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Wed 04:10 EDT
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in mainly NE. Hot in northwest. Warm in southwest. Mild in east.

  • Thursday Hot in north & east. Cool gusty change west & sth. Rain/storms in west spreading east, heaviest NE.

  • Friday Showers and storms in north and east, mainly NE. Warm in north. Cool in south. Gusty southerly wind.

  • Saturday Showers in the northeast. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 04/12 Mon 05/12 Tue 06/12

23.6°C

Lord Howe Is Ap
Hottest

45.3°C

Bourke Ap

44.6°C

Mungindi

39.0°C

Moree Ap

45.3°C

Bourke Ap

4.0°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

10.1°C

Thredbo Top Station

8.0°C

Woolbrook
 

2.6°C

Perisher Valley

NW 31km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

92km/h

White Cliffs Ap

96km/h

Port Botany

75km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.4mm

Green Cape

69.0mm

Mullumbimby
 

69.0mm

Mullumbimby
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
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
19 14.0 +2.0 18 30.7 +6.2 19 19.0 18
22 15.4 +2.2 24.8 -0.1 33.4 49
13 24.0 +3.9 15 41.3 +6.3 0.0 0
19.4 +2.4 32.4 +1.0 3.6 16
17 12.2 +3.4 19.4 +1.2 19.6 21
12.9 +1.5 29.4 +3.2 14.4 26
17.9 +2.1 21 37.6 +6.4 19 0.2 0
15.9 +0.5 32.2 +1.3 0.0 0
18 12.3 +1.9 18 27.6 +3.2 18 1.6 2
20.0 +2.5 155 28.6 +3.4 3.8 5
17.2 +1.6 21 37.5 +7.2 4.2 5
15.4 +1.6 31.5 +2.1 4.0 9
18.2 +1.8 30.6 +3.4 62 1.8 2
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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