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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Monday Cold morning then cloud increasing. Isolated light showers in the far south later.

  • Tuesday Cold morning then dry in the north. Showers on southern coast, spreading north.

  • Wednesday Cloudy, showers on coast/ranges, heaviest central. Dry west of the ranges. Mild in far west.

  • Thursday Cloudy, showers on coast/ranges, heaviest north. Dry & mild west of the ranges.

  • Friday Rain areas and chance of thunder in the east. Partly cloudy inland. Snow showers in alpine areas.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Fri 03/07 Sat 04/07 Sun 05/07

19.8°C

Lord Howe Is Ap
Hottest

19.0°C

Grafton

21.8°C

Murwillumbah

23.1°C

Murwillumbah

24.0°C

Murwillumbah

-2.3°C

Mt Ginini
Coldest

-7.3°C

Thredbo Village

-8.0°C

Maitland

-7.7°C

Perisher Valley

-8.9°C

Perisher Valley

WSW 40km/h

Green Cape
Windiest

109km/h

Windy Point

61km/h

Murrurundi Gap

50km/h

Kiama
-
no rain last hr Wettest

5.0mm

Ballina Ap

1.0mm

Katoomba City Council

1.0mm

Nimbin

6.0mm

Lord Howe Is Ap
New South Wales/ACT's Records for July
Max Min Rain
Highest 36.4°C at
Broken Hill Ap in 1990
Lowest -6.9°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1978
Highest 20.6°C at
Lord Howe Island in 1942
Lowest -19.6°C at
Charlotte Pass in 2010
Highest 274.4mm at
Springwood in 1988

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 %
Showers
-4 7 80% 1-5mm Severe WSW 26 100 WSW 26 58
Possible shower
1 13 50% 5-10mm High SSW 25 81 SSW 22 55
Mostly sunny
3 14 40% < 1mm Moderate SW 20 89 WSW 22 53
Mostly sunny
5 12 30% 1-5mm Slight WSW 20 81 WSW 28 55
Snow
-1 2 70% 1-5mm Severe NW 19 87 WNW 16 86
Possible shower
-3 10 60% 1-5mm Severe W 18 100 W 19 59
Possible shower
4 17 70% 5-10mm Slight SW 22 70 ENE 24 51
Possible shower
0 11 80% 1-5mm High SSW 23 100 W 24 64
Possible shower
2 11 50% 1-5mm Moderate W 20 96 WNW 21 67
Possible shower
4 17 20% 1-5mm Slight NW 16 77 NE 18 54
Possible shower
7 15 80% 5-10mm Nil NW 33 73 WNW 27 57
Possible shower
-2 6 80% 5-10mm Severe WSW 21 95 W 24 72
Possible shower
7 16 90% 5-10mm Nil WNW 32 79 W 28 48
Possible shower
0 10 70% 1-5mm High WSW 15 86 W 19 56
Possible shower
2 10 60% 1-5mm Moderate NNE 17 89 WNW 19 68
Possible shower
9 14 90% 5-10mm Nil W 30 61 W 27 61
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