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New South Wales/ACT Weather

Tue 04:10 EDT
Current Warnings

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Tuesday Scattered about the coasts and adjacent inland. Mild in the east, warm elsewhere.

  • Wednesday Hot in the north, milder in east. Mostly dry throughout.

  • 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.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 18/02 Sun 19/02 Mon 20/02


Lord Howe Is Ap


Walgett Ap


Lostock Dam


Casino Ap


Walgett Ap


Perisher Valley


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station

WNW 37km/h

Thredbo Top Station


Murrurundi Gap


Thredbo Top Station


no rain last hr Wettest


Frenchs Forest


Mt Seaview


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 Daily Summaries

Tuesday February 21, 2017
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Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
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Weather News

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

06:58 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it begins to make landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

06:34 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.

Kimberley wet season causing havoc but creating tourism opportunities

21:33 EDT

WA's Kimberley is in the midst of one of its biggest wet seasons on record, causing headaches for emergency services, remote communities and cattle stations cut off by flooding, but it has not been all bad news for the region.