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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

38.5°C

White Cliffs Ap
Hottest

41.0°C

Smithville

45.0°C

Smithville

43.0°C

Tibooburra Ap

45.0°C

Smithville

14.4°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

NW 37km/h

Thredbo Top Station
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 Rainfall Bulletin

Friday December 15, 2017
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Station
(Group by district)
Rain to 9am Interval
mm Hours
BEGA AWS 4.2 24
CABRAMURRA SMHEA AWS 1 24
CANBERRA AIRPORT 3.2 24
SYDNEY (OBSERVATORY HILL) 0.2 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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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.

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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.