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NSW/ACT
Fri 04:10 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Friday Scattered showers and storms, mainly west. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

  • Saturday Sunny and dry in the south. Very hot in the N. Showers and storms in the northeast.

  • Sunday Very hot in the west grading to mild in the east. Showers in the eastern half of the state.

  • Monday Very hot in the west and hot in the east. A few coastal showers, mostly clear in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

28.8°C

Walgett Ap
Hottest

41.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

45.0°C

Smithville

10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

5.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

9.0°C

Thredbo Village
 

0.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

S 68km/h

Wattamolla
Windiest

59km/h

Thredbo Top Station

83km/h

Thredbo Top Station

79km/h

Nerriga
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.0mm

Braidwood

0.2mm

Bathurst Ap
 

99.7mm

Booligal
New South Wales/ACT's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.9°C at
Bourke in 1888
Lowest 0.1°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2006
Highest 34.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap in 2013
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap in 1990
Highest 352.2mm at
Tyalgum in 1991

New South Wales/ACT Weather Forecasts

Station
(group 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 thunderstorm
14 30 60% 1-5mm Nil NNW 14 57 SSW 10 37
Possible thunderstorm
15 28 30% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
24 41 50% < 1mm Nil NE 18 24 NNW 16 10
Mostly sunny
20 35 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 26 35 S 14 19
Possible thunderstorm
13 23 20% < 1mm Nil NNW 16 61 WNW 21 50
Possible thunderstorm
15 31 30% 1-5mm Nil WNW 7 57 WNW 21 27
Mostly sunny
20 27 5% < 1mm Nil NNE 18 73 NE 23 61
Mostly sunny
22 38 50% 1-5mm Nil NE 19 42 NNW 21 18
Mostly sunny
20 36 5% < 1mm Nil SSE 10 38 WSW 13 17
Mostly sunny
18 31 20% < 1mm Nil NE 8 70 ENE 18 46
Mostly sunny
19 34 30% 1-5mm Nil NNE 12 64 ENE 25 43
Possible thunderstorm
15 30 60% 1-5mm Nil NNE 14 57 WNW 15 36
Mostly sunny
21 29 40% 1-5mm Nil NE 10 65 ENE 19 55
Mostly sunny
19 37 60% 1-5mm Nil N 13 36 WNW 13 19
Mostly sunny
19 33 30% < 1mm Nil ENE 7 50 WSW 16 22
Possible thunderstorm
19 28 40% 1-5mm Nil NNE 13 83 ENE 14 76
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