Fairfax Media Network

New South Wales/ACT Weather

NSW/ACT
Tue 04:10 EST
Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Tuesday Cold morning with frost. Mostly sunny. Chance light showers on coast & far south ranges.

  • Wednesday Frosty morning. Cold wind increasing. Showers south & central. Snow to 800m in south.

  • Thursday Cold wind easing. Light showers southern inland. Light snow to 1000m on Alps Mostly sunny elsewhere.

  • Friday Cold morning with frost. Cool, mostly sunny day. Cloud increasing in the southwest.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sat 01/08 Sun 02/08 Mon 03/08

17.3°C

Ballina Ap
Hottest

27.6°C

Tibooburra Ap

28.7°C

Port Macquarie Ap

29.0°C

Murwillumbah

29.0°C

Murwillumbah

-12.2°C

Perisher Valley
Coldest

-1.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

-5.3°C

Thredbo Top Station
 

-5.3°C

Thredbo Top Station

S 37km/h

Cape Byron
Windiest

107km/h

Thredbo Top Station

101km/h

Thredbo Top Station

105km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

55.2mm

Cabramurra

32.6mm

Perisher Valley
 

55.2mm

Cabramurra
New South Wales/ACT's Records for August
Max Min Rain
Highest 37.8°C at
Mungindi in 2009
Lowest -6.4°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 1974
Highest 23.3°C at
Lismore in 2009
Lowest -20.6°C at
Charlotte Pass in 1968
Highest 327.6mm at
Sydney in 1986

New South Wales/ACT Weather Forecasts

Station
(group by district)
Forecast Min Max Chance of rain Rain amount Frost risk 9am 3pm
Wind RH Wind RH
°C °C km/h % km/h %
Frost then sunny
-3 12 5% < 1mm Severe SE 12 83 W 19 39
Frost then sunny
-1 14 30% < 1mm Severe W 11 69 N 6 36
Cloudy
6 15 5% < 1mm Nil S 10 76 SW 17 39
Mostly sunny
6 13 20% < 1mm Nil SSW 13 81 SW 19 42
Snow developing
-7 -1 30% 1-5mm Severe W 12 83 W 18 75
Frost then sunny
-6 9 50% < 1mm Severe NNW 6 84 WNW 21 41
Possible shower
8 18 50% 1-5mm Nil SW 18 61 SSE 14 54
Frost then sunny
1 11 20% < 1mm High S 10 82 SW 20 45
Cloud increasing
-1 11 80% < 1mm Severe WSW 7 92 WSW 17 47
Mostly sunny
9 18 40% < 1mm Nil W 14 77 SE 12 57
Mostly sunny
8 15 20% < 1mm Nil W 17 60 SSW 13 41
Frost then sunny
-4 6 60% < 1mm Severe SW 13 80 WSW 20 52
Mostly sunny
7 15 30% < 1mm Nil W 16 58 NNW 12 33
Frost then sunny
1 13 10% < 1mm High S 6 79 W 14 35
Frost then sunny
-2 10 90% 1-5mm Severe WSW 6 82 WSW 18 44
Mostly sunny
7 14 5% < 1mm Nil SW 10 52 NE 8 37
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

00:44 EST

Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

15:50 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.

Grantham flood inquiry: Quarry worker denies waste used to build embankment walls

15:42 EST

A former employee at the Grantham quarry has told the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry that quarry waste was not used to build embankment walls around the site.