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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday NW winds turning NE later along the coast. Very hot over much of the state.

  • Friday Scattered showers and storms, mainly west. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

  • Saturday Sunny and dry in the south. Very hot in the N. Showers and storms in the northeast.

  • Sunday Very hot in the west grading to mild in the east. Showers in the eastern half of the state.

  • Monday Very hot in the west and hot in the east. A few coastal showers, mostly clear in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 11/12 Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12

37.9°C

Wanaaring
Hottest

38.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

41.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

13.6°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

5.3°C

Perisher Valley

5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

9.0°C

Thredbo Village

0.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

NNE 48km/h

West Channel Beacon
Windiest

50km/h

Thredbo Top Station

59km/h

Thredbo Top Station

83km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.5mm

Batemans Bay

1.0mm

Braidwood

0.2mm

Bathurst Ap

5.0mm

Albion Park
New South Wales/ACT's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.9°C at
Bourke in 1888
Lowest 0.1°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2006
Highest 34.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap in 2013
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap in 1990
Highest 352.2mm at
Tyalgum in 1991

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
23 29 80% < 1mm Nil SSW 17 48 SSE 25 52
Possible shower
20 35 70% 5-10mm Nil NNW 10 65 E 14 50
Possible shower
22 32 90% 5-10mm Nil WNW 7 71 E 10 70
Possible shower
21 31 90% 1-5mm Nil SSW 20 58 SSE 28 55
Possible shower
21 26 80% 1-5mm Nil SSW 16 67 SSE 23 71
Possible shower
15 26 60% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Showers
17 30 90% 5-10mm Nil NW 15 64 NW 15 51
Mostly sunny
15 27 50% < 1mm Nil SW 15 50 SW 13 32
Possible shower
14 29 60% < 1mm Nil NW 11 52 NW 19 26
Possible shower
11 19 40% < 1mm Nil WNW 18 52 WNW 20 40
Possible shower
22 37 90% 1-5mm Nil W 9 37 WSW 15 23
Mostly sunny
21 35 10% < 1mm Nil S 18 37 SW 20 19
Sunny
17 32 5% < 1mm Nil SSW 20 39 SW 19 15
Sunny
18 30 10% < 1mm Nil WSW 17 41 WSW 21 17
Mostly sunny
23 38 40% < 1mm Nil SSE 23 27 SSW 16 13
Sunny
16 30 30% < 1mm Nil S 30 52 S 25 22
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