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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Friday Scattered showers and storms, mainly west. Hot in the north, warm elsewhere.

  • Saturday Sunny and dry in the south. Very hot in the NW. Showers and storms in the northeast and SE.

  • Sunday Very hot in the west grading to mild in the east. Showers in the eastern half of the state.

  • Monday Very hot in the west and hot in the east. A few coastal showers, mostly clear in the west.

  • Tuesday Storms developing in the south later. Hot-to-very hot throughout.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Tue 12/12 Wed 13/12 Thu 14/12

35.7°C

Tibooburra Ap
Hottest

41.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

45.0°C

Smithville

13.1°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

5.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

8.9°C

Perisher Valley

10.0°C

Glen Innes Ap

0.5°C

Thredbo Top Station

NE 37km/h

Cape Byron
Windiest

59km/h

Thredbo Top Station

83km/h

Thredbo Top Station

79km/h

Nerriga
-
no rain last hr Wettest

1.4mm

Braidwood

0.2mm

Overnewton

10.0mm

Moruya Heads

10.4mm

Moruya Ap
New South Wales/ACT's Records for December
Max Min Rain
Highest 48.9°C at
Bourke in 1888
Lowest 0.1°C at
Thredbo Top Station in 2006
Highest 34.5°C at
Lake Cargelligo Ap in 2013
Lowest -9.6°C at
Cooma Ap in 1990
Highest 352.2mm at
Tyalgum in 1991

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 %
Late thunder
14 31 60% 1-5mm Nil NW 14 58 SW 9 40
Possible thunderstorm
16 29 40% < 1mm Nil - - - -
Mostly sunny
24 43 30% < 1mm Nil NE 15 24 NW 14 10
Mostly sunny
20 37 5% < 1mm Nil S 27 36 S 14 19
Possible thunderstorm
14 23 20% < 1mm Nil NW 17 59 WNW 22 45
Possible thunderstorm
15 33 70% < 1mm Nil NW 7 54 WNW 22 28
Mostly sunny
19 30 20% < 1mm Nil N 18 73 NE 25 62
Mostly sunny
22 38 30% < 1mm Nil NE 18 44 NW 19 17
Mostly sunny
20 38 10% < 1mm Nil SSE 10 32 WSW 14 17
Mostly sunny
17 31 20% < 1mm Nil NE 8 72 ENE 18 46
Mostly sunny
19 38 30% < 1mm Nil NNE 15 63 E 25 40
Possible thunderstorm
15 31 50% < 1mm Nil NNE 15 59 WNW 15 33
Late thunder
21 29 30% 1-5mm Nil NE 10 64 ENE 20 54
Late thunder
20 38 60% 1-5mm Nil N 12 38 WNW 14 21
Mostly sunny
19 36 10% < 1mm Nil E 6 48 WSW 16 19
Possible thunderstorm
19 28 40% 1-5mm Nil NNE 14 84 NE 15 77
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Weather News

Second surge of heat could challenge records

10:33 EDT

Another round of intense heat is about to sweep across southern and eastern Australia, challenging December heat records for the second time in a week.

Sydney weather: Temperatures hit 40C in western Sydney ahead of late cool change

18:43 EDT

Demand for ambulances has risen by 40 per cent across the Sydney metro area today, with temperatures in the western suburbs hitting 40 degrees Celsius.

How hot does it get in Australia?

14:43 EDT

With summer underway in Australia and heatwave conditions affecting a number of states this week, a lot of temperature observations are being compared to historical records.