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New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Fri 14:44 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. Milder along coast. Mostly sunny with light winds.

  • 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.

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

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

35.7°C

Noona
Hottest

39.0°C

Smithville

40.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Smithville

47.3°C

Penrith

14.2°C

Perisher Valley
Coldest

-0.5°C

Thredbo Village

3.0°C

Woolbrook

5.0°C

Glen Innes Ap

-1.4°C

Thredbo Top Station

ESE 29km/h

Windy Point
Windiest

88km/h

Murrurundi Gap

66km/h

Windy Point

53km/h

Green Cape
-
no rain last hr Wettest

20.5mm

Mount George

6.8mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

0.4mm

Bankstown 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
(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 %
Possible shower
22 29 30% < 1mm Nil ESE 10 74 E 23 61
Possible shower
20 31 80% 1-5mm Nil ENE 5 71 E 17 53
Possible shower
22 30 70% < 1mm Nil NE 10 75 ENE 17 70
Mostly sunny
22 29 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 16 73 E 27 52
Possible shower
20 27 40% < 1mm Nil SE 12 82 E 21 79
Possible shower
17 28 50% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
15 33 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 15 58 ESE 19 30
Possible shower
17 30 60% 1-5mm Nil NE 17 56 NNE 17 36
Possible shower
16 34 40% < 1mm Nil ENE 9 63 NNE 18 29
Possible shower
15 25 50% 1-5mm Nil NNE 12 63 NNW 17 51
Possible shower
21 39 50% 1-5mm Nil N 12 38 S 12 17
Possible shower
23 37 70% 1-5mm Nil NE 21 46 NE 16 23
Possible shower
19 39 70% 1-5mm Nil E 11 45 WNW 14 24
Possible shower
21 37 70% 1-5mm Nil ENE 15 54 NNW 13 24
Possible shower
27 41 80% 1-5mm Nil ENE 18 28 NNE 15 15
Sunny
21 39 20% < 1mm Nil S 23 26 SSE 19 15
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