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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 Monthly Summaries

May 2018
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
12.1 +0.5 22.2 +2.7 18.2 15
9.9 -0.2 21.6 +1.2 18.0 16
5.2 -0.5 21.3 +1.9 27.4 65
3.3 -1.0 17.0 +1.2 11.0 25
3.1 +0.6 14.8 +0.7 28.2 56
2.6 -0.4 17.9 +2.3 12.0 28
2.5 -0.3 8.4 -0.2 73.8 80
4.5 -1.4 22.4 +1.6 24 0.0 0
6.0 -0.5 24 21.6 +1.5 3.0 7
6.0 -0.9 20.0 +0.7 17.0 49
5.9 -0.0 18.9 +1.5 21.8 43
8.7 +0.3 23.4 +0.8 10.8 42
6.6 -1.2 19.1 -0.1 1.6 8
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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