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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Tuesday Showers and storms in the north and east. Hot. Windy around the coast.

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in central parts. Very hot in the north, grading warm in the south.

  • Thursday Showers and storms in northern parts. Very Hot inland, mild on the coast.

  • Friday Showers and storms, heaviest in the south. Hot in the north, milder in the south.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 14/01 Sun 15/01 Mon 16/01

41.7°C

Wilcannia Ap
Hottest

44.1°C

Mungindi

41.0°C

Mungindi

43.0°C

Wanaaring

46.9°C

Wanaaring

16.4°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley

3.0°C

Thredbo Village

9.0°C

Thredbo Village

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley

WNW 48km/h

Bombala
Windiest

83km/h

Coffs Harbour

62km/h

Evans Head

70km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

70.0mm

Bangalow

51.0mm

Dorrigo

1.0mm

Smoky Cape

1.0mm

Smoky Cape
New South Wales/ACT's Records for January
Max Min Rain
Highest 49.7°C at
Bourke in 1878
Lowest 1.3°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2012
Highest 34.4°C at
Gunnedah in 1905
Lowest -7.7°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1975
Highest 436.0mm at
Bellingen PO in 1997

New South Wales/ACT Monthly Summaries

January 2017
Station
(Ungroup by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
155 21.4 +2.7 28.5 +2.6 22.8 23
64 20.0 +2.0 30.5 +2.4 37.8 39
16.1 +1.3 28.6 +1.4 19 9.8 19
18 16.1 +2.9 27.9 +1.9 40.6 44
13.4 +0.8 29.9 +2.8 17 2.2 4
14.6 +1.4 32.0 +3.9 1.8 3
12.5 +1.1 21.3 -0.3 17 86.8 187
19.4 +2.0 34.8 +2.1 74.6 123
19.6 +1.5 34.5 +1.3 18 0.4 1
18.4 +0.9 35.2 +1.9 5.2 16
17.2 +1.0 34.2 +2.5 5.8 14
13 25.5 +3.2 40.2 +3.0 15 0.4 1
21.0 +1.9 36.4 +2.9 2.2 7
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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