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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Generally dry and sunny statewide. Light winds, warm in the north, cool in south.

  • Friday Generally dry and sunny statewide. Light winds with morning fog and inland frost.

  • Saturday Coastal showers mainly in northeast. Morning fog and inland frost.

  • Sunday Lingering coastal showers. Showers and storms in the south with a front.

  • Monday Generally dry and sunny statewide. Windy along the coast, light winds inland.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 22/05 Tue 23/05 Wed 24/05

19.0°C

Lord Howe Is Ap
Hottest

28.1°C

Mungindi

30.2°C

Brewarrina

28.2°C

Casino Ap

30.7°C

Wanaaring

1.3°C

Perisher Valley
Coldest

-2.2°C

Cooma

0.3°C

Thredbo Top Station

-2.8°C

Cooma Ap

-10.0°C

Taralga

WSW 33km/h

High Range
Windiest

50km/h

Thredbo Top Station

74km/h

Walgett Ap

79km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

42.0mm

Nymboida

42.0mm

Thredbo Village

14.2mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

6.0mm

Dunedoo
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 Monthly Summaries

May 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
13.0 +1.4 21.6 +2.1 30.0 25
10.8 +0.8 21.7 +1.4 11.4 10
5.2 -0.5 19.6 +0.3 29.6 64
18 5.7 +1.6 16.7 +1.1 22.6 51
2.2 -0.1 15.0 +0.9 18.8 39
2.0 -1.0 17.1 +1.5 34.0 79
3.3 +0.5 9.6 +1.0 63.6 79
7.2 +1.4 22.4 +1.7 58.8 210
7.1 +0.7 21 21.7 +1.7 5.2 12
6.0 -0.9 20.2 +0.9 27.8 82
5.8 -0.1 19.0 +1.6 18.8 37
9.4 +1.2 24.4 +1.8 10.0 42
7.4 -0.3 20.2 +1.1 6.6 31
10  
A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.
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