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New South Wales/ACT Weather

Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Hot to very hot and mostly sunny throughout. Southerly winds in west, stronger later.

  • Friday Very hot in the north with isolated thunderstorms. Warm to hot with clear skies elsewhere.

  • Saturday Showers and thunderstorms in the north and east. Hot in the north, cooler towards the coast.

  • Sunday Showers and storms in the northeast, some severe. Hot in the north and west, mild in the east.

  • Monday Showers and storms east of the ranges. Mild in the east, very warm in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 20/02 Tue 21/02 Wed 22/02

38.2°C

Bourke Ap
Hottest

32.4°C

Casino Ap

34.5°C

Lightning Ridge

40.0°C

Menindee

47.9°C

Walgett Ap

17.6°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-1.8°C

Thredbo Top Station

2.8°C

Perisher Valley

7.0°C

Cooma

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

NNW 40km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

68km/h

Bombala

59km/h

Windy Point

88km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

14.2mm

Lord Howe Island

20.2mm

Ginninderra

0.2mm

Glen Innes Ap

0.2mm

Glen Innes Ap
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 Sky Observations

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Weather News

The last heat of summer for Perth

12:22 EDT

Perth, and much of Western Australia's southwest are about to experience their final scorcher of the summer.

Flooded Carpentaria only slowly drying out

10:48 EDT

Queensland's Carpentaria is still flooding due to a stubborn Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred and will only slowly dry out as the system moves away.

Power plant outages contributed to overloading scare during NSW heatwave, report finds

18:22 EDT

Australia's energy operator has found power plant failures contributed to the unprecedented pressure on the New South Wales electricity grid during this month's heatwave.