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NSW/ACT
Sun 16:28 EST
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Sunday Cool. Patchy showers in the southeast. Windy along the coast. Dry in the west.

  • Monday Rain developing in far west later. The odd coastal shower developing in south.

  • Tuesday Showers, possibly heavy in the southeast. Patchy rain developing in the southwest.

  • Wednesday Showers, possibly heavy in the southeast. Isolated showers in the southwest.

  • Thursday A few showers along the coasts. Cool SW'ly winds throughout.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Thu 26/05 Fri 27/05 Sat 28/05

18.3°C

Lord Howe Is Ap
Hottest

28.7°C

Casino Ap

25.0°C

Murwillumbah

23.5°C

Casino Ap

33.0°C

Mungindi

-3.5°C

Cooma Ap
Coldest

-4.1°C

Thredbo Top Station

-9.3°C

Cooma Ap

-8.0°C

Cooma Ap

-9.3°C

Cooma Ap

WSW 33km/h

Green Cape
Windiest

88km/h

High Range

96km/h

Green Cape

87km/h

Windy Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

40.0mm

Guyra

22.4mm

Deniliquin Ap

15.6mm

Lord Howe Island

13.0mm

Balranald
New South Wales/ACT's Records for May
Max Min Rain
Highest 40.1°C at
Scone Ap in 1994
Lowest -6.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2000
Highest 30.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap in 1990
Lowest -14.2°C at
Namadgi National Park in 1987
Highest 320.0mm at
Lismore in 1921

New South Wales/ACT Monthly Summaries

May 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
18 5.8 +1.7 18 18.7 +3.1 47.2 107
6.2 +0.5 21 21.6 +2.3 23.0 50
11.0 +2.8 23.1 +0.5 57.6 240
9.9 +2.2 20.6 +1.5 51.4 244
3.2 +0.4 8.4 -0.2 16 203.0 253
5.2 +2.2 17.6 +2.0 47.4 110
7.8 +1.4 20.6 +0.6 55.2 124
8.7 +1.8 19.7 +0.4 72.4 212
5.0 +2.7 14.7 +0.6 112.2 230
13.6 +2.0 23.2 +3.7 7.0 6
7.0 +1.2 22.0 +1.3 60.8 217
8.2 +2.3 18.2 +0.8 109.8 216
11.3 +1.3 64 23.4 +3.1 10.0 9
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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