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New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Fri 04:00 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Friday Hot-to-very hot throughout, milder along coast. Mostly sunny with light winds.

  • Saturday Very hot and dry throughout. Late gusty wind change in the south.

  • Sunday Isolated light showers in the NE/SE. 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.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 16/01 Wed 17/01 Thu 18/01

39.8°C

Wilcannia Ap
Hottest

39.0°C

Smithville

40.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Smithville

47.3°C

Penrith

20.0°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-1.0°C

Thredbo Village

3.0°C

Woolbrook

5.0°C

Glen Innes Ap

-1.4°C

Thredbo Top Station

SSW 37km/h

Windy Point
Windiest

88km/h

Murrurundi Gap

66km/h

Windy Point

53km/h

Green Cape
-
no rain last hr Wettest

2.0mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

7.0mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

0.4mm

Bankstown Ap

0.4mm

Bankstown 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
(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 %
Sunny
19 29 10% < 1mm Nil NNE 9 68 ENE 25 51
Possible shower
19 29 30% < 1mm Nil SSW 9 78 SSE 17 62
Mostly sunny
20 29 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 11 78 SE 12 69
Sunny
20 28 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 12 71 E 27 48
Sunny
19 28 10% < 1mm Nil N 17 69 NE 27 66
Mostly sunny
17 29 10% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
10 32 5% < 1mm Nil E 17 60 ESE 19 26
Sunny
15 35 10% < 1mm Nil NE 18 32 NNE 17 15
Sunny
17 37 10% < 1mm Nil NE 7 34 NNW 18 10
Mostly sunny
17 28 10% < 1mm Nil NNE 14 40 NNW 18 33
Mostly sunny
16 40 5% < 1mm Nil E 10 29 S 13 7
Sunny
20 41 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 32 NNE 13 10
Sunny
23 43 5% < 1mm Nil NE 23 22 N 19 9
Mostly sunny
23 42 5% < 1mm Nil NE 19 24 NNE 18 10
Sunny
25 44 5% < 1mm Nil ENE 20 18 ENE 12 8
Sunny
24 44 10% < 1mm Nil NNW 11 17 NW 14 5
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Weather News

Australian Open: Heat policy needs to be looked at, Djokovic says, but Federer maintains his cool

10:14 EDT

The hottest topic of the Australian Open is once again the heat after a day in which Melbourne sweltered and players just about got roasted on court.

Melbourne set to hit 42C as Victoria warned of severe fire threat

10:08 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — are bracing for a 42C stinker today, as energy authorities flag the possibility of curtailing some industrial power users and firefighters prepare for severe risks.

Parts of Australia to pass 40C today as others brace for a hot weekend

09:57 EDT

Very hot and dry conditions have been forecast across the country today and over the weekend, fuelling warnings of extreme fire danger in some states.