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Current Warnings
 

New South Wales/ACT Forecast

  • Wednesday Showers and storms in mainly NE. Hot in northwest. Warm in southwest. Mild in east.

  • Thursday Hot in the north and west. Windy. Cool change moving over the SW in the afternoon..

  • Friday Showers and storms in north and east, mainly NE. Warm in north. Cool in south. Gusty southerly wind.

  • Saturday Showers and possible storms in the northeast. Dry and mostly sunny elsewhere.

  • Sunday Showers and storms in the northeast and east. Dry with light winds in the west and south.

NSW/ACT Extremes and Records

Extremes and Records
Current Extremes   Last 3 Days Extremes Extremes This Month
Sun 04/12 Mon 05/12 Tue 06/12

30.4°C

White Cliffs Ap
Hottest

45.3°C

Bourke Ap

44.6°C

Mungindi

42.0°C

Mungindi

45.3°C

Bourke Ap

8.7°C

Thredbo Top Station
Coldest

10.1°C

Thredbo Top Station

8.0°C

Woolbrook

2.0°C

Thredbo Village

2.0°C

Thredbo Village

NNW 35km/h

Thredbo Top Station
Windiest

92km/h

White Cliffs Ap

96km/h

Port Botany

75km/h

Thredbo Top Station
-
no rain last hr Wettest

10.4mm

Green Cape

69.0mm

Mullumbimby

60.0mm

Mount George

34.0mm

Barraba
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 Monthly Summaries

December 2016
Station
(Group by district)
Mean min Anomaly Mean max Anomaly Total rain Percent of mean
°C °C °C °C mm %
19 14.4 +2.4 18 30.7 +6.2 33.0 30
22 15.2 +1.9 24.8 -0.1 33.8 50
13 23.4 +3.3 15 41.3 +6.3 0.0 0
18.3 +1.3 32.9 +1.5 3.8 17
17 11.4 +2.6 19.5 +1.2 19.6 21
12.3 +0.9 29.6 +3.4 14.6 26
17.4 +1.6 21 36.6 +5.4 19 2.8 4
15.0 -0.4 32.2 +1.4 0.0 0
11.5 +1.1 18 27.6 +3.1 18 6.0 7
19.8 +2.3 28.6 +3.4 11.6 15
20 17.6 +2.0 21 37.4 +7.2 8.2 10
14.7 +0.9 31.6 +2.2 4.2 9
18.2 +1.7 30.6 +3.4 19.6 24
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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