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NSW/ACT
Wed 16:05 EST
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Fog and frost in the south. Cool morning followed by a warm day.

  • Thursday Patches of morning fog southwest of the ranges. Warm in the northwest, cool to mild south.

  • Friday Scattered coastal showers in the N & E, dry inland. Mild in the NW, grading cool to the southeast.

  • Saturday Mild-warm and mostly sunny throughout. Patchy showers in the east, mainly north coast.

  • Sunday Cloud increasing. Possible showers/storms in W & S. Mild-to-warm throughout.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 20/05 Mon 21/05 Tue 22/05

18.1°C

Sydney Ap
Hottest

25.7°C

Casino Ap

24.7°C

Murwillumbah

25.5°C

Richmond

31.0°C

Wanaaring

3.6°C

Marrangaroo
Coldest

-6.2°C

Tenterfield

-4.0°C

Glen Innes Ap

-2.5°C

Woolbrook

-6.2°C

Tenterfield

WSW 38km/h

Green Cape
Windiest

74km/h

Thredbo Top Station

81km/h

Green Cape

83km/h

Green Cape
-
no rain last hr Wettest

9.8mm

Cabramurra

1.4mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

4.0mm

Bylong (Glenview)

9.4mm

Ballina Ap
New South Wales/ACT's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.1°C at
Scone Ap in 1994
Lowest -6.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2000
Highest 30.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap in 1990
Lowest -14.2°C at
Namadgi National Park in 1987
Highest 320.0mm at
Lismore in 1921

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 %
Mostly sunny
12 20 50% 5-10mm Nil WNW 17 63 - -
Mostly sunny
9 24 50% < 1mm Nil NW 9 76 - -
Mostly sunny
13 24 90% 1-5mm Nil WNW 10 64 - -
Mostly sunny
11 20 60% 1-5mm Nil WNW 21 69 - -
Mostly sunny
12 18 60% 1-5mm Nil WNW 16 58 - -
Possible shower
5 19 70% 1-5mm Slight - - - -
Possible shower
2 16 70% 1-5mm Moderate NW 21 78 - -
Possible shower
2 10 70% 1-5mm Moderate W 22 88 - -
Possible shower
2 13 50% < 1mm Moderate WNW 17 81 - -
Snow
2 4 90% 5-10mm Moderate WNW 17 91 - -
Possible shower
4 19 70% 1-5mm Slight NW 13 57 - -
Mostly sunny
7 17 60% 1-5mm Nil W 16 76 - -
Possible shower
5 15 70% 1-5mm Slight W 18 76 - -
Possible shower
6 14 80% < 1mm Nil WNW 19 82 - -
Sunny
9 19 30% < 1mm Nil SW 19 56 - -
Mostly sunny
4 15 30% < 1mm Slight WSW 22 64 - -
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Weather News

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18:52 EST

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Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

16:08 EST

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.