Weather News

Don't count on Sydney's sunshine to stick around

Kim Westcott, Sunday September 15, 2019 - 15:53 EST

It was an aptly named Sunday today, with temperatures reaching 28 degrees in the city, and hitting 30 degrees for western Sydney. 

 A very weak seabreeze and increasing cloud will keep the temperatures up overnight, with the eastern suburbs looking to only drop to 16-to-18 degrees overnight. 

On Monday, it will be another warm one. Temperatures throughout the basin should be as high as Sunday, maybe even a few degrees more. 

A gusty southerly change will arrive on Monday afternoon, and it will bring rapid cooling, potentially catching people off-guard.  Along with the cooler temperatures and breezy winds, showers will develop. These showers will tend to rain in the evening, and linger into Tuesday. 

Tuesday will be a cloudy, rainy and cool day, with the daytime temperatures likely to be closer to the mid-teens, potentially warming up once the rain moves away in the afternoon and evening. For the sun-seekers, Thursday will have sunny breaks throughout the day. 

All up, this rain event looks to bringing around 10-30mm, although there is a chance that eastern regions could pick up higher totals. 

This rain will be most welcome, with nearly all of the Sydney basin only recording five millimeters or less of rain so far this month. 

More breaking news

Sydney Morning Herald
ABC News
9News
News Limited

Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Underwater 'tornado' filmed off Queensland coast

15:57 EST

An unusual sight of what appeared to be an underwater tornado was filmed off the east coast of Queensland last week.

Cold and snowy start to winter in southeastern Australia

12:41 EST

Winter will arrive right on time in southeastern Australia this year, with a cold mass of air set to bring blustery winds, rain, and snow to multiple states on the first two days of the season.

MidCoast Council issues warning after erosion at Old Bar Beach and Jimmys Beach following damaging surf

08:38 EST

Beaches on the New South Wales Mid North Coast have suffered erosion from the , prompting a warning from the local council to beachgoers.