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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Showers/storms in north & far west, some intense. Mild on the coast. Hot in west, very hot far west.

  • Friday Widespread rain/storms, most intense inland. Hot in north, warm elsewhere. Cooler change in sth.

  • Saturday Showers and storms in the north, some intense. Dry elsewhere. Blustery cooler change in east.

  • Sunday Hot in west with the odd storm in northwest. Mild in NE with light showers. Warm, dry elsewhere.

  • Monday Warm in NE, light early showers. Hot elsewhere. Showers and storms in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

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

36.4°C

Moree Ap
Hottest

43.2°C

Wanaaring

46.0°C

Wilcannia Ap

45.0°C

Penrith

46.9°C

Wanaaring

10.8°C

Mt Ginini
Coldest

8.7°C

Thredbo Village

10.0°C

Thredbo Village

4.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley

SSE 35km/h

Windy Point
Windiest

70km/h

Thredbo Top Station

111km/h

Parkes Ap

129km/h

Mudgee Ap
-

0.2mm last hr

Port Macquarie Ap
Wettest

4.4mm

Gulmarrad

12.0mm

Hillview

28.0mm

Woolbrook

28.0mm

Woolbrook
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
(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 shower
15 33 30% < 1mm Nil NW 20 69 W 17 34
Possible shower
20 32 60% 1-5mm Nil - - - -
Possible shower
27 41 50% < 1mm Nil NNE 21 37 NNW 13 24
Clearing shower
23 32 30% 1-5mm Nil SSW 30 51 S 28 37
Showers
17 21 80% 1-5mm Nil NW 21 78 WNW 20 80
Possible shower
21 33 90% 1-5mm Nil NW 24 53 WNW 29 41
Possible shower
20 35 40% 1-5mm Nil N 16 68 NE 18 56
Possible shower
23 36 50% 1-5mm Nil N 28 47 NW 19 30
Clearing shower
22 33 80% 1-5mm Nil NW 20 53 WSW 24 38
Possible shower
18 35 10% < 1mm Nil N 4 70 ENE 18 39
Possible shower
22 34 70% 1-5mm Nil N 18 53 NNE 19 31
Possible shower
18 30 70% 1-5mm Nil NNW 27 55 WNW 24 41
Possible shower
24 36 80% 1-5mm Nil N 18 48 N 23 35
Possible shower
20 37 40% < 1mm Nil NNW 16 47 WNW 16 22
Showers easing
22 32 70% 1-5mm Nil NW 17 55 W 25 38
Possible shower
23 33 80% 5-10mm Nil N 18 66 N 11 58
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10:15 EDT

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Severe winds lash Mudgee, causing mass power outage, damage to cars and buildings

08:09 EDT

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