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New South Wales/ACT Weather

Wed 04:10 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


Lord Howe Is Ap


Port Macquarie Ap


Evans Head




Evans Head


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Perisher Valley


Thredbo Top Station


Perisher Valley

WSW 44km/h

Mt Boyce


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


High Range
no rain last hr Wettest


Perisher Valley


Sanctuary Point


Perisher Valley


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 Daily Summaries

Wednesday August 5, 2015
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(Ungroup by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
5 -4 - - 0.0
3 -5 - - 0.0
4 -3 - - 0.0
-2 -5 - - 0.0
-4 -6 - - 0.2
0 -1 - - 0.2
0 -1 - - 0.0
-5 -5 - - 0.0
-3 -6 - - 0.0
5 +2 - - 0.0
6 +2 - - 0.0
2 -1 - - 1
2 -3 - - 0.0
5 -1 - - 0.0
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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City crowd kick their heels up in drought-stricken Queensland fundraising effort

10:00 EST

Chartering flights to outback races and getting city folk to enjoy some bush hospitality is one innovative approach to fundraising being adopted by a community group in parched western Queensland.

Police caution drivers as snow covers Tasmania again

09:33 EST

Tasmanian Police are urging drivers to be selective about where they travel today, with snow falling again to about 100 metres in the state's south and 400 metres in the north.

Weather bureau to hold public meeting in Tennant Creek over radar closure

09:32 EST

The Federal Government decision to shut down the Barkly region weather radar station has led to a public meeting due to be held tomorrow at 5pm in Tennant Creek.