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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Sunday Hot to very hot throughout. Showers and storms in SW and NE.

  • Monday Partly cloudy with widespread thunderstorms. Hot in the north, warmer elsewhere.

  • Tuesday Partly cloudy and hot. Storms spreading from the SW with a trough.

  • Wednesday Possible severe storms in NE. Partly cloudy and warm, hot in the north.

  • Thursday Hot in the North and East, cooler in the south. Showers and storms moving in from the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 01/12 Fri 02/12 Sat 03/12

43.5°C

White Cliffs Ap
Hottest

40.7°C

Tibooburra Ap

43.0°C

Wanaaring

44.4°C

Mungindi

45.0°C

Bourke Ap

15.4°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

5.5°C

Cooma

2.6°C

Perisher Valley

5.0°C

Thredbo Village

2.6°C

Perisher Valley

NW 51km/h

Fowlers Gap
Windiest

96km/h

Maitland

75km/h

Thredbo Top Station

75km/h

Tamworth Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

38.2mm

Dungog

8.0mm

Tuncester

24.2mm

Baryulgil

15.0mm

Mt Seaview
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 Monthly Summaries

December 2016
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
19.4 +1.9 155 29.5 +4.3 157 0.2 0
16.8 +0.2 30.4 +3.2 62 0.0 0
22 14.8 +1.5 25.6 +0.6 19 1.6 2
12.2 +0.2 18 30.3 +5.8 19 12.0 11
9.9 -0.5 18 28.3 +3.8 18 0.4 0
10.7 -0.7 75 30.8 +4.6 0.0 0
17 11.7 +2.9 20.0 +1.8 17 0.0 0
15.5 -0.1 21 37.8 +7.6 2.0 2
15.4 -0.4 21 37.1 +5.9 19 0.0 0
14.5 -0.9 33 33.9 +3.0 0.0 0
12.9 -0.9 72 32.8 +3.4 74 0.0 0
13 22.5 +2.4 15 42.2 +7.2 0.0 0
18.8 +1.8 25 35.9 +4.5 0.0 0
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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