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NSW/ACT
Thu 23:02 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Friday Showers and storms in the east, mainly ranges. Hot and generally dry in the west.

  • Saturday Hot throughout. Generally sunny. Afternoon seabreezes on the coast. Dry inland.

  • Sunday Mostly dry day. Hot in the far N, cooler in S. Mostly sunny. Southerly winds moving through the S.

  • Monday Hot in the north, warm in the south. Showers spreading north along the coast.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 09/02 Wed 10/02 Thu 11/02

29.1°C

Fowlers Gap
Hottest

40.1°C

Menindee

42.0°C

Menindee

41.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

42.0°C

Menindee

5.9°C

Perisher Valley
Coldest

7.0°C

Woolbrook

4.2°C

Perisher Valley
 

1.1°C

Perisher Valley

SSE 22km/h

Cape Byron
Windiest

87km/h

Windy Point

64km/h

Thredbo Top Station

61km/h

Tibooburra Ap
-
no rain last hr Wettest

6.6mm

Lord Howe Is Ap

7.2mm

Kingscliff
 

311.5mm

Pindari Dam
New South Wales/ACT's Records for February
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.5°C at
Ivanhoe in 2004
Lowest 0.3°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2005
Highest 33.6°C at
Naradhan in 1973
Lowest -7.0°C at
Perisher Valley in 1979
Highest 454.2mm at
Bega Meringo Street in 1919

New South Wales/ACT Monthly Summaries

February 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
12.9 -0.2 23.7 -1.3 17 20.6 20
15.2 +0.2 26.0 -0.4 7.0 7
21.3 -0.3 35.8 +0.7 14 0.0 0
19.6 +1.1 35.1 +2.9 0.0 0
10.3 -0.9 20.1 -0.6 19.0 22
12.2 -0.9 27.2 +0.1 21.0 36
16.1 -1.5 30.6 -1.1 18 1.2 2
17.0 -0.5 32.6 +0.4 3.4 11
11.1 -1.5 24.9 -0.7 17 0.0 0
19.6 +0.8 27.3 +1.5 18.6 16
15.4 -1.5 31.7 +0.4 20 0.6 1
16.2 -0.2 30.8 -0.1 16.2 39
17.6 -0.5 27.4 -0.2 26.6 23
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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