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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

24.6°C

Yamba
Hottest

42.8°C

Walgett Ap

40.2°C

Lostock Dam

32.0°C

Casino Ap

47.9°C

Walgett Ap

1.7°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

-0.6°C

Thredbo Top Station

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station
 

-2.7°C

Thredbo Top Station

NW 31km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

100km/h

Murrurundi Gap

70km/h

Thredbo Top Station

68km/h

Bombala
-
no rain last hr Wettest

31.0mm

Frenchs Forest

92.2mm

Mt Seaview
 

155.6mm

Beaumont
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 Monthly Summaries

February 2017
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
18 16.6 +3.5 18 29.9 +4.9 96.6 92
15.1 +0.1 26.9 +0.5 41.6 44
12 24.1 +2.5 14 40.4 +5.3 14 0.0 0
20.5 +2.0 34.9 +2.7 0.0 0
11.1 -0.1 19.8 -0.9 37.2 43
13.9 +0.8 30.5 +3.4 20.6 35
19.2 +1.6 21 37.2 +5.5 18 1.2 2
18.0 +0.5 33.7 +1.5 7.4 25
17 14.6 +2.0 17 30.4 +4.8 17 3.0 3
155 21.6 +2.8 155 29.3 +3.5 139.8 118
20 19.4 +2.5 22 37.2 +5.9 18.6 22
16.4 +0.0 32.7 +1.8 18.6 44
64 21.2 +3.1 63 32.2 +4.6 39.2 33
10  
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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