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NSW/ACT
Tue 04:10 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Tuesday Mostly sunny apart from a few clouds along coast. Very hot in the NW, warm elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Patchy cloud, mainly south and over the ranges. Very hot west of the ranges, warm in the east.

  • Thursday NW winds turning NE later along the coast. Very hot over much of the state.

  • Friday Scattered showers and storms, mainly west. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 09/12 Sun 10/12 Mon 11/12

28.3°C

White Cliffs Ap
Hottest

38.0°C

Mungindi

35.7°C

Scone

37.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

39.1°C

Tibooburra Ap

10.7°C

Bombala
Coldest

2.4°C

Perisher Valley

6.0°C

Perisher Valley
 

0.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

NNW 37km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

68km/h

Grafton

50km/h

Cape Byron

50km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

34.8mm

Busby Flat

0.6mm

Grafton Ap
 

99.7mm

Booligal
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 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
18.1 +0.6 26.2 +1.0 27.6 36
16.7 +0.1 28.1 +0.8 16.8 20
14.3 +0.9 23.1 -1.9 107.4 165
10.9 -1.2 24.1 -0.6 21 19.6 18
9.8 -0.6 21.8 -2.9 86.8 95
11.8 +0.4 23.4 -2.8 72.0 129
7.8 -1.1 19 14.3 -4.1 164.0 176
22 13.2 -2.4 29.6 -0.9 18.8 22
14.0 -1.8 28.2 -3.1 30.0 44
13.7 -1.8 35 26.3 -4.7 83.0 256
13.7 -0.1 74 25.2 -4.3 74.4 163
15 16.3 -4.0 17 30.2 -5.1 39.2 98
27 13.3 -3.9 27 26.0 -5.5 14.4 63
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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Weather News

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.