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NSW/ACT
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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Showers easing southern/central coast/ranges. Snow Alps. Dry elsewhere. Cold southerly winds.

  • Friday Cold. Showers on coast/ranges, mainly central. Early frost/fog patches & the odd shower in west.

  • Saturday Early frost/fog patches then increasing sunshine. Early showers central/northern coast/ranges.

  • Sunday Early frost/fog patches then mostly sunny. Mild northerly winds developing in the west.

  • Monday Chilly morning, mainly ranges and coast. Mostly sunny. Mild in the west and soutth.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 22/08 Tue 23/08 Wed 24/08

20.8°C

Grafton Ap
Hottest

26.1°C

Casino Ap

25.2°C

Casino Ap

19.0°C

Lord Howe Is Ap

27.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

-4.0°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-3.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

-6.8°C

Perisher Valley

-8.0°C

Perisher Valley

-10.4°C

Thredbo Top Station

W 55km/h

Windy Point
Windiest

66km/h

Murrurundi Gap

64km/h

Windy Point

79km/h

Wattamolla
-
no rain last hr Wettest

45.0mm

Bellata

90.6mm

Green Pigeon

85.0mm

Pt Perpendicular

85.4mm

Pt Perpendicular
New South Wales/ACT's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 37.8°C at
Mungindi in 2009
Lowest -6.4°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1974
Highest 23.3°C at
Lismore in 2009
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass in 1968
Highest 327.6mm at
Sydney in 1986

New South Wales/ACT Monthly Summaries

August 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
9.9 +0.9 19.0 +1.2 150.2 186
7.8 +1.0 19.1 +0.4 48.8 70
2.5 -0.6 18.0 +0.1 5.0 15
2.5 +0.7 13.4 -0.5 18 138.2 305
1.5 +0.6 11.1 -0.2 84.6 99
1.1 +0.1 14.0 +0.9 36.4 80
-0.2 +0.2 4.8 -0.2 74.4 59
3.4 +0.6 17.6 -0.8 83.2 210
4.0 +0.7 16.5 -1.0 44.8 109
4.2 +0.4 15.9 -0.8 40.4 124
4.1 +0.6 14.9 +0.4 47.2 93
5.4 +0.4 19.8 -1.6 19.6 156
4.8 -0.8 16.8 -1.1 36.8 203
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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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