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NSW/ACT
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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Thursday Showers in southeast, falling as snow in the Alps. Gusty southwesterly winds throughout.

  • Friday Showers in the south, dry in the north and east. Very windy throughout.

  • Saturday Very windy in the east, camler in the west. Coastal showers, dry west of the ranges.

  • Sunday Evening showers in the southwest. Mild in the north, grading cool in the south.

  • Monday Widespread showers, heaviest in the south. Cold in the south, mild elsewhere. Gusty west.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Mon 14/08 Tue 15/08 Wed 16/08

22.4°C

Cape Byron
Hottest

32.0°C

Smithville

34.0°C

Smithville

33.0°C

Grafton Ap

34.0°C

Smithville

-3.1°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-3.0°C

Cooma

-2.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

-2.9°C

Mudgee Ap

-11.0°C

Thredbo Top Station

WNW 38km/h

Goulburn Ap
Windiest

90km/h

Thredbo Top Station

120km/h

Thredbo Top Station

103km/h

Windy Point
-
no rain last hr Wettest

16.0mm

Lord Howe Island

145.6mm

Perisher Valley

52.0mm

Perisher Valley

52.0mm

Perisher Valley
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 %
Windy
2 13 20% < 1mm Moderate W 38 58 W 44 33
Mostly sunny
4 17 70% 1-5mm Slight - - - -
Sunny
8 20 5% < 1mm Nil WSW 27 41 WSW 30 21
Mostly sunny
6 17 5% < 1mm Nil WSW 25 56 SW 32 30
Snow
-2 -1 90% 5-10mm Severe WNW 32 98 W 26 99
Windy with showers
2 11 40% < 1mm Moderate W 32 71 W 38 52
Sunny
8 23 10% < 1mm Nil W 16 42 - -
Mostly sunny
5 16 5% < 1mm Slight W 31 57 WSW 38 27
Possible shower
5 15 30% < 1mm Slight W 32 69 W 38 36
Sunny
9 24 5% < 1mm Nil W 19 46 W 29 13
Windy
13 18 30% < 1mm Nil WNW 40 41 W 46 24
Showers
2 8 70% 1-5mm Moderate W 34 82 WSW 38 54
Windy
12 16 20% < 1mm Nil W 42 40 W 48 26
Mostly sunny
4 17 20% < 1mm Slight W 24 52 - -
Windy with showers
5 12 70% 1-5mm Slight W 31 80 WSW 35 55
Windy
12 17 30% < 1mm Nil WNW 41 40 W 43 33
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