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New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Sat 04:24 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Saturday Very hot and dry throughout. Milder along coast. Mostly sunny with light winds.

  • Sunday Isolated light showers in the NE. Otherwise dry. Hot-to-very hot away from the coasts.

  • Monday Showers and storms developing in the southeast. Very hot inland. Hot along the coast.

  • Tuesday Showers and thunderstorms developing throughout. Very hot in the north & northwest. Hot elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Hot throughout and humid along the coast. Afternoon showers and storms in most parts.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01 Fri 19/01

42.5°C

Smithville
Hottest

40.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Menindee

47.3°C

Penrith

22.8°C

West Channel Beacon
Coldest

3.0°C

Woolbrook

5.0°C

Glen Innes Ap

5.0°C

Woolbrook

-1.4°C

Thredbo Top Station

SSW 31km/h

Cape Byron
Windiest

66km/h

Windy Point

53km/h

Green Cape

81km/h

Windy Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

6.8mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

0.4mm

Bankstown Ap

1.0mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

1.0mm

Lord Howe Is Ap
New South Wales/ACT's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.7°C at
Bourke in 1878
Lowest 1.3°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2012
Highest 34.4°C at
Gunnedah in 1905
Lowest -7.7°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1975
Highest 436.0mm at
Bellingen PO in 1997

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 %
Possible shower
15 29 60% 1-5mm Nil E 18 67 E 21 43
Possible shower
19 27 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
25 39 40% 1-5mm Nil ENE 24 38 ENE 21 25
Mostly sunny
26 41 60% < 1mm Nil ENE 21 31 E 15 18
Possible shower
14 24 80% 1-5mm Nil NE 9 74 E 13 64
Possible shower
17 32 70% 1-5mm Nil E 7 73 E 19 39
Showers
22 29 90% 1-5mm Nil ENE 10 81 E 14 76
Late shower
22 36 60% 1-5mm Nil NE 22 55 ENE 16 30
Possible shower
22 37 40% < 1mm Nil NE 15 50 E 13 28
Showers
21 29 90% 5-10mm Nil ESE 9 82 ESE 18 66
Possible shower
23 27 60% 1-5mm Nil ENE 16 73 E 26 57
Possible shower
16 29 60% 1-5mm Nil NE 17 70 ENE 17 44
Possible shower
23 28 70% 1-5mm Nil ENE 12 76 ENE 23 65
Possible shower
21 38 70% 1-5mm Nil ENE 13 43 ESE 20 26
Possible shower
21 36 50% < 1mm Nil ENE 18 59 E 14 30
Possible shower
21 25 70% 1-5mm Nil ENE 14 87 E 21 83
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