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New South Wales/ACT Weather

Tue 10:35 EST
Current Warnings

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Tuesday Light winds and mostly sunny skies. Mild throughout.

  • Wednesday Patchy rain developing over southern/central parts. Dry and warm elsewhere. Gusty winds in southeast.

  • Thursday Showers for the northwest and east. Warm in the north, mild in the south.

  • Friday Patchy showers and storms in the northeast. Mostly sunny and dry elsewhere.

  • Saturday Mild with gusty NE winds throughout. Showers in the southeast.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 23/09 Sun 24/09 Mon 25/09




Wilcannia Ap




Evans Head


Wilcannia Ap


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Perisher Valley

S 37km/h

Green Cape


Thredbo Top Station


Thredbo Top Station


Throsby Point
no rain last hr Wettest


Taree Ap


Lightning Ridge


Thredbo Village


Thredbo Village
New South Wales/ACT's Records for September
Max Min Rain
Highest 39.6°C at
Wanaaring in 2004
Lowest -6.0°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1995
Highest 25.8°C at
Bourke Ap in 2003
Lowest -16.7°C at
Charlotte Pass in 1970
Highest 362.4mm at
Narooma in 1992

New South Wales/ACT Daily Summaries

Tuesday September 26, 2017
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(Group by district)
Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am
°C °C °C °C mm
8 +3 - - 0.0
5.5 -0.6 - - 0.0
11.4 +2.1 - - 0.0
9.2 +0.8 - - 0.0
0 -2 - - 8
4.2 +1.0 - - 0.0
6 +0 - - 0.0
2.9 -3.0 - - 0.0
0 -3 - - 0.0
12 +1 - - 0.0
5.6 -0.3 - - 0.0
0.5 -4.6 - - 0.0
9.3 +0.2 - - 0.0
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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Weather News

September heat records on the forecast

11:36 EST

Unprecedented September heat will affect southern Queensland and northern NSW on Wednesday and Thursday, causing some locations to break records for the second time in a week.

Come by Chance picnic races buoys spirits of farmers despite heat and dust and drought

11:22 EST

"I have come here when it's flooded and we can't get out, and I've come here when it's been that bloody dusty we can't see the races." The venue in question was the Come by Chance racecourse and campdraft grounds, on a black-soil floodplain in western New South Wales.

Dam levels across NSW continue to hold despite record dry winter

09:40 EST

Despite a record dry winter and extremely warm daytime temperatures in New South Wales over the last four months, the state's dams are still relatively full.