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NSW/ACT
Thu 04:10 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Hot to very hot and mostly sunny throughout. Southerly winds in west, stronger later.

  • Friday Very hot in the north with isolated thunderstorms. Warm to hot with clear skies elsewhere.

  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms in the north and east. Hot in the north, cooler towards the coast.

  • Sunday Showers and storms in the northeast, some severe. Hot in the north and west, mild in the east.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02 Wed 22/02

27.4°C

Bourke Ap
Hottest

32.4°C

Casino Ap

34.5°C

Lightning Ridge

39.0°C

Wilcannia Ap

47.9°C

Walgett Ap

11.4°C

Goulburn Ap
Coldest

-1.8°C

Thredbo Top Station

2.8°C

Perisher Valley
 

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

NW 61km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

68km/h

Bombala

59km/h

Windy Point

88km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

14.2mm

Lord Howe Island

20.2mm

Ginninderra
 

163.0mm

Wattamolla
New South Wales/ACT's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.5°C at
Ivanhoe in 2004
Lowest 0.3°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2005
Highest 33.6°C at
Naradhan in 1973
Lowest -7.0°C at
Perisher Valley in 1979
Highest 454.2mm at
Bega Meringo Street in 1919

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 %
Showers
20 24 90% 5-10mm Nil SSE 24 72 SSE 31 67
Possible thunderstorm
19 28 90% 1-5mm Nil S 10 84 SSE 17 70
Possible thunderstorm
19 25 90% 5-10mm Nil S 14 76 S 15 75
Showers
19 22 90% 5-10mm Nil S 12 82 SSE 26 63
Showers
19 22 90% 5-10mm Nil SSE 24 77 SSE 25 77
Possible shower
14 23 40% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Showers
12 24 50% 1-5mm Nil ESE 23 88 SE 24 66
Possible shower
12 23 60% < 1mm Nil ESE 26 77 ESE 28 51
Possible shower
12 23 60% < 1mm Nil SE 17 76 ESE 26 52
Clearing shower
9 16 20% < 1mm Nil ESE 22 76 ESE 20 63
Possible shower
16 30 80% 1-5mm Nil SE 16 59 SE 21 39
Possible shower
15 31 60% 1-5mm Nil E 26 68 E 28 40
Mostly sunny
16 31 40% < 1mm Nil E 26 62 E 26 33
Mostly sunny
15 30 5% < 1mm Nil E 21 56 E 27 30
Possible thunderstorm
21 37 60% < 1mm Nil ESE 22 41 ENE 21 19
Sunny
14 31 10% < 1mm Nil S 26 44 SSE 28 29
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Weather News

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.

Sydney flying fox backyard rescues at record high due to food shortage, heat

15:24 EDT

Flying fox rescuers in Sydney are experiencing "the worst season ever" as a record number of bats get caught and injured in nets used to protect backyard fruit trees.

Weekend rainfall on the cards for hot and dry inland NSW

11:55 EDT

With a few days to go until the official end to the summer season, it looks like parts of New South Wales could still see the odd drop of rain.