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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Showers/storms in north & far west, some intense. Mild on the coast. Hot in west, very hot far west.

  • Friday Widespread rain/storms, most intense inland. Hot in north, warm elsewhere. Cooler change in sth.

  • Saturday Showers and storms in the north, some intense. Dry elsewhere. Blustery cooler change in east.

  • Sunday Hot in west with the odd storm in northwest. Mild in NE with light showers. Warm, dry elsewhere.

  • Monday Warm in NE, light early showers. Hot elsewhere. Showers and storms in the west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 16/01 Tue 17/01 Wed 18/01

41.2°C

Wilcannia Ap
Hottest

43.2°C

Wanaaring

46.0°C

Wilcannia Ap

45.1°C

Penrith

46.9°C

Wanaaring

13.8°C

High Range
Coldest

8.7°C

Thredbo Village

10.0°C

Thredbo Village

3.7°C

Perisher Valley

-1.9°C

Perisher Valley

NNE 46km/h

Green Cape
Windiest

70km/h

Thredbo Top Station

111km/h

Parkes Ap

129km/h

Mudgee Ap
-

0.2mm last hr

Kempsey Ap
Wettest

4.4mm

Gulmarrad

12.0mm

Hillview

29.8mm

Bowning

28.0mm

Woolbrook
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 Rainfall Bulletin

Thursday January 19, 2017
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Station
(Ungroup by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 0.6 24
TAMWORTH AIRPORT AWS 3.2 24
BOURKE AIRPORT AWS 1.8 24
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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Climate Council warns Queensland will be hard hit by violent storms as the earth warms up

13:51 EDT

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