cold morning with frost. Cool, mostly sunny day. Cloud increasing in the southwest.

  • Saturday Cold frosty morning for most inland towns. Possible showers on the north coast.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08 Tue 04/08

17.1°C

Lord Howe Is Ap
Hottest

28.7°C

Port Macquarie Ap

28.8°C

Evans Head

21.4°C

Pindari Dam

28.8°C

Evans Head

-4.3°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-5.3°C

Thredbo Top Station

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley

-8.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

-12.8°C

Perisher Valley

WSW 51km/h

Green Cape
Windiest

101km/h

Thredbo Top Station

105km/h

Thredbo Top Station

77km/h

High Range
-
no rain last hr Wettest

32.6mm

Perisher Valley

6.6mm

Sanctuary Point

6.0mm

Perisher Valley

6.0mm

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 %
Possible shower
8 20 30% < 1mm Nil NW 17 70 NW 22 33
Sunny
7 23 20% < 1mm Nil N 8 76 NNE 15 37
Sunny
5 23 20% < 1mm Slight NW 13 65 NNE 18 41
Mostly sunny
8 20 20% < 1mm Nil NW 20 63 WNW 24 34
Mostly sunny
9 18 30% < 1mm Nil WNW 13 63 NW 17 43
Possible shower
3 16 40% 1-5mm Moderate WNW 10 69 N 10 49
Frost then sunny
-2 14 10% < 1mm Severe NW 23 88 WNW 27 45
Possible shower
-1 11 60% 1-5mm Severe NW 21 83 WNW 24 64
Possible shower
-1 12 60% < 1mm Severe WNW 18 87 WNW 25 54
Snow
-1 2 80% 1-5mm Severe WNW 20 95 WNW 19 93
Frost then sunny
1 18 20% < 1mm High N 11 74 NW 19 33
Mostly sunny
2 17 20% < 1mm Moderate NNW 13 83 WNW 22 45
Possible shower
5 14 30% < 1mm Slight NW 20 93 WNW 23 55
Possible shower
4 13 70% 1-5mm Slight NW 14 84 WNW 19 55
Mostly sunny
4 21 10% < 1mm Slight NNW 11 62 WNW 17 27
Mostly sunny
8 16 30% < 1mm Nil WNW 21 59 WNW 26 36
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09:33 EST

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